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: 
Lois Brown
Reviewer: 
Tara White

White on Brown, 'Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution'


Lois Brown. Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xiv + 690 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3166-3.

Reviewed by Tara White (Middle Tennessee State University)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2010)
Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Laura F. Edwards
Reviewer: 
Tim Huebner

Huebner on Edwards, 'The People and Their Peace: Legal Culture and the Transformation of Inequality in the Post-Revolutionary South'


Laura F. Edwards. The People and Their Peace: Legal Culture and the Transformation of Inequality in the Post-Revolutionary South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009. 368 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3263-9.

Reviewed by Tim Huebner
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2010)
Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Dale Baum
Reviewer: 
Heidi Giusto

Giusto on Baum, 'Counterfeit Justice: The Judicial Odyssey of Texas Freedwoman Azeline Hearne'


Dale Baum. Counterfeit Justice: The Judicial Odyssey of Texas Freedwoman Azeline Hearne. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2009. xvi + 310 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3405-4.

Reviewed by Heidi Giusto
Published on H-SAWH (November, 2009)
Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Ex-Slaves and the Failures of Reconstruction

Author: 
Melanie Beals Goan
Reviewer: 
Kelly A. Minor

Minor on Goan, 'Mary Breckinridge: The Frontier Nursing Service and Rural Health in Appalachia'


Melanie Beals Goan. Mary Breckinridge: The Frontier Nursing Service and Rural Health in Appalachia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xi + 348 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3211-0.

Reviewed by Kelly A. Minor
Published on H-SAWH (September, 2009)
Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Minor on Goan

Author: 
Martha S. Jones
Reviewer: 
Christy G. Harrison

Harrison on Jones, 'All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900'


Martha S. Jones. All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture, 1830-1900. The John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. 317 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3152-6; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5845-5.

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