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First Books: The Printed Word and Cultural Formation in Early Alabama (Hardback)
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First Books: The Printed Word and Cultural Formation in Early Alabama (Hardback)

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Hardback 216 Pages / Published: 30/09/1999
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Describes how the earliest books written and published in Alabama influenced the formation of the state's literary and political culture. The author argues that writers such as Albert J. Pickett and Beaufort Meek helped to jump start a culture in the old Anglo-European model.

Publisher: The University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 9780817309855
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 472 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 20 mm


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"A lively, critical reading of selected antebellum texts appearing in book form and an analysis of their authors' social milieu."--"Journal of the Early Republic"


"Beidler has mastered his subject matter and presents it very effectively and with good balance. . . . Beidler has made a solid contribution to our understanding of the evolution of culture in early Alabama, as reflected in its literary creations.""--Journal of Southern History"


Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Beidler has mastered his subject matter and presents it very effectively and with good balance. . . . Beidler has made a solid contribution to our understanding of the evolution of culture in early Alabama, as reflected in its literary creations." Journal of Southern History""


A lively, critical reading of selected antebellum texts appearing in book form and an analysis of their authors social milieu. "Journal of the Early Republic""


Beidler has mastered his subject matter and presents it very effectively and with good balance. . . . Beidler has made a solid contribution to our understanding of the evolution of culture in early Alabama, as reflected in its literary creations." Journal of Southern History""


A lively, critical reading of selected antebellum texts appearing in book form and an analysis of their authors social milieu. Journal of the Early Republic"

Beidler has mastered his subject matter and presents it very effectively and with good balance. . . . Beidler has made a solid contribution to our understanding of the evolution of culture in early Alabama, as reflected in its literary creations. Journal of Southern History"

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