This illuminating biography of Isaac Leeser reconstructs his personal struggles, pioneer efforts on behalf of American Judaism, and visions of a viable American-Jewish synthesis.
A History of the Reform Movement in Judaism
Comprehensive and balanced history of the Reform Movement.
The Negro Leagues in Detroit, 1919-1933
In Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars, Richard Bak documents the extraordinary history of Detroit's first and foremost black professional baseball team.
Jewish Women and Jewish Writing
Women of the Word is part of an emerging effort to listen to the voices of Jewish women both past and present.
This volume provides new insights into the role of U.S. consuls in the Ottoman Middle East in the special context of the Holy Land.
A History of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula
Strangers and Sojourners, with its integration of social and economic history, for the first time tells the complete story of the people from the Keweenaw Peninsula's Baraga, Houghton, Keweenaw, and Ontonagon counties.
Of Charles and Charlotte Kawbawgam and Jacques LePique, 1893-1895
A fascinating collection of fifty-two narratives featuring the tales of three nineteenth-century Ojibwa storytellers.
The Great Lakes in World War II
Iron Fleet focuses on the vital role played by the Great Lakes shipping industry during World War II.
Pontiac and the Indian Uprising is both informative and reflective of the attitudes that existed fifty years ago about Native Americans.
The Golden Age of Baseball in Detroit
A peek into the mind and soul of professional baseball as it was played in a dynamic city fifty, sixty, and even seventy years ago.
Keweenaw Native Copper 1500-1870
The Making of a Mining District is the first book to fully document the Keweenaw Peninsula of northern Michigan’s large amount of pure metallic "native" state, and the unique value of these deposits.
Lumbermen and Laborers in Saginaw, Bay City, and Muskegon, 1870-1905
This study is a comprehensive history of these lumbertowns from their inception as frontier settlements to their emergence as reshaped industrial centers.
A Pioneer Anthology
The Making of Michigan is a wide-ranging collection of primary accounts of life in Michigan during the pioneer period.
A History of Logging in Northern Michigan
Examines the interplay between men and technology in the lumbering of Michigan's rugged Upper Peninsula.
The German Jewish Community of Washington Heights, 1933-1983, Its Structure and Culture
Using organizational bulletins, surveys, interviews, and personal observations and anecdotes, Lowenstein paints a picture of a unique lifestyle now in the process of merging into American Jewry and disappearing.
Acquaints the reader with both the universal and the particular challenges inherent in the writing of Jewish history.
Being Some Legends of Hungry Hollow
Robert Traver captures the genuine flavor of backwoods life in this story recounting the escapades of Danny and his four croonies.
In a nostalgic, yet nimble telling of his boyhood in Flushing, Michigan, Edmund Love notes that he was born into a world that ceased to exist almost as soon as he entered it.
Our State’s History in the Words of the People Who Lived It
A fascinating assemblage of old family letters, diaries, journals, photos, and other memorabilia, Michigan Voices introduces the reader to a more personal side of the state’s history.
The Story of Upper Michigan
Call It North Country recounts the lives of miners, hunters, trappers, and lumberjacks—the hardy breeds who first populated the harsh land of the Upper Peninsula.