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- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 34.95
David L. DeJarnette, the founder of scientific archaeology in the state of Alabama, reports on archaeological surveys and excavations undertaken in the ChattahoocheeRiverValley between 1947 and 1962. The three contributors, Wesley R. Hurt, Edward B. Kurjack, and Fred Lamar Pearson Jr., each made signal contributions to the archaeology of the southeastern... more...
- 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...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95
In the Shadow of Hitler chronicles the experiences of Alabama Jews as they worked to overcome their own divisions in order to aid European Jews before, during, and after the Second World War. In this extensive study of how southern Jews in the United States responded to the Nazi persecution of European Jews, Dan J. Puckett recounts the divisions... more...
- 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 needs of one?s... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 49.95
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...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 24.95
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...
- University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 29.95
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- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 94.00
? Provides a richer portrait of the bus boycott, based on the latest research ? Balances coverage of the famous figures of the boycott (Dr. King, Rosa Parks) with the core protest group of black domestics who chose to walk to work instead of riding the buses ? Looks at personalities and politics that kept the protesters unified, motivated, and determined... more...