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Wide Awake in Someone Else's Dream

Poems by M. L. Liebler

A new collection from Detroit poet M. L. Liebler, a unique voice in contemporary poetry.

Paperback
Published: February 2008
ISBN: 9780814333822
eBOOK
Published: February 2008
ISBN: 9780814335253

Tracy W. McGregor

Humanitarian, Philanthropist, and Detroit Civic Leader

By Philip P. Mason

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.

Hardback
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814333761

Remapping the Humanities

Identity, Community, Memory, (Post)Modernity

Edited by Mary Garrett, Heidi Gottfried, and Sandra F. VanBurkleo
with the assistance of Walter Edwards

An innovative collection demonstrating the rich potential for interdisciplinary learning found within the network of university-based humanities centers.

Paperback
Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9780814333693

Voices of the Lost and Found

Stories by Dorene O’Brien

A gripping and original debut collection of short stories from Michigan writer Dorene O’Brien.

Paperback
Published: May 2007
ISBN: 9780814333464
eBOOK
Published: May 2007
ISBN: 9780814335314

Crowds, Power, and Transformation in Cinema

Lesley Brill

A noted critic brings crowd theory to Film Studies, offering a bold new analysis of the pervasive cinematic themes of transformation and power.

Paperback
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814332757
eBOOK
Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9780814337363
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Under Michigan

The Story of Michigan's Rocks and Fossils

Charles Ferguson Barker

An exciting trip below the surface of Michigan’s rocks and fossils.

Printed Paper Cased
Published: October 2005
ISBN: 9780814330883
eBOOK
Published: October 2005
ISBN: 9780814336496
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The Dodge Brothers

The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy

Charles K. Hyde

The first comprehensive biography of John and Horace Dodge and the history of their company, Dodge Brothers.

Hardback
Published: April 2005
ISBN: 9780814332467
eBOOK
Published: April 2005
ISBN: 9780814337806
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The Autobiography of William Sanders Scarborough

An American Journey from Slavery to Scholarship

Edited with an Introduction by Michele Valerie Ronnick
Foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

An important autobiography that reveals the story of William Sanders Scarborough who rose out of slavery to become a renowned classical philologist and African American icon.

Hardback
Published: December 2004
ISBN: 9780814332245
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A Different Image

The Legacy of Broadside Press

Edited by Gloria House, Albert M. Ward, and Rosemary Weatherston

A collection of work from six of Broadside Press’s most influential poets during the 1960s and 1970s.

Paperback
Published: September 2004
ISBN: 9780911550979

Fairy Tales and Feminism

New Approaches

Edited by Donald Haase

Responding to thirty years of feminist fairy-tale scholarship, this book breaks new ground by rethinking important questions, advocating innovative approaches, and introducing woman-centered texts and traditions that have been ignored for too long.

Paperback
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814330302
eBOOK
Published: August 2004
ISBN: 9780814340820

Caribbean Labor and Politics

Legacies of Cheddi Jagan and Michael Manley

Edited by Perry Mars & Alma H. Young

A pioneering collection of studies linking the political and labor backgrounds of two distinguished and dynamic leaders of the Caribbean and the Third World.

Paperback
Published: May 2004
ISBN: 9780814332115
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A Hanging in Detroit

Stephen Gifford Simmons and the Last Execution under Michigan Law

David G. Chardavoyne

The first historical study—and a riveting account—of the last execution in Michigan.

Paperback
Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814331330
Hardback
Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814331323
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Published: July 2003
ISBN: 9780814337394
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Riding the Roller Coaster

A History of the Chrysler Corporation

Charles K. Hyde

The first comprehensive history of the Chrysler Corporation, this book is intended for readers interested in the history of automobiles and of American business, and for fans and critics of Chrysler’s products.

Hardback
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814330913
eBOOK
Published: February 2003
ISBN: 9780814337813

Abandon Automobile

Detroit City Poetry 2001

Edited by Melba Joyce Boyd and M. L. Liebler

A multicultural anthology of Detroit poetry from the 1930s to the present.

Paperback
Published: September 2001
ISBN: 9780814328101

Ideology and Change

The Transformation of the Caribbean Left

Perry Mars

Leftist political movements, organizations, and trends in the English-speaking Caribbean.

Paperback
Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814327692
eBOOK
Published: December 1998
ISBN: 9780814338513

Confronting Change

Auto Labor and Lean Production in North America

Edited by Huberto Juarez Nunez and Steve Babson

A path-breaking analysis of the forces reshaping the global automobile industry.

Paperback
Published: September 1998
ISBN: 9780814328194
Published: September 1998
ISBN: 9789688632987

Bertolucci's The Last Emperor

Multiple Takes

Edited by Bruce H. Sklarew, Bonnie S. Kaufman, Ellen Handler Spitz, and Diane Borden

In this anthology, filmmakers, psychoanalysts, film scholars, and cultural historians use a psychoanalytical approach to examine Bernardo Bertolucci's epic film The Last Emperor (1988).

Paperback
Published: April 1998
ISBN: 9780814327005

New Latin American Cinema, Volume 2

Studies of National Cinemas

Edited by Michael T. Martin

This volume comprises essays on the development of the New Latin American Cinema as a comparative national project.

Paperback
Published: June 1997
ISBN: 9780814325865
Hardback
Published: June 1997
ISBN: 9780814327067
$54.95

New Latin American Cinema, Volume 1

Theories, Practices, and Transcontinental Articulations

Edited by Michael T. Martin

Volume One explores the formation of the New Latin American Cinema movement, its national and continental implications (including the diasporic/exilic experience) and transcontinental articulations through the writings of pioneer filmmakers and scholars.

Paperback
Published: April 1997
ISBN: 9780814325858
Hardback
Published: April 1997
ISBN: 9780814327050
$44.95

Cinemas of the Black Diaspora

Diversity, Dependence, and Oppositionality

Edited by Michael T. Martin

This is a study of the cinematic traditions and film practices in the black Diaspora.

Paperback
Published: January 1996
ISBN: 9780814325889

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