• Title: Taming Alabama: Lawyers and Reformers, 1804-1929
  • Released: 2010-07-20
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 200
Review Pruitt  "reminds us that the instinct for reform is by no means limited to radical reformers but has been active in Alabama since before it even became a state."

--Michael V. Thomason, Mobile Register

“A significant contribution to our state’s history that will be of great interest to specialists and lay readers alike.”—David Alsobrook, Director of the Museum of Mobile

About the Author Paul M. Pruitt Jr. is Special Collections Librarian at the Bounds Law Library, University of Alabama School of Law.  He is coeditor of Private Life of a New South Lawyer: Stephens Croom’s 1875-1876 Journal, and other volumes in the Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library series. Pruitt’s articles have appeared in the Alabama Review, Alabama Law Review, Southern Studies, Alabama Heritage, Journal of Southern Legal History, and other journals.


G. Ward Hubbs is associate professor, reference librarian, and archivist with Birmingham-Southern College, editor of Rowdy Tales from Early Alabama: The Humor of John Gorman Barr, and author of Guarding Greensboro: A Confederate Company in the Making of a Southern Community.

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