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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Back Homeby Roy Hoffman

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 24.95

    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... more...

  • There's Hope for the Worldby Richard Arrington

    University of Alabama Press 1753; 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...

  • Insiders' Guide® 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...

  • Bibb County, Alabamaby Rhoda C. Ellison

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 32.95

    This model county history chronicles one hundred years in the life of a representative Deep South county.    The history of Bibb County between 1818 and 1918 is in many ways representative of the experience of central Alabama during that period. Bibb County shares physical characteristics with the areas both to its north and to its... more...

  • Death at Cross Plainsby Gene L. Howard; Gary B. Mills

    University of Alabama Press 1753; US$ 18.95

      Reconstruction in the South is a much studies and yet little understood dark epoch in the region?s history; in many areas it was marked by such violence as to have been in all but name guerrilla warfare. Death and Cross Plains is the history of one such clash, and the story of one of its casualties ? William Luke.             ... more...

  • Diario de Boliviaby Ernesto Che Guevara

    Linkgua 2010; US$ 5.73

    Esta nueva edición comentada del Diario de Bolivia, a cargo de su nieto Canek Sánchez Guevara, contiene nuevas reflexiones sobre la última etapa de la vida del Che y aclara al máximo las identidades de los implicados en su guerrilla y las situaciones que provocaron aquellos acontecimientos. Esta edición tiene cerca de 400 notas al pie con abundante... more...

  • Towards Democratic Viabilityby John Crabtree; Laurence Whitehead

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 175.00

    The book traces the twin processes of economic liberalization and political democratization in Bolivia since the 1980s, placing both in their historical context. By focusing on the issue of democratic 'viability', it seeks to raise the broader question of the relationship between democratization and the socio-economic context in which it takes place.... more...

  • Blacks, Indians, and Spaniards in the Eastern Andesby Lolita Gutiérrez Brockington

    University of Nebraska Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    Examines the little known province of Mizque and its colonial populations from 1550 to 1782. This work also analyzes how imperial control met with resistance and how Africans, Indians, and Spaniards, and their descendants interacted with one another. It uncovers an intersection and cross-fertilization of sociocultural measurements. more...