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. 76, No. 3, August

Announcements and Activities
The Southern American Studies Association (SASA) announces a call for papers for its 2011 conference, "Peoples, Publics, and Places of the Souths," to be held February 17-19, 2011, hosted by Georgia State University in Atlanta. Colleagues in American...
Libraries and Archives
The John Carter Brown Library will award approximately thirty short- and long-term Research Fellowships for the period June 1, 2011-June 30, 2012. Short-term fellowships are available for two to four months, with a monthly stipend of $2,100. Short-term...
Opposition to Polygamy in the Postbellum South
ON A WARM LATE JULY MORNING IN 1879, TWO YOUNG MEN, JOSEPH Standing and Rudger Clawson, walked down a country road in rural northern Georgia. Rumors had swirled in the neighborhood about these two men, both in their early twenties and strangers to...
The Association
The Southern Historical Association will hold its seventy-sixth annual meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, on November 4-7, 2010, Thursday through Sunday, at the Westin Charlotte hotel. The number of special events related to our Charlotte setting...
The Southern Historical Association: Seventy-Five Years of History "In the South" and "Of the South"
ON OCTOBER 22, 1935, ALABAMA JOURNALIST JOHN TEMPLE GRAVES II greeted his Birmingham radio audience with news about a "historic event" taking place that week in their own city: the first annual meeting of the newly formed Southern Historical Association...
Wednesdays in Mississippi: Uniting Women across Regional and Racial Lines, Summer 1964
COMING TOGETHER IN THE CENTER OF RACIAL UNREST AT THE PEAK of the civil rights movement, the women of Wednesdays in Mississippi (WIMS) were a study in diversity: black and white; from the North and the South; from the nation's largest cities and smallest...
What Gullies Mean: Georgia's "Little Grand Canyon" and Southern Environmental History
ON ITS SURFACE--WHAT LITTLE OF IT IS LEFT--PROVIDENCE CANYON State Park could well be the nation's most ironic conservation area. The Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites department describes Providence Canyon--also known as Georgia's "Little Grand...
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