The University of Alabama Press
As the scholarly publishing arm of the university, The University of Alabama Press serves as an agent in the advancement of learning and the dissemination of scholarship. The Press applies the highest standards to all phases of publishing including acquisitions, editorial, production, and marketing.

UAP has won numerous awards for its publications over the years and has developed a solid list of titles in archaeology, public administration, and several areas of literature and history. With a staff of 17, the Press publishes between 80 to 85 books a year and has a backlist of approximately 1,800 titles in print.
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Valor and Courage

The Story of the USS Block Island Escort Carriers in World War II

University of Alabama Press

Recounts the stories of the USS Block Island CVE-21 and CVE-106 and their crews, many of whom served on both ships in the Atlantic and Pacific theatres

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Laying Claim

African American Cultural Memory and Southern Identity

University of Alabama Press

Laying Claim: African American Cultural Memory and Southern Identity explores the practices and cultural institutions that define and sustain African American “southernness,” demonstrating that southern identity is more expansive than traditional narratives that center on white culture.

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Decoding the Digital Church

Evangelical Storytelling and the Election of Donald J. Trump

University of Alabama Press

A nuanced look at the rhetorical narratives used by conservative Republicans and evangelicals to make both personal and political choices

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Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Small Histories during World War II, Letter Writing, and Family History Methodology

University of Alabama Press

An uncommon and intimate account of the lives of two conscientious objector

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Emergency Deep

Cold War Missions of a Submarine Commander

University of Alabama Press
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A Presidential Civil Service

FDR's Liaison Office for Personnel Management

University of Alabama Press

A Presidential Civil Service is a masterful account of the founding of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Liaison Office for Personnel Management (LOPM), and his use of LOPM to demonstrate the efficacy of a management-oriented federal civil service over a purely merit-based Civil Service Commission.

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The Pinochet Generation

The Chilean Military in the Twentieth Century

By John R. Bawden; Introduction by John R. Bawden
University of Alabama Press

The Pinochet Generation weaves together the dramatic history of Chile’s complex and fraught relationship to its armed services by thorough analysis of the experiences of General Augusto Pinochet’s generation of soldiers and the beliefs and traditions that motivated their actions.

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Precolumbian Caribbean Heritage as Art, Commodity, and Inspiration

University of Alabama Press

Examines the largely unexplored topics in Caribbean archaeology of looting of heritage sites, fraudulent artifacts, and illicit trade of archaeological materials

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Reconsidering Mississippian Communities and Households

University of Alabama Press

Explores the archaeology of Mississippian communities and households using new data and advances in method and theory

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Life Out of Balance

Homeostasis and Adaptation in a Darwinian World

University of Alabama Press

Traces historical developments in physiology, ecology, behavior, and evolutionary biology during the decades following World War II

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