"History will be kind to me for I intend to write it."
-Winston Churchill

Monday, November 30, 2009

HGSA Holiday Party

Friday, 11 December 2009

Where: Alivn's
5756 Cass Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Time: 3:00 to 5:30PM

RSVP: Beth Fowler at bz7364@wayne.edu

Note: The HGSA encourages attendees to bring non-perishable items that we will donate to a local food bank to help those in need this holiday season.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Revolutionary Detroit: Portraits in Political and Cultural Change, 1760-1805

Thursday, 5 November 2009

Brunsman, Denver; Stone, Joel, eds. Revolutionary Detroit: Portraits in Political and Cultural Change, 1760-1805. Detroit: Detroit Historical Society, 2009. $12.95 USD.

Revolutionary Detroit is the final product of the collaboration between Wayne State University and the Detroit Historical Society’s conference “Revolutionary Detroit: A Global Legacy” that was held in April, 2009. Associate Professor Denver Brunsman and a dedicated group of students (both of history and non-history), have provided an all-encompassing glimpse into Detroit’s “revolutionary” past. The book consists of twenty-four student-written essays that cover a vast range of topics in political, cultural and social history.

Revolutionary Detroit can be purchased online at: www.olddetroitshop.com. Cost: $12.95.
All proceeds go to the support of the Detroit Historical Museum.