Reviews

Author: 
Anya Jabour
Reviewer: 
Candace Bailey

Bailey on Jabour, 'Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South'


Anya Jabour. Scarlett's Sisters: Young Women in the Old South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. x + 374 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3101-4.

Reviewed by Candace Bailey (Department of Music, North Carolina Central University)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2008)

A Culture of Resistance

Author: 
Juliana Barr
Reviewer: 
Billie Ford

Ford on Barr, 'Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands'


Juliana Barr. Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. 416 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5790-8; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3082-6.

Reviewed by Billie Ford (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2008)

New Perspectives on Power

Author: 
Gene Stowe
Reviewer: 
Mary Hoffschwelle

Hoffschwelle on Stowe, 'Inherit the Land: Jim Crow Meets Miss Maggie's Will'


Gene Stowe. Inherit the Land: Jim Crow Meets Miss Maggie's Will. Sergio. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2006. xii + 309 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57806-864-7; $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-934110-60-7.

Reviewed by Mary Hoffschwelle (Department of History, Middle Tennessee State University)
Published on H-SAWH (January, 2008)

Keeping It in the Family

Author: 
Diane Miller Sommerville
Reviewer: 
Diane Mutti-Burke

Mutti-Burke on Sommerville, 'Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-Century South'


Diane Miller Sommerville. Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-Century South. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. xiii + 411 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5560-7; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2891-5.

Reviewed by Diane Mutti-Burke (Department of History, University of Missouri-Kansas City)
Published on H-SAWH (November, 2007)

Author: 
Nina Silber
Reviewer: 
Amy F. Morsman

Morsman on Silber, 'Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War'


Nina Silber. Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006. xi + 213 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-517445-8; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-517444-1.

Reviewed by Amy F. Morsman (Department of History, Middlebury College)
Published on H-SAWH (August, 2007)

Author: 
Jennifer Ritterhouse
Reviewer: 
Shelly Lemons

Lemons on Ritterhouse, 'Growing Up Jim Crow: How Black and White Southern Children Learned Race'


Jennifer Ritterhouse. Growing Up Jim Crow: How Black and White Southern Children Learned Race. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. x + 306 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5684-0.

Reviewed by Shelly Lemons (Department of History, St. Louis Community College at Meramec)
Published on H-SAWH (May, 2007)

Coming of Age in the New South

Author: 
Francesca Morgan
Reviewer: 
Cristina Nelson

Nelson on Morgan, 'Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America'


Francesca Morgan. Women and Patriotism in Jim Crow America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xiii + 297 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5630-7; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2968-4.

Reviewed by Cristina Nelson (History Department, University of North Carolina)
Published on H-SAWH (April, 2007)

Author: 
Harry G. Lefever
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Gritter

Gritter on Lefever, 'Undaunted by the Fight: Spelman College and the Civil Rights Movement, 1957-1967'


Harry G. Lefever. Undaunted by the Fight: Spelman College and the Civil Rights Movement, 1957-1967. Macon: Mercer University Press, 2005. vii + 286 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-86554-976-0; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86554-938-8.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Gritter (Department of History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Published on H-SAWH (February, 2007)

Author: 
Michael O'Brien
Reviewer: 
Sheri Browne

Browne on O'Brien, 'Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860'


Michael O'Brien. Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. 1354 pp. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2800-7.

Reviewed by Sheri Browne (Department of History, Geography and Political Science, Tennessee State University)
Published on H-SAWH (November, 2006)

Author: 
Grif Stockley
Reviewer: 
Cynthia Griggs Fleming

Fleming on Stockley, 'Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas'


Grif Stockley. Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. x + 340 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57806-801-2.

Reviewed by Cynthia Griggs Fleming (Department of History, University of Tennessee)
Published on H-SAWH (October, 2006)

Heroine of Little Rock

Author: 
Rebecca S. Montgomery
Reviewer: 
Joan Johnson

Johnson on Montgomery, 'The Politics of Education in the New South: Women and Reform in Georgia, 1890-1930'


Rebecca S. Montgomery. The Politics of Education in the New South: Women and Reform in Georgia, 1890-1930. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. 263 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3108-4.

Reviewed by Joan Johnson (Department of History, Northeastern Illinois University)
Published on H-SAWH (September, 2006)

Reforming Women

Author: 
Christina Greene
Reviewer: 
Mary G. Rolinson

Rolinson on Greene, 'Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham, North Carolina'


Christina Greene. Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham, North Carolina. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xviii + 384 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5600-0; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2938-7.

Reviewed by Mary G. Rolinson (Department of History, Georgia State University)
Published on H-SAWH (September, 2006)

Author: 
Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin
Reviewer: 
Randolph Hollingsworth

Hollingsworth on Baldwin, 'Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's Moonlight Schools: Fighting for Literacy in America'


Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin. Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's Moonlight Schools: Fighting for Literacy in America. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2006. ix + 248 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-2378-3.

Reviewed by Randolph Hollingsworth (Kentucky Virtual University)
Published on H-SAWH (August, 2006)

Unbridled Spirit

Author: 
Jeanette Keith
Reviewer: 
John Barnhill

Barnhill on Keith, 'Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War'


Jeanette Keith. Rich Man's War, Poor Man's Fight: Race, Class, and Power in the Rural South during the First World War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. viii + 260 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5562-1; $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2897-7.

Reviewed by John Barnhill (Independent Scholar, Houston, Texas)
Published on H-SAWH (July, 2006)

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