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

A Town Abandoned: Flint, Michigan, Confronts Deindustrialization

Dandaneau, Steven P. 1996. A Town Abandoned: Flint, Michigan, Confronts Deindustrialization. SUNY Series in Popular Culture and Political Change. Albany: State University of New York Press. In this highly theoretical … Continue reading

Detroit: Three Pathways to Revitalization

Solomon, Lewis D. 2014. Detroit: Three Pathways to Revitalization. New Brunswick: Transaction Publishers. This slim report skips too quickly over the economic and political history of the city and rushes … 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.

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.

The Ruins of Detroit

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