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. 73, No. 4, November

Announcements
The Museum of the Confederacy is pleased to announce the winners of its thirty-seventh annual literary awards competition. The recipient of the 2006 Jefferson Davis Award is Eric H. Walther, professor of history at the University of Houston, for William...
Lewis Sperry Chafer and the Roots of Nondenominational Fundamentalism in the South
ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1935, SIXTY-FIVE MEMBERS OF THE FIRST Presbyterian Church of Memphis separated from their congregation and founded the nondenominational Evangelical Community Church. Many of those who left had previously served at First Presbyterian...
Obituary
Winthrop D. Jordan died in his home in Oxford, Mississippi, on February 23, 2007, of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Jordan is undoubtedly best known for his magisterial White Over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812 (Chapel Hill,...
The Association
Vice President Leon F. Litwack has appointed the following Membership Committee for 2008: Paul Harvey, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, chair; Paul C. Anderson, Clemson University; Edward J. Blum, San Diego State University; Matthew D. Childs,...
The Southern Ties of Helen Keller
THOUGH HELEN KELLER LEFT HER PARENTS' HOME IN TUSCUMBIA, Alabama, at the young age of eight, the culture, people, and sensory adventures of her native state were essential to her outlook throughout her life. The deaf-blind activist, author, and world...
World War II Manufacturing and the Postwar Southern Economy
MANY SCHOLARS CONSIDER THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE SOUTHERN economy after World War II to be a central element of the regional and economic history of the United States in the twentieth century. Even though several reasons have been posited for the region's...
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