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Alabama and the Borderlands From Prehistory to Statehood

by R. Reid Badger

Alabama and the Borderlands From Prehistory to Statehood Synopsis

Born of a concern with Alabama's past and the need to explore and explain that legacy, this book brings together the nation's leading scholars on the prehistory and early history of Alabama and the southeastern U.S. Covering topics ranging from the Mississippian Period in archaeology and the de Soto expedition (and other early European explorations and settlements of Alabama) to the 1780 Siege of Mobile, this is a comprehensive and readable collection of scholarship on early Alabama.

Alabama and the Borderlands From Prehistory to Statehood Press Reviews

Consisting of 11 essays, this work is a study of the often-neglected U.S. southeast....Thoroughly documented and carefully arranged with a perceptive introduction, meaningful illustrations, and extensive bibliography. --Choice Interesting for the general reader as well as valuable to researchers...provides both synthetic articles and provocative new material and should be read by those itnerested in prehistory and the early istory of the southeast. --American Indian Quarterly A useful and attractive book...contains some of the very best thinking on a variety of subjects improtant to southeastern archaeologists. --Southeastern Archaeology

Book Information

ISBN: 9780817312770
Publication date: 30th June 2003
Author: R. Reid Badger
Publisher: The University of Alabama Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 264 pages
Categories: Social & cultural history,

About R. Reid Badger

R.Reid Badger is Associate Professor of American Studies at The University of Alabama. Lawrence Clayton is professor of history at The University of Alabama.

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