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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

People, Law, and Politics

David Gardner Chardavoyne

A chronological history of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, from its beginnings in the 1830s to the present.

Hardcover
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814334614
$44.99
Ebook
Published: March 2012
ISBN: 9780814337202
$44.99
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The Waning of Emancipation

Jewish History, Memory, and the Rise of Fascism in Germany, France, and Hungary

Guy Miron

Explores the role of public memory and images of the past in the Jewish communities of Germany, France, and Hungary as they faced changing political and social conditions.

Hardcover
Published: November 2011
ISBN: 9780814334706
$52.99
Ebook
Published: November 2011
ISBN: 9780814337080
$52.99

Holy Dissent

Jewish and Christian Mystics in Eastern Europe

edited by Glenn Dynnerforeword by Moshe Rosman

Brings together highly regarded scholars of Jewish and Christian mysticism in Eastern Europe to analyze the overlap of mysticism in the two religions.

Hardcover
Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814335178
$46.99
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Published: October 2011
ISBN: 9780814335970
$46.99
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Detroitland

A Collection of Movers, Shakers, Lost Souls, and History Makers from Detroit's Past

Richard Bakforeword by Neal Rubin

Compelling historical snapshots of figures and episodes in Detroit history, from the familiar to the obscure.

Paperback
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814334997
$26.99

The Independent Orders of B'nai B'rith and True Sisters

Pioneers of a New Jewish Identity, 1843-1914

Cornelia Wilhelmtranslated by Alan Nothnagle and Sarah Wobick

Explores the roles of the two oldest American Jewish fraternal organizations in the process of American Jewish identity formation.

Hardcover
Published: July 2011
ISBN: 9780814334034
$49.99
Ebook
Published: July 2011
ISBN: 9780814337059
$49.99

Bread to Eat and Clothes to Wear

Letters from Jewish Migrants in the Early Twentieth Century

Gur Alroey

Collects and analyzes letters from Jewish men and women in the early stages of migrating from Eastern Europe.

Paperback
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814335192
$32.99
Ebook
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814335833
$32.99

Monopoly on Wheels

Henry Ford and the Selden Automobile Patent

William Greenleafintroduction by David L. Lewis

Examines the eight-year legal fight to overturn the Selden automobile patent in the early days of the American auto industry.

Paperback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335123
$26.99
Ebook
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814335840
$26.99

Star Songs and Water Spirits

A Great Lakes Native Reader

edited by Victoria Brehm

Set in the natural environment of the seasonal year, the selections explain cultural concepts and show how modern Native literature reflects tradition.

Paperback
Published: January 2011
ISBN: 9780984334001
$27.95

In Her Hands

The Education of Jewish Girls in Tsarist Russia

Eliyana R. Adler

Illuminates the role that private schools for Jewish girls played in Russian Jewish society and documents their influence on contemporary political discourse and educational innovation.

Hardcover
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814334928
$46.99
Ebook
Published: December 2010
ISBN: 9780814336854
$46.99

Our Exodus

Leon Uris and the Americanization of Israel's Founding Story

MM Silver

Examines the phenomenon of Exodus and its influence on post--World War II understandings of Israel's beginnings.

Hardcover
Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814334430
$34.99
Ebook
Published: August 2010
ISBN: 9780814336397
$34.99
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Picturing Hemingway's Michigan

Michael R. Federspiel

A compilation of personal photographs, historical images, and written excerpts illuminating Ernest Hemingway's significant ties to northern Michigan.

Hardcover
Published: May 2010
ISBN: 9780814334478
$39.99

A Jew in the Public Arena

The Career of Israel Zangwill

Meri-Jane Rochelson

Examines the fascinating and controversial career of Israel Zangwill—author, journalist, feminist, Zionist, and the first Jewish celebrity of the twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: February 2010
ISBN: 9780814334935
$27.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2010
ISBN: 9780814340837

Unwitting Zionists

The Jewish Community of Zakho in Iraqi Kurdistan

Haya Gavish

A study of the Iraqi Jewish community of Zakho that investigates the community's attachment to the Land of Israel, the effects of Zionist activity, and immigration to Palestine and Israel.

Hardcover
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780814333662
$56.99
Ebook
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780814336892
$56.99

Storied Independent Automakers

Nash, Hudson, and American Motors

Charles K. Hyde

Explores the business history of three major independent American automakers -- Nash Motor Company, the Hudson Motor Car Company, and the American Motors Company -- that faced fierce competition from the "Big Three."

Hardcover
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780814334461
$36.99
Ebook
Published: November 2009
ISBN: 9780814340868
$24.99

Revolutionary Detroit

Portraits in Political and Cultural Change, 1760-1805

edited by Denver Brunsman and Joel Stone

This essay collection highlights the rich cultural history of Detroit during the American revolutionary era as the frontier outpost shifted, in one generation, from French to British to American control.

Paperback
Published: September 2009
ISBN: 9780615321141
$12.95

Finding Home and Homeland

Jewish Youth and Zionism in the Aftermath of the Holocaust

Avinoam Patt

An inspiring examination of young survivors of the Holocaust and their role in the creation of the state of Israel.

Hardcover
Published: May 2009
ISBN: 9780814334263
$56.99

Challenges of Equality

Judaism, State, and Education in Nineteenth-Century France

Jeffrey Haus

Explores the relationship between Judaism, state, and education in France from the establishment of the Jewish Consistory in 1808 until the separation of church and state in 1905.

Hardcover
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814333808
$52.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2009
ISBN: 9780814335499
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Race and Remembrance

A Memoir

Arthur L. Johnson and Steve Palackdharryforeword by Samuel Cook and Charles V. Willie

Memoir of respected Detroit civic and civil rights leader Arthur L. Johnson.

Hardcover
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814333709
$26.99
Ebook
Published: August 2008
ISBN: 9780814337493
$26.99

Mediating Modernity

Challenges and Trends in the Jewish Encounter with the Modern World

edited by Lauren B. Strauss and Michael Brenner

A landmark collection of essays by prominent academics in modern Jewish and German-Jewish history, honoring Michael A. Meyer, a pioneer in those fields.

Hardcover
Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780814333952
$42.99
Ebook
Published: June 2008
ISBN: 9780814339930
$42.99
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A Picturesque Situation

Mackinac before Photography, 1615-1860

Brian Leigh Dunnigan

From the author of the award-winning Frontier Metropolis, a comprehensive visual history of the straits of Mackinac in pre-photographic images.

Hardcover
Published: April 2008
ISBN: 9780814332146
$75.00

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