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The Craftsmanship of Jimmy Carter
By author: Jimmy Carter
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H948
ISBN: 9780881466447
Availability: In stock
Price: $30.00
"When we prepared to leave Washington in January 1981, my White House staff and cabinet members took up a collection to buy me a going-away gift," says Jimmy Carter. "My friends then gave the collected funds to Sears, Roebuck and Co., with directions to supply me with whatever tools and equipment I needed for a completely furnished woodworking shop in what had been our garage. This has turned out to be one of the best gifts of my life, and I have devoted a good portion of my spare time to developing my skills and designing and building furniture."

Ocmulgee National Monument: A Brief History with Field Notes
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P557
ISBN: 9780881466478
Availability: In stock
Price: $17.00
In this brief illustrated guide to the national monument located in Macon, Georgia, that conserves ancient Mississippian mounds and 12,000 years of human presence along the Ocmulgee River, Matthew Jennings and Gordon Johnston, introduce readers to the park's history, archaeology, Native cultures, and landscape. This new guide braids into Jennings's concise historical overview Gordon Johnston's field notes and poems, written while Johnston was writer-in-residence at Ocmulgee National Monument.

The Brothers of Bragg Jam: A Mother's Memoir
By author: Julie Wallace Bragg
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P566
ISBN: 9780881466584
Availability: In stock
Price: $18.00
Julie and Jim Bragg were grief-stricken when the sheriff and chaplain left--their sons Brax and Taylor, homebound on a July road trip, had been killed on a Texas highway. They asked God to send helpers if they were meant to survive this tragedy. Within the hour, as family gathered, baffling events occurred. A young stranger, clothed in white, visible only to Julie, walked slow circles in the yard. A new vase of lilies was on the piano, though no one had placed it there. Three weeks later, friends presented a memorial concert, calling it Bragg Jam, and the brothers' legacy was born.

Tommy Malone, Trial Lawyer: And the Light Shone Through...The Guiding Hand Shaping One of America’s Greatest Trial Lawyers
By author: Vincent Coppola   Foreword by: John C. Bell Jr.
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: H952
ISBN: 9780881466621
Availability: In stock
Price: $30.00
The core question of this book: how a great lawyer who comes to represent important causes, emerges out of the racist, paternalistic, and self-perpetuating establishment of rural Georgia in the 1950s? What about Tommy Malone led him to take on the power structure in his community and begin representing people who were injured against prominent doctors and hospitals? It wasn't money because there wasn't any money to be made at that time. The answers are as varied as human experience, but undoubtedly, Malone sensed a "guiding hand" directing him to the good. There was no teacher or mentor to illumine the path forward, just the gradual accretion of experience, knowledge, insight, and pain on a sensitive soul, kindling fierce passion and righteous anger.

Lucid Intervals
By author: Robert L. Steed   Illustrated by: Jack Davis
Product Code: H072
ISBN: 9780865540644
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $25.00
Robert L. Steed’s funniest collection of “Willard” columns here are enhanced by the illustrative skills of Jack Davis for all those who love Steed’s columns.

Latitude of Home : A Storytelling Journey
By author: Sally Russell
Product Code: H750
ISBN: 9780881460780
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $27.00
Coming from a family that some would call addicted to storytelling, Sally Russell began listening nearly twenty years ago especially for stories that bring the past into the present. Storytelling is an important vehicle by which we bond with each other in multiple dimensions and generations. Russell invites readers to consider their own repertoires of stories, what they can learn about and from their own family myth, and how they can share that myth to inform, delight and strengthen.

Home of the Infantry : The History of Fort Benning
Product Code: H741
ISBN: 9780881460872
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $35.00
Fort Benning's history tells the story of the U.S. Infantry. For most of a century, Fort Benning's Infantry School has graduated the men and women who lead as well as the fighting foot soldiers in the dirt and mud. Founded on old plantation land in Georgia, it has been one of the U.S. Army's premiere installations from the days of the Doughboys to the Rangers of today.

This Georgia Rising : Education, Civil Rights, and the Politics of Change in Georgia in the 1940s
By author: Patrick Novotny
Product Code: H744
ISBN: 9780881460889
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $45.00
This Georgia Rising is a study of Georgia's political changes during the Second World War and in the postwar era, with a particular emphasis on Georgia's higher educational system as well as early struggles for civil rights and social change in the 1940s.

The Empire State of the South : Georgia History in Documents and Essays
Product Code: H758
ISBN: 9780881461107
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: In stock
Price: $50.00
The Empire State of the South: Georgia History in Documents and Essays offers teachers of Georgia history an alternative to the traditional narrative textbook. This text includes 129 primary documents (including speeches, newspaper columns, letters, treaties, laws, proclamations, state constitutions, court decisions, and more) and 33 essays on various topics of Georgia history. The thirty-three essays are excerpts from larger pieces that were written by specialists in Georgia history. Georgia has indeed had a colorful history and The Empire State of the South tells that story.

The Empire State of the South: Georgia History in Documents and Essays
Product Code: P377
ISBN: 9780881461114
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $28.00
The Empire State of the South: Georgia History in Documents and Essays offers teachers of Georgia history an alternative to the traditional narrative textbook. This text includes 129 primary documents (including speeches, newspaper columns, letters, treaties, laws, proclamations, state constitutions, court decisions, and more) and 33 essays on various topics of Georgia history. The thirty-three essays are excerpts from larger pieces that were written by specialists in Georgia history. Georgia has indeed had a colorful history and The Empire State of the South tells that story.

Sacred Places : A Guide to the Civil Rights Sites in Atlanta, Georgia
By author: Harry G. Lefever, Michael C. Page   Foreword by: John Lewis
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Product Code: P379
ISBN: 9780881461213
Product Format: Paperback
Availability: In stock
Price: $18.00
SACRED PLACES is organized around four tours of the important civil rights sites in Atlanta. The book also contains historic and current photographs of the sites as well as directions to the sites. Furthermore, the book provides a brief history of the civil rights movement in Atlanta in the 1950s and 1960s including a chronology of the important civil rights events in Atlanta.

Money, Power and Sex: A Self-Help Guide for All Ages
By author: Robert L. Steed
Product Code: H173
ISBN: 9780865541849
Product Format: Hardback
Availability: Not currently available. (Backorder policy)
Price: $25.00

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