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: 
Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin
Reviewer: 
Randolph Hollingsworth

Hollingsworth on Baldwin, 'Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's Moonlight Schools: Fighting for Literacy in America'

Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin. Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's Moonlight Schools: Fighting for Literacy in America. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2006. ix + 248 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2378-3.

Reviewed by Randolph Hollingsworth (Kentucky Virtual University) Published on H-SAWH (August, 2006)

Unbridled Spirit

Author: 
Jeanette Keith
Reviewer: 
John Barnhill

Barnhill on Keith, 'Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War'

Jeanette Keith. Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. viii + 260 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5562-1; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2897-7.

Reviewed by John Barnhill (Independent Scholar, Houston, Texas) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2006)

Author: 
Lisa Lindquist Dorr
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Boggs

Boggs on Dorr, 'White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960'

Lisa Lindquist Dorr. White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. 327 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5514-0; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2841-0.

Reviewed by Jeremy Boggs (Department of History and Art History, George Mason University) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2006)

A New Look at the Southern Rape Myth

Author: 
Catherine Fosl
Reviewer: 
Pamela Tyler

Tyler on Fosl, 'Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South'

Catherine Fosl. Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South. New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. ix + 418 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-29487-8.

Reviewed by Pamela Tyler (Department of History, North Carolina State University) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2006)

Anne Braden: Dedicated Civil Rights Activist and Feminist

Author: 
Stephanie Cole, Alison M. Parker, eds.
Reviewer: 
Amy Meschke Porter

Porter on Cole and Parker, 'Beyond Black and White: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the U.S. South and Southwest'

Stephanie Cole, Alison M. Parker, eds. Beyond Black and White: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the U.S. South and Southwest. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2004. ix + 144 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58544-297-3; $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58544-319-2.

Reviewed by Amy Meschke Porter (Department of History, Georgia Southwestern State University) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2006)

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