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

Detroit a Biography

Martelle, Scott. 2011. Detroit a Biography. 1st ed. Chicago: Chicago Review Press. http://ezproxy.emich.edu/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/emulibrary/Doc?id=10540433. An essential source for anyone serious about understanding Detroit, this book is organized chronologically, but as its … 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 Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights

Babson, Steve. 2010. The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age

Boyle, Kevin. 2004. Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age. 1st ed. New York: H.Holt.

Henry Ford’s War on Jews and the Legal Battle against Hate Speech

Woeste, Victoria Saker. 2012.Henry Ford’s War on Jews and the Legal Battle against Hate Speech. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

The Changing Face of Inequality: Urbanization, Industrial Development, and Immigrants in Detroit, 1880-1920

Zunz, Olivier. 1983. The Changing Face of Inequality: Urbanization, Industrial Development, and Immigrants in Detroit, 1880-1920. Chicago, Ill. ; London: University of Chicago Press.

Black Detroit and the Rise of the UAW

Meier, August. 2007. Black Detroit and the Rise of the UAW. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.