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Author: 
Charles K. Wolfe, James E. Akenson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Margaret Nunnelley

Nunnelley on Wolfe and Akenson, 'The Women of Country Music: A Reader'

Charles K. Wolfe, James E. Akenson, eds. The Women of Country Music: A Reader. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2003. x + 229 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2280-9.

Reviewed by Margaret Nunnelley (History Department, Rice University) Published on H-SAWH (March, 2004)

Gender and Country Music History

Gender and Country Music History

Author: 
Monica Maria Tetzlaff
Reviewer: 
Carole Bucy

Bucy on Tetzlaff, 'Cultivating a New South: Abbie Holmes Christensen and the Politics of Race and Gender, 1852-1938'

Monica Maria Tetzlaff. Cultivating a New South: Abbie Holmes Christensen and the Politics of Race and Gender, 1852-1938. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2002. xxi + 340 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-453-4.

Reviewed by Carole Bucy (Department of History, Volunteer State Community College) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2004)

Author: 
Nancy A. Hewitt
Reviewer: 
Alecia P. Long

Long on Hewitt, 'Southern Discomfort: Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s'

Nancy A. Hewitt. Southern Discomfort: Women's Activism in Tampa, Florida, 1880s-1920s. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2001. ix + 345 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02682-9; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07191-1.

Reviewed by Alecia P. Long (Louisiana State Museum) Published on H-SAWH (December, 2003)

Author: 
Victoria E. Bynum
Reviewer: 
Jean A. Stuntz

Stuntz on Bynum, 'The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War'

Victoria E. Bynum. The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest Civil War. The Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. xvi + 316 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2636-2; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5467-9.

Reviewed by Jean A. Stuntz (Department of History and Political Science, West Texas A&M University) Published on H-SAWH (August, 2003)

Author: 
Rebecca Grant Sexton, ed.
Reviewer: 
Janet L. Coryell

Coryell on Sexton, 'A Southern Woman of Letters: The Correspondence of Augusta Jane Evans Wilson'

Rebecca Grant Sexton, ed. A Southern Woman of Letters: The Correspondence of Augusta Jane Evans Wilson. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2002. xxxv + 205 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-440-4.

Reviewed by Janet L. Coryell (Department of History, Western Michigan University) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2003)

"Cacoethes Scribendi!" Augusta Jane Evans's "Incurable Itch to Write"

Author: 
Amy L. Wink
Reviewer: 
Jennifer D. McDaid

McDaid on Wink, 'She Left Nothing in Particular: The Autobiographical Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Women's Diaries'

Amy L. Wink. She Left Nothing in Particular: The Autobiographical Legacy of Nineteenth-Century Women's Diaries. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2001. xxxvi + 162 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-145-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer D. McDaid (Archival and Information Services Division, Library of Virginia) Published on H-SAWH (June, 2003)

Combating Powerlessness with Pen and Ink

Author: 
Joan Marie Johnson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Monica Tetzlaff

Tetzlaff on Johnson, 'Southern Women at Vassar: The Poppenheim Family Letters, 1882-1916'

Joan Marie Johnson, ed. Southern Women at Vassar: The Poppenheim Family Letters, 1882-1916. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2002. xii + 258 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-443-5.

Reviewed by Monica Tetzlaff (Department of History, Indiana University, South Bend) Published on H-SAWH (May, 2003)

Author: 
Susanna Delfino, Michele Gillespie, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Blain Roberts

Roberts on Delfino and Gillespie, 'Neither Lady nor Slave: Working Women of the Old South'

Susanna Delfino, Michele Gillespie, eds. Neither Lady nor Slave: Working Women of the Old South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. viii + 324 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5410-5; $65.00 (library), ISBN 978-0-8078-2735-2.

Reviewed by Kathleen Blain Roberts (Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on H-SAWH (March, 2003)

Author: 
Lu Ann Jones
Reviewer: 
Jeanette Keith

Keith on Jones, 'Mama Learned Us to Work: Farm Women in the New South'

Lu Ann Jones. Mama Learned Us to Work: Farm Women in the New South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xiv + 272 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5384-9; $60.00 (library), ISBN 978-0-8078-2716-1.

Reviewed by Jeanette Keith (Department of History, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-SAWH (February, 2003)

Always Poor, Never Hungry

Author: 
Sharla M. Fett
Reviewer: 
Susan L. Smith

Smith on Fett, 'Working Cures: Healing, Health, and Power on Southern Slave Plantations'

Sharla M. Fett. Working Cures: Healing, Health, and Power on Southern Slave Plantations. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. xiii + 290 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5378-8; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2709-3.

Reviewed by Susan L. Smith (Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta, Canada) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2002)

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