Southeastern Michigan Bibliography

A resource guide for students, educators, researchers, Michiganders, and everyone else

Grit, Noise, and Revolution: The Birth of Detroit Rock “N” Roll

Carson, David. 2005. Grit, Noise, and Revolution: The Birth of Detroit Rock “N” Roll. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. From the mid 1960s until the early 1970s, Detroit’s music … Continue reading

Dancing in the Street: Motown and the Cultural Politics of Detroit

Smith, Suzanne E. 1999. Dancing in the Street: Motown and the Cultural Politics of Detroit. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press. Hitsville, U.S.A. and the Motown scene are synonymous for many … Continue reading

Butch Queens up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit

Bailey, Marlon M. 2013. Butch Queens up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit. Triangulations: Lesbian/gay/queer Theater/drama/performance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

Detroit: Imaginary Cities

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. 2007. Detroit: Imaginary Cities. Detroit. Detroit, Mich.: Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

AfterCulture: Detroit and the Humiliation of History

Herron, Jerry. 1993. AfterCulture: Detroit and the Humiliation of History. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

The Ruins of Detroit

Marchand, Yves. 2010. The Ruins of Detroit. 1st ed. Göttingen: Steidl. Extra material: Photographic essay http://www.marchandmeffre.com/detroit/