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- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 39.95
This book discusses words used in the Southeast and how they have changed during the 20th century. It also describes how the lexicon varies according to the speaker's age, race, education, sex, and place of residence (urban versus rural; coastal versus piedmont versus mountain). Data collected in the 1930s as part of the Linguistic Atlas of the Middle... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2007; US$ 24.95
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 was also... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 19.95
A community of inquiry and pride in central Alabama. Creating Community explores how faculty members at Alabama State University, a historically black university in Montgomery, have been inspired by the legacy of African American culture and the civil rights movement and how they seek to interpret and extend that legacy through teaching, scholarship,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2003; US$ 32.95
Louise Michel was born illegitimate in 1830 and became a schoolmistress in Paris. She was involved in radical activities during the twilight of France?s Second Empire, and during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 and the siege of Paris. She was a leading member of the revolutionary groups controlling Montmarte. Michel emerged as one of the leaders... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Provides a politically and historically informed review of Cuban archaeology, from both American and Cuban perspectives. Many Americans are aware of the political, economic, and personal impacts of the U.S. embargo on Cuba. But the communication blockade between scholars has also affected the historical course of academic disciplines and research... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 39.95
This interdisciplinary collection of essays explores in-depth a topic previously neglected by scholars: John Steinbeck's early continuing preoccupation with ecology and marine biology and the effect of that interest on his writings. Written by scholars from various disciplines, the essays offer a dynamic contribution to the study of John... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 34.95
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 of... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 34.95
First major work to deal solely with the Plaquemine societies. Plaquemine, Louisiana, about 10 miles south of Baton Rouge on the banks of the Mississippi River, seems an unassuming southern community for which to designate an entire culture. Archaeological research conducted in the region between 1938 and 1941, however, revealed distinctive cultural... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 19.95
This manifesto is a verbal articulation of the authors' visionary theory of how the human body, architecture, and creativity define and sustain one another. This revolutionary work by artist-architects Arakawa and Madeline Gins demonstrates the inter-connectedness of innovative architectural design, the poetic process, and philosophical inquiry.... more...
- 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 during the... more...