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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

The ConfederadosThe Confederados
This collection of essays--which also includes a previously unpublished narrative by an original settler-- examines the fascinating experiences of southern Confederate exiles in Brazil and their continuing legacy. During the late 1860s Southerners dissatisfied with the outcome of the Civil War and fearful of the extent of Union reprisals migrated t ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 1998-05-21 | ISBN-13: 9780817309442

Taking Christianity to ChinaTaking Christianity to China
by Wayne Flynt, Gerald W. Berkley-Coats
Beginning early in the 19th century, the American missionary movement made slow headway in China. Alabamians became part of that small beachhead. After 1900 both the money and personnel rapidly expanded, peaking in the early 1920s. By the 1930s many American denominations became confused and divided over the appropriateness of the missionary endeav ...
Number of pages: 442 | Publication Date: 1997-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9780817308339

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