The H-SAWH network focuses on the history of women and gender in the U.S. South.

It is sponsored by the Southern Association for Women Historians and co-sponsored by H-Net, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies.

Recent Content

Author: 
Christine Jacobson Carter
Reviewer: 
Sara Crowley

Crowley on Carter, 'Southern Single Blessedness: Unmarried Women in the Urban South, 1800-1865'


Christine Jacobson Carter. Southern Single Blessedness: Unmarried Women in the Urban South, 1800-1865. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. x + 264 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03011-6.

Reviewed by Sara Crowley (History Department, Texas Christian University)
Published on H-SAWH (March, 2008)

Husbands Not Required

Author: 
Barbara L. Bellows
Reviewer: 
Holly Kent

Kent on Bellows, 'A Talent for Living: Josephine Pinckney and the Charleston Literary Tradition'


Barbara L. Bellows. A Talent for Living: Josephine Pinckney and the Charleston Literary Tradition. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. 301 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3163-3.

Reviewed by Holly Kent (Lehigh University)
Published on H-SAWH (February, 2008)

A Woman of Letters, A Woman of the South: The Life of Josephine Pinckney

Author: 
Anne Firor Scott, ed.
Reviewer: 
John Barnhill

Barnhill on Scott, 'Pauli Murray and Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White'


Anne Firor Scott, ed. Pauli Murray and Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black and White. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. xiii + 194 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3055-0.

Reviewed by John Barnhill (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-SAWH (February, 2008)

A Groundbreaking Historian Profiles Two Groundbreaking Women

Author: 
Priscilla Bond
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Dunn

Dunn on Bond, 'A Maryland Bride in the Deep South: The Civil War Diary of Priscilla Bond'


Priscilla Bond. A Maryland Bride in the Deep South: The Civil War Diary of Priscilla Bond. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. xvi + 384 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3143-5.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Dunn (Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University)
Published on H-SAWH (February, 2008)

Author: 
Anya Jabour
Reviewer: 
Candace Bailey

Bailey on Jabour, 'Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South'


Anya Jabour. Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. x + 374 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3101-4.

Reviewed by Candace Bailey (Department of Music, North Carolina Central University)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2008)

A Culture of Resistance

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