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Professor’s new book shines light on Progressive Era middle class

The book, written by Dr. Marty OIliff, is available through the University of Alabama Press.

The book, written by Dr. Marty OIliff, is available through the University of Alabama Press.

A new book by a Troy University professor shows the growing influence of the middle class in Alabama during the Progressive Era of U.S. history.

“Getting Out of the Mud: The Alabama Good Roads Movement and Highway Administration, 1898-1928” by Dr. Marty Olliff uses the Good Roads Movement as a lens through which to view…

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TROY professor’s book still finding new audiences 20 years later

Dr. Robert Saunders, a TROY history professor, has seen his book on a U.S. Supreme Court Justice find new audiences in recent years.

Dr. Robert Saunders, a TROY history professor, has seen his book on a U.S. Supreme Court Justice find new audiences in recent years.

When Dr. Robert Saunders sat down to write his book about Supreme Court Justice John Archibald Campbell, he did so because he felt it was necessary.

Two decades after its publication, it’s still bringing newfound attention to one of the most important historical figures of the mid-19th century.

In October, Saunders was invited to speak…

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Troy University Libraries receive 2016 Banned Books Week grant

Troy University English professor Dr. Kirk Curnutt, here displaying a selection of banned books, will deliver a lecture on intellectual freedom.

Troy University English professor Dr. Kirk Curnutt, here displaying a selection of banned books, will deliver a lecture on intellectual freedom.

Troy University Libraries will hold events in recognition of Banned Books Week later this month at the Dothan, Montgomery and Troy Campuses thanks to a grant from the Freedom to Read Foundation’s Judith F. Krug Memorial Fund.

TROY Libraries, one of only six organizations to receive the grant, will receive $1,000 to help fund Banned…

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