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. 70, No. 1, February

Announcements and Activities
The Southern Association for Women Historians (SAWH) invites submissions for its annual publication prizes. To be eligible, entries must be written in English, but the competition is not restricted to works published in the United States. The Julia...
Family Dynamics and the Great Revival: Religious Conversion in the South Carolina Piedmont
IN JANUARY 1802 THE REVEREND SAMUEL MCCORKLE LED THE DEDICATED core of his Presbyterian congregation across the North Carolina piedmont to a sacramental camp meeting in Randolph County. Such meetings were nearly as old as Presbyterianism itself, but...
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...
Personnel
Abilene Christian University: Edward J. Roberson and Tracy M. Shilcutt appointed assistant professor. Austin Peay State University: Betty Joe Wallace has retired. East Tennessee State University: Colin Baxter named chair; Margaret Ripley Wolfe...
The Association
The seventieth meeting of the Southern Historical Association will be held on November 3-6, 2004, at the Marriott Downtown in Memphis. The meeting will begin on Wednesday night and run through Saturday afternoon. At the close of the sixty-ninth...
The Corporeal and Ocular Veil: Dr. Matilda A. Evans (1872-1935) and the Complexity of Southern History
After the Egyptian and Indian, the Greek and Roman, the Teuton and Mongolian, the Negro is a sort of seventh son, born with a veil, and gifted with second-sight in this American world,--a world which yields him no true self-consciousness, but only...
The Paradox of Freedom: Tribal Sovereignty and Emancipation during the Reconstruction of Indian Territory
IN 1937 NINETY-THREE-YEAR-OLD KIZIAH LOVE OF COLBERT, OKLAHOMA, told Jessie Ervin, a field-worker from the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration, about her years as a slave. "I can recollect things that happened way back better...
The Scopes Trial and Southern Fundamentalism in Black and White: Race, Region, and Religion
THE ANTI-EVOLUTION MOVEMENT OF THE 1920s DEMONSTRATED THAT SOME aspects of Protestant fundamentalism flourished with particular vigor in the American South. Although fundamentalism, like the anti-evolution movement itself, originated in the North and...
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