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: 
Ann Short Chirhart, Betty,eds. Wood
Reviewer: 
Amy Benson Brown

Benson Brown on Chirhart and Wood, 'Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, Volume 1'

Ann Short Chirhart, Betty,eds. Wood. Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, Volume 1. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. 392 pp. $69.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-8203-3336-6; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3337-3.

Reviewed by Amy Benson Brown (Emory University) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Anna R. Hayes
Reviewer: 
Natasha Thompson

Thompson on Hayes, 'Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp'

Anna R. Hayes. Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xvi + 559 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3214-1.

Reviewed by Natasha Thompson (University of North Carolina, Greensboro) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

A Life of Accomplishment and Contradiction

Author: 
Janet Allured, Judith F. Gentry, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sara B. Sundberg

Sundberg on Allured and Gentry, 'Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times'

Janet Allured, Judith F. Gentry, eds. Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. 352 pp. $69.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-8203-2946-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2947-5.

Reviewed by Sara B. Sundberg (University of Central Missouri) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Amy L. Wink, ed.
Reviewer: 
Katherine K. Walters

Walters on Wink, 'Tandem Lives: The Frontier Texas Diaries of Henrietta Baker Embree and Tennessee Keys Embree, 1856-1884'

Amy L. Wink, ed. Tandem Lives: The Frontier Texas Diaries of Henrietta Baker Embree and Tennessee Keys Embree, 1856-1884. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2009. 448 pp. $56.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-504-2.

Reviewed by Katherine K. Walters (Texas A&M University) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Jeffrey W. McClurken
Reviewer: 
Amy F. Morsman

Morsman on McClurken, 'Take Care of the Living: Reconstructing Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia'

Jeffrey W. McClurken. Take Care of the Living: Reconstructing Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia. A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009. Maps, tables, figures. 256 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2813-5.

Reviewed by Amy F. Morsman Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

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