Southeastern Michigan Bibliography

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Detroit, I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution

Georgakas, Dan. 2012. Detroit, I Do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution. Chicago, Ill: Haymarket Books. This chronicle of black labor struggle in the immediate aftermath of the 1967 … Continue reading

Life for us is what we make it : Building Black community in Detroit, 1915-1945

Thomas, Richard Walter. 1992. Life for Us Is What We Make It: Building Black Community in Detroit, 1915-1945. Blacks in the Diaspora. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. At the time this … Continue reading

Sketches of the City of Detroit, State of Michigan, Past and Present

Roberts, Robert E. 1855. Sketches of the City of Detroit, State of Michigan, Past and Present, 1855. Detroit: R.F. Johnstone & Co. http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/003933568 (October 22, 2014). This chatty 1885 booklet … Continue reading

The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit: With a New Preface by the Author

Sugrue, Thomas J. 2005. The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit: With a New Preface by the Author. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

The Jewish Community of Metro Detroit: 1945-2005

Stiefel, Barry. 2006. The Jewish Community of Metro Detroit: 1945-2005. Images of America. Charleston, SC: Arcadia.

Detroit: Imaginary Cities

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

Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City

Gallagher, John. 2010. Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City. A Painted Turtle Book. Detroit, Mich: Wayne State University Press.  

Stalking Detroit

Daskalakis, Georgia, Charles Waldheim, and Jason Young, eds. 2001. Stalking Detroit. Barcelona: Actar.