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: 
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

Author: 
Chana Kai Lee
Reviewer: 
Kate Wittenstein

Wittenstein on Lee, 'For Freedom's Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer'

Chana Kai Lee. For Freedom's Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer. Women in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999. ix + 255 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-06936-9.

Reviewed by Kate Wittenstein (Department of History, Gustavus Adolphus College) Published on H-SAWH (June, 2001)

Fannie Lou Hamer: To 1964 and Beyond

Author: 
Constance Curry, Joan C. Browning, Dorothy Dawson Burlage, Penny Patch, Theresa Del Pozzo, Sue Thrasher, Elaine DeLott Baker, Emmie Schrader Adams, Casey Hayden
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Ritterhouse

Ritterhouse on Curry and Browning and Burlage and Patch and Pozzo and Thrasher and Baker and Adams and Hayden, 'Deep in Our Hearts: Nine White Women in the Freedom Movement'

Constance Curry, Joan C. Browning, Dorothy Dawson Burlage, Penny Patch, Theresa Del Pozzo, Sue Thrasher, Elaine DeLott Baker, Emmie Schrader Adams, Casey Hayden. Deep in Our Hearts: Nine White Women in the Freedom Movement. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000. xv + 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2266-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer Ritterhouse (Department of History, Utah State University) Published on H-SAWH (June, 2001)

Author: 
Valerie Raleigh Yow
Reviewer: 
Michele Crescenzo

Crescenzo on Yow, 'Bernice Kelly Harris: A Good Life Was Writing'

Valerie Raleigh Yow. Bernice Kelly Harris: A Good Life Was Writing. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. xx + 334 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2348-5.

Reviewed by Michele Crescenzo (Department of English, Emory University) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2001)

Writing a Woman's Life

Writing a Woman's Life

Author: 
Elizabeth D. Leonard
Reviewer: 
Judith Bellafaire

Bellafaire on Leonard, 'All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies'

Elizabeth D. Leonard. All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1999. 368 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-14-029858-1.

Reviewed by Judith Bellafaire (Women in Military Service For America Memorial) Published on H-SAWH (March, 2001)

Unmasked: Civil War-Era Women Recognized at Last

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