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. 67, No. 4, November

C. Vann Woodward and the Burden of Southern Populism
IN THE SPRING OF 1939 C. VANN WOODWARD WAS BASKING IN THE GLOW of critical acclaim for his first book, Tom Watson: Agrarian Rebel and casting about for a new subject. (1) He had already done some reconnaissance on a biography of Eugene V. Debs but...
Gender and Origins of the New South
WE MIGHT FORGIVE OUR GRADUATE STUDENTS IF THEY REDUCE THE FACT-filled paragraphs and biting arguments in C. Vann Woodward's 542-page masterpiece, Origins of the New South, to three words: change versus continuity. Even though we understand that all...
Historical News and Notices
THE ASSOCIATION Vice President Jacquelyn Dowd Hall has appointed the following to serve on the Membership Committee for 2002: Marjorie Julian Spruill, University of Southern Mississippi, chair; Bruce Baker, University of North Carolina at Chapel...
"On the Pinnacle in Yankeeland": C. Vann as a [Southern] Renaissance Man
A DECADE AFTER ORIGINS OF THE NEW SOUTH APPEARED, UNIVERSITY of Georgia historian E. Merton Coulter heartily concurred with a friend's assessment that C. Vann Woodward's book had been written "to please Gunnar Myrdal, the Civil Rights advocates and...
Origins of the New South and the Negro Question
NOT THE LEAST REMARKABLE FACT ABOUT C. VANN WOODWARD'S Origins of the New South is that, fifty years ago, Woodward knew better than to attempt what I have been asked to do: to discuss Afro-Americans as a subject apart from the subjects of land, agriculture,...
The Political Economy of the New South: Retrospects and Prospects
A CONFERENCE TO EVALUATE AND ASSESS THE INFLUENCE OF C. VANN Woodward's Origins of the New South a half century after its publication is certainly remarkable. (1) Few historical studies have the staying power that would justify such a conference, especially...
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