Challenges and Trends in the Jewish Encounter with the Modern World
A landmark collection of essays by prominent academics in modern Jewish and German-Jewish history, honoring Michael A. Meyer, a pioneer in those fields.
Mackinac before Photography, 1615-1860
From the author of the award-winning Frontier Metropolis, a comprehensive visual history of the straits of Mackinac in pre-photographic images.
The Story of Bob-lo Island
A definitive history of Bob-lo Island, a Canadian amusement park in the mouth of the Detroit River and a favorite recreation spot for generations of Detroit-area residents.
Political Perspectives on Images and Culture
A landmark study on Aby Warburg’s life and work, translated into English.
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Humanitarian, Philanthropist, and Detroit Civic Leader
Biography of Detroit philanthropist Tracy McGregor and his wife, Katherine Whitney McGregor, that details their support of charities and social movements in the first decades of the twentieth century.
Youth, Reeducation, and Reconstruction after the Second World War
A look at how the discussions, debates, and controversies in Germany about youth and reeducation after World War II helped Germans come to terms with their Nazi past, negotiate Allied occupation, and construct postwar German identity.
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The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy
The first comprehensive biography of John and Horace Dodge and the history of their company, Dodge Brothers.
The Jerusalem Trial of Adolf Eichmann
A detailed historical account of Adolf Eichmann’s trial that changed attitudes toward Holocaust survivors in Israeli society.
The Creation of Festive Lore in a New Culture, 1882-1948
By analyzing key aspects of Hebrew culture, this book adds new dimension to the anthropological, sociological, and historical studies dealing with folklore, rituals, and festivals.
The Jewish Folklorists of Poland
An examination of the history of Yiddish folklore from Poland between the two world wars.
Their Contribution to the Development of the Saginaw Valley and the Keweenaw Peninsula, 1840-1914
The first major study of the migration of French Canadians to Michigan during the nineteenth century and their substantial impact on the state’s development.
A study of how civic culture shaped policy responses to the demographic and economic transformations of Dallas, Texas.
The Political History of a Minority, 1848-1933
Now available in paperback, this book delivers a comprehensive one-volume account of the political history of Jews as a significant minority within Imperial Germany.
A Roster and History of Troops Activated Prior to the American Civil War
The first extensive treatment of Michigan's early military forces, this book includes the names of all known Michiganians who answered the call to arms prior to the Civil War and explains the circumstances of each major conflict.
A History of the Boys and Girls Republic
The story of a notable children’s institution founded at the turn of the twentieth century, this book looks at the lives of troubled children and those who helped them, and illuminates major shifts in America’s child welfare system.
Cases and Contexts from the Middle Ages to the Present
A rich, multidisciplinary exploration of spirit possession among Jews.
A Documentary History, 1849-1880
A history of the founding of California’s Jewish community during the Gold Rush.
Holocaust Survivors in Bergen-Belsen and the British Zone in Germany, 1945-1950
A sociohistorical analysis of the construction of Jewish life and national identity in post-Holocaust Germany.
The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, Volume 1: 1913-1934
Selections from the diary of the founder of Reconstructionism in America, covering Kaplan’s early years as a rabbi, teacher of rabbis, and community leader.
The Pioneering Efforts of Detroit Police Commissioner George Edwards
Bridging the River of Hatred portrays the career of George Clifton Edwards, Jr., Detroit's visionary police commissioner.