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  • 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...

  • Populism to Progressivism In Alabamaby Sheldon Hackney

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 39.95

      Library of Alabama Classics Winner of the Albert J. Beveridge Award of the American Historical Association ?In this excellent study of Alabama politics, Hackney deftly analyzes the leadership, following, and essential character of Populism and Progressivism during the period from 1890 to 1910. The work is exceptionally well written; it deals... more...

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

    University of Alabama Press 2014; 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. The... more...

  • Return to Sawyerton Springsby Andy Andrews

    Hay House 2009; US$ 2.99

    Return to a time when life made more sense. For many, such a journey may seem like fantasy, yet for author Andy Andrews, Sawyerton Springs is where he grew up. Andy shares a collection of hilariously heartwarming memories that will inspire your soul and help you remember where life’s greatest treasures can still be found. Filled with an unforgettable... more...

  • Rivers of Historyby Harvey H. Jackson

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Four streams make up the Alabama River system, the Coosa, Tallapoosa, Cahaba, and Alabama. Together they flow for more than 900 miles, through some of the most historic regions of the state. This book looks at the way these streams have shaped the lives of the people who lived along them, and how, in turn, people have used the rivers to their own... more...

  • Rosa Parks: A Biographyby Joyce Hanson

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 39.00

    Rosa Parks: A Biography captures the story of this remarkable woman like no other biography of her before it. It examines the entire scope of Rosa Parks's life, from her birth in 1913 in Tuskegee, Alabama to her 1943 enrollment in the Montgomery NAACP to the dramatic events of the 1960s, and her continuing work up to her death in 2005. Each chapter... more...

  • The Scalawag In Alabama Politics, 1865-1881by Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Who was this scalawag? Simply a native, white, Alabama Republican! Scorned by his fellow white Southerners, he suffered, in his desire for socioeconomic reform and political power, more than mere verbal abuse and social ostracism; he lived constantly under the threat of physical violence. When first published in 1977, Wiggin?s treatment of the scalawag... 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...

  • Stand Up for Alabamaby Jeffrey Frederick

    University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 54.95

    Whereas other studies have focused on George Wallace?s career as a national figure, Stand Up for Alabama provides a detailed, comprehensive, and analytical study of Wallace?s political life that emphasizes his activities and their impact within the state of Alabama. Jeff Frederick answers two fundamental questions: What was George Wallace?s... more...

  • Stars Fell on Alabamaby Carl Carmer; Howell Raines

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Stars Fell on Alabama is truly a classic. The book enjoyed enormous popularity and notoriety when it was first published (it was a selection of The Literary Guild and also sold widely in Europe). It can be described as a book of folkways?not journalism, or history, or a novel. At times it is impressionistic; at other times it conveys... more...