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Author: 
Anna R. Hayes
Reviewer: 
Natasha Thompson

Thompson on Hayes, 'Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp'

Anna R. Hayes. Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xvi + 559 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3214-1.

Reviewed by Natasha Thompson (University of North Carolina, Greensboro) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

A Life of Accomplishment and Contradiction

Author: 
Janet Allured, Judith F. Gentry, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sara B. Sundberg

Sundberg on Allured and Gentry, 'Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times'

Janet Allured, Judith F. Gentry, eds. Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. 352 pp. $69.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-8203-2946-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2947-5.

Reviewed by Sara B. Sundberg (University of Central Missouri) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Amy L. Wink, ed.
Reviewer: 
Katherine K. Walters

Walters on Wink, 'Tandem Lives: The Frontier Texas Diaries of Henrietta Baker Embree and Tennessee Keys Embree, 1856-1884'

Amy L. Wink, ed. Tandem Lives: The Frontier Texas Diaries of Henrietta Baker Embree and Tennessee Keys Embree, 1856-1884. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2009. 448 pp. $56.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-504-2.

Reviewed by Katherine K. Walters (Texas A&M University) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Jeffrey W. McClurken
Reviewer: 
Amy F. Morsman

Morsman on McClurken, 'Take Care of the Living: Reconstructing Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia'

Jeffrey W. McClurken. Take Care of the Living: Reconstructing Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia. A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009. Maps, tables, figures. 256 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2813-5.

Reviewed by Amy F. Morsman Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Deborah Gray White, ed.
Reviewer: 
Linda Wynn

Wynn on White, 'Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower'

Deborah Gray White, ed. Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower. Gender and American Culture Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Illustrations. 291 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3201-1; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5881-3.

Reviewed by Linda Wynn (Tennessee Historical Commission) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Ben Marsh
Reviewer: 
Lisa Crutchfield

Crutchfield on Marsh, 'Georgia's Frontier Women: Female Fortunes in a Southern Colony'

Ben Marsh. Georgia's Frontier Women: Female Fortunes in a Southern Colony. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007. Tables, graphs, illustrations. xiii + 253 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2882-9.

Reviewed by Lisa Crutchfield Published on H-SAWH (July, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

The Transformation of a Southern Colony

Author: 
Ida Powell Dulany
Reviewer: 
Robert S. Brandt

Brandt on Dulany, 'In the Shadow of the Enemy: The Civil War Journal of Ida Powell Dulany'

Ida Powell Dulany. In the Shadow of the Enemy: The Civil War Journal of Ida Powell Dulany. Edited by Mary L. Mackall, Stevan F. Meserve, and Anne Mackall Sasscer. Voices of the Civil War Series. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2009. 328 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-658-2.

Reviewed by Robert S. Brandt Published on H-SAWH (July, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Sarah Wilkerson Freeman, Beverly Greene Bond, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas H. Appleton Jr.

Appleton Jr. on Freeman and Bond, 'Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times'

Sarah Wilkerson Freeman, Beverly Greene Bond, eds. Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. 456 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2949-9.

Reviewed by Thomas H. Appleton Jr. (Professor of History) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Beyond the Usual Suspects

Author: 
Heidi Brayman Hackel, Catherine E. Kelly, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sarah H. Meacham

Meacham on Hackel and Kelly, 'Reading Women: Literacy, Authorship, and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800'

Heidi Brayman Hackel, Catherine E. Kelly, eds. Reading Women: Literacy, Authorship, and Culture in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800. Material Texts Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2008. viii + 263 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-4054-2.

Reviewed by Sarah H. Meacham Published on H-SAWH (January, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Scott E. Casper
Reviewer: 
John Lodl

Lodl on Casper, 'Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon: The Forgotten History of an American Shrine'

Scott E. Casper. Sarah Johnson's Mount Vernon: The Forgotten History of an American Shrine. New York: Hill & Wang, 2008. 320 pp. $25.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-8414-2.

Reviewed by John Lodl Published on H-SAWH (January, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

African Americans at Mount Vernon: A New View of an American Shrine

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