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Author: 
Nell Irvin Painter
Reviewer: 
Jeanette Keith

Keith on Painter, 'Southern History Across the Color Line'

Nell Irvin Painter. Southern History Across the Color Line. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2002. 256 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-5360-3; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2692-8.

Reviewed by Jeanette Keith (Department of History, Bloomsburg University) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2002)

Bodies and Souls

Bodies and Souls

Author: 
Joanna Bowen Gillespie
Reviewer: 
Gail Murray

Murray on Gillespie, 'The Life and Times of Martha Laurens Ramsay, 1759-1811'

Joanna Bowen Gillespie. The Life and Times of Martha Laurens Ramsay, 1759-1811. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. xxviii + 315 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-373-5.

Reviewed by Gail Murray (Department of History, Rhodes College) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2002)

Following One Woman's Spiritual Odyssey to a Deeper Understanding of Colonial America

Author: 
Marianne Gingher
Reviewer: 
Leslie Kesler

Kesler on Gingher, 'A Girl's Life: Horses, Boys, Weddings, and Luck'

Marianne Gingher. A Girl's Life: Horses, Boys, Weddings, and Luck. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2001. 224 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2685-1.

Reviewed by Leslie Kesler (Curation Section, North Carolina Museum of History) Published on H-SAWH (February, 2002)

Snapshots from a Happy Childhood

Snapshots from a Happy Childhood

Author: 
Amy Thompson McCandless
Reviewer: 
Jennifer D. McDaid

McDaid on McCandless, 'The Past in the Present: Women's Higher Education in the Twentieth-Century American South'

Amy Thompson McCandless. The Past in the Present: Women's Higher Education in the Twentieth-Century American South. Tuscaloosa and London: University of Alabama Press, 1999. x + 389 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-0994-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer D. McDaid (Archives Research Services Department, Library of Virginia) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2002)

Well-Read and Well-Mannered

Author: 
Melissa Walker
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Schafer

Schafer on Walker, 'All We Knew Was to Farm: Rural Women in the Upcountry South, 1919-1941'

Melissa Walker. All We Knew Was to Farm: Rural Women in the Upcountry South, 1919-1941. Revisiting Rural America Series. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. xvii + 341 pp. $44.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-6318-9.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Schafer (Independent Scholar) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2001)

Living Off the Land

Living Off the Land

Author: 
Catherine Clinton
Reviewer: 
Mary Carroll Johansen

Johansen on Clinton, 'Fanny Kemble's Civil Wars: The Story of America's Most Unlikely Abolitionist'

Catherine Clinton. Fanny Kemble's Civil Wars: The Story of America's Most Unlikely Abolitionist. New York and London: Simon & Schuster, 2000. 302 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-514815-2.

Reviewed by Mary Carroll Johansen (Department of History, Holy Family College) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2001)

Fanny Kemble's Marital Combat

Fanny Kemble's Marital Combat

Author: 
Chana Kai Lee
Reviewer: 
Kate Wittenstein

Wittenstein on Lee, 'For Freedom's Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer'

Chana Kai Lee. For Freedom's Sake: The Life of Fannie Lou Hamer. Women in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999. ix + 255 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-06936-9.

Reviewed by Kate Wittenstein (Department of History, Gustavus Adolphus College) Published on H-SAWH (June, 2001)

Fannie Lou Hamer: To 1964 and Beyond

Author: 
Constance Curry, Joan C. Browning, Dorothy Dawson Burlage, Penny Patch, Theresa Del Pozzo, Sue Thrasher, Elaine DeLott Baker, Emmie Schrader Adams, Casey Hayden
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Ritterhouse

Ritterhouse on Curry and Browning and Burlage and Patch and Pozzo and Thrasher and Baker and Adams and Hayden, 'Deep in Our Hearts: Nine White Women in the Freedom Movement'

Constance Curry, Joan C. Browning, Dorothy Dawson Burlage, Penny Patch, Theresa Del Pozzo, Sue Thrasher, Elaine DeLott Baker, Emmie Schrader Adams, Casey Hayden. Deep in Our Hearts: Nine White Women in the Freedom Movement. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2000. xv + 400 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2266-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer Ritterhouse (Department of History, Utah State University) Published on H-SAWH (June, 2001)

Author: 
Valerie Raleigh Yow
Reviewer: 
Michele Crescenzo

Crescenzo on Yow, 'Bernice Kelly Harris: A Good Life Was Writing'

Valerie Raleigh Yow. Bernice Kelly Harris: A Good Life Was Writing. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1999. xx + 334 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2348-5.

Reviewed by Michele Crescenzo (Department of English, Emory University) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2001)

Writing a Woman's Life

Writing a Woman's Life

Author: 
Elizabeth D. Leonard
Reviewer: 
Judith Bellafaire

Bellafaire on Leonard, 'All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies'

Elizabeth D. Leonard. All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1999. 368 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-14-029858-1.

Reviewed by Judith Bellafaire (Women in Military Service For America Memorial) Published on H-SAWH (March, 2001)

Unmasked: Civil War-Era Women Recognized at Last

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