Browsing Theses and Dissertations - Department of History by Issue Date

Browsing Theses and Dissertations - Department of History by Issue Date

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  • Tipton, William Roan (University of Alabama Libraries, 1921)
    Long before the removal of the Creek Indians from their Alabama homes to the West, many of their leading men saw the war clouds rising and heard the distant though distinct rumbling of the guns that were to banish them ...
  • Neff, Edgar Ralph (University of Alabama Libraries, 1923)
    The tension in the discussion of the question of slavery extension reached its culmination with the election of the sixteenth president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln, upon a platform that distinctly declared against ...
  • Williams, Clanton Ware (University of Alabama Libraries, 1928)
    It so happens in the course of events that many men live and labor, often unknown and more often unheeded as they toil onward across the stream of life. They die and are soon forgotten. A few days and the ripple they ...
  • Bell, Robert K. (University of Alabama Libraries, 1933)
    When the people of Tuscaloosa County saw the war clouds begin gathering over the Southland, they were among the first to take their stand for the principles and institutions they thought to be just and correct. At the ...
  • Mustin, Louise Goodwyn (University of Alabama Libraries, 1936)
  • Phillips, Marshall Fred (University of Alabama Libraries, 1939)
    Birmingham was incorporated December 19, 1871. Two years later, 1873, the baby city was laid low by a financial depression and an epidemic or cholera which brought poverty, death, and despair to the inhabitants. In the ...
  • Landry, Harral E. (University of Alabama Libraries, 1958)
    Education in sixteenth century England was mostly available at schools in even the small towns and villages, although frequently only for rudimentary instruction, if the parents and children desired to avail themselves of ...
  • Oldshue, Jerry C. (University of Alabama Libraries, 1961)
    The secession movement in Alabama has been studied in considerable detail, both in a special state monograph and in various treatments of the secession movement in the South. Despite the intensive study already devoted ...
  • Hooks, Jonathon Woodard (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    In May 1811, thirteen months before the start of the War of 1812, the United States frigate President and the British sloop-of-war Little Belt fought an hour-long battle approximately fifty miles off the North Carolina ...
  • Carney, Charity Rakestraw (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    This dissertation examines the development of a distinct southern Methodist masculinity from the 1830s to the 1860s. More than a church history, this study explores the relationship between non-religious and religious ...
  • McWhirter, Christian (University of Alabama Libraries, 2009)
    Music was almost omnipresent during the American Civil War. Soldiers, civilians, and slaves listened to and performed popular songs almost constantly. The heightened political and emotional climate of the war created a ...
  • Hourigan, Richard R. (University of Alabama Libraries, 2010)
    Though scholars have long focused on the impact traditional industries had on the development of the South, few have looked at the role tourism played in the economic and cultural transformation of the region. Even in South ...
  • Downs, Matthew L. (University of Alabama Libraries, 2010)
    This dissertation describes the process of cooperation and contestation by which residents, civic leaders, state officials, and federal politicians in the Tennessee Valley encouraged the economic development of their rapidly ...
  • Floyd, Michael Ryan (University of Alabama Libraries, 2010)
    When the First World War began in August 1914, President Woodrow Wilson declared that he wanted the United States to remain neutral. By avoiding the conflict in Europe he hoped to demonstrate that his country held itself ...
  • Smith, Kara (University of Alabama Libraries, 2010)
    Although scholars have considered the role of secular nursing associations in nineteenth-century Germany, they have focused on these organizations through the lens of nationalism and state-building or modernization and ...
  • Cooley, Angela Jill (University of Alabama Libraries, 2011)
    This dissertation explores the transformation of food culture in urban areas of the American South during the first part of the twentieth century. From 1900 to 1964, southern culinary practices became more public and more ...
  • Menestres, Daniel Paul (University of Alabama Libraries, 2011)
    This dissertation describes the process of political development in North Carolina during the twentieth century. Beginning with the creation of the "solid South" in the early twentieth century, North Carolina's unique ...
  • Chapell, Colin (University of Alabama Libraries, 2011)
    Individuals construct their own identity in large part through their conceptions of gender. Few historians, however, have explored how religion shaped gender construction in Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia during the New ...
  • Lawson, Dean Ford (University of Alabama Libraries, 2011)
    Edward Sexby was a figure active during England's Civil War and Interregnum (1642-1660). He is best remembered today for some populist assertions and heated exchanges with Oliver Cromwell during those discussions in ...
  • Roberts, Charles Kenneth (University of Alabama Libraries, 2012)
    This dissertation examines the political and administrative history of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and its predecessors, the New Deal agency most directly associated with eliminating rural poverty. In addition, ...

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