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- Dundurn 2011; US$ 12.99
A Letter from Frank is the story of Frank, a German from Czechoslovakia who served as a German paratrooper in the Second World War, and Russ, a small-town Canadian kid who was a tank commander in a Canadian armoured division. On the last day of the war, Frank and Russ fought each other. In the days after, they became friends. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 1997; US$ 35.95
The Montgomery bus boycott was a formative moment in twentieth-century history: a harbinger of the African American freedom movement, a springboard for the leadership of Martin Luther King Jr., and a crucial step in the struggle to realize the American dream of liberty and equality for all. In Daybreak of Freedom , Stewart Burns presents a groundbreaking... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 30.00
The history of the Vine and Olive Colony in Demopolis, Alabama, has long been clouded by romantic myths. The notion that it was a doomed attempt by Napoleonic exiles in America to plant a wine- and olive-growing community in Alabama based on the ideals of the French Revolution, has long been bolstered by the images that have been proliferated in the... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 24.95
During the 1965 Selma voting rights campaign, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. set up informal headquarters at the home of Dr. Sullivan Jackson; his wife, Richie Jean; and their young daughter, Jawana. Dr. Jackson was an African American dentist in Selma, whose profession gave him some protection from economic reprisals, and he was one of the movement’s... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 29.95
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Alabama Afternoons is a collection of portraits of many remarkable Alabamians, famous and obscure, profiled by award-winning journalist and novelist Roy Hoffman. Written as Sunday feature stories for the Mobile Press-Register with additional pieces from the New York Times,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 169.95
Dr. Jans-Thomas revisits an important location in the Civil Rights movement and walks through various places along the march from Selma to Birmingham, Alabama. Her stories are largely anecdotal, but the overall portrait she paints of the towns are vivid because she outlines how the culture has changed since the 1950s and 60s. The portrayal... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 12.95
An engaging account of one woman’s overcoming the Depression and small town mores. Viola Goode Liddell’s short memoir tells the story of her return to Alabama in search of a husband and a new life. Thirty years old and recently divorced, Liddell comes back to her home state—with her young son—determined to survive, during... more...
- LSU Press 2007; US$ 24.95
In The South's Tolerable Alien, Andrew S. Moore probes the role of Catholics in the post--World War II South and argues persuasively that, until the 1960s, religion rivaled race as a boundary separating residents of the Bible Belt. Delving deep into underutilized diocesan archives, he explores the ways in which southern Catholics worked to be both... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 4.36
The Little Book of Birmingham is a funny, fast-paced, fact-packed compendium of the sort of frivolous, fantastic or simply strange information which no-one will want to be without. Here we find out about the city's most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants, famous sons and daughters and literally hundreds of wacky facts. Norman Bartlam's... more...
- 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 lifes greatest treasures can still be found. Filled with an unforgettable... more...