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Alabama getaway : the political imaginary and the Heart of Dixie

Author: Allen Tullos; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Athens [Ga.] : University of Georgia Press, ©2011.
Series: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tullos explores the recent history of one of the nation's most conservative states to reveal its political imaginary-the public shape of power, popular imagery, and individual opportunity-and asks if  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Tullos; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1200913590
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: xii, 364 p.
Contents: Habits of judgment --
The sez-you state --
The punitive habit --
Public figures of speech --
In the ditch with Wallace --
Oafs of office --
The one-trick pony and the man on the horse --
Stakes in the Heart of Dixie --
Black Alabamas --
Baghdad as Birmingham --
Invasions of normalcy.
Series Title: Politics and culture in the twentieth-century South.
Responsibility: Allen Tullos.

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A compelling view of Alabama's challenges, and possibly a blueprint for meeting them. Informed readers of politics and Southern culture will be engrossed, and some likely infuriated.|American studies Read more...

 
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