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. 75, No. 1, February

Announcements and Activities
The Excellence in West Texas History Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the 2009-2010 academic year. Each fellowship is $40,000, plus a $5,000 publishing subvention. Applicants must either have completed a Ph.D. or be ABD in a field...
Bosses and Broomsticks: Ritual and Authority in Antebellum Slave Weddings
IN DECEMBER 1861 A WOMAN WITNESSED A WEDDING THAT TO SOME eyes would have been indistinguishable from the weddings of white slaveholders. The ceremony took place in a plantation church in Camden, South Carolina, and was performed by a white minister...
European History Section
The European History Section (EHS) announces its officers for 2009: James F. Tent, University of Alabama at Birmingham, chair; Katharine D. Kennedy, Agnes Scott College, vice chair; Robert D. Billinger Jr., Wingate University, and Nancy Rupprecht,...
"Fight the Power!" the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement
THE IMAGES REMAIN FAMILIAR, EVEN TODAY. SOME OF YOU WERE PARTICIPANTS and witnesses; others watched as the scenes came across your television screens; still others learned from books, documentary films, and oral histories and by teaching. Across the...
Indebtedness and the Origins of Guerrilla Violence in Civil War Missouri
BY MOST MEASURES, T.E CONFEDERATE GUERRILLA INSURGENCY IN Missouri during the Civil War was the most widespread such conflict that has occurred on American soil. By one calculation, nearly twenty-seven thousand Missourians died in the violence. Owing...
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...
"Lily White and Hard Right": The Mississippi Republican Party and Black Voting, 1965-1980
IN 2005 THE U.S. SENATE APPROVED A HIGHLY PUBLICIZED APOLOGY for its failure to pass antilynching legislation in the twentieth century. The symbolic resolution had the cosponsorship of eighty senators, and those who refused to back the measure attracted...
Obituaries
Mary Wilma Massey Hargreaves, professor emerita of history at the University of Kentucky, died in Lexington on August 29, 2008, following a brief illness. Her death at age ninety-four concluded a distinguished career of scholarship, teaching, and service....
Personnel
University of Alabama at Birmingham: Glenn Feldman promoted to professor. Appalachian State University: Anthony Gene Carey appointed vice provost for faculty affairs. University of Arkansas: Lynda L. Coon named chair; Charles Muntz appointed...
The Association
The seventy-fifth annual meeting of the Southern Historical Association will take place in Louisville at the Marriott and Hyatt Regency Hotels on November 5-8, 2009, Thursday through Sunday. The Marriott is a brand-new hotel four blocks from the riverfront;...
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