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Alabama : the history of a Deep South state / William Warren Rogers, Robert David Ward, Leah Rawls Atkins, and Wayne Flynt.

Author/Creator:
Rogers, William Warren, 1929-2017, author.
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, 2018.
Format/Description:
Book
xxviii, 787 pages : illustations, maps ; 24 cm
Edition:
Bicentennial edition.
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Subjects:
Alabama -- History.
Alabama.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Preface to the bicentennial edition
Alabama: a prospect
Part 1. From early times to the end of the Civil War / Leah Rawls Atkins. 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
Part 2. From 1865 through 1920 / William Warren Rogers and Robert David Ward. 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
Part 3. From the 1920s to 2018 / Wayne Flynt. 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, 1970-2018; Gender, "jocks" and Shakespeare: Alabama society and culture, 1970-2018
Alabama: past and future
Appendix A: Governors of Alabama
Appendix B: Counties of Alabama
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [691]-736) and index.
Contributor:
Ward, Robert David, author.
Atkins, Leah Rawls, author.
Flynt, Wayne, 1940- author.
ISBN:
9780817319748
0817319743
9780817359171
0817359176
9780817391669
OCLC:
1011560050