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: 
Leigh Fought
Reviewer: 
Lynn Kennedy

Kennedy on Fought, 'Southern Womanhood and Slavery: A Biography of Louisa S. McCord, 1810-1879'


Leigh Fought. Southern Womanhood and Slavery: A Biography of Louisa S. McCord, 1810-1879. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2003. xiv + 216 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1470-6.

Reviewed by Lynn Kennedy (Department of History, University of Lethbridge)
Published on H-SAWH (June, 2005)

A Woman of Contradictions

Author: 
Jane Turner Censer
Reviewer: 
Kim Schreck

Schreck on Censer, 'The Reconstruction of White Southern Womanhood, 1865-1895'


Jane Turner Censer. The Reconstruction of White Southern Womanhood, 1865-1895. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2003. xv + 280 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-2921-0; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2907-4.

Reviewed by Kim Schreck (Department of History, University of Missouri, Columbia)
Published on H-SAWH (May, 2005)

Author: 
Melissa Walker Heidari, ed.
Reviewer: 
Caroline Janney

Janney on Heidari, 'To Find My Own Peace: Grace King in Her Journals, 1886-1910'


Melissa Walker Heidari, ed. To Find My Own Peace: Grace King in Her Journals, 1886-1910. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2004. xxxvii + 247 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2565-1.

Reviewed by Caroline Janney (Department of History, University of Virginia)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2005)

The Mind of a Southern Woman

Author: 
Shelia R. Phipps
Reviewer: 
Giselle Roberts

Roberts on Phipps, 'Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee'


Shelia R. Phipps. Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004. xiv + 259 pp. $21.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2927-2; $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2885-5.

Reviewed by Giselle Roberts (Research Associate, La Trobe University)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2005)

Mary Lee's Visitable Connexion

Author: 
Charles F. Robinson, II
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Alexander

Alexander on Robinson, 'Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South'


Charles F. Robinson, II. Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2003. xv + 196 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55728-755-7.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Alexander (Department of History, Texas Wesleyan University)
Published on H-SAWH (November, 2004)

An Intimacy Color Line in the Jim Crow South

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