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  • Confederate Home Frontby William Warren Rogers

    University of Alabama Press 2013; 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...

  • Insiders' GuideŽ to Birminghamby Todd Keith

    The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 17.99

    A first edition, Insiders' Guide to Birmingham  is the essential source for in-depth travel and relocation information to "The Magic City". Written by a local (and true insider), this guide offers a personal and practical perspective of Birmingham and its surrounding environs. more...

  • In the Shadow of Selmaby Cynthia Griggs Fleming

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 31.99

    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...

  • Stride Toward Freedomby Martin Luther King

    Souvenir Press 2011; US$ 17.50

    From the mountain top, he pointed the way for us - a land no longer torn asunder with racial hatred and ethnic strife, a land that measured itself by how it treats the least of these ... a land in which all of God's children might come together in a spirit of brotherhood. From U.S President Barack Obama's tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin... more...

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

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 19.95

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 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... more...

  • Back Homeby Roy Hoffman

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 19.95

    After twenty years in New York City, a prize-winning writer takes a "long look back" at his hometown of Mobile, Alabama. In Back Home: Journeys through Mobile , Roy Hoffman tells stories--through essays, feature articles, and memoir--of one of the South's oldest and most colorful port cities. Many of the pieces here grew out of Hoffman's work... more...

  • There's Hope for the Worldby Richard Arrington

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 29.95

    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 Miles College. Richard Arrington could not have guessed then that his future... more...

  • Place Names in Alabamaby Virginia O. Foscue

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 18.95

    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 1753; 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... more...

  • The Reminiscences of George Strother Gainesby George Strother Gaines; James P. Pate

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 22.95

    This first book-length, annotated edition of Gaines' Reminiscences provides a fascinating glimpse into the early history of the Mississippi-Alabama Territory and antebellum Alabama. The two sections of the Reminiscences of George Strother Gaines form one of the most important primary sources on the early history of Alabama and Mississippi.... more...