Mockingbird SongsMockingbird Songs
Wayne Flynt
An indelible portrait of one of the most famous and beloved authors in the canon of American literature—a collection of letters between Harper Lee and one of her closest friends that reveals the famously private writer as never before, in her own words.The violent racism of the American South drove Wayne Flynt away from his home state of Alabama, ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2017-05-02 | ISBN-13: 9780062660084

Alabama in the Twentieth Century (Modern South)Alabama in the Twentieth Century (Modern South)
Wayne Flynt
An authoritative popular history that places the state in regional and national context.Alabama is a state full of contrasts. On the one hand, it has elected the lowest number of women to the state legislature of any state in the union; yet according to historians it produced two of the ten most important American women of the 20th century—Helen ...
Number of pages: 642 | Publication Date: 2006-07-18 | ISBN-13: 9780817352660

Southern Religion and Christian Diversity in the Twentieth Century (Religion & American Culture)Southern Religion and Christian Diversity in the Twentieth Century (Religion & American Culture)
Wayne Flynt
Southern Religion and Christian Diversity in the Twentieth Century is a collection of fifteen essays by award-winning scholar Wayne Flynt that explores and reveals the often-forgotten religious heterogeneity of the American South.   Throughout its dramatic history, the American South has wrestled with issues such as poverty, social change, labor r ...
Number of pages: 400 | Publication Date: 2016-08-29 | ISBN-13: 9780817319083

Keeping the FaithKeeping the Faith
Wayne Flynt
Wayne Flynt tells the story of his life and his courageous battles against an indifferent or hostile power structure with modesty but always with honesty. In doing so he tells us the story of how Alabama institutions really are manipulated, and why we should care. ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2011-09-02 | ISBN-13: 9780817317546

AlabamaAlabama
by William Warren Rogers, Robert David Ward, Leah Rawls Atkins, Wayne Flynt
A new and up-to-date edition of Alabama’s history to celebrate the state’s bicentennial.Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, Bicentennial Edition is a comprehensive narrative account of the state from its earliest days to the present. This edition, updated to celebrate the state’s bicentennial year, offers a detailed survey of the colo ...
Number of pages: 816 | Publication Date: 2018-09-18 | ISBN-13: 9780817359171

Dixie's Forgotten People, New EditionDixie's Forgotten People, New Edition
Wayne Flynt
The best sort of introductory study... packed with enlightening information." ―The Times Literary SupplementPoor whites have been isolated from mainstream white Southern culture and have been in turn stereotyped as rednecks and Holy Rollers, discriminated against, and misunderstood. In their isolation, they have developed a unique subculture and ...
Number of pages: 248 | Publication Date: 2004-10-19 | ISBN-13: 9780253217363

Alabama BaptistsAlabama Baptists
Wayne Flynt
Alabama Baptists are a complex people. Although regarded as conservative in both politics and theology, many Baptists became leaders of the 1890s agrarian revolt, devoted partisans of the social gospel early in the 20th century, and ardent advocates of the New Deal. Complexity has also characterized the denomination's race relations. For nearly fiv ...
Number of pages: 760 | Publication Date: 2005-10-23 | ISBN-13: 9780817352820

AlabamaAlabama
by William Warren Rogers, Leah Rawls Atkins, Robert David Ward, Wayne Flynt
  Once the home of aboriginal inhabitants, Alabama was claimed and occupied by European nations, later to become a permanent part of the United States. A cotton and slave state for more than half of the 19th century, Alabama declared its independence and joined another nation, the Confederate States of America, for its more than four-year history ...
Number of pages: 768 | Publication Date: 1994-07-30 | ISBN-13: 9780817307141

Poor but ProudPoor but Proud
Wayne Flynt
This meticulous reconstruction of the lives of poor whites in the heart of Dixie is a model study inviting new respect for a people who have suffered from widespread and continuing stereotyping.The phrase "poor but proud" aptly describes many white Alabamians who settled the state and persisted through time. During the antebellum years, poor whites ...
Number of pages: 469 | Publication Date: 1989-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9780817304249

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