Alabama and the Borderlands: From Prehistory To Statehood

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R. Reid Badger, Lawrence A. Clayton
University of Alabama Press, Apr 24, 2003 - Medical - 262 pages

Prehistory and early history of Alabama and the southeastern US

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 US. 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.

CONTRIBUTORS
Jeffrey P. Brain / William S. Coker / Chester B. DePratter / James B. Griffin / Charles Hudson / Richard A. Krause / Eugene Lyon / Michale C. Scardaville / Bruce D. Smith / Marvin T. Smith / Wilcomb Washburn

 

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Contents

Front Cover
Contents
Illustrations
Preface
Introduction
Part I The Prehistoric Background
Part II The Age of Exploration
Part III Colonization and Conflict
Notes
Bibliography
Contributors
Index
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R. Reid Badger is emeritus director and professor of American Studies at The University of Alabama.

Lawrence A. Clayton is professor emeritus of history at The University of Alabama.

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