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  • "Fear God and Walk Humbly"by James Mallory; Grady McWhiney; Warner O. Moore; Robert F. Pace

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 49.95

    James Mallory was an uncommon Southerner. Most inhabitants of the Old South, especially the plain folk, devoted more time to leisurely activities--drinking, gambling, hunting, fishing, and just loafing--than did Mallory, a workaholic agriculturalist, who experimented with new plants, orchards, and manures, as well as the latest farming equipment... more...

  • In the Shadow of Selmaby Cynthia Griggs Fleming

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 34.99

    Although the events of Selma and Birmingham are burned into the nation's consciousness, little has been written about the civil rights events in the surrounding counties, the vast sections of the rural south. Cynthia Griggs Fleming addresses this gap by bringing to light the struggle for equality of the citizens of Wilcox County, Alabama. Although... more...

  • 50 Quick Facts about Alabamaby Wayne Wheelwright

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 1.49

    This book is part of a series of 50 quick facts about each of the United States of America. This book covers the state of Alabama. Facts about the major cities, the history of the state, famous people from 'Bama, the Crimson Tide and many more subjects. This book contains all you will ever need to know about the yellowhammer state. more...

  • Shattered Glass in Birminghamby Randall C. Jimerson

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Shattered Glass in Birmingham traces the experiences of a white northern family during the climax of the civil rights movement in Alabama's largest city. Recounted primarily from Randall Jimerson's perspective as one of five children of Reverend Norman C. "Jim" Jimerson, executive director of the Alabama Council on Human Relations, the narrative explores... more...

  • The WPA Guide to Alabamaby Federal Writers' Project

    Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 7.99

    During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers? Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country?s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authorsmany of whom would later... more...

  • 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...

  • The Federal Road Through Georgiaby Henry deLeon Southerland; Jerry Elijah Brown

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The Federal Road was a major influence in settlement of the Mississippi Territory during the period between the Louisiana Purchase and removal of the Creek Indians. Histories of early Alabama covering this period are replete with references to isolated incidents along the Federal Road but heretofore... more...

  • There's Hope for the Worldby Richard Arrington

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    On a sultry September morning in 1955, a young African American man, the son of share corppers, boarded a Greyhound bus in Birmingham, Alabama, to leave his home state for the first time in his life. He was headed for the University of Detroit on a teaching scholarship from MilesCollege. Richard Arrington could not have guessed then that his future... more...

  • Place Names in Alabamaby Virginia O. Foscue

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 19.95

    Place Names in Alabama is the first systematic attempt to account for all the names of the counties, cities, town, water courses, bodies of water, and mountains that appear on readily available maps of Alabama.             In dictionary format, this volume contains some 2,610 place names,... more...

  • Ante-Bellum Alabamaby Weymouth T. Jordan; Kenneth R. Johnson

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    Ante-Bellum Alabama:  Town and Country was written to give the reader insight into importaant facers of Alabama?s ante-bellum history.  Presented in the form of case studies from the pre?Civil War period, the book deals with a city, a town, a planter?s family, rural social life, attitudes concerning race, and Alabama?s early agricultural... more...