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Alabama : from territory to statehood : an Alabama Heritage bicentennial collection.

Alabama : from territory to statehood : an Alabama Heritage bicentennial collection.

Author: Alabama heritage.
Publisher: Montgomery, AL : NewSouth Books, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Inspired by Alabama's bicentennial celebrations, Alabama from Territory to Statehood compiles the work of experts on the history of Alabama's formative years. The landscape, culture, and people of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alabama heritage.
ISBN: 9781588383990 1588383997
OCLC Number: 1122860075
Notes: Includes index.
"Conceived, written, edited, and designed for original publication in Alabama Heritage magazine, each article both stands alone and supports the overall work." - inside jacket cover.
Description: ix, 190 pages : illustrations, maps, 1 fold-out map, 1 fold-out timeline ; 29 cm
Contents: A long road to becoming a territory / Edwin C. Bridge --
'More or less arbitrary' : the location of the Alabama-Mississippi border / Mike Bunn --
Land claims and surveying in the Alabama territory / Herbert James Lewis --
Alabama fever rages : migrations to the frontier of early Alabama / Thomas Chase Hagood --
The Alabama territory's cultural landscape / Gregory A. Waselkov --
St. Stephens : the Alabama territory's first capital / George Shorter --
The three sisters : how squash, beans, and corn became southern food / John C. Hall and Rosa N. Hall --
The Alabama territory quarter by quarter / Mike Bunn --
Constitution and crisis : outside the convention hall, Huntsville, Alabama, in the summer of 1819 / Thomas Reidy --
The adoption of the 1819 Alabama Constitution / Herbert James Lewis --
William Wyatt Bibb : Alabama's first Governor / Samuel L. Webb --
The Creek Nation and Alabama / Kathryn H. Braund --
'Liberty is a jewel too precious for compromise or exchange' : the politics of banking, newspapers, and class in frontier Alabama / Thomas Chase Hagood --
A 'peculiar institution' : slavery in Alabama / Justin A. Rudder --
'This beautiful and rapid rising state' : architecture of the territorial and early statehood years / Robert Gamble.


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