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University of Alabama Press

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  • Tennesseans at War, 1812-1815by Tom Kanon

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Tennesseans at War, 1812?1815 by Tom Kanon tells the often forgotten story of the central role citizens and soldiers from Tennessee played in the Creek War in Alabama and War of 1812. Although frequently discussed as separate military conflicts, the War of 1812 against Great Britain and the Creek War against Native Americans in the territory that... more...

  • Knowing the Suffering of Othersby Austin Sarat; Austin Sarat; Montré D. Carodine; Cathy Caruth; Alan L. Durham; Brian K. Fair; Steven Hobbs; Gregory Keating; Linda Ross Meyer; Meredith M. Render; Austin Sarat; Jeannie Suk; John Fabian Witt

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In Knowing the Suffering of Others , legal scholar Austin Sarat brings together essays that address suffering as it relates to the law, highlighting the ways law imagines suffering and how pain and suffering become jurisprudential facts. From fetal imaging to end-of-life decisions, torts to international human rights, domestic violence to torture,... more...

  • The Woman I Amby Melody Maxwell

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Melody Maxwell?s The Woman I Am analyzes the traditional, progressive, and potential roles female Southern Baptist writers and editors portrayed for Southern Baptist women from 1906 to 2006, particularly in the area of missions. The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) represents the largest Protestant denomination in the United States, yet Southern... more...

  • Sacrifice and Survivalby R. Eric Platt

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95

    Sacrifice and Survival recounts the history and development of Jesuit higher education in the American South. R. Eric Platt examines in Sacrifice and Survival the history and evolution of Jesuit higher education in the American South and hypothesizes that the identity and mission of southern Jesuit colleges and universities may have functioned... more...

  • 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffreyby Kathryn Tucker Windham; Margaret Gillis Figh; Dilcy Windham Hilley; Ben Windham

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    This keepsake edition of the timeless best-seller 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey by folklorists Kathryn Tucker Windham and Margaret Gillis Figh reproduces in facsimile the original hardcover version of a beloved classic. One of the best-known and widely shared books about the South, 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey has haunted the imaginations... more...

  • In the Name of Necessityby Marouf Hasian

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Analyses the ways American leaders have justified the use of military tribunals, the suspension of due process, and the elimination of habeas corpus. Though the war on terrorism is said to have generated unprecedented military situations, arguments for the Patriot Act and military tribunals following 9/11 resemble many historical claims for restricting... more...

  • Tell the World You're a Wildflowerby Jennifer Horne

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Tell the World You?re a Wildflower is a collection of loosely interwoven stories in the voices of southern women and girls of different ages and backgrounds. Beginning with the youngest characters and ending with the oldest, the stories encompass plastic surgery and white supremacists, family secrets and family trees, the United Daughters of the... more...

  • Florida and the Mariel Boatlift of 1980by Kathleen Dupes Hawk; Ron Villella; Adolfo Leyva de Varona; Kristen Cifers; Bob Graham

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    The 1980 Mariel Boatlift was a profound episode in twentieth-century American history, impacting not just Florida, but the entire country. During the first twenty days of the boatlift, with little support from the federal government, the state of Florida coordinated and responded to the sudden arrival in Key West of more than thirty thousand Cuban... more...

  • Reconstructing Tascalusa's Chiefdomby Amanda L. Regnier

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Reconstructing Tascalusa?s Chiefdom is an archaeological study of political collapse in the Alabama River Valley following the Hernando de Soto expedition. To explain the cultural and political disruptions caused by Hernando de Soto?s exploration deep into north America, Amanda L. Regnier presents an analysis of ceramics and a novel theory of cultural... more...

  • Like Grass before the Scytheby William Remmel; Robert Patrick Bender

    University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 39.95

    Uncommonly articulate letters from a young German-American soldier with the Union forces. During a conflict that saw death visit many households in the land, this is the story of a young recruit’s devotion to family and nation. William Remmel’s letters cover more than two full years of service in the 121st New York Infantry Regiment... more...