Reviews

Author: 
Julia Nitz
Reviewer: 
Katherine Brackett Fialka

Brackett Fialka on Nitz, 'Belles and Poets: Intertextuality in the Civil War Diaries of White Southern Women'

Julia Nitz. Belles and Poets: Intertextuality in the Civil War Diaries of White Southern Women. Southern Literary Studies Series. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2020. 296 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-7372-5.

Reviewed by Katherine Brackett Fialka (Middle Tennessee State University) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2021) Commissioned by Katherine E. Rohrer (University of North Georgia)

Author: 
Jessica Marie Johnson
Reviewer: 
Michael L. Dickinson

Dickinson on Johnson, 'Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World (Early American Studies)'

Jessica Marie Johnson. Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World (Early American Studies). Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2020. 360 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5238-5

Author: 
Angel David Nieves
Reviewer: 
Leigh Soares

Soares on Nieves, 'An Architecture of Education: African American Women Design the New South'

Angel David Nieves. An Architecture of Education: African American Women Design the New South. Gender and Race in American History Series. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2018. Illustrations. 256 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-909-8

Author: 
Marie S. Molloy
Reviewer: 
Jennifer L. Gross

Gross on Molloy, 'Single, White, Slaveholding Women in the Nineteenth-Century American South'

Marie S. Molloy. Single, White, Slaveholding Women in the Nineteenth-Century American South. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2018. x + 228 pp. $39.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61117-870-8.

Reviewed by Jennifer L. Gross (Jacksonville State University) Published on H-SAWH (March, 2021) Commissioned by Katherine E. Rohrer (University of North Georgia)

Author: 
Sandra L. Barnes, Benita Blanford-Jones
Reviewer: 
Brittany Frederick

Frederick on Barnes and Blanford-Jones, 'The Kings of Mississippi: Race, Religious Education, and the Making of a Middle-Class Black Family in the Segregated South'

Sandra L. Barnes, Benita Blanford-Jones. The Kings of Mississippi: Race, Religious Education, and the Making of a Middle-Class Black Family in the Segregated South. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019. 254 pp. $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42406-6

Author: 
Kevin M. Levin
Reviewer: 
Rebecca Capobianco Toy

Capobianco Toy on Levin, 'Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth'

Kevin M. Levin. Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth. Civil War America Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. Illustrations. 240 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5326-6

Author: 
Matthew J. Clavin
Reviewer: 
Amanda McGee

McGee on Clavin, 'The Battle of the Negro Fort: The Rise and Fall of a Fugitive Slave Community'

Matthew J. Clavin. The Battle of the Negro Fort: The Rise and Fall of a Fugitive Slave Community. New York: New York University Press, 2019. 272 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4798-3733-5.

Reviewed by Amanda McGee (University of Arkansas) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2020) Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla (The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series and Jefferson Quotes & Family Letters)

Author: 
Stephanie McCurry
Reviewer: 
Judith Giesberg

Giesberg on McCurry, 'Women’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War'

Stephanie McCurry. Women’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil War. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, 2019. xii + 297 pages. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98797-5.

Author: 
Steven M. Stowe
Reviewer: 
Melissa DeVelvis

DeVelvis on Stowe, 'Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women'

Steven M. Stowe. Keep the Days: Reading the Civil War Diaries of Southern Women. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 228 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-4096-9.

Reviewed by Melissa DeVelvis (University of South Carolina) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2019) Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla (The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series and Jefferson Quotes & Family Letters)

Author: 
Leigh Fought
Reviewer: 
Stephanie J. Richmond

Richmond on Fought, 'Women in the World of Frederick Douglass'

Leigh Fought. Women in the World of Frederick Douglass. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 424 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-978237-6.

Reviewed by Stephanie J. Richmond (Norfolk State University) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2019) Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla (The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series and Jefferson Quotes & Family Letters)

Author: 
J. Samuel Walker
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Gritter

Gritter on Walker, 'Most of 14th Street is Gone: The Washington, DC Riots of 1968'

J. Samuel Walker. Most of 14th Street is Gone: The Washington, DC Riots of 1968. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018. 200 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-084479-0.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Gritter (Indiana University Southeast) Published on H-SAWH (August, 2018) Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla (The Papers of Thomas Jefferson: Retirement Series and Jefferson Quotes & Family Letters)

Author: 
Lisa A. Lindsay
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Walton-Hanley

Walton-Hanley on Lindsay, 'Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa'

Lisa A. Lindsay. Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017. 328 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-3112-7.

Reviewed by Jennifer Walton-Hanley (Western Kentucky University) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2017) Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Author: 
Joan Quigley
Reviewer: 
Wanda Little Fenimore

Fenimore on Quigley, 'Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital'

Joan Quigley. Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation's Capital. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. 368 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-937151-8.

Reviewed by Wanda Little Fenimore (University of South Carolina, Sumter) Published on H-SAWH (March, 2017) Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Author: 
Casey Ryan Kelly
Reviewer: 
Hannah Dudley Shotwell

Dudley Shotwell on Kelly, 'Abstinence Cinema: Virginity and the Rhetoric of Sexual Purity in Contemporary Film'

Casey Ryan Kelly. Abstinence Cinema: Virginity and the Rhetoric of Sexual Purity in Contemporary Film. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. Illustrations. 210 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7510-0; $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-7511-7.

Reviewed by Hannah Dudley Shotwell (University of North Carolina, Greensboro) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2016) Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Author: 
Kimberley Tolley
Reviewer: 
Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz

Laughlin-Schultz on Tolley, 'Heading South to Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845'

Kimberley Tolley. Heading South to Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 278 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2433-4.

Reviewed by Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz (Eastern Illinois University) Published on H-SAWH (June, 2016) Commissioned by Lisa A. Francavilla

Heading South to Teach: The World of Susan Nye Hutchison, 1815-1845

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