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Alabama : the history of a Deep South state

Author: William Warren Rogers
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In both chronological and topical organization, this work examines traditional subjects such as politics, military events, economics, and social movements. It also discusses the roles of individual  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Warren Rogers
ISBN: 9780817316990 081731699X 9780817355982 0817355987
OCLC Number: 428731395
Description: xxviii, 707 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Native peoples of Alabama --
European exploration and colonization in Alabama --
Creeks and Americans at war --
Land in the Alabama wilderness beckons --
The early years: defining the issues --
The early years: confronting the issues --
The cotton kingdom --
Antebellum society --
Party politics and states' rights --
Yancey and the Alabama platform --
The secession crisis --
At war with the Union --
The home front --
Reconstruction: the second beginning --
Radical reconstruction --
The Bourbon oligarchy and the New Old South --
The agricultural alternative and the rise of industry --
New winds and old voices --
The defeat of reform --
Politics, education, and the "Splendid Little War" --
The constitution of 1901 --
The chimerical impulse of progressivism --
Women in Alabama from 1865 to 1920 --
Domestic issues, the creative state, and the Great War --
The politics of reform and stability during the 1920s --
Change and stability during the Roaring Twenties --
Hard times, 1930-1940 --
How new a deal in Alabama? --
A state forged by war, 1940-1954 --
The flowering of Alabama liberalism: politics and society during the 1940s and 1950s --
A time to hate: racial confrontation, 1955-1970 --
Racial politics and economic stagnation --
A time to heal: struggling to find a new vision, 1970-2010 --
Gender, "jocks", and Shakespeare: Alabama society and culture, 1970-2010.
Responsibility: William Warren Rogers [and others].
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