Reviews

Author: 
Mary Farmer-Kaiser
Reviewer: 
Miranda Fraley

Fraley on Farmer-Kaiser, 'Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation'

Mary Farmer-Kaiser. Freedwomen and the Freedmen's Bureau: Race, Gender, and Public Policy in the Age of Emancipation. New York: Fordham University Press, 2010. xiv + 275 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8232-3211-6; $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8232-3212-3.

Reviewed by Miranda Fraley Published on H-SAWH (August, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Alison M. Parker
Reviewer: 
Holly Kent

Kent on Parker, 'Articulating Rights: Nineteenth-Century American Women on Race, Reform, and the State'

Alison M. Parker. Articulating Rights: Nineteenth-Century American Women on Race, Reform, and the State. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2010. 302 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87580-416-3.

Reviewed by Holly Kent Published on H-SAWH (July, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Jane E. Schultz, ed.
Reviewer: 
Giselle Roberts

Roberts on Schultz, 'This Birth Place of Souls: The Civil War Nursing Diary of Harriet Eaton'

Jane E. Schultz, ed. This Birth Place of Souls: The Civil War Nursing Diary of Harriet Eaton. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011. xii + 338 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-539268-5.

Reviewed by Giselle Roberts Published on H-SAWH (June, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Michelle R. Scott
Reviewer: 
Tammy Prater

Prater on Scott, 'Blues Empress in Black Chattanooga: Bessie Smith and the Emerging Urban South'

Michelle R. Scott. Blues Empress in Black Chattanooga: Bessie Smith and the Emerging Urban South. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xiii + 198 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03338-4; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07545-2.

Reviewed by Tammy Prater (Lane College) Published on H-SAWH (February, 2011) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Kimberly K. Little
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Gritter

Gritter on Little, 'You Must Be from the North: Southern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement'

Kimberly K. Little. You Must Be from the North: Southern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2009. ix + 219 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60473-228-3.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Gritter Published on H-SAWH (November, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Marjorie Julian Spruill, Valinda W. Littlefield, Joan Marie Johnson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Janet Hudson

Hudson on Spruill and Littlefield and Johnson, 'South Carolina Women, vol. 1, Their Lives and Times'

Marjorie Julian Spruill, Valinda W. Littlefield, Joan Marie Johnson, eds. South Carolina Women, vol. 1, Their Lives and Times. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. 320 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2935-2; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2936-9.

Reviewed by Janet Hudson (University of South Carolina) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Ann Short Chirhart, Betty,eds. Wood
Reviewer: 
Amy Benson Brown

Benson Brown on Chirhart and Wood, 'Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, Volume 1'

Ann Short Chirhart, Betty,eds. Wood. Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times, Volume 1. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. 392 pp. $69.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-8203-3336-6; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-3337-3.

Reviewed by Amy Benson Brown (Emory University) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Anna R. Hayes
Reviewer: 
Natasha Thompson

Thompson on Hayes, 'Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp'

Anna R. Hayes. Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. xvi + 559 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3214-1.

Reviewed by Natasha Thompson (University of North Carolina, Greensboro) Published on H-SAWH (October, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

A Life of Accomplishment and Contradiction

Author: 
Janet Allured, Judith F. Gentry, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sara B. Sundberg

Sundberg on Allured and Gentry, 'Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times'

Janet Allured, Judith F. Gentry, eds. Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. 352 pp. $69.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-8203-2946-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2947-5.

Reviewed by Sara B. Sundberg (University of Central Missouri) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Amy L. Wink, ed.
Reviewer: 
Katherine K. Walters

Walters on Wink, 'Tandem Lives: The Frontier Texas Diaries of Henrietta Baker Embree and Tennessee Keys Embree, 1856-1884'

Amy L. Wink, ed. Tandem Lives: The Frontier Texas Diaries of Henrietta Baker Embree and Tennessee Keys Embree, 1856-1884. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2009. 448 pp. $56.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-504-2.

Reviewed by Katherine K. Walters (Texas A&M University) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Jeffrey W. McClurken
Reviewer: 
Amy F. Morsman

Morsman on McClurken, 'Take Care of the Living: Reconstructing Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia'

Jeffrey W. McClurken. Take Care of the Living: Reconstructing Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia. A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Series. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2009. Maps, tables, figures. 256 pp. $39.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2813-5.

Reviewed by Amy F. Morsman Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Deborah Gray White, ed.
Reviewer: 
Linda Wynn

Wynn on White, 'Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower'

Deborah Gray White, ed. Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower. Gender and American Culture Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Illustrations. 291 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3201-1; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5881-3.

Reviewed by Linda Wynn (Tennessee Historical Commission) Published on H-SAWH (September, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Ben Marsh
Reviewer: 
Lisa Crutchfield

Crutchfield on Marsh, 'Georgia's Frontier Women: Female Fortunes in a Southern Colony'

Ben Marsh. Georgia's Frontier Women: Female Fortunes in a Southern Colony. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2007. Tables, graphs, illustrations. xiii + 253 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2882-9.

Reviewed by Lisa Crutchfield Published on H-SAWH (July, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

The Transformation of a Southern Colony

Author: 
Ida Powell Dulany
Reviewer: 
Robert S. Brandt

Brandt on Dulany, 'In the Shadow of the Enemy: The Civil War Journal of Ida Powell Dulany'

Ida Powell Dulany. In the Shadow of the Enemy: The Civil War Journal of Ida Powell Dulany. Edited by Mary L. Mackall, Stevan F. Meserve, and Anne Mackall Sasscer. Voices of the Civil War Series. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2009. 328 pp. $44.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-658-2.

Reviewed by Robert S. Brandt Published on H-SAWH (July, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

Author: 
Sarah Wilkerson Freeman, Beverly Greene Bond, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas H. Appleton Jr.

Appleton Jr. on Freeman and Bond, 'Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times'

Sarah Wilkerson Freeman, Beverly Greene Bond, eds. Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2009. 456 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2949-9.

Reviewed by Thomas H. Appleton Jr. (Professor of History) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2010) Commissioned by Antoinette G. van Zelm

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