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: 
Diane Miller Sommerville
Reviewer: 
Diane Mutti-Burke

Mutti-Burke on Sommerville, 'Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-Century South'

Diane Miller Sommerville. Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-Century South. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. xiii + 411 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5560-7; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2891-5.

Reviewed by Diane Mutti-Burke (Department of History, University of Missouri-Kansas City) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2007)

Rape Myths on Trial

Author: 
Nina Silber
Reviewer: 
Amy F. Morsman

Morsman on Silber, 'Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War'

Nina Silber. Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xi + 213 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517445-8; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-517444-1.

Reviewed by Amy F. Morsman (Department of History, Middlebury College) Published on H-SAWH (August, 2007)

Author: 
Jennifer Ritterhouse
Reviewer: 
Shelly Lemons

Lemons on Ritterhouse, 'Growing Up Jim Crow: How Black and White Southern Children Learned Race'

Jennifer Ritterhouse. Growing Up Jim Crow: How Black and White Southern Children Learned Race. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. x + 306 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5684-0.

Reviewed by Shelly Lemons (Department of History, St. Louis Community College at Meramec) Published on H-SAWH (May, 2007)

Coming of Age in the New South

Author: 
Francesca Morgan
Reviewer: 
Cristina Nelson

Nelson on Morgan, 'Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America'

Francesca Morgan. Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xiii + 297 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5630-7; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2968-4.

Reviewed by Cristina Nelson (History Department, University of North Carolina) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2007)

Conservative Clubwomen Define and Promote National Loyalty

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