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. 2, May

Annual Report of the Secretary-Treasurer
OUR FIRST MEETING IN BALTIMORE IN NOVEMBER PROVED TO BE A VERY successful one. Convening only blocks from the churchyard where Edgar Allan Poe was buried in a pauper's grave, the docks where Frederick Douglass worked as a caulker and learned to read,...
Southern History in Periodicals, 2002: A Selected Bibliography
THIS CLASSIFIED BIBLIOGRAPHY INCLUDES MOST SCHOLARLY ARTICLES IN the field of Southern history published in periodicals in 2002 except for descriptive or genealogical writings of primary interest to a restricted group of readers. If an article was...
Spanish Colonization Literature, Powhatan Geographies, and English Perceptions of Tsenacommacah/Virginia
IN 1612 VIRGINIA COLONIST WILLIAM STRACHEY EXPLAINED THAT HIS Historie of Travell into Virginia Britania depicted in greatest detail that part of the Virginia Company's claims where the English had concentrated their colonizing activities. This area,...
The Association. (Historical News and Notices)
THE ASSOCIATION Nominations for 2003: The 2002 Nominating Committee, consisting of Waldo E. Martin, University of California at Berkeley, chair; Raymond O. Arsenault, University of South Florida; Peter A. Coclanis, University of North Carolina at...
The Limits of Interracial Compromise: Louisiana, 1941
There is no little divergence of opinion as to the extent of segregation and discrimination in the interpersonal sphere. The literature tends to emphasize "interesting" individual experiences, which may be exceptions. In eliciting opinions as to the...
The Randolph Scandal in Early National Virginia, 1792-1815: New Voices in the "Court of Honour"
CONFRONTED BY RUMORS THAT MADE THEM APPEAR REPREHENSIBLE, IN 1792 members of an elite Virginia family tried to recast themselves as exemplars of virtue. Dogged by notoriety, they choreographed a series of public responses, targeted at a specific audience...
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