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- Exisle Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
With two grown-up sons, a satisfying job as a journalist, great friends and plenty of interests, life for Jane Mundy was humming along nicely when, out of the blue and in the most unlikely of places, she met Graham. In no time at all she had abandoned her comfortable life and run away with him to Bolivia. The so-called Tibet of the Americas is the... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 49.95
James Mallory was an uncommon Southerner. Most inhabitants of the Old South, especially the plain folk, devoted more time to leisurely activities--drinking, gambling, hunting, fishing, and just loafing--than did Mallory, a workaholic agriculturalist, who experimented with new plants, orchards, and manures, as well as the latest farming equipment... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 39.95
Astonishing, tragic, and remarkable, the journal of Sarah Haynsworth Gayle, wife of early Alabama governor John Gayle, is among the most widely studied and seminal accounts of antebellum life in the American South. This is the first complete edition of the journal in print. Bereft of the companionship of her often-absent husband, Sarah considered... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 31.99
Although the events of Selma and Birmingham are burned into the nation's consciousness, little has been written about the civil rights events in the surrounding counties, the vast sections of the rural south. Cynthia Griggs Fleming addresses this gap by bringing to light the struggle for equality of the citizens of Wilcox County, Alabama. Although... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 19.99
Now with a new afterword, the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatic account of the civil rights era?s climactic battle in Birmingham as the movement, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., brought down the institutions of segregation. "The Year of Birmingham," 1963, was a cataclysmic turning point in America?s long civil rights struggle. Child demonstrators... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2006; US$ 11.95
The heroism of those involved in the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott is presented here in poignant and thorough detail. The untold stories of those, both black and white, whose lives were forever changed by the boycott are shared, along with a chilling glimpse into the world of the white council members who tried to stop them. In the end, the boycott... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2007; US$ 22.95
Wisteria draped on a soldierÕs coffin, sent home to Alabama from a Virginia battlefield. The oldest standing house in the county, painted gray and flanked by a pecan orchard. A black steel fence tool, now perched atop a pile of books like a prehistoric bird of prey. In Dreamworlds of Alabama, Allen Shelton explores physical, historical, and social... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 14.99
Introduction: On Bones and Their Markers. Chapter 1: Alabama Fever. Chapter 2: The Philosopher. Chapter 3: The Fall. Chapter 4: Led by a Damned Puppy. Chapter 5: A Town Called Fight. Chapter 6: Carnival of the Animals. Chapter 7: Battle of the Colfax Courthouse. Chapter 8: Voyage of the Ozark. Chapter 9: Getting Away with Murder. Chapter 10: The Legacy... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Born of a concern with Alabama's past and the need to explore and explain that legacy, this book brings together the nation's leading scholars on the prehistory and early history of Alabama and the southeastern U.S. Covering topics ranging from the Mississippian Period in archaeology and the de Soto expedition (and other early European explorations... more...