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  • The Journal of Sarah Haynsworth Gayle, 1827-1835by Sarah Haynsworth Gayle; Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins; Ruth Smith Truss

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    Astonishing, tragic, and remarkable, the journal of Sarah Haynsworth Gayle, wife of early Alabama governor John Gayle, is among the most widely studied and seminal accounts of antebellum life in the American South. This is the first complete edition of the journal in print.   Bereft of the companionship of her often-absent husband, Sarah considered... more...

  • Scattered Ghostsby Nick Barlay

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 35.00

    When two Hungarian Jewish refugees landed by accident in Britain in the winter of 1956, they had little idea what the future would hold. But they carried with them the traces of their turbulent past, just enough to provide the clues to their past. Resurrecting 200 years of wars and revolutions, from the Austro-Hungarian Empire via two totalitarianisms... more...

  • From Yellow Dog Democrats to Red State Republicansby David R. Colburn

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 19.99

    Likely to raise hackles among Democrats and Republicans alike, this dynamic history of modern Florida argues that the Sunshine State has become the political and demographic future of the nation. David Colburn reveals how Florida gradually abandoned the traditions of race and personality that linked it to the Democratic Party. The book focuses particularly... more...

  • 50 Quick Facts about Alabamaby Wayne Wheelwright

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 1.49

    This book is part of a series of 50 quick facts about each of the United States of America. This book covers the state of Alabama. Facts about the major cities, the history of the state, famous people from 'Bama, the Crimson Tide and many more subjects. This book contains all you will ever need to know about the yellowhammer state. more...

  • The Pinochet Fileby Peter Kornbluh

    New Press, The 2013; US$ 26.95

    Revised and updated for the fortieth anniversary of Augusto Pinochet?s September 11, 1973, military coup in Chile, The Pinochet File reveals a formerly secret record of complicity with atrocity on the part of the U.S. government. Documents that were first made publicly available in the original hardcover edition formed the heart of the international... more...

  • 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...

  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chile & Easter Islandby Dorling Kindersley

    DK Publishing 2013; US$ 25.00

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chile & Easter Island is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. This fully updated guide includes street maps of cities and towns, plus unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sights. Vibrant full-color photography will help you visualize your destinations... more...

  • The Nation-State and Violenceby Anthony Giddens

    Wiley 2013; US$ 41.50

    The social sciences have long been based upon contrasts drawn between the 'militaristic' societies of the past, and the 'capitalist' or 'industrial' societies of the present. But how valid are such contrasts, given that the current era is one stamped by the impact of war and by the intensive development of sophisticated weaponry? In setting out to... more...

  • To Render Invisibleby Robert Cassanello

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95

    Fortified by the theories of Henri Lefebvre, David Harvey, and Jürgen Habermas, this is the first book to focus on the tumultuous emergence of the African American working class in Jacksonville between Reconstruction and the 1920s. Cassanello brings to light many of the reasons Jacksonville, like Birmingham, Alabama, and other cities throughout the... more...

  • Heaven's Soldiersby Frank Marotti; Frank Marotti

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    Heaven’s Soldiers chronicles the history of a community of free people of African descent who lived and thrived, while resisting the constraints of legal bondage, in East Florida in the four decades leading up to the Civil War. Historians have long attributed the relatively flexible system of race relations in pre–Civil War East... more...