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.
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.
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.