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University of Alabama Press

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  • Confederate Home Frontby William Warren Rogers

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    With this superbly written, meticulously researched, and concisely argued study, Rogers has helped deepen our understanding of the Confederate civilian experience. Drawing from a wealth of historic documents and personal papers, William Warren Rogers, Jr., provides a fascinating and detailed political, economic, social, and commercial history of... more...

  • Animal, Vegetable, Digitalby Elizabeth Swanstrom

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize in American Literature In Animal, Vegetable, Digital , Elizabeth Swanstrom makes a confident and spirited argument for the use of digital art in support of ameliorating human engagement with the environment and suggests a four-part framework for analyzing and discussing such applications.   Through close... more...

  • Drone Warfare and Lawfare in a Post-Heroic Ageby Marouf Hasian

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 49.95

    In the past decade, the United States has rapidly deployed militarized drones in theaters of war for surveillance as well as targeted killing. The swiftness with which drones were created and put into service has outstripped the development of an associated framework for discussing them, with the result that basic conversations about these lethal... more...

  • Service as Mandateby Alan I Marcus; Alan I Marcus; Amy Sue Bix; Gwen Kay; Valerie Grim; Anne B. Effland; David L. Harmon; Donald Alexander Downs; Erinn McComb; Stephanie Statz; Hamilton Cravens; Melissa Walker; Robert C. McMath; R. Douglas Hurt

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    Established by the Morrill Land-Grant College Act of 1862, America?s land-grant universities have had far-reaching influences on the United States and the world. Service as Mandate , Alan I Marcus?s second edited collection of insightful essays about land-grant universities, explores how these universities have adapted to meet the challenges of the... more...

  • Sugar Cane Capitalism and Environmental Transformationby Marco G. Meniketti

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    In this deeply researched and multifaceted study, Marco G. Meniketti demonstrates how the landscape of the small Caribbean island of Nevis preserves and reveals artifacts and evidence of the highly complex and interrelated seventeenth- to nineteenth-century ?Atlantic Economy,? comprising early capitalist sugar production, the African slave trade,... more...

  • 1777by John S. Pancake

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95

     ?A revisionist view of the Revolution?s most crucial year? it explodes many of the myths surrounding Burgoyne?s Canadian expedition and Howe?s Pennsylvania campaign. There is a wealth of fascinating detail in this book, including information on arms and supplies, rations for women camp followers, and even the numbers of carts (30-odd) carrying... more...

  • 99 Fablesby William March; William T. Going; Richard Brough

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    ?March has picked up where Aesop and Don Marquis left off, prick- ing vanities and exposing antics of chronic phonies. . . . Here are damning truths about the Noblest Animal, here is vitriol without venom. richard Brough catches the full flavor in his illustrations.? ? New York Times Book Review more...

  • Abductive Reasoningby Douglas Walton

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    This book examines three areas in which abductive reasoning is especially important: medicine, science, and law. The reader is introduced to abduction and shown how it has evolved historically into the framework of conventional wisdom in logic. Discussions draw upon recent techniques used in artificial intelligence, particularly in the areas of multi-agent... more...

  • The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and Neighboring Islandsby Jesse Walter Fewkes; L. Antonio Curet

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 37.95

    A valuable recounting of the first formal archaeological excavations in Puerto Rico. Originally published as the Twenty-Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1907, this book was praised in an article in American Anthropologist as doing "more than any other to give a comprehensive... more...

  • Acts of Mindby Richard Jackson

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 32.95

    ?There have been any number of books of interview with contemporary writers, but none precisely like this one. The author/editor has somehow managed to get these very different poets to follow his lead and (in many cases for the first time anywhere) to reveal much about their intellectual habits, assumptions, and preconceptions.  In almost every... more...