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- Temple University Press 2015; US$ 28.95
For many whites, desegregation initially felt like an attack on their community. But how has the process of racial change affected whites? understanding of community and race? In Vanishing Eden, Michael Maly and Heather Dalmage provide an intriguing analysis of the experiences and memories of whites who lived in Chicago neighborhoods experiencing... more...
- Trinity University Press 2015; US$ 17.99
Dogs, like humans, have memories, instincts, fears, and loyalties. But, as far as we know, dogs do not get swept up in nostalgia, speculation, or self-analysis. Although they have hopes, they are not driven by regrets. In Crossing the Plains with Bruno , Annick Smith weaves together a memoir of travel and relationship, western history and family... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 30.00
National immigration debates have thrust both opponents of immigration and immigrant rights supporters into the news. But what happens once the rallies end and the banners come down? What is daily life like for Latinos who have been presented nationally as ?terrorists, drug smugglers, alien gangs, and violent criminals?? Latino Heartland offers... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00
In 1997, after General Motors shuttered a massive complex of factories in the gritty industrial city of Flint, Michigan, signs were placed around the empty facility reading, ?Demolition Means Progress,? suggesting that the struggling metropolis could not move forward to greatness until the old plants met the wrecking ball. Much more than a trite corporate... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2015; US$ 6.99
It?s time to put the Valley in your rearview mirror. Destination: New Startup America. Next stop: Detroit. In this companion eBook to Screw the Valley , Timothy Sprinkle highlights Detroit, one of seven cities that offers superior landscapes for tech startups. With brand new, city-specific content, an excerpt from Screw the Valley , and a compilation... more...
- Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
Ian Adams is perhaps the best-known landscape photographer in Ohio, and in the first volume of A Photographer?s Guide to Ohio, he shared his knowledge of what to photograph in the Buckeye State and how to photograph it. Now, in this second volume, Adams expands on his previous work, adding over 120 natural features, scenic rivers and byways, zoos... more...
- Not For Tourists 2015; US$ 12.99
A colorful and detailed guide for anyone who wants to get the most out of the Windy City. This brand-new guide is boldly redesigned where no NFT has gone before, offering quick snapshots of each neighborhood from Gold Coast and Lincoln Park to Wrigleyville and Lakeview in a colorful and stylish layout. Start flipping through and you?ll immediately... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 35.00
In this provocative and accessible urban history, Lila Corwin Berman considers the role that Detroit?s Jews played in the city?s well-known narrative of migration and decline. Taking its cue from social critics and historians who have long looked toward Detroit to understand twentieth-century urban transformations, Metropolitan Jews tells the story... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 24.95
Tired of an unfulfilling life in Kansas City, Missouri, Patrick Dobson left his job and set off on foot across the Great Plains. After two and a half months, 1,450 miles, and numerous encounters with the people of the heartland, Dobson arrived in Helena, Montana. He then set a canoe on the Missouri and asked the river to carry him safely back to Kansas... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 34.99
For nearly seven decades, Jane Blaffer Owen was the driving force behind the restoration and revitalization of the town of New Harmony, Indiana. In this delightful memoir, Blaffer Owen describes the transformational effect the town had on her life. An oil heiress from Houston, she met and married Kenneth Dale Owen, great-great-grandson of Robert Owen,... more...