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Author: 
Diane Miller Sommerville
Reviewer: 
Diane Mutti-Burke

Mutti-Burke on Sommerville, 'Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-Century South'

Diane Miller Sommerville. Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-Century South. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. xiii + 411 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5560-7; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2891-5.

Reviewed by Diane Mutti-Burke (Department of History, University of Missouri-Kansas City) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2007)

Rape Myths on Trial

Author: 
Nina Silber
Reviewer: 
Amy F. Morsman

Morsman on Silber, 'Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War'

Nina Silber. Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xi + 213 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517445-8; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-517444-1.

Reviewed by Amy F. Morsman (Department of History, Middlebury College) Published on H-SAWH (August, 2007)

Author: 
Jennifer Ritterhouse
Reviewer: 
Shelly Lemons

Lemons on Ritterhouse, 'Growing Up Jim Crow: How Black and White Southern Children Learned Race'

Jennifer Ritterhouse. Growing Up Jim Crow: How Black and White Southern Children Learned Race. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. x + 306 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5684-0.

Reviewed by Shelly Lemons (Department of History, St. Louis Community College at Meramec) Published on H-SAWH (May, 2007)

Coming of Age in the New South

Author: 
Francesca Morgan
Reviewer: 
Cristina Nelson

Nelson on Morgan, 'Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America'

Francesca Morgan. Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xiii + 297 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5630-7; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2968-4.

Reviewed by Cristina Nelson (History Department, University of North Carolina) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2007)

Conservative Clubwomen Define and Promote National Loyalty

Author: 
Harry G. Lefever
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Gritter

Gritter on Lefever, 'Undaunted by the Fight: Spelman College and the Civil Rights Movement, 1957-1967'

Harry G. Lefever. Undaunted by the Fight: Spelman College and the Civil Rights Movement, 1957-1967. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2005. vii + 286 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86554-976-0; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86554-938-8.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Gritter (Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Published on H-SAWH (February, 2007)

Author: 
Michael O'Brien
Reviewer: 
Sheri Browne

Browne on O'Brien, 'Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860'

Michael O'Brien. Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. 1354 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2800-7.

Reviewed by Sheri Browne (Department of History, Geography and Political Science, Tennessee State University) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2006)

Author: 
Grif Stockley
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Griggs Fleming

Fleming on Stockley, 'Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas'

Grif Stockley. Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. x + 340 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57806-801-2.

Reviewed by Cynthia Griggs Fleming (Department of History, University of Tennessee) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2006)

Heroine of Little Rock

Author: 
Rebecca S. Montgomery
Reviewer: 
Joan Johnson

Johnson on Montgomery, 'The Politics of Education in the New South: Women and Reform in Georgia, 1890-1930'

Rebecca S. Montgomery. The Politics of Education in the New South: Women and Reform in Georgia, 1890-1930. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. 263 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3108-4.

Reviewed by Joan Johnson (Department of History, Northeastern Illinois University) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2006)

Reforming Women

Author: 
Christina Greene
Reviewer: 
Mary G. Rolinson

Rolinson on Greene, 'Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham, North Carolina'

Christina Greene. Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham, North Carolina. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xviii + 384 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5600-0; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2938-7.

Reviewed by Mary G. Rolinson (Department of History, Georgia State University) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2006)

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