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. 69, No. 1, February

An Education in Southern Masculinity: The Ball Family of South Carolina in the New Republic
IN THE 1780s JOHN BALL SR., RECENTLY MARRIED TO HIS FIRST COUSIN and inheritor of several hundred acres on two plantations from his late father, assumed leadership of one of the South's wealthiest, most powerful families. Along with similarly prominent...
Announcements and Activities. (Historical News and Notices)
In celebration of the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase, the Historic New Orleans Collection will present an exhibition that focuses on the domestic and international events and personalities that surrounded the purchase. The exhibition, "A Fusion...
Beyond Parochialism: Southern Progressivism, Prohibition, and State-Building
BEGINNING IN THE 1940s, STUDENTS OF SOUTHERN REFORM MOVEMENTS generally argued that southern Progressivism was a regional by-product of the Populist revolt and its disruptive impact on the southern political system. In some of these accounts, the agrarian...
Civil War Unionists and the Political Culture of Loyalty in Alabama, 1860-1861
FROM THE ELECTION SUMMER OF 1860 THROUGH THE SECESSION CRISIS OF 1861, ardent southern fights advocates in Alabama rarely missed an opportunity to publicly chastise Black Republicans, weak-kneed Democrats, advocates of "freesoilism and squatterism,"...
Libraries and Archives. (Historical News and Notices)
The Galveston and Texas History Center of the Rosenberg Library in Galveston, Texas, announces a new online exhibition titled "Galveston: A City Transformed, 1890-1915," which is available on the center's website: www.gthc.org. Galveston was one of...
Personnel. (Historical News and Notices)
Austin College: T. Hunt Tooley promoted to professor. Barber-Scotia College: Lisa J. Jones appointed assistant professor. Campbell University: Walter S. Barge Sr. has retired and continues to serve as an adjunct professor. Clemson University:...
The Association. (Historical News and Notices)
The sixty-ninth meeting of the Southern Historical Association will be held November 6-9, 2003, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston. The meeting will begin on Thursday and end on Sunday, which is a deviation from our regular Wednesday-to-Saturday...
Women Writers, the "Southern Front," and the Dialectical Imagination
The "present" for me, the intellectual present in which I came of age, was the peak and crest of the Southern Literary Renaissance. No Southern youth of any sensitivity could help being excited by the explosion of creativity taking place during the...
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