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. 77, No. 4, November

From Tobacco Patch to Pitcher's Mound: Gaylord Perry, the Spitter, and Farm Life in Eastern North Carolina
GAYLORD PERRY THREW A SPITTER FOR THE FIRST, BUT HARDLY THE last, time in his career on the night of May 31, 1964. The circumstances were dire. The San Francisco Giants and the New York Mets, in the second game of the longest doubleheader in major...
"Scalawags," Southern Honor, and the Lost Cause: Explaining the Fatal Encounter of James H. Cosgrove and Edward L. Pierson
ON THE MORNING OF DECEMBER 26, 1875, JAMES H. COSGROVE AND Edward L. Pierson, two white men in their early thirties, both of them natives of Louisiana and Confederate veterans, encountered each other on a street in the town of Natchitoches. Over the...
The Editors Acknowledge Receipt of the Following Titles: Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay
The editors acknowledge receipt of the following titles: Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay. By George Reid Andrews. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, c. 2010. Pp. [xiv], 241. Paper, $22.95, ISBN 978-0-8078-7158-4;...
The Role of Elite Leadership in the Southern Defense of Segregation, 1954-1964
DURING THE TWENTY-FIVE YEARS OF CIVIL RIGHTS PROTEST AND reform that followed World War H, white southern leaders' determined choice of resistance over acquiescence inspired and encouraged defiance among other southerners and undergirded and prolonged...
Vice President/President-Elect Orville Vernon Burton Has Appointed the Following Association Committees for 2012
Vice President/President-Elect Orville Vernon Burton has appointed the following Association committees for 2012: Program Committee: Marjorie J. Spruill and Don H. Doyle, University of South Carolina, co-chairs; Eva Semien Baham, Southern University...
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