The Journal of Southern History

TheJournal of Southern History is a quarterly journal owned and published by The Southern Historical Association. It has been in publication since 1935, and its editorial headquarters are in Houston, Texas. TheJournalof Southern History focuses on southern history, broadly interpreted. Issues contain scholarly articles, historical notes, book reviews and news of historical interest. Contributors to the journal include almost everyone who is doing or has done significant work in the field of southern history. All members of The Southern Historical Association are recipients of the journal as are others interested in the study of the South. The journal's region is the United States.TheJournal of Southern History has included articles on such topics as "Opposition to Polygamy in the Postbellum South" (November 2010), "African American Farmers and Civil Rights" (November 2007), "A Region in Harmony: Southern Music and the Sound Track of Freedom" (November 2006) and "The Second Slavery: Modernity in the Nineteenth-Century Sough and the Atlantic World" (August 2009). Randal L. Hall is the Managing Editor. John B. Boles is the Editor, Bethany L. Johnson is the Associate Editor and Allison N. Madar is a Visiting Assistant Editor.

Articles from Vol. 73, No. 1, February

African American Farmers and Civil Rights
FORTY ACRES AND A MULE." JUDGE PAUL L. FRIEDMAN BEGAN HIS 1999 decision in Pigford v. Glickman, the successful class-action suit brought by African American farmers, with that familiar broken promise from the Civil War/Reconstruction era. The case...
Networks of Military Educators: Middle-Class Stability and Professionalization in the Late Antebellum South
ON THE FOURTH OF JULY 1845 NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD ROBERT HENRY Simpson received his diploma from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI). Though Simpson was surely happy to have been released from the academic toil and military discipline, graduation did...
"No Jap Crow": Japanese Americans Encounter the World War II South
DURING THE FINAL WINTER OF WORLD WAR II, BILL HOSOKAWA boarded a bus bound for the Arkansas Delta. Having received an early release from a Wyoming internment camp to work for the Des Moines Register, the young reporter set off to visit two similar...
The Not So Silent Minority: Louisville's Antiwar Movement, 1966-1975
I DON'T HAVE NO PERSONAL QUARREL WITH THOSE VIETCONGS," DECLARED heavyweight boxing champion and Louisville native Muhammad All. The fighter's 1966 statement against the Vietnam War, along with his refusal the next year to be inducted into the United...