Looks at issues of race in Depression-era Detroit for young readers, aged 8 through 12. This book presents a story based on real events about Douglas Ford Jr, a twelve-year-old African American boy growing up in Detroit in the 1930s.
Gail Griffin had only been married for four months when her husband's body was found in the Manistee River, just a few yards from their cabin door. The... Læs mere
Uses a love story to explore topics such as familial loyalty, the conflict between American individualism and ethno-religious heritage, and anti-Semitism in the United... Læs mere
A comprehensive look at Michigan amphibians and reptiles, spanning both recent and ancient times.
New perspectives on Anglo-Jewish history via the poetry and song of Yiddish-speaking immigrants in London from 1884 to 1914.
Until now, there was no single place for people to go to find detailed scholarly essays analysing proposals to boycott Israel, and the... Læs mere
The first comprehensive study that situates Jewish messianism in its broader cultural, social, and religious contexts within the surrounding Christian society. By doing so, Rebekka Vo? shows how the expressions of Jewish and Christian end-time expectation informed one another.
A translation and critical edition that fills a current gap in fairy-tale scholarship by making accessible texts written by nineteenth-century British, French, and German women authors who used the genre of the fairy tale to address issues such as class, race, and female agency.
Examines the political cinema of 1968 in relation to global events. The essays in this volume, edited by Christina Gerhardt and Sara Saljoughi, cover a breadth of cinematic movements that were part of the era's radical politics and independence movements.
Celebrates the growth of a premier university in the heart of Detroit. The second edition of A History of Wayne State University in Photographs traces the evolution of Wayne State into a modern research university with an extensive urban campus.
Detroit is home to one of the largest and most diverse Arab communities outside the Middle East. This collection of memoirs, poetry, interviews and essays brings together the work of 25 contributors to paint a colourful portrait of Detroit's Arab community.
A collection drawn from the experiences of daily life and organized through the context of mathematics. Some of the poems deal with the universal human experience of loss,... Læs mere
Since 1887, Detroit's Eastern Market, the largest open-air market of its kind in the United States, has been home to an amazing community of farmers, merchants,... Læs mere