Michigan and the Great Lakes

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Concrete Century

Julius Kahn and the Construction Revolution

The tale of concrete cities

Lessons in Gratitude

A Memoir on Race, the Arts, and Mental Health

A tale of persistence, passion, and music

Stephanie Dinkins

On Love & Data

Art’s power to challenge inequities and build inclusive dialogues

Destination Detroit

Discourses on the Refugee in a Post-Industrial City

A revealing analysis of how interest groups shape conversations about refugees in Metro Detroit

Cinema Ann Arbor

How Campus Rebels Forged a Singular Film Culture

A fascinating journey into the DIY spirit of a highly influential film community

Rouge River Revived

How People Are Bringing Their River Back to Life

The history and restoration of an important watershed 

Guardians of Michigan

Architectural Sculpture of the Pleasant Peninsulas

Preserving Michigan’s architecture through photos and stories

Bath Massacre, New Edition

America's First School Bombing

New Edition, Updated and Expanded Edition

Washtenaw County Bike Rides

A Guide to Road Rides in and around Ann Arbor

A guide for anyone—newcomer to experienced—who wants to go bike riding on the roads of Washtenaw County

Insects of the Great Lakes Region

The most comprehensive guide to insects in the Great Lakes region

World War II Front Line Nurse

The riveting personal account of a Michigan nurse's experiences in France, Germany, and Africa during the Second World War

Baseball Fever

Early Baseball in Michigan

This detailed history of early baseball in rural Michigan focuses on the evolution of America's pastime from child's game to organized sport and challenges the notion that baseball's development was strictly an East Coast phenomenon

Always Leading, Forever Valiant

Stories of the University of Michigan, 1817–2017

An engaging look at the history of the University of Michigan on its 200th birthday

Arthur Miller

1962-2005

The second volume in the definitive biography of the acclaimed playwright

Michigan's Capitol

Construction and Restoration

A history of the building and restoration of one of the nation's most prominent capitols.

Women at Michigan

The "Dangerous Experiment," 1870s to the Present

Revisits the opportunities and obstacles that have faced women students, faculty, and administrators at the University of Michigan through the decades

The Changing Environment of Northern Michigan

A Century of Science and Nature at the University of Michigan Biological Station

One hundred years of scientific study of wildlife and environmental change at the University of Michigan Biological Station

Looking for Hickories

The Forgotten Wildness of the Rural Midwest

A masterfully written collection that establishes a new voice for the spirit of the upper Midwest and Michigan and offers a fresh look at the landscape as well as the everyday lives of the people who make up the region's small communities

Gleason's Plants of Michigan

A Field Guide

Updated edition of the classic botanical guide to the Great Lakes region

Michigan Herb Cookbook

Satisfy your palate with these regional recipes that incorporate home-grown Michigan herbs

9226 Kercheval

The Storefront that Did Not Burn, With a New Preface

The story of the Mom and Tots Center, a storefront health center in Detroit

Michigan Free

Your Comprehensive Guide to Free Travel, Recreation, and Entertainment Opportunities

A comprehensive guide to no-cost entertainment, travel, and recreation opportunities in Michigan.

Mary Schafer, American Quilt Maker

The story of the woman who helped create the modern American quilting revival

Ancient Life of the Great Lakes Basin

Precambrian to Pleistocene

A review of the ancient life of the Great Lakes Basin from the Precambrian through the Ice Age