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Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference

The 2021 Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference Goes Virtual. The 62nd Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference will be presented as a virtual program due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event will take place Friday-Saturday, March 19-20, 2021.

Wayne State University Press is a virtual exhibitor at this event.

WSUP Authors Panels:

Friday, March 19th, 11:30am-12:20pm: CARL LEVIN for Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Friday, March 19th, 3:30pm-4:30pm: MICHAEL HODGES for Building the Modern World

Saturday, March 20th, 9am-10am: PETER HAMMER for Crusader for Justice

Saturday, March 20th, 10:15am-11:15am: JEFF MORRISON for Guardians of Detroit

Saturday, March 20th, 2:15pm-3:15pm: BRIAN C. WILSON for John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age

Date
Friday, March 19, 2021
Venue
Virtual
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AWARD
WINNER

Building the Modern World

Albert Kahn in Detroit

Michael H. Hodges

A photographically rich biography of protean architect Albert Kahn.

Hardback
Published: April 2018
ISBN: 9780814340356
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: April 2018
ISBN: 9780814340363
AWARD
WINNER

Crusader for Justice

Federal Judge Damon J. Keith

Compiled, written, and edited by Peter J. Hammer and Trevor W. Coleman
Foreword by Mitch Albom

A complete biography of one of the seminal figures in American jurisprudence.

Hardback
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814338452
$29.95
eBOOK
Published: November 2013
ISBN: 9780814338469

Getting to the Heart of the Matter

My 36 Years in the Senate

Carl Levin

Former senator Carl Levin’s memoir demonstrates the value of pragmatism, empathy, and compromise.

Hardback
Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814348390
$29.99
eBOOK
Available March 2021
ISBN: 9780814348406
AWARD
WINNER

Guardians of Detroit

Architectural Sculpture in the Motor City

Jeff Morrison

Building-by-building pictorial and historical survey of the remarkable collection of architectural sculpture found in Detroit.

Hardback
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345702
$39.99
eBOOK
Published: March 2019
ISBN: 9780814345719
AWARD
WINNER

John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age

Brian C. Wilson

John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age is the remarkable story of the spiritual search of one of Michigan’s most successful entrepreneurs, a search that culminated in the Fetzer Institute whose ambitious mission is nothing less than the spiritual transformation of the world.

Hardback
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814345306
$34.99
eBOOK
Published: August 2018
ISBN: 9780814345313