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Author: 
Bruce L. Clayton, John A. Salmond, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sidney Bland

Bland on Clayton and Salmond, '"Lives Full of Struggle and Triumph": Southern Women, Their Institutions, and Their Communities'

Bruce L. Clayton, John A. Salmond, eds. "Lives Full of Struggle and Triumph": Southern Women, Their Institutions, and Their Communities. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003. vii + 323 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2675-6.

Reviewed by Sidney Bland (Department of History, James Madison University) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2005)

Author: 
Kirsten E. Wood
Reviewer: 
Nikki Berg

Berg on Wood, 'Masterful Women: Slaveholding Widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War'

Kirsten E. Wood. Masterful Women: Slaveholding Widows from the American Revolution through the Civil War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. xiii + 281 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2859-5; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5528-7.

Reviewed by Nikki Berg (Department of History, University of Minnesota) Published on H-SAWH (August, 2005)

Author: 
Terrell Armistead Crow, Mary Moulton Barden, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jon Wells

Wells on Crow and Barden, 'Live Your Own Life: The Family Papers of Mary Bayard Clarke, 1854-1886'

Terrell Armistead Crow, Mary Moulton Barden, eds. Live Your Own Life: The Family Papers of Mary Bayard Clarke, 1854-1886. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2003. lxii + 466 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-473-2.

Reviewed by Jon Wells (Johnson & Wales University) Published on H-SAWH (June, 2005)

The Rediscovery of a Southern Woman Writer

Author: 
Leigh Fought
Reviewer: 
Lynn Kennedy

Kennedy on Fought, 'Southern Womanhood and Slavery: A Biography of Louisa S. McCord, 1810-1879'

Leigh Fought. Southern Womanhood and Slavery: A Biography of Louisa S. McCord, 1810-1879. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2003. xiv + 216 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8262-1470-6.

Reviewed by Lynn Kennedy (Department of History, University of Lethbridge) Published on H-SAWH (June, 2005)

A Woman of Contradictions

Author: 
Jane Turner Censer
Reviewer: 
Kim Schreck

Schreck on Censer, 'The Reconstruction of White Southern Womanhood, 1865-1895'

Jane Turner Censer. The Reconstruction of White Southern Womanhood, 1865-1895. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2003. xv + 280 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-2921-0; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2907-4.

Reviewed by Kim Schreck (Department of History, University of Missouri, Columbia) Published on H-SAWH (May, 2005)

Author: 
Melissa Walker Heidari, ed.
Reviewer: 
Caroline Janney

Janney on Heidari, 'To Find My Own Peace: Grace King in Her Journals, 1886-1910'

Melissa Walker Heidari, ed. To Find My Own Peace: Grace King in Her Journals, 1886-1910. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2004. xxxvii + 247 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2565-1.

Reviewed by Caroline Janney (Department of History, University of Virginia) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2005)

The Mind of a Southern Woman

Author: 
Shelia R. Phipps
Reviewer: 
Giselle Roberts

Roberts on Phipps, 'Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee'

Shelia R. Phipps. Genteel Rebel: The Life of Mary Greenhow Lee. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2004. xiv + 259 pp. $21.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2927-2; $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2885-5.

Reviewed by Giselle Roberts (Research Associate, La Trobe University) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2005)

Mary Lee's Visitable Connexion

Author: 
Charles F. Robinson, II
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Alexander

Alexander on Robinson, 'Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South'

Charles F. Robinson, II. Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2003. xv + 196 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-55728-755-7.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Alexander (Department of History, Texas Wesleyan University) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2004)

An Intimacy Color Line in the Jim Crow South

Author: 
Sally G. McMillen
Reviewer: 
Kirsten E. Wood

Wood on McMillen, 'Southern Women: Black and White in the Old South'

Sally G. McMillen. Southern Women: Black and White in the Old South. Arlington Heights: Harlan Davidson, Inc., 2002. xii + 215 pp. $14.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-88295-963-4.

Reviewed by Kirsten E. Wood (Department of History, Florida International University) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2004)

Rethinking Southern Women

Author: 
Suzanne Lebsock
Reviewer: 
Lynn M. Hudson

Hudson on Lebsock, 'A Murder in Virginia: Southern Justice on Trial'

Suzanne Lebsock. A Murder in Virginia: Southern Justice on Trial. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 2003. 442 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-393-04201-6.

Reviewed by Lynn M. Hudson (Department of History, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2004)

Race, Memory, and a Murder

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