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University of Alabama Press

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  • Hemingway and Womenby Lawrence R. Broer; Gloria Holland; Rena Sanderson; Gail Sinclair; Jamie Barlowe; Kathy G. Willingham; Lisa Tyler; Amy Strong; Linda Patterson Miller; Linda Wagner-Martin; Ann Putnam; Debra A. Moddelmog; Miriam B. Mandel; Hilary K. Justice; Kim Moreland; Nancy R. Comley; Rose Marie Burwell; Sandra Spanier

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    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 of... more...

  • Central America, 1821-1871by Lowell Gudmundson; Hector Lindo-Fuentes

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

                Central America and its ill-fated federation (1824-1839) are often viewed as the archetype of the ?anarchy? of early independent Spanish America. This book consists of two interralted essays dealing with the economic, social, and political changes that took place in Central America,... more...

  • Death at Cross Plainsby Gene L. Howard; Gary B. Mills

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 18.95

    Reconstruction in the South is a much studies and yet little understood dark epoch in the region?s history; in many areas it was marked by such violence as to have been in all but name guerrilla warfare. Death and Cross Plains is the history of one such clash, and the story of one of its casualties ? William Luke.             ... more...

  • The Text and Beyondby Cynthia Bernstein

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 36.95

    This book demonstrates that the approaches of literary linguistics extend to the many influences outside it?history, culture, or politics?that contribute to our understanding of language. more...

  • Yours Till Deathby John Cotton; Lucille Griffith

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    "These letters from a yeoman farmer in the Confederate Army to his wife in Coosa County, Alabama, will be of interest to historians not only for the light shed upon the life of the Confederate soldier, but also for frequent allusions to rural life and the operation of the farm in Cotton's absence. He enlisted at Pinckneyville, Alabama, on April 1,... more...

  • Presidents and Protestorsby Theodore O. Windt

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The decade of the 1960s was a time of passionate politics and resounding rhetoric. The ?resounding rhetoric,? from Kennedy?s celebrated inaugural address, to the outlandish antics of the Yippies, is the focus of this book. The importance of this volume is its consideration of both people in power... more...

  • President Johnson's War On Povertyby David Zarefsky

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 In January 1964, in his first State of the Union address, President Lyndon Johnson announced a declaration of ?unconditional war? on poverty. By the end of the year the Economic Opportunity Act became law. The War on Poverty illustrates the interweaving of rhetorical and historical forces in shaping... more...

  • Loving God's Wildnessby Jeffrey Bilbro

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 54.95

    When the Puritans arrived in the New World to carry out the colonization they saw as divinely mandated, they were confronted by the American wilderness. Part of their theology led them to view the natural environment as ?a temple of God? in which they should glorify and serve its creator. The larger prevailing theological view, however, saw this vast... more...

  • Rhetorical Exposuresby Christopher Carter

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 44.95

    Documentary photography aims to capture the material reality of life. In Rhetorical Exposures , Christopher Carter demonstrates how the creation and display of documentary photographs?often now called ?imagetexts??both invite analysis and raise persistent questions about the political and social causes for the bleak scenes of poverty and distress... more...

  • History of Metals in Colonial Americaby James A. Mulholland

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The story of the introduction and growth of the technology of metals in the North American colonial period entails significant developments beyond the transfer of the technology from the Old World to the New. In the struggle to create an indigenous industry, in the efforts to encourage and support the work of metals craftsmen, in the defiance of... more...