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. 3, August

Announcements and Activities
The John Carter Brown Library will award approximately twenty-five short- and long-term Research Fellowships for the year June 1, 2004-July 31, 2005. Short-term fellowships are available for periods of two to four months and carry a stipend of $1,400...
Personnel
University of Alabama in Huntsville: Molly Johnson appointed assistant professor; Virginia Martin promoted to associate professor; and Jack D. Ellis has retired. Berea College: Dwayne A. Mack appointed assistant professor; Robert W. Foster promoted...
Reading, Intimacy, and the Role of Uncle Remus in White Southern Social Memory
You see, my grandmother explained to me that when a black woman went into a white family's house as the cook and the baby sitter, this is the role of the mother.... [T]hat child is nurtured by whoever that person is, but somewhere that child learns...
The Association
The sixty-ninth annual meeting of the Southern Historical Association will be held Thursday through Sunday, November 6-9, 2003, in Houston, Texas, with the downtown Hyatt Regency Hotel serving as the headquarters hotel. The opening session on Thursday...
The Novel as Teacher: Learning to Be Female in the Early American South
"BEGAN A VERY CLEVER NOVEL--EVELINA IT WAS CALL'D," FRANCES Baylor Hill recorded on a late October day in 1797. She had spent most of the previous week looking after a household of sick children, interspersing her nursing chores with sewing projects....
Travel, Ritual, and National Identity: Planters on the European Tour, 1820-1860
LATE IN THE WINTER OF 1845 FREDERICK DOUGLASS AND A NUMBER OF friends went sightseeing at Eaton Hall, the Liverpool residence of the Marquis of Westminster. In the queue Douglass noticed several of his fellow passengers from the Cunard liner Cambria,...
Using the WPA Ex-Slave Narratives to Study the Impact of the Great Depression
FOR AT LEAST TWO GENERATIONS ACADEMICS HAVE BEEN REAPING THE benefits of the Works Progress Administration's (WPA) Federal Writers' Project. White-collar workers employed by this program during the 1930s summarized and indexed government records and...
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