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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)

Author: 
Judith T. Bainbridge
Reviewer: 
Marcia Synnott

Synnott on Bainbridge, 'Academy and College: The History of the Woman's College at Furman University'

Judith T. Bainbridge. Academy and College: The History of the Woman's College at Furman University. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2001. xiii + 290 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86554-736-0.

Reviewed by Marcia Synnott (Department of History, University of South Carolina) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2002)

A Forgotten Chapter in Southern Women's Higher Education

Author: 
Angela Boswell
Reviewer: 
Kelly McMichael Stott

Stott on Boswell, 'Her Act and Deed: Women's Lives in a Rural Southern County, 1837-1873'

Angela Boswell. Her Act and Deed: Women's Lives in a Rural Southern County, 1837-1873. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2001. xii + 224 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58544-128-0.

Reviewed by Kelly McMichael Stott (Department of History, Texas Christian University) Published on H-SAWH (August, 2002)

Rural Texas Women's Lives: Reality or Ideal?

Rural Texas Women's Lives: Reality or Ideal?

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

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