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. 79, No. 3, August

Announcements and Activities
The steering committee for the Symposium on the Nineteenth-Century Press, the Civil War, and Free Expression solicits papers dealing with the U.S. mass media of the nineteenth century, the Civil War in fiction and history, freedom of expression in...
Hidden in Plain Sight: Centering the Domestic Slave Trade in American Public History
THERE IS A SECRET HISTORY LURKING IN ELIZABETH O'NEILL Verner's etching Mellowed by Time (1935-1936), one of the more enduring artistic depictions of Charleston, South Carolina. At first glance, this image presents a lovely glimpse of one of the city's...
North Carolina Justice on Display: Governor Bob Scott and the 1968 Benson Affair
ON APRIL 8, 1968, FIVE YOUNG BLACK MEN BETWEEN THE AGES OF sixteen and twenty set fire to a Ku Klux Klan meeting hall in Benson, North Carolina. The youths, who had never before engaged in any criminal activity, were angered both by the assassination...
Obituary
Arvarh E. Strickland, professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU), made history in 1969 as the first African American appointed to a tenured position at the university. He served MU with distinction as a faculty member and chair...
Personnel
University of Arkansas: Caree Banton and Steven Rosales appointed assistant professor; Calvin White Jr. promoted to associate professor; Nikolay Antov, Lynda L. Coon, and Benjamin Grob-Fitzgibbon on leave 2013-2014; Randall B. Woods on leave fall 2013;...
Reshaping Our National Parks and Their Guardians: The Legacy of George B. Hartzog Jr
Reshaping Our National Parks and Their Guardians: The Legacy of George B. Hartzog Jr. By Kathy Mengak. Foreword by Robert M. Utley. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, c. 2012. Pp. xiv, 296. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-8263-5108-1.) George B. Hartzog...
SNCC Women, Denim, and the Politics of Dress
ON THE BALMY MORNING OF AUGUST 28, 1963, OVER 250,000 PEOPLE converged on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to make history at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Participants poured through the cramped streets of the nation's capital...
The Association
The Southern Historical Association will hold its seventy-ninth annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, on October 31-November 3, 2013, Thursday through Sunday. The headquarters hotel will be the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch, not the Millennium...
The Origins of Jeffersonian Nationalism: Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and the Sovereignty Question in the Anglo-American Commercial Dispute of the 1780s
IN THE YEARS FOLLOWING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, U.S. relations with Great Britain never looked more promising than they did in the spring of 1783. Encouraged by the favorable terms of the preliminary peace agreement, Americans had good reason to anticipate...
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