By WSU Faculty
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.
Lighthouse of the Upper Great Lakes
Politics and Poetics in the Life of Frances E. W. Harper, 1825-1911
In this important study, poet Melba Joyce Boyd analyzes Harper not simply as a feminist and an activist, but as a writer.
The Diary of Schoolmaster Henry Hobart, 1863-1864
Hobart centered his narrative on Cliff Mine, one of the leading producers of copper in the world and the primary employer in the town of Clifton.
History, Theory, & Practice
In this volume, Julie Klein provides the first comprehensive study of the modern concept of interdisciplinarity, supplementing her discussion with the most complete bibliography yet compiled on the subject.
An Attempt to Lay a Foundation for the Study of Society and History
As a contribution to the issue of the methodologies of the humanities and social sciences, the Introduction works to address issues of the human sciences and their place in relations to natural sciences.
The Verbal Art of an Immigrant Woman
A collection that greatly enriches our understanding of who told (and tells) märchen (Italian folktales) to whom, why and how they are told, and, perhaps most important, under what conditions.
Lingusitic and communicative dimensions of the propagation of racism through the media, everyday language, and the educational curriculum.
The Language of Black America
In this book, Smitherman makes a substantial contribution to an understanding of Black English by setting it in the larger context of Black culture and life style.
Annals of Niketas Choniates
One of the most important accounts of the Middle Ages, the history of Niketas Choniates describes the Byzantine Empire from 1118 to 1207. Niketas provides an eyewitness account of the sack of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade.
Revised and Enlarged Edition
A pictorial survey of Michigan architecture from 1831 to the present.
Life and Thought in Ancient Greece
A history of ancient Greek life and thought from the Mycenaean kings to Alexander, Aristotle and Diogenes.
Based on the major primary sources of Roman history, this book recalls the experiences of the ancient Romans through a thousand years of their history.