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: 
Nancy A. Hewitt
Reviewer: 
Alecia P. Long

Long on Hewitt, 'Southern Discomfort: Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s'

Nancy A. Hewitt. Southern Discomfort: Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2001. ix + 345 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02682-9; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07191-1.

Reviewed by Alecia P. Long (Louisiana State Museum) Published on H-SAWH (December, 2003)

Author: 
Victoria E. Bynum
Reviewer: 
Jean A. Stuntz

Stuntz on Bynum, 'The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War'

Victoria E. Bynum. The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War. The Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. xvi + 316 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2636-2; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5467-9.

Reviewed by Jean A. Stuntz (Department of History and Political Science, West Texas A&M University) Published on H-SAWH (August, 2003)

Author: 
Rebecca Grant Sexton, ed.
Reviewer: 
Janet L. Coryell

Coryell on Sexton, 'A Southern Woman of Letters: The Correspondence of Augusta Jane Evans Wilson'

Rebecca Grant Sexton, ed. A Southern Woman of Letters: The Correspondence of Augusta Jane Evans Wilson. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2002. xxxv + 205 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-440-4.

Reviewed by Janet L. Coryell (Department of History, Western Michigan University) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2003)

"Cacoethes Scribendi!" Augusta Jane Evans's "Incurable Itch to Write"

Author: 
Amy L. Wink
Reviewer: 
Jennifer D. McDaid

McDaid on Wink, 'She Left Nothing in Particular: The Autobiographical Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Women's Diaries'

Amy L. Wink. She Left Nothing in Particular: The Autobiographical Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Women's Diaries. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2001. xxxvi + 162 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-145-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer D. McDaid (Archival and Information Services Division, Library of Virginia) Published on H-SAWH (June, 2003)

Combating Powerlessness with Pen and Ink

Author: 
Joan Marie Johnson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Monica Tetzlaff

Tetzlaff on Johnson, 'Southern Women at Vassar: The Poppenheim Family Letters, 1882-1916'

Joan Marie Johnson, ed. Southern Women at Vassar: The Poppenheim Family Letters, 1882-1916. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2002. xii + 258 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-443-5.

Reviewed by Monica Tetzlaff (Department of History, Indiana University, South Bend) Published on H-SAWH (May, 2003)

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