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Recent Content

Author: 
Rebecca S. Montgomery
Reviewer: 
Joan Johnson

Johnson on Montgomery, 'The Politics of Education in the New South: Women and Reform in Georgia, 1890-1930'

Rebecca S. Montgomery. The Politics of Education in the New South: Women and Reform in Georgia, 1890-1930. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. 263 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3108-4.

Reviewed by Joan Johnson (Department of History, Northeastern Illinois University) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2006)

Reforming Women

Author: 
Christina Greene
Reviewer: 
Mary G. Rolinson

Rolinson on Greene, 'Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham, North Carolina'

Christina Greene. Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham, North Carolina. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xviii + 384 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5600-0; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2938-7.

Reviewed by Mary G. Rolinson (Department of History, Georgia State University) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2006)

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: 
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: 
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)

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