The Journals of Mordecai M. Kaplan, 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.
Written in 1894, this autobiography tells the story of a Chippewa-Scots-French woman from Madeline Island in Lake Superior.
Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe is a major contribution in understanding the cultural processes involved in the emergence and development of the consumer phase of science.
Essays on Jewish History and Religion
Judaism within Modernity explores Jewish historiography and the problems of periodization in modern Jewish history, with a focus on Jews of Germany and the United States.
First Bishop of Marquette, Michigan
An introductory biography of Baraga, lengthy passages from his letters, vignettes about persons in the text and a comprehensive bibliography yield an in-depth portrait of mid-nineteenth century life, especially in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
A history of the Finnish people in Michigan published in English for the first time.
Picturing Early Detroit, 1701-1838
Fascinating glimpses of Detroit in the years before photography.
Sailing Ships and the Lake Michigan Frontier
Schooner Passage is a history of some of the magnificent sailing vessels and their role in maritime trade along Lake Michigan.
The Jews from Aleppo, Syria
An interpretation of the historical experience of the Jewish community in Syria and in the other places to which Aleppan Jewry have immigrated.
The Holocaust in Hungary, Condensed Edition
An abbreviated version of the definitive work on the destruction of Hungarian Jewry.
This study analyzes the transformation of German Jewry in the period from 1780-1840.
A collection of fully-revised and new essays that explore the richness of Jewish women's history.
A Narrative History of Tiger Stadium
This historical companion of Tiger Stadium contains almost two hundred rare photographs that capture the spirit of 140 years of baseball in Detroit.
The Changing Ideals and Images of North American Jews
Envisioning Israel examines the deeply entwined yet often problematic historical relationship between American Jewry and the Jewish community in Israel and its predecessor, the yishuv, the Jewish settlement in Palestine from the 1880s until 1948
German Missionary to the Michigan Indians, 1847-1853
This is an historical account of a Lutheran missionary's life with American Indians in central lower Michigan in the 19th century.
History of a Detroit Cemetery
A celebration of an important Detroit landmark, Elmwood Endures reveals Detroit's rich and interesting history.
Jewish Women Flee the Nazis for Brazil
Odyssey of Exile paints a sensitive a compelling portrait of German-Jewish women who fled Nazi Germany in the 1930s and 1940s.
A Source Book
This important volume provides the first complete single-volume reference source for American Jewish history.
History, Culture, Psychology
The Jews of Hungary is the first comprehensive history in any language of the unique Jewish community that has lived in the Carpathian Basin for eighteen centuries, from Roman times to the present.
Prohibition on the Michigan-Ontario Waterway
In Rumrunning and the Roaring Twenties, Philip P. Mason provides a fascinating look at the excesses and failures of Prohibition in the United States, and specifically in Michigan.