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: 
Angela Boswell
Reviewer: 
Kelly McMichael Stott

Stott on Boswell, 'Her Act and Deed: Women's Lives in a Rural Southern County, 1837-1873'


Angela Boswell. Her Act and Deed: Women's Lives in a Rural Southern County, 1837-1873. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001. xii + 224 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58544-128-0.

Reviewed by Kelly McMichael Stott (Department of History, Texas Christian University)
Published on H-SAWH (August, 2002)

Rural Texas Women's Lives: Reality or Ideal?

Rural Texas Women's Lives: Reality or Ideal?

Author: 
Nell Irvin Painter
Reviewer: 
Jeanette Keith

Keith on Painter, 'Southern History Across the Color Line'


Nell Irvin Painter. Southern History Across the Color Line. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. 256 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-5360-3; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2692-8.

Reviewed by Jeanette Keith (Department of History, Bloomsburg University)
Published on H-SAWH (July, 2002)

Bodies and Souls

Bodies and Souls

Author: 
Joanna Bowen Gillespie
Reviewer: 
Gail Murray

Murray on Gillespie, 'The Life and Times of Martha Laurens Ramsay, 1759-1811'


Joanna Bowen Gillespie. The Life and Times of Martha Laurens Ramsay, 1759-1811. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. xxviii + 315 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-373-5.

Reviewed by Gail Murray (Department of History, Rhodes College)
Published on H-SAWH (April, 2002)

Following One Woman's Spiritual Odyssey to a Deeper Understanding of Colonial America

Author: 
Marianne Gingher
Reviewer: 
Leslie Kesler

Kesler on Gingher, 'A Girl's Life: Horses, Boys, Weddings, and Luck'


Marianne Gingher. A Girl's Life: Horses, Boys, Weddings, and Luck. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001. 224 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2685-1.

Reviewed by Leslie Kesler (Curation Section, North Carolina Museum of History)
Published on H-SAWH (February, 2002)

Snapshots from a Happy Childhood

Snapshots from a Happy Childhood

Author: 
Amy Thompson McCandless
Reviewer: 
Jennifer D. McDaid

McDaid on McCandless, 'The Past in the Present: Women's Higher Education in the Twentieth-Century American South'


Amy Thompson McCandless. The Past in the Present: Women's Higher Education in the Twentieth-Century American South. Tuscaloosa and London: University of Alabama Press, 1999. x + 389 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-0994-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer D. McDaid (Archives Research Services Department, Library of Virginia)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2002)

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