Southeastern Michigan Bibliography

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

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

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 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.

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.

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.

Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade

Abraham, Nabeel, Sally Howell, and Andrew Shryock, eds. 2011. Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade. Great Lakes Books. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

AfterCulture: Detroit and the Humiliation of History

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