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Author: 
Larry E. Rivers, Canter Brown Jr., eds.
Reviewer: 
Dawn Dyer

Dyer on Rivers and Brown Jr., 'The Varieties of Women's Experiences: Portraits of Southern Women in the Post-Civil War Century'

Larry E. Rivers, Canter Brown Jr., eds. The Varieties of Women's Experiences: Portraits of Southern Women in the Post-Civil War Century. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009. xvi + 342 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3412-6.

Reviewed by Dawn Dyer (University of Tampa) Published on H-SAWH (March, 2012) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Sharon M. Harris, Robin L. Cadwallader, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kevin A. Brown

Brown on Harris and Cadwallader, 'Rebecca Harding Davis's Stories of the Civil War Era: Selected Writings from the Borderlands'

Sharon M. Harris, Robin L. Cadwallader, eds. Rebecca Harding Davis's Stories of the Civil War Era: Selected Writings from the Borderlands. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2010. xxxviii + 319 pp. $69.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-8203-3231-4; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3435-6.

Reviewed by Kevin A. Brown (English Department, MTSU) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2012) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Sharon Davies
Reviewer: 
Krystal A. Humphreys

Humphreys on Davies, 'Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America'

Sharon Davies. Rising Road: A True Tale of Love, Race, and Religion in America. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. Illustrations. 327 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-537979-2.

Reviewed by Krystal A. Humphreys (Texas Tech University) Published on H-SAWH (December, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

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

Author: 
Alison M. Parker
Reviewer: 
Holly Kent

Kent on Parker, 'Articulating Rights: Nineteenth-Century American Women on Race, Reform, and the State'

Alison M. Parker. Articulating Rights: Nineteenth-Century American Women on Race, Reform, and the State. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2010. 302 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-416-3.

Reviewed by Holly Kent Published on H-SAWH (July, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Jane E. Schultz, ed.
Reviewer: 
Giselle Roberts

Roberts on Schultz, 'This Birth Place of Souls: The Civil War Nursing Diary of Harriet Eaton'

Jane E. Schultz, ed. This Birth Place of Souls: The Civil War Nursing Diary of Harriet Eaton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xii + 338 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539268-5.

Reviewed by Giselle Roberts Published on H-SAWH (June, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

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