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  • Escaping Hitlerby Eva Goldschmidt Wyman

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 44.95

    Escaping Hitler is the personal story of Eva Wyman and her family’s escape from Nazi Germany to Chile in the sociohistorical context of 1930s and 1940s, a time when the Chilean Nazi party had an active presence in the country’s major institutions.   Based primarily oninterviewswith German Jewish refugees and family correspondence,... more...

  • In Peace and Freedomby Bernard Jr. LaFayette; Kathryn Lee Johnson; Congressman John Robert Lewis; Raymond Arsenault

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 35.00

    Bernard LaFayette Jr. (b. 1940) was a cofounder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a leader in the Nashville lunch counter sit-ins, a Freedom Rider, an associate of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), and the national coordinator of the Poor People's Campaign. At the young age of... more...

  • In the Shadow of Hitlerby Dan J. Puckett

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95

    In the Shadow of Hitler is the first comprehensive state study of how southern Jews—and non-Jews—dealt with the coming of the Good War and the Nazi persecution of European Jews. In 1982, the Orthodox congregation of Ahavas Chesed in Mobile, Alabama, reconsecrated a Torah scroll from the Altneuschule in Prague, Czechoslovakia, that... more...

  • In the Path of the Stormsby Frye Gaillard; Sheila Hagler; Peggy Denniston

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 24.95

    The Gulf Coast villages of Bayou La Batre and Coden are two of Alabama’s most distinctive, with roots going back to the French settlements of the 18th century. For generations, the proud inhabitants of these communities have extracted their modest livings from the sea, sustained by a lesson handed down over time— that providing for the... more...

  • History and Hope in the Heart of Dixieby Gordon E. Harvey; Bailey Thompson; Richard D. Starnes; Gordon E. Harvey; Andrew M Manis; Dan T. Carter; Glenn Feldman; Brooks Blevins; John Shelton Reed; Susan Y. Ashmore; Jeffrey Frederick; DeWayne Key; Richard D. Starnes; Glenn Feldman

    University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    Social and political history of the modern South.   This collection of essays on the social and political history of the modern South consider the region’s poor, racial mores and race relations, economic opportunity, Protestant activism, political coalitions and interest groups, social justice, and progressive reform. History... more...

  • The Formative Period in Alabama, 1815-1828by Thomas Abernethy; David T. Morgan

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    The Formative Period in Alabama, 1815-1828 is a beautifully crafted history of the evolution of the state written by Thomas Perkins Abernethy in 1922. The work shows how Alabama grew out of the Mississippi Territory and discusses the economic and political development during the years just before and just after Alabama became a state. Abernethy’s... more...

  • Bonapartists in the Borderlandsby Rafe Blaufarb

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 50.00

    Bonapartists in the Borderlands recounts how Napoleonic exiles and French refugees from Europe and the Caribbean joined forces with Latin American insurgents, Gulf pirates, and international adventurers to seek their fortune in the Gulf borderlands.  The U.S. Congress welcomed the French to America and granted them a large tract of rich Black... more...

  • Sketches of Alabamaby Mary Duffee; Jane Porter Nabers; Virginia Pounds Brown

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    Mary Gordon Duffee's father, Matthew Duffee was born in Ireland and immigrated to Tuscaloosa, Alabama in 1823. In Tuscaloosa he operated a popular tavern, and he later bought a resort hotel at Blount Springs. Mary Duffee was born in Alabama in 1840 and spent many summers with her family at the resort. It was the journey to and from Blount Springs... more...

  • Patterson for Alabamaby Gene L. Howard

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    John Patterson, Alabama governor from 1959 to 1963, was thrust into the Alabama political arena after the brutal murder of his father, attorney general Albert Patterson in 1954. Allowed by the Democratic Party to take his father’s place and to complete the elder’s goal of cleaning up corruption in his hometown Phenix City, Patterson made... more...

  • Gone to the Swampby Robert W. Smith

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4   To make a living here, one had to be capable, confident, clever and inventive, know a lot about survival, be able to fashion and repair tools, navigate a boat, fell a tree, treat a snakebite,... more...