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Author: 
John N. Fain, ed.
Reviewer: 
Giselle Roberts

Roberts on Fain, 'Sanctified Trial: The Diary of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain, a Confederate Woman in East Tennessee'


John N. Fain, ed. Sanctified Trial: The Diary of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain, a Confederate Woman in East Tennessee. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2004. Illustrations + notes + bibliography + index. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-313-0.

Reviewed by Giselle Roberts (History Department, La Trobe University)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2006)

Author: 
Lynn Musslewhite, Suzanne Jones Crawford
Reviewer: 
Kevin Motl

Motl on Musslewhite and Crawford, 'One Woman's Political Journey: Kate Barnard and Social Reform, 1875-1930'


Lynn Musslewhite, Suzanne Jones Crawford. One Woman's Political Journey: Kate Barnard and Social Reform, 1875-1930. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. xii + 231 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3563-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Motl (Department of History, Texas A&M University)
Published on H-SAWH (November, 2005)

An Army of One

Author: 
Bruce L. Clayton, John A. Salmond, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sidney Bland

Bland on Clayton and Salmond, '"Lives Full of Struggle and Triumph": Southern Women, Their Institutions, and Their Communities'


Bruce L. Clayton, John A. Salmond, eds. "Lives Full of Struggle and Triumph": Southern Women, Their Institutions, and Their Communities. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003. vii + 323 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2675-6.

Reviewed by Sidney Bland (Department of History, James Madison University)
Published on H-SAWH (October, 2005)

Author: 
Kirsten E. Wood
Reviewer: 
Nikki Berg

Berg on Wood, 'Masterful Women: Slaveholding Widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War'


Kirsten E. Wood. Masterful Women: Slaveholding Widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. xiii + 281 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2859-5; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5528-7.

Reviewed by Nikki Berg (Department of History, University of Minnesota)
Published on H-SAWH (August, 2005)

Author: 
Terrell Armistead Crow, Mary Moulton Barden, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jon Wells

Wells on Crow and Barden, 'Live Your Own Life: The Family Papers of Mary Bayard Clarke, 1854-1886'


Terrell Armistead Crow, Mary Moulton Barden, eds. Live Your Own Life: The Family Papers of Mary Bayard Clarke, 1854-1886. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2003. lxii + 466 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-473-2.

Reviewed by Jon Wells (Johnson & Wales University)
Published on H-SAWH (June, 2005)

The Rediscovery of a Southern Woman Writer

Author: 
Leigh Fought
Reviewer: 
Lynn Kennedy

Kennedy on Fought, 'Southern Womanhood and Slavery: A Biography of Louisa S. McCord, 1810-1879'


Leigh Fought. Southern Womanhood and Slavery: A Biography of Louisa S. McCord, 1810-1879. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2003. xiv + 216 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1470-6.

Reviewed by Lynn Kennedy (Department of History, University of Lethbridge)
Published on H-SAWH (June, 2005)

A Woman of Contradictions

Author: 
Jane Turner Censer
Reviewer: 
Kim Schreck

Schreck on Censer, 'The Reconstruction of White Southern Womanhood, 1865-1895'


Jane Turner Censer. The Reconstruction of White Southern Womanhood, 1865-1895. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2003. xv + 280 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-2921-0; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2907-4.

Reviewed by Kim Schreck (Department of History, University of Missouri, Columbia)
Published on H-SAWH (May, 2005)

Author: 
Melissa Walker Heidari, ed.
Reviewer: 
Caroline Janney

Janney on Heidari, 'To Find My Own Peace: Grace King in Her Journals, 1886-1910'


Melissa Walker Heidari, ed. To Find My Own Peace: Grace King in Her Journals, 1886-1910. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2004. xxxvii + 247 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2565-1.

Reviewed by Caroline Janney (Department of History, University of Virginia)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2005)

The Mind of a Southern Woman

Author: 
Shelia R. Phipps
Reviewer: 
Giselle Roberts

Roberts on Phipps, 'Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee'


Shelia R. Phipps. Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004. xiv + 259 pp. $21.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2927-2; $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2885-5.

Reviewed by Giselle Roberts (Research Associate, La Trobe University)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2005)

Mary Lee's Visitable Connexion

Author: 
Charles F. Robinson, II
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Alexander

Alexander on Robinson, 'Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South'


Charles F. Robinson, II. Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2003. xv + 196 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55728-755-7.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Alexander (Department of History, Texas Wesleyan University)
Published on H-SAWH (November, 2004)

An Intimacy Color Line in the Jim Crow South

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