Journal of Southern History, Vol. 83, No. 2

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The May 2017 issue of the Journal of Southern History has been mailed to members of the Southern Historical Association. The Journal is also available via Project MUSE:

Reframing the Fathers' Constitution: The Centralized State and Centrality of Slavery in the Confederate Constitutional Order

By Aaron R. Hall

Remembering Robert Charles: Violence and Memory in Jim Crow New Orleans

By K. Stephen Prince

Southern History in Periodicals, 2016: A Selected Bibliography

Annual Report of the Secretary-Treasurer

By Stephen Berry

Book Reviews

Book Notes

Historical News and Notices

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