Reviews

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)

Author: 
Lisa Lindquist Dorr
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Boggs

Boggs on Dorr, 'White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960'

Lisa Lindquist Dorr. White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004. 327 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5514-0; $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2841-0.

Reviewed by Jeremy Boggs (Department of History and Art History, George Mason University) Published on H-SAWH (July, 2006)

A New Look at the Southern Rape Myth

Author: 
Catherine Fosl
Reviewer: 
Pamela Tyler

Tyler on Fosl, 'Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South'

Catherine Fosl. Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South. New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. ix + 418 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-29487-8.

Reviewed by Pamela Tyler (Department of History, North Carolina State University) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2006)

Anne Braden: Dedicated Civil Rights Activist and Feminist

Author: 
Stephanie Cole, Alison M. Parker, eds.
Reviewer: 
Amy Meschke Porter

Porter on Cole and Parker, 'Beyond Black and White: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the U.S. South and Southwest'

Stephanie Cole, Alison M. Parker, eds. Beyond Black and White: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the U.S. South and Southwest. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2004. ix + 144 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58544-297-3; $16.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-58544-319-2.

Reviewed by Amy Meschke Porter (Department of History, Georgia Southwestern State University) Published on H-SAWH (April, 2006)

Author: 
Emily West
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Stollman

Stollman on West, 'Chains of Love: Slave Couples in Antebellum South Carolina'

Emily West. Chains of Love: Slave Couples in Antebellum South Carolina. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004. x + 184 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-02903-5.

Reviewed by Jennifer Stollman (Department of History and Political Science, Salem College) Published on H-SAWH (March, 2006)

A New Look at Marriage and Intimacy Among Slaves

Author: 
Georgina Hickey
Reviewer: 
Teresa Tomkins-Walsh

Tomkins-Walsh on Hickey, 'Hope and Danger in the New South City: Working-Class Women and Urban Development in Atlanta, 1890-1940'

Georgina Hickey. Hope and Danger in the New South City: Working-Class Women and Urban Development in Atlanta, 1890-1940. Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 2003. viii + 287 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2333-6; $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8203-2772-3.

Reviewed by Teresa Tomkins-Walsh (Department of History, University of Houston) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2006)

Author: 
John N. Fain, ed.
Reviewer: 
Giselle Roberts

Roberts on Fain, 'Sanctified Trial: The Diary of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain, a Confederate Woman in East Tennessee'

John N. Fain, ed. Sanctified Trial: The Diary of Eliza Rhea Anderson Fain, a Confederate Woman in East Tennessee. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2004. Illustrations + notes + bibliography + index. $42.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-313-0.

Reviewed by Giselle Roberts (History Department, La Trobe University) Published on H-SAWH (January, 2006)

Author: 
Lynn Musslewhite, Suzanne Jones Crawford
Reviewer: 
Kevin Motl

Motl on Musslewhite and Crawford, 'One Woman's Political Journey: Kate Barnard and Social Reform, 1875-1930'

Lynn Musslewhite, Suzanne Jones Crawford. One Woman's Political Journey: Kate Barnard and Social Reform, 1875-1930. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. xii + 231 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3563-2.

Reviewed by Kevin Motl (Department of History, Texas A&M University) Published on H-SAWH (November, 2005)

An Army of One

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

Pages

Subscribe to H-SAWH: Reviews