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- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 22.50
Applies linguistics methods for a richer understanding of literary texts and spoken language. Dialect and Dichotomy outlines the history of dialect writing in English and its influence on linguistic variation. It also surveys American dialect writing and its relationship to literary, linguistic, political, and cultural trends, with emphasis... 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...
- University of Alabama Press 2007; US$ 22.00
Eighty-one poems spanning the career of the late George Starbuck, widely praised luminary of modern American verse. Starbuck was known in his lifetime and is remembered today as a practitioner of verse remarkable for its pathos, intelligence, and wit. A master of American vernacular, sensitive to the rhythms of everyday speech, Starbuck... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 32.95
A gripping story of the cultural resilience of the descendants of Geronimo and Cochise. This book reveals the conflicting meanings of power held by the federal government and the Chiricahua Apaches throughout their history of interaction. When Geronimo and Naiche, son... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 39.95
A fully annotated edition of a classic work detailing the cultures of five southeastern American Indian tribes during the Contact Period. James Adair was an Englishman who lived and traded among the southeastern Indians for more than 30 years, from 1735 to 1768. During that time he covered the territory from the Appalachian Mountains to the... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 27.50
Female scholars reevaluate gender and the female presence in the life and work of one of America’s foremost writers. Ernest Hemingway has often been criticized as a misogynist because of his portrayal of women. But some of the most exciting Hemingway scholarship of recent years has come from women scholars who challenge traditional views... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 38.50
The first systematic analysis of American literature textbooks used by college instructors in the last century. Scholars have long noted the role that college literary anthologies play in the rising and falling reputations of American authors. Canons by Consensus examines this classroom fixture in detail to challenge and correct a number of... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.00
Justice and Administration is an ambitious effort to grapple with justice as a theoretical component of the practice of public administration, yet with sufficient theoretical power to be meaningful in philosophy, political studies, and sociology. The time is ripe for such an effort, as the questions that gather under the labels of modernity,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 22.95
Cherokee identity as revealed in fishing methods and materials. In Eastern Cherokee Fishing , life histories, folktales, and reminiscences about fish gathered from interviews with Cherokee and non-Cherokee people provide a clear and personal picture of the changes in the Qualla Boundary (Eastern Band of the) Cherokee in the last 75 years.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 34.95
A comprehensive study that traces the craft of pottery making among the Catawba Indians of North Carolina from the late 18th century to the present. When Europeans encountered them, the Catawba Indians were living along the river and throughout the valley that carries their name near the present North Carolina-South Carolina border. Archaeologists... more...