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Alabama in the Twentieth Century

by Wayne Flynt

Alabama in the Twentieth Century Synopsis

The vast range and complexity of Alabama's triumphs and low points in a defining century. Wayne Flynt is Distinguished University Professor of History at Auburn University and author or coauthor of 11 books, including Alabama Baptists: Southern Baptists in the Heart of Dixie, Poor But Proud: Alabama's Poor Whites, Alabama: The History of a Deep South State, and Taking Christianity to China: Alabama Missionaries in the Middle Kingdom, 1850-1950. He has been recognized by numerous awards and honors, including the Lillian Smith Award for nonfiction, the Clarence Cason Nonfiction Award, the James F. Sulzby Jr. Book Award (twice), and the Alabama Library Association Award for nonfiction (twice).

Alabama in the Twentieth Century Press Reviews

This book ought to be required reading in the sense that no one should be allowed to vote, or even talk about Alabama sports, religion, politics, taxation or laws, until he has read it. - Don Noble, Tuscaloosa News Alabama in the Twentieth Century lays bare how this state works, and no one who reads it will ever again wonder why things here are the way they are - nor doubt that they can be made better. - John Sledge, Mobile Register I do so admire Wayne Flynt. Here is a man with a gift for making long ago and the recent past come alive. He writes with an unclouded clarity, and makes writing history the work of an artist; I savor the delights of Alabama in the Twentieth Century. - Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird

Book Information

ISBN: 9780817352660
Publication date: 15th November 2006
Author: Wayne Flynt
Publisher: The University of Alabama Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 642 pages
Categories: History of the Americas,

About Wayne Flynt

Wayne Flynt is Distinguished University Professor of History at Auburn University and author or coauthor of 11 books, including Alabama Baptists: Southern Baptists in the Heart of Dixie, Poor But Proud: Alabama's Poor Whites, and Alabama: The History of a Deep South State. He has been recognized by numerous awards and honors, including the Lillian Smith Award for nonfiction, the Clarence Cason Nonfiction Award, the James F. Sulzby Jr. Book Award (twice), and the Alabama Library Association Award for nonfiction (twice).

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