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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...

  • 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...

  • The Quest for Jewish Belief and Identity in the Graphic Novelby Stephen E. Tabachnick

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Many Jewish artists and writers contributed to the creation of popular comics and graphic novels, and in The Quest for Jewish Belief and Identity in the Graphic Novel , Stephen E. Tabachnick takes readers on an engaging tour of graphic novels that explore themes of Jewish identity and belief. The creators of Superman (Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster),... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Miles of Stareby Michelle Kohler

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 54.95

    Miles of Stare explores the problem of nineteenth-century American literary vision: the strange conflation of visible reality and poetic language that emerges repeatedly in the metaphors and literary creations of American transcendentalists. The strangeness of nineteenth-century poetic vision is exemplified most famously by Emerson?s transparent... 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...

  • Alabama Blast Furnacesby Joseph H. Woodward; James R. Bennett

    University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    This work is the first and remains the only source of information on all blast furnaces built and operated in Alabama, from the first known charcoal furnace of 1815 (Cedar Creek Furnace in Franklin County) to the coke-fired giants built before the onset of the Great Depression. Woodward surveys the iron industry from the early, small local... more...