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Author: 
Rebecca Sharpless
Reviewer: 
Melissa Walker

Walker on Sharpless, 'Fertile Ground, Narrow Choices: Women on Texas Cotton Farms, 1900-1940'

Rebecca Sharpless. Fertile Ground, Narrow Choices: Women on Texas Cotton Farms, 1900-1940. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999. xxiii + 319 pp. $23.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-4760-2; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2456-6.

Reviewed by Melissa Walker (Department of History and Politics, Converse College) Published on H-SAWH (September, 1999)

Cotton Belt Women

Author: 
Anne Goodwyn Jones, Susan V. Donaldson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jane E. Schultz

Schultz on Jones and Donaldson, 'Haunted Bodies: Gender and Southern Texts'

Anne Goodwyn Jones, Susan V. Donaldson, eds. Haunted Bodies: Gender and Southern Texts. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 1997. x + 533 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8139-1726-9; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1725-2.

Reviewed by Jane E. Schultz (Department of English, Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis) Published on H-SAWH (July, 1999)

Author: 
Cornelia Jones Pond
Reviewer: 
Mary Carroll Johansen

Johansen on Pond, 'Recollections of a Southern Daughter: A Memoir by Cornelia Jones Pond of Liberty County'

Cornelia Jones Pond. Recollections of a Southern Daughter: A Memoir by Cornelia Jones Pond of Liberty County. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1998. xlvi + 118 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2044-1.

Reviewed by Mary Carroll Johansen (Library of Virginia) Published on H-SAWH (July, 1999)

A Southern Belle's Civil War

Author: 
Nancy C. Parrish
Reviewer: 
Joyce Miller

Miller on Parrish, 'Lee Smith, Annie Dillard, and the Hollins Group: A Genesis of Writers'

Nancy C. Parrish. Lee Smith, Annie Dillard, and the Hollins Group: A Genesis of Writers. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1998. xvii + 234 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2243-3.

Reviewed by Joyce Miller (Department of American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park) Published on H-SAWH (June, 1999)

Author: 
Katherine G. Aiken
Reviewer: 
Elna C. Green

Green on Aiken, 'Harnessing the Power of Motherhood: The National Florence Crittenton Mission, 1883-1925'

Katherine G. Aiken. Harnessing the Power of Motherhood: The National Florence Crittenton Mission, 1883-1925. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1998. xxiv + 266 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-017-7.

Reviewed by Elna C. Green (Department of History, Florida State University) Published on H-SAWH (June, 1999)

History with a Mission

Author: 
Judith N. McArthur
Reviewer: 
Nancy Beck Young

Young on McArthur, 'Creating the New Woman: The Rise of Southern Women's Progressive Culture in Texas, 1893-1918'

Judith N. McArthur. Creating the New Woman: The Rise of Southern Women's Progressive Culture in Texas, 1893-1918. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. x + 199 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06679-5; $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02376-7.

Reviewed by Nancy Beck Young (Department of History, McKendree College) Published on H-SAWH (May, 1999)

Author: 
Susan Ware
Reviewer: 
Jennifer D. McDaid

McDaid on Ware, 'Letter to the World: Seven Women Who Shaped the American Century'

Susan Ware. Letter to the World: Seven Women Who Shaped the American Century. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1998. xxiv + 344 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04652-6.

Reviewed by Jennifer D. McDaid (Library of Virginia) Published on H-SAWH (April, 1999)

Twentieth-Century Women's Lives

Author: 
Leslie A. Schwalm
Reviewer: 
Michelle A. Krowl

Krowl on Schwalm, 'A Hard Fight for We: Women's Transition from Slavery to Freedom in South Carolina'

Leslie A. Schwalm. A Hard Fight for We: Women's Transition from Slavery to Freedom in South Carolina. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1997. xiii + 394 pp. $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-06630-6; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02259-3.

Reviewed by Michelle A. Krowl Published on H-SAWH (April, 1999)

Author: 
Julia Cherry Spruill
Reviewer: 
Julie Richter

Richter on Spruill, 'Women's Life and Work in the Southern Colonies'

Julia Cherry Spruill. Women's Life and Work in the Southern Colonies. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1998. xviii + 426 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-393-31758-9.

Reviewed by Julie Richter (Colonial Williamsburg Foundation) Published on H-SAWH (March, 1999)

Author: 
Virginia Meacham Gould, ed.
Reviewer: 
Martha Jane Brazy

Brazy on Gould, 'Chained to the Rock of Adversity: To Be Free, Black & Female in the Old South'

Virginia Meacham Gould, ed. Chained to the Rock of Adversity: To Be Free, Black & Female in the Old South. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1998. liv + 96 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2083-0; $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-1996-4.

Reviewed by Martha Jane Brazy (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Published on H-SAWH (February, 1999)

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