Heather Ann Thompson’s 2001 book, Whose Detroit: Politics, Labor and Race in a Modern American City, be re-released in 2017, and will include never-before-seen material from the recently-opened archives of former Detroit Mayor Coleman Young as well as new material that brings this vital Detroit story up to the present day. Whose Detroit? covers one of this nation’s most important urban uprising of the 20th century and its aftermath and not only the long term impact the Detroit Rebellion of 1967, but also addresses issues of great contemporary importance such as police brutality, America’s War on Crime and Drug War, and the origins of mass incarceration in the age of urban decline.
For more information on this book, Whose Detroit: Politics, Labor and Race in a Modern American City, please contact:
Michael J. McGandy
Cornell University Press
512 East State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-882-2250 ; firstname.lastname@example.org