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Gilligan's Island

Walter Metz

An analysis of the under-studied sitcom Gilligan’s Island that addresses key questions about American social life in the 1960s.

Paperback
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814333723
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: February 2012
ISBN: 9780814336472

The Fugitive

David Pierson

A social, cultural, historical, and institutional analysis of the classic original series The Fugitive.

Paperback
Published: November 2011
ISBN: 9780814334294
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: November 2011
ISBN: 9780814336106

Hogan's Heroes

Robert R. Shandley

Analyzes the unique satirical social and political commentary offered by Hogan’s Heroes during a volatile period in American history.

Paperback
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814334164
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814336007

The Stooges

Head On, A Journey through the Michigan Underground

Brett Callwood
Foreword by Alice Cooper
Afterword by Glenn Danzig

The story of seminal Ann Arbor punk rock band the Stooges, told through original interviews with the band members and associates.

Paperback
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814334843
$21.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2011
ISBN: 9780814337103

If We Must Die

From Bigger Thomas to Biggie Smalls

Aimé J. Ellis

Investigates a variety of texts in which the self-image of poor, urban black men in the U.S. is formed within, by, and against a culture of racial terror and state violence.

Paperback
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814334133
$26.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2011
ISBN: 9780814336656

Dark Shadows

Harry M. Benshoff

Explores the cultural, industrial, formal, and generic contexts of the television soap opera Dark Shadows as a precursor to today’s popular gothic media franchises.

Paperback
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814334393
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2011
ISBN: 9780814336328

MC5

Sonically Speaking, A Tale of Revolution and Rock'n'Roll

By Brett Callwood

A definitive history of the MC5 that considers the band’s musical legacy and revolutionary political roots.

Paperback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814334850
$22.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814337110

Miami Vice

Steven Sanders

Discusses the aesthetic appeal, production history, philosophical themes, and enduring importance of the groundbreaking 1980s television series.

Paperback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814334195
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814335413
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Travelin' Man

On the Road and Behind the Scenes with Bob Seger

Tom Weschler | Gary Graff
Foreword by John Mellencamp
Afterword by Kid Rock

A photo-driven insider’s look at Bob Seger’s career from the early days to his breakthrough as a world-famous musician.

Paperback
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814335017
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2010
ISBN: 9780814337028

Techno Rebels

The Renegades of Electronic Funk

Dan Sicko
With a Foreword by Bill Brewster

An updated, expanded history of techno music with special attention to its roots in Detroit.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814334386
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814337127

I Love Lucy

Lori Landay

An analysis of I Love Lucy, one of the best loved sitcoms in the history of American television.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814332610
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814335734

Epics, Spectacles, and Blockbusters

A Hollywood History

Sheldon Hall and Steve Neale

Considers the history of the American blockbuster—the large-scale, high-cost film—as it evolved from the 1890s to today.

Paperback
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814330081
$36.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2010
ISBN: 9780814336977

The Honeymooners

David Sterritt

Examines the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of The Honeymooners in the context of postwar American values.

Paperback
Published: October 2009
ISBN: 9780814333969
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: October 2009
ISBN: 9780814335451
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A Motor City Year

By John Sobczak
Foreword by Jeff Daniels

Photographs of the unique people, places, and events that make up a year in the life of Metropolitan Detroit.

Hardback
Published: September 2009
ISBN: 9780814334102
$39.95

Doctor Who

Jim Leach

A comprehensive account of Doctor Who as a television series and product of popular culture.

Paperback
Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814333082
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814335611

Tracking King Kong

A Hollywood Icon in World Culture, 2nd Edition

Cynthia Erb

Studies the cultural impact and audience reception of King Kong from the 1933 release of the original film until today.

Paperback
Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814334300
$32.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2009
ISBN: 9780814337424

Angel

Stacey Abbott

Examines the innovative approach to genre, aesthetics, narrative, and the representation of masculinity in the television series Angel.

Paperback
Published: March 2009
ISBN: 9780814333198
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2009
ISBN: 9780814335598

Sex and the City

Deborah Jermyn

Examines the full run of Sex and the City and its production background, place in television history, innovations to the genre, and reception.

Paperback
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814332887
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780814335642

The Kwame Sutra

Musings on Lust, Life and Leadership, from Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

M.L. Elrick and Jim Schaefer

The Kwame Sutra presents a complete portrait of Detroit’s most notorious mayor, using his own words – including those he never expected you to see.

Paperback
Published: January 2009
ISBN: 9780615332550
$9.99

M*A*S*H

David Scott Diffrient

Examines the origins, cultural significance, and legacy of the groundbreaking CBS television series M*A*S*H, which aired from 1972 to 1983.

Paperback
Published: September 2008
ISBN: 9780814333471
$19.99
eBOOK
Published: September 2008
ISBN: 9780814335529

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