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. 78, No. 1, February

Announcements and Activities
To encourage more extensive and intensive research in North Carolina's historical and cultural resources, the North Caroliniana Society offers on a competitive basis the Archie K. Davis Fellowships to assist scholars in gaining access to collections....
A Romantic Realist: George Nicholas Sanders and the Dilemmas of Southern International Engagement
HISTORIANS IN RECENT YEARS HAVE TRIED HARD TO INTERNATIONALIZE the study of America's past. They have brought transatlantic and borderland perspectives to bear on events ranging from the eighteenth-century "age of revolution" to the rise of modern...
Black Spiritual Defiance and the Politics of Slavery in Antebellum Louisville
AS THE FREEBORN WILLIAM H. GIBSON SR. TRAVELED FROM HIS NATIVE Baltimore, Maryland, to Louisville, Kentucky, in 1847, the "picturesque scenery" of the Allegheny Mountains and the Ohio River inspired his "imagination to reach out in wonder and amazement...
"Holy Insurrection": Spinning the News of Gabriel's Conspiracy
IN A DELIGHTFUL ESSAY ON THE PRACTICE OF JOURNALISM, HISTORIAN Robert Darnton reported seeing some graffiti that turned the famous motto of the New York Times on its head: "All the news that fits we print." Indeed, for all who have spent any appreciable...
Libraries and Archives
The Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center at the University of Oklahoma seeks applicants for its Visiting Scholars Program, which provides financial assistance to researchers working at the center's archives. Awards of $500 to $1,000...
Obituaries
On May 30, 2011, Vincent P. DeSantis, age ninety-four, passed from this life. A distinguished scholar and an excellent teacher and mentor, Dr. DeSantis was a member of the faculty of the University of Notre Dame for sixty years. Born in Birdsboro,...
The Legacy of Indian Removal
REMOVAL IS WHERE MOST HISTORICAL ACCOUNTS OF SOUTHERN INDIANS end, but that is where this story begins. Intended to rid the South of Indian nations with communal lands and sovereign powers, the removal policy of the 1830s fell short. Not only did individual...
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