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: 
Joanna Bowen Gillespie
Reviewer: 
Gail Murray

Murray on Gillespie, 'The Life and Times of Martha Laurens Ramsay, 1759-1811'

Joanna Bowen Gillespie. The Life and Times of Martha Laurens Ramsay, 1759-1811. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. xxviii + 315 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-373-5.

Reviewed by Gail Murray (Department of History, Rhodes College) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2002)

Following One Woman's Spiritual Odyssey to a Deeper Understanding of Colonial America

Author: 
Marianne Gingher
Reviewer: 
Leslie Kesler

Kesler on Gingher, 'A Girl's Life: Horses, Boys, Weddings, and Luck'

Marianne Gingher. A Girl's Life: Horses, Boys, Weddings, and Luck. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001. 224 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2685-1.

Reviewed by Leslie Kesler (Curation Section, North Carolina Museum of History) Published on H-SAWH (February, 2002)

Snapshots from a Happy Childhood

Snapshots from a Happy Childhood

Author: 
Amy Thompson McCandless
Reviewer: 
Jennifer D. McDaid

McDaid on McCandless, 'The Past in the Present: Women's Higher Education in the Twentieth-Century American South'

Amy Thompson McCandless. The Past in the Present: Women's Higher Education in the Twentieth-Century American South. Tuscaloosa and London: University of Alabama Press, 1999. x + 389 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-0994-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer D. McDaid (Archives Research Services Department, Library of Virginia) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2002)

Well-Read and Well-Mannered

Author: 
Melissa Walker
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Schafer

Schafer on Walker, 'All We Knew Was to Farm: Rural Women in the Upcountry South, 1919-1941'

Melissa Walker. All We Knew Was to Farm: Rural Women in the Upcountry South, 1919-1941. Revisiting Rural America Series. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. xvii + 341 pp. $44.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6318-9.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Schafer (Independent Scholar) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2001)

Living Off the Land

Living Off the Land

Author: 
Catherine Clinton
Reviewer: 
Mary Carroll Johansen

Johansen on Clinton, 'Fanny Kemble's Civil Wars: The Story of America's Most Unlikely Abolitionist'

Catherine Clinton. Fanny Kemble's Civil Wars: The Story of America's Most Unlikely Abolitionist. New York and London: Simon & Schuster, 2000. 302 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-514815-2.

Reviewed by Mary Carroll Johansen (Department of History, Holy Family College) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2001)

Fanny Kemble's Marital Combat

Fanny Kemble's Marital Combat

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