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: 
Tiffany M. Gill
Reviewer: 
Joey Fink

Fink on Gill, 'Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women’s Activism in the Beauty Industry'

Tiffany M. Gill. Beauty Shop Politics: African American Women’s Activism in the Beauty Industry. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. 208 S. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03505-0; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07696-1.

Reviewed by Joey Fink Published on H-SAWH (November, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Amy Feely Morsman
Reviewer: 
Debra A. Reid

Reid on Morsman, 'The Big House after Slavery: Virginia Plantation Families and Their Postbellum Domestic Experiment'

Amy Feely Morsman. The Big House after Slavery: Virginia Plantation Families and Their Postbellum Domestic Experiment. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010. xii + 276 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3003-9; ISBN 978-0-8139-3008-4.

Reviewed by Debra A. Reid Published on H-SAWH (October, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Joan Marie Johnson
Reviewer: 
Mercy Harper

Harper on Johnson, 'Southern Women at the Seven Sister Colleges: Feminist Values and Social Activism, 1875-1915'

Joan Marie Johnson. Southern Women at the Seven Sister Colleges: Feminist Values and Social Activism, 1875-1915. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2010. Illustrations. 229 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3468-4.

Reviewed by Mercy Harper (Rice University) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Ronald E. Butchart
Reviewer: 
Michelle A. Krowl

Krowl on Butchart, 'Schooling the Freed People: Teaching, Learning, and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861-1876'

Ronald E. Butchart. Schooling the Freed People: Teaching, Learning, and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861-1876. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. xxii + 314 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3420-6.

Reviewed by Michelle A. Krowl Published on H-SAWH (September, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Mary Farmer-Kaiser
Reviewer: 
Miranda Fraley

Fraley on Farmer-Kaiser, 'Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation'

Mary Farmer-Kaiser. Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation. New York: Fordham University Press, 2010. xiv + 275 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-3211-6; $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-3212-3.

Reviewed by Miranda Fraley Published on H-SAWH (August, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

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