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.
A Shtetl and Other Yiddish Novellas
All share a common setting—the Eastern European Jewish town or shtetl, and all deal in different ways with a single topic—the Jewish confrontation with modernity.
Michigan Place Names
The History of the Founding and the Naming of More Than Five Thousand Past and Present Michigan Communities
From Aabec in Antrim County to Zutphen in Ottawa County, from Hell to Hooker, Michigan Place Names is a compendium of information on the origins of the state's geographical names.
Etruscan Life and Afterlife
A Handbook of Etruscan Studies
A reliable and lively volume which brings readers into the mainstream of the latest Etruscan scholarship.
Aphasia, My World Alone
Helen Harlan Wulf’s post-stroke diary describes her struggle with the isolation and helplessness she felt as a victim of aphasia.
The Official Picture History of the Mackinac Bridge
This impressive photograph collection captures the struggles and the hardships, as well as the determination and the pride of the men who labored to build the Mackinac Bridge.
Bridging the Straits
The Story of Mighty Mac
The project—the longest total suspension bridge in the world—would span the Starits of Mackinac where winds exceed eighty miles an hour and ice windrows reach a height of forty feet.
Talkin and Testifyin
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.
A Middle English Anthology
A reissue of the popular 1969 volume, this anthology includes a wide variety of selections from Middle English literature.
O City of Byzantium
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.
Marxism and Art
Essays Classic and Contemporary
Marxism and Art is a collection of basic readings in Marxist criticism and aesthetics.
Latin Via Ovid
A First Course
Using an introduction to mythology by the master storyteller Ovid himself, the authors have prepared a unique teaching tool designed to achieve proficiency at Latin in one year at the college level, two years at the high school or intermediate level.
Architecture in Michigan
Revised and Enlarged Edition
A pictorial survey of Michigan architecture from 1831 to the present.
Epicyclic Drive Trains
Analysis, Synthesis, and Applications
This is a comprehensive text and reference book for students and teachers of mechanical engineering, for design and research engineers, and for manufacturers and users of gear trains for the transmission of power in industry and transportation.
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.
Folk Music in the United States
A graceful, deeply meditative debut from Kawita Kandpal.
The Origins of the Modern Jew
Jewish Identity and European Culture in Germany, 1749-1824
An excellent overview of the intellectual history of important figures in German Jewry.
The Khan Game
The story of Hashim Khan, the legendary squash racquets player.
Grammar and Reader
An excellent introduction to learning Old English.
With a focus both historical and literary, Enrique Anderson-Imbert surveys the literature of Hispanic America.