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: 
Virginia Meacham Gould, ed.
Reviewer: 
Martha Jane Brazy

Brazy on Gould, 'Chained to the Rock of Adversity: To Be Free, Black & Female in the Old South'


Virginia Meacham Gould, ed. Chained to the Rock of Adversity: To Be Free, Black & Female in the Old South. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1998. liv + 96 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2083-0; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-1996-4.

Reviewed by Martha Jane Brazy (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
Published on H-SAWH (February, 1999)

Author: 
Elizabeth R. Varon
Reviewer: 
Anne Sarah Rubin

Rubin on Varon, 'We Mean to Be Counted: White Women and Politics in Antebellum Virginia'


Elizabeth R. Varon. We Mean to Be Counted: White Women and Politics in Antebellum Virginia. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1998. x + 234 pp. ISBN 978-0-8078-2390-3.

Reviewed by Anne Sarah Rubin (Department of History, American University)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 1999)

Petitioners, Partisans, and Patriots: White Women Embrace Politics in Antebellum Virginia

Author: 
Carol Bleser, ed.
Reviewer: 
Janey Dudney

Dudney on Bleser, 'Tokens of Affection: The Letters of a Planter's Daughter in the Old South'


Carol Bleser, ed. Tokens of Affection: The Letters of a Planter's Daughter in the Old South. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1996. xxix + 403 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-1727-4.

Reviewed by Janey Dudney (Tennessee Technological University)
Published on H-SAWH (August, 1998)

Author: 
Christie Anne Farnham, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jeanette Keith

Keith on Farnham, 'Women of the American South: A Multicultural Reader'


Christie Anne Farnham, ed. Women of the American South: A Multicultural Reader. New York: New York University Press, 1998. x + 319 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-2654-9.

Reviewed by Jeanette Keith (Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania)
Published on H-SAWH (August, 1998)

Unequal Sisters of the South

Author: 
Carol Berkin
Reviewer: 
Mary Carroll Johansen

Johansen on Berkin, 'First Generations: Women in Colonial America'


Carol Berkin. First Generations: Women in Colonial America. New York: Hill & Wang, 1996. xiv + 234 pp. $23.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-4561-7.

Reviewed by Mary Carroll Johansen (Library of Virginia)
Published on H-SAWH (October, 1997)

Women's Early America

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