Modern Alabama

Selected Books


  • Barnard, William D. Dixiecrats and Democrats: Alabama Politics 1942-1950. University: University of Alabama Press, 1974.
  • Bass, Jack. Taming the Storm: The Life and Times of Judge Frank M. Johnson and the South’s Fight Over Civil Rights. New York: Doubleday, 1993.
  • Carter, Dan T. The Politics of Rage: George Wallace, the Origins of the New Conservatism, and the Transformation of American Politics. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1995.
  • Cockrell, Alan. Drilling Ahead: The Quest for Oil in the Deep South, 1945-2005. Jackson: The University Press of Mississippi, 2005.
  • Collins, Donald E. When the Church Bell Rang Racist, The Methodist Church and the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama. Macon: Mercer University Press, 1998.
  • Cronenberg, Allen. Forth to the Mighty Conflict: Alabama and World War II. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1995.
  • Eskew, Glenn. But for Birmingham: The Local and National Movements in the Civil Rights Struggle. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997.
  • Flynt, Wayne. Alabama Baptists: Southern Baptists in the Heart of Dixie. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1998.
  • Grafton, Carl and Anne Permaloff. Big Mules and Branchheads: James E. Folsom and Political Power in Alabama. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1985.
  • Hamilton, Virginia Van der Veer. Lister Hill: Statesman from the South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987.
  • Kasher, Steven. The Civil Rights Movement: A Photographic History, 1954-1968. New York: Abbeville Press, 1996.
  • Lesher, Stephan. George Wallace: American Populist. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1993.
  • Permaloff, Anne and Carl Grafton. Political Power in Alabama: The More Things Change.... Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1995.
  • Salmond, John A. The Conscience of a Lawyer: Clifford J. Durr and American Civil Liberties. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1990.
  • Thomas, Mary Martha. Riveting and Rationing in Dixie: Alabama Women and the Second World War. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1987.

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