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Wayne State University Press

Wayne State University Press is a leading publisher of Great Lakes books, Judaica, and African American studies, as well as a wide range of other scholarly and general interest titles. The Press disseminates research, advances education, and serves the local community while expanding the international reputation of the Press and the University.

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Hitchcock's Rereleased Films

From Rope to Vertigo

Edited by Walter Raubicheck and Walter Srebnick
With a Foreward by Andrew Sarris

Hitchcock’s Rereleased Films contains new essays on five of Hitchcock’s most important films, revealing their artistic and cultural achievement and their centrality to understanding our culture.

Paperback
Published: March 1991
ISBN: 9780814323267
$29.99

Life on the Great Lakes

A Wheelsman’s Story

Fred W. Dutton
Edited by William Donohue Ellis

Fred Dutton’s fascinating account captures the flavor of working on Great Lakes ships in the early twentieth century.

Paperback
Published: February 1991
ISBN: 9780814322611
$24.99

Imitations of Life

A Reader on Film & Television Melodrama

Edited by Marcia Landy

This collection of important essays examines melodrama from a variety of perspectives—chronological, theoretical, international, and feminist.

Paperback
Published: January 1991
ISBN: 9780814320655
$32.99

Jewish Wry

Essays on Jewish Humor

Edited with an Introduction by Sarah Blacher Cohen

Jewish Wry examines the development of Jewish humor in a series of essays on topics that range from Sholom Aleichem's humor to Jewish comediennes through to the humor of Philip Roth.

Paperback
Published: December 1990
ISBN: 9780814323663
$26.99

Las Literaturas Hispanicas

Introduccion a su estudio: Volumen 1

Evelyn Picon Garfield
Ivan A. Schulman

This versatile three-volume set is specifically designed to introduce students of Spanish to the literature of Spain and Latin America.

Paperback
Published: December 1990
ISBN: 9780814318638
$39.99

Las Literaturas Hispanicas

Introduccion a su estudio: Volumen 3: Hispanoamerica

Evelyn Picon Garfield
Ivan A. Schulman

In Volumen 3 of Las literaturas hispánicas: Introducción a su estudio, Evelyn Picon Garfield and Ivan A. Schulman include selections from more than forty Spanish American authors from the sixteenth century to the present day.

Paperback
Published: December 1990
ISBN: 9780814318652
$42.99

Las Literaturas Hispanicas

Introduccion a su estudio: Volumen 2: Espana

Evelyn Picon Garfield
Ivan A. Schulman

Volumen 2: España is the second text in the series Las literaturas hispánicas: Introducción a su estudio.

Paperback
Published: December 1990
ISBN: 9780814318645
$42.99

The Hebrew Goddess

Raphael Patai
Foreword by William G. Dever

A revised edition containing new chapters on the Shekhina.

Paperback
Published: September 1990
ISBN: 9780814322710
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: September 1990
ISBN: 9780814338216

Michigan's Lumbertowns

Lumbermen and Laborers in Saginaw, Bay City, and Muskegon, 1870-1905

Jeremy W. Kilar

This study is a comprehensive history of these lumbertowns from their inception as frontier settlements to their emergence as reshaped industrial centers.

Paperback
Published: August 1990
ISBN: 9780814320730
$26.99

Caesaris Augusti

Res Gestae et Fragmenta

Intro/Notes by Kenneth Scott, Margaret M. Ward and Robert S. Rogers
Revised by Herbert Benario

The Res Gestae and Fragmenta by Caesar Augustus annotated for beginning Latin students.

Paperback
Published: June 1990
ISBN: 9780814321386
$24.99
eBOOK
Published: June 1990
ISBN: 9780814336564

The Making of Michigan, 1820-1860

A Pioneer Anthology

Edited by Justin L. Kestenbaum

The Making of Michigan is a wide-ranging collection of primary accounts of life in Michigan during the pioneer period.

Paperback
Published: May 1990
ISBN: 9780814319192
$27.99

Right Hemisphere Stroke

A Victim Reflects on Rehabilitative Medicine

Fred K. Johnson

Fred Johnson gives a detailed account of his stroke—a rare, right hemisphere rupture at the age of thirty-six—and his subsequent rehabilitation.

Hardback
Published: May 1990
ISBN: 9780814321720
$29.99

Interdisciplinarity

History, Theory, & Practice

Julie Thompson Klein

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.

Paperback
Published: March 1990
ISBN: 9780814320884
$25.95
Hardback
Published: March 1990
ISBN: 9780814320877
$44.95

Punching Out

Jim Daniels

Jim Daniels takes readers inside an auto factory to experience the frustrations, the dehumanization, and the small victories found there.

Paperback
Published: March 1990
ISBN: 9780814321911
$15.99

The House on Alexandrine

Stephen Dobyns

Set against the violently fragmented matrix of Detroit in 1973, Dobyns' novel is an unlikely fusion of love and violence.

Paperback
Published: March 1990
ISBN: 9780814321836
$18.95
eBOOK
Published: March 1990
ISBN: 9780814338858

Women in Hellenistic Egypt

From Alexander to Cleopatra

Sarah B. Pomeroy

Using evidence from a wide array of sources, Sarah Pomeroy discusses women ranging from queens such as Arsinoë II and Cleopatra VII to Jewish slaves working on a Greek estate.

Paperback
Published: February 1990
ISBN: 9780814322307
$25.99

Custer and the Little Big Horn

A Psychobiographical Inquiry

by Charles K. Hofling

In this book, Hofling turns his attention to the psychological context in which Custer operated in order to understand the decisions which produced his final disaster.

Paperback
Published: October 1989
ISBN: 9780814318140
$24.99

Deep Woods Frontier

A History of Logging in Northern Michigan

Theodore J. Karamanski

Examines the interplay between men and technology in the lumbering of Michigan's rugged Upper Peninsula.

Paperback
Published: October 1989
ISBN: 9780814320495
$27.99

The Legacy of Albert Kahn

W. Hawkins Ferry
With an Essay by Walter B. Sanders

The Legacy of Albert Kahn salutes the achievements of one of America's most distinguished architects

Paperback
Published: October 1989
ISBN: 9780814318898
$31.99

Simons Says

Faith, Fun, and Foible

Leonard N. Simons
Selections from his writings and talks

A selection of writings and addresses by Detroit benefactor Leonard N. Simons (1904-1995).

Paperback
Published: September 1989
ISBN: 9780814317808
$19.99

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