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. 2, May

"Admit Guilt-And Tell the Truth": The Louisville Fellowship of Reconciliation's Struggle with Pacifism and Racial Justice, 1941-1945
IN JANUARY 1942, CONSTANCE RUMBOUGH, SOUTHERN SECRETARY for the national Fellowship of Reconciliation, visited the Louisville branch of the nation's oldest, largest pacifist organization. Since its founding the year before, the Louisville Fellowship...
Announcements and Activities
The Southern Labor Studies Association has issued a call for papers for the fifteenth Southern Labor Studies Conference, to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, April 7-10, 2011. To mark the fortieth anniversary of the Southern Labor Archive at Georgia State...
Annual Report of the Secretary-Treasurer
FOR MANY OF US, THE YEAR 2009 FOR THE SOUTHERN HISTORICAL Association will be remembered most by the sudden death in August of our president, Jack Temple Kirby. This is the only time that we have lost a president during his term, and it was particularly...
From Light Copper to the Blackest and Lowest Type: Daniel Tompkins and the Racial Order of the Global New South
IN THE SUMMER OF 1901, DANIEL AUGUSTUS TOMPKINS LAUNCHED A GLOBAL marketing campaign to sell his fifth book, Cotton and Cotton Oil. In a flurry of letters--to publishing houses, business groups, and government offices--he announced the book's publication,...
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...
Mary Bayard Clarke's Plain-Folk Humor: Writing Women into the Literature and Politics of Reconstruction
HISTORIANS OF THE CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION HAVE OFTEN examined the roles of women and African Americans during those troubled years; nevertheless, postbellum southern gender, race, and class relations and cultural worldviews require further study....
Obituaries
William Wright Abbot, James Madison Professor of History emeritus at the University of Virginia and longtime editor in chief of the Papers of George Washington, died in Charlottesville on August 31, 2009, of congestive heart failure. He was eighty-seven....
Southern History in Periodicals, 2009: A Selected Bibliography
THIS CLASSIFIED BIBLIOGRAPHY INCLUDES MOST SCHOLARLY ARTICLES in the field of southern history published in periodicals in 2009 except for descriptive or genealogical writings of primary interest to a restricted group of readers. If an article was...
The Association
Nominations for 2010: The 2009 Nominating Committee, consisting of Valinda Littlefield, University of South Carolina, chair; Kathleen C. Berkeley, University of North Carolina at Wilmington; Peter Kolchin, University of Delaware; Joseph E Reidy, Howard...
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