Coastal Alabama Economic History
Mark Fagan, author
The book focuses on the geographical features of Coastal Alabama: Gulf of Mexico, four bays, The Mobile-Tensaw Delta, rivers, lagoons, and bayous. The basic theme is how they shaped its economic history. The social and transportation development for Mobile and Baldwin Counties is presented. Vintage photos from many agencies and several universities illustrate the historical development of Coastal Alabama. Details of the current economic activity in Coastal Alabama are also provided along with a review of the historical literature for the area. This book can also be used as an educational resource and a guide for historical tourism in Coastal Alabama.