Supremes Exhibition reading list

Aronson , Virginia. The History of Motown. Chelsea House Publications, 2001. ISBN 0-7910-5814-X

Bond, Marilyn and Boland, S.R. Images of America : The Birth of Detroit Sound 1940-1964. Arcadia , 2002. ISBN 978-0-7385-2033-9

Bowman, Rob. Soulsville U.S.A: The Story of STAX Records. Schirmer Trade Books, 1997. ISBN 0-02-860268-8

Brown, Geoff. The Life of James Brown. Omnibus Press, 2007. ISBN 978-1-84609-958-8

Carson, Clayborne, ed. The Autobiography of Martin Luther King, JR.  Abacus, 2000. ISBN 0-349-11298-3

Cogan, Jim and Clark, William. Temples of Sound. Chronicle Books, 2003. ISBN 0-8118-3394-1

Coleman, Rick. Blue Monday: Fats Domino and the Lost Dawn of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Da Capo Press, 2006. ISBN 0-306-81531-1

DeCaro, Frank. Unmistakably Mackie: The Fashion and Fantasy of Bob Mackie. Universe Publishing, 1999. ISBN 0-7893-0652-2

Dierenfield, Bruce, J. The Civil Rights Movement. Pearson Education Ltd., 2004 ISBN 0-582-35737-3

Fox, Ted. Showtime At the Apollo. Quartet Books, 1985. ISBN 0-7043-0076-1

George, Nelson. Where Did Our Love Go? Omnibus Press, 2003. ISBN 0-7119-9511-7

Hansen, Drew, D. The Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr and the Speech that Inspired a Nation. HarperCollins, 2003. ISBN 0-06-008476-6

Jordan, Helen, ed. Motown in Love: Lyrics from the Golden Era. Pantheon Books, 2006. ISBN 0-375-42200-5

Licks, Dr. Standing in the Shadows of Motown: The Life and Music of Legendary Bassist James Jamerson. Dr. Licks Publishing, 1989. ISBN 0-88188-882-b

Latzman Moon, Elaine. Untold Tales, Unsung Heroes: An Oral History of Detroit ’s African American Community, 1918. Wayne State University Press, 1994. ISBN 0-8143-2465-7

Malcolm X. The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Penguin, 2001. ISBN 0-14-118543-0

Marable, Manning, Mullings, Leith and Spencer-Wood, Sophie. Freedom: A Photographic History of the African American Struggle. Phaidon, 2002. ISBN 0-7148-4517-5

Paterson, David, Willoughby , Doug and Susan. Civil Rights in the USA, 1863-1980. Heinemann, 2001. ISBN 0-435-32722-4

Posner, Gerald. Motown: Music, Money, Sex and Power. Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2002 ISBN 0-8129-7468-9

Powell, Richard, J. Black Art: A Cultural History. Thames & Hudson, 2002. ISBN 0-500-20362-8

Salvatore, Nick. Singing in a Strange Land: CL Franklin, the Black Church and the Transformation of America. Little, Brown and Company, 2005. ISBN 0-316-16037-7

Sugrue, Thomas. The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit. Princeton University Press, 1996, 2005. ISBN 0-691-12186-9

Werner, Craig. Higher Ground: Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield and the Rise and Fall of American Soul. Crown Publishers, 2004. ISBN 0-609-60993-9

Wilson  , August. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. Plume, 1985. ISBN 0-452-26113-9

Wilson, Mary. Dreamgirl & Supreme Faith: My Life as a Supreme. Updated edition. Cooper Square Press, 1999. ISBN 0-8154-1000-X

Tulloch, Carol, ed. Black Style. V&A Publications, 2004, 2005. ISBN 1 85177 424 6

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