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- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 24.95
In April 1735, twenty-year-old William MacGregor, possessing little more than a bottle of Scotch whiskey and a set of Shakespeare?s plays, arrives in Charles Town, South Carolina, to make his fortune in the New World. The Scottish Highlands, while dear to his heart, were in steep economic decline and hopelessly entangled in dangerous political intrigue.... more...
- University of South Carolina Press 2014; US$ 18.99
Vividly set in the rich pluralistic culture and primeval landscape of colonial South Carolina, this historical novel brings to life, and back into our memory, the birth of free-range cattle herding that would later come to be associated exclusively with the American West. Drawing on his accomplished career as a leading scholar of the anthropology and... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 25.99
This book begins where the reach of archaeology and history ends," writes Charles Hudson. Grounded in careful research, his extraordinary work imaginatively brings to life the sixteenth-century world of the Coosa, a native people whose territory stretched across the Southeast, encompassing much of present-day Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. Cast... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 88.00
Offers a new framework for understanding the transformation of the Native American South during the first centuries of the colonial era. more...
- University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 29.95
From approximately AD 900 to 1600, ancient Mississippian culture dominated todays southeastern United States. These Native American societies, known more popularly as moundbuilders, had populations that numbered in the thousands, produced vast surpluses of food, engaged in longdistance trading, and were ruled by powerful leaders who raised large... more...
- ASCD 2003; US$ 26.95
This book answers the most frequently asked questions about the First Amendment in public schools and provides a framework for giving all members of the school communitystudents, parents, teachers, administrators, and community membersa real voice in shaping the life of the school. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95
An early Spanish explorer?s account of American Indians. This volume mines the Pardo documents to reveal a wealth of information pertaining to Pardo?s routes, his encounters and interactions with native peoples, the social, hierarchical, and political structures of the Indians, and clues to the ethnic identities of Indians known previously... 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...
- University of Alabama Press 1995; US$ 65.00
1993 Choice Outstanding Academic Book, sponsored by Choice Magazine. The De Soto expedition was the first major encounter of Europeans with North American Indians in the eastern half of the United States. De Soto and his army of over 600 men, including 200 cavalry, spent four years traveling through what is now Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North and... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95
A Dan Josselyn Memorial Publication Lamar Archaeology provides a comprehensive and detailed review of our knowledge of the late prehistoric Indian societies in the Southern Appalachian area and its peripheries. These Lamar societies were chiefdom-level groups who built most of the mounds in this large region and were ancestors of later tribes,... more...