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. 81, No. 1, February

A Campaign of Quiet Persuasion: How the College Board Desegregated SAT Test Centers in the Deep South, 1960-1965
A Campaign of Quiet Persuasion: How the College Board Desegregated SAT Test Centers in the Deep South, 1960-1965. By Jan Bates Wheeler. Foreword by David Coleman. Making the Modern South. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. Pp. [xvi],...
African American Life and Culture in Orange Mound: Case Study of a Black Community in Memphis, Tennessee, 1890-1980
African American Life and Culture in Orange Mound: Case Study of a Black Community in Memphis, Tennessee, 1890-1980. By Charles Williams. (Lanham, Md., and other cities: Lexington Books, 2013. Pp. [xvi], 163. $80.00, ISBN 978-0-7391-7585-9.) African...
African American Slavery and Disability: Bodies, Property, and Power in the Antebellum South, 1800-1860
African American Slavery and Disability: Bodies, Property, and Power in the Antebellum South, 1800-1860. By Dea H. Boster. Studies in African American History and Culture. (New York and London: Routledge, 2013. Pp. [xiv], 183. $140.00, ISBN 978-0-415-53724-7.)...
African-Atlantic Cultures and the South Carolina Lowcountry
African-Atlantic Cultures and the South Carolina Lowcountry. By Ras Michael Brown. Cambridge Studies on the American South. (New York and other cities: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Pp. xxiv, 296. Paper, $34.99, ISBN 978-1-107-66882-9; cloth, $97.00,...
After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South
After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South. Edited by Bruce E. Baker and Brian Kelly. New Perspectives on the History of the South. (Gainesville and other cities: University Press of Florida, 2013. Pp. [x], 266. Paper,...
Andrew Jackson, Southerner
Andrew Jackson, Southerner. By Mark R. Cheathem. Southern Biography. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. Pp. [xvi], 306. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-8071-5098-6.) The effort to place Andrew Jackson in some sort of regional category began...
Announcements and Activities
To encourage more extensive and intensive research in North Carolina's historical and cultural resources, the North Caroliniana Society offers, on a competitive basis, Archie K. Davis Fellowships to assist scholars in gaining access to collections....
Aspiring to Greatness: West Virginia University since World War II
Aspiring to Greatness: West Virginia University Since World War II. By Ronald L. Lewis. Foreword by Charles M. Vest. (Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2013. Pp. xvi, 640. $39.99, ISBN 978-1 938228-42-1.) The level of detail in Aspiring...
A Storm over This Court: Law, Politics and Supreme Court Decision Making in Brown V. Board of Education
A Storm Over This Court: Law, Politics and Supreme Court Decision Making in Brown v. Board of Education. By Jeffrey D. Hockett. Constitutionalism and Democracy. (Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2013. Pp. [xii], 267. $39.50,...
Atlanta's Living Legacy: A History of Grady Memorial Hospital and Its People
Atlanta's Living Legacy: A History of Grady Memorial Hospital and Its People. By Martin Moran. (Atlanta: Kimbark Publishing, 2012. Pp. [vi], 313. $40.00, ISBN 978-0-615-53009-3.) Institutional histories are making a comeback, whether published by...
Banking in Oklahoma before Statehood
Banking in Oklahoma Before Statehood. By Michael J. Hightower. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. Pp. [xxiij, 391. $29.95, ISBN 978 0-8061-4388-0.) This useful survey of finance and business in Oklahoma before 1907 reviews a wide swath...
Bleeding Kansas, Bleeding Missouri: The Long Civil War on the Border
Bleeding Kansas, Bleeding Missouri: The Long Civil War on the Border. Edited by Jonathan Earle and Diane Mutti Burke. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2013. Pp. [xiv], 346. Paper, $19.95, ISBN 978-0-7006 1929-0; cloth, $37.50, ISBN 978-0-7006-1928-3.)...
Carolina Planters on the Alabama Frontier: The Spencer-Robeson-McKenzie Family Papers
Carolina Planters on the Alabama Frontier: The Spencer-Robeson-McKenzie Family Papers. By Edward Pattillo. (Montgomery, Ala.: NewSouth Books, 2011. Pp. [xxii], 490. $50.00, ISBN 978-1-60306-138-4.) Carolina Planters on the Alabama Frontier: The...
Cold War Conquistadors: The St. Augustine Quadricentennial, Pan-Americanism, and the Civil Rights Movement in the Ancient City
IN EARLY SEPTEMBER 1965 A GROUP OF DIGNITARIES FROM SPAIN and Latin America met with Florida state leaders at a luncheon in St. Augustine. The purpose of this luncheon was to kick off a celebration of the four hundredth anniversary of Spanish settlement...
Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South
Cold War Dixie: Militarization and Modernization in the American South. By Kari Frederickson. Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 226. Paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4520-8;...
Commercial Poultry Production on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore: The Role of African Americans, 1930s to 1990s
Commercial Poultry Production on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore: The Role of African Americans, 1930s to 1990s. By Solomon Iyobosa Omo-Osagie II. (Lanham, Md., and other cities: University Press of America, 2012. Pp. xii, 184. $60.00, ISBN 978-0-7618-5876-8.)...
Confederate Bushwhacker: Mark Twain in the Shadow of the Civil War
Confederate Bushwhacker: Mark Twain in the Shadow of the Civil War. By Jerome Loving. (Hanover, N.H., and London: University Press of New England, 2013. Pp. [xviii], 243. $27.95, ISBN 978-1-61168-465-0.) Texas A&M University English professor...
Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South
Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South. By Jaime Amanda Martinez. Civil War America. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. [xii], 233. $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-1074-0.) Jaime Amanda Martinez delves into the details...
Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900
Crafting Lives: African American Artisans in New Bern, North Carolina, 1770-1900. By Catherine W. Bishir. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 380. $30.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-0875-4.) In Crafting Lives: African American...
Crescent Moon over Carolina: William Moultrie and American Liberty
Crescent Moon over Carolina: William Moultrie and American Liberty. By C. L. Bragg. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. [xviii], 362. $29.95, ISBN 978-1-61117-269-0.) In Crescent Moon over Carolina: William Moultrie and American...
Cutting along the Color Line: Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America
Cutting Along the Color Line: Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America. By Quincy T. Mills. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 319. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8122-4541-7.) Cutting Along the Color Line: Black Barbers and Barber...
Diamonds in the Rough: A History of Alabama's Cahaba Coal Field
Diamonds in the Rough: A History of Alabama's Cahaba Coal Field. By James Sanders Day. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2013. Pp. [xiv], 209. $49.95, ISBN 978-0-8173-1794-2.) The Cahaba coal field is considerably smaller than the better-known...
Dick Dowling: Galway's Hero of Confederate Texas
Dick Dowling: Galway's Hero of Confederate Texas. By Timothy Collins and Ann Caraway Ivins. Foreword by Edward T. Cotham Jr. (Clare, Ireland: Old Forge Books, 2013. Pp. 256. $40.00, ISBN 978-0-954-53651-0.) At first glance, Dick Dowling: Galway's...
Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney
Dixie Redux: Essays in Honor of Sheldon Hackney. Edited by Raymond Arsenault and Orville Vernon Burton. (Montgomery, Ala.: NewSouth Books, 2013. Pp. [xxxvi], 467. $35.00, ISBN 978-1-58838-297-9.) Sheldon Hackney died in September 2013 in Massachusetts,...
Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It
Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades: The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It. By Susannah J. Ural. (New York and Oxford, Eng.: Osprey Publishing, 2013. Pp. xvi, 244. $25.95, ISBN 978-1-84908-590-8.) The haunting pathos frequently found in Civil...
Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities
Ebony and Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America's Universities. By Craig Steven Wilder. (New York and other cities: Bloomsbury Press, 2013. Pp. [viii], 423. $30.00, ISBN 978-1-59691-681-4.) This book surprises. It focuses, for...
Edmund G. Ross: Soldier, Senator, Abolitionist
Edmund G. Ross: Soldier, Senator, Abolitionist. By Richard A. Ruddy. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2013. Pp. [xvi], 328. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-8263-5374-0.) When Kansas senator Edmund G. Ross rose to cast the decisive vote in the 1868...
Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery
Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery. By Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer. (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013. Pp. [xvi], 223. $35.00, ISBN 978-1-4399-0985-0.) Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer lay...
Freedom's Pragmatist: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights
Freedom's Pragmatist: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights. By Sylvia Ellis. (Gainesville and other cities: University Press of Florida, 2013. Pp. xii, 328. $44.95, ISBN 978-0-8130-4456-9.) During the 1950s and 1960s, five civil rights laws, programs...
Gendered Mobility and the Geography of Respectability in Charleston and New Orleans, 1790-1861
Returning "quite late" from a friend's house on a "brilliant" moonlit night in January 1862, Emma Holmes of Charleston, South Carolina, encountered a Confederate officer who "looked like a gentleman." "His manner throughout being most respectful,"...
German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era
German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era. By Alison Clark Efford. (New York and other cities: Published by Cambridge University Press for the German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C., 2013. Pp. x, 267. Paper, $29.99, ISBN...
Greater Than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965
Greater Than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965. By Sarah Caroline Thuesen. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. [xviii], 366. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8078-3930-0.) In Greater...
Hidden in the Mix: The African American Presence in Country Music
Hidden in the Mix: The African American Presence in Country Music. Edited by Diane Pecknold. (Durham, N.C., and London: Duke University Press, 2013. Pp. [vi], 383. Paper, $27.95, ISBN 978-0-8223-5163-4; cloth, $99.95, ISBN 978-0-8223-5149-8.) This...
James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War
James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War. Edited by John W. Quist and Michael J. Birkner. (Gainesville and other cities: University Press of Florida, 2013. Pp. x, 289. $69.95, ISBN 978-0-8130-4426-2.) In September 2008 a group of prominent...
Johnny Mercer: Southern Songwriter for the World
Johnny Mercer: Southern Songwriter for the World. By Glenn T. Eskew. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2013. Pp. [xxii], 521. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-3330-4.) In this biography of Johnny Mercer, Glenn T. Eskew charts the struggles...
Last of the Blue and Gray: Old Men, Stolen Glory, and the Mystery That Outlived the Civil War
Last of the Blue and Gray: Old Men, Stolen Glory, and the Mystery That Outlived the Civil War. By Richard A. Serrano. (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 2013. Pp. [viii], 222. $27.95, ISBN 978-1-58834-395-6.) For at least two decades, commentators...
Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation: Constitutional Conflict in the American Civil War
Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation: Constitutional Conflict in the American Civil War. By Mark E. Neely Jr. Littlefield History of the Civil War Era. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011. Pp. [viii], 408. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-8078-3518-0.)...
Main Street Oklahoma: Stories of Twentieth-Century America
Main Street Oklahoma: Stories of Twentieth-Century America. Edited by Linda W. Reese and Patricia Loughlin. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2013. Pp. [xii], 276. Paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-8061-4401-6.) Local history is often criticized for...
Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery
Making Freedom: The Underground Railroad and the Politics of Slavery. By R. J. M. Blackett. Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. [xiv], 122. $27.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-0877-8.)...
Narrative of James Williams, an American Slave: Annotated Edition
Narrative of James Williams, an American Slave: Annotated Edition. Edited by Hank Trent. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. Pp. xlviii, 190. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8071-5102-0.) In exchange for a ticket to freedom in Liverpool, England,...
Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia
Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia. By Kathryn Shively Meier. Civil War America. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. [xvi], 219. $39.95, ISBN 978-1 4696-1076-4.) Walt Whitman, who served...
Planners, Planters, and Slaves: Producing the State in Early National South Carolina
In the early summer of 1821, George R. Ford, a wealthy South Carolina planter, was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a small band of runaway slaves who were reportedly stealing his cattle. What authorities quickly deemed a murder marked...
Pretty Good for a Girl: Women in Bluegrass
Pretty Good for a Girl: Women in Bluegrass. By Murphy Hicks Henry. Music in American Life. (Urbana and other cities: University of Illinois Press, 2013. Pp. [xii], 469. Paper, $29.95, ISBN 978-0-252-07917-7; cloth, $90.00, ISBN 978-0-252-03286-8.)...
Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950
Quaker Brotherhood: Interracial Activism and the American Friends Service Committee, 1917-1950. By Allan W. Austin. (Urbana and other cities: University of Illinois Press, 2012. Pp. [xii], 257. $55.00, ISBN 978-0 252-03704-7.) In his new analysis...
Reckoning Day: Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America
Reckoning Day: Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America. By Jacqueline Foertsch. (Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2013. Pp. [x], 251. Paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-8265-1927-6; cloth, $59.95, ISBN 978-0-8265-1926-9.) Jacqueline Foertsch...
Reexamining Southern Emancipation in Comparative Perspective
The emancipation of almost four million slaves in the U.S. South was part of a massive shift that reordered human relations in much of the Western world. Until the second half of the eighteenth century, slavery had seemed an unremarkable feature of...
Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Legacy, America's Creed
Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Legacy, America's Creed. By John Ragosta. Jeffersonian America. (Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2013. Pp. [xvi], 293. Paper, $22.50, ISBN 978-0-8139-3651-2; cloth, $39.50, ISBN 978-0-8139-3370-2.)...
Seasons of Misery: Catastrophe and Colonial Settlement in Early America
Seasons of Misery: Catastrophe and Colonial Settlement in Early America. By Kathleen Donegan. Early American Studies. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014. Pp. [viii], 260. $49.95, ISBN 978-0-8122-4540-0.) Seasons of Misery: Catastrophe...
Seeing Race in Modern America
Seeing Race in Modern America. By Matthew Pratt Guterl. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. [xiv], 224. $34.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-1068-9.) Seeing Race in Modern America begins and ends poignantly, with stories of fathers expressing...
Sons of the Father: George Washington and His Proteges
Sons of the Father: George Washington and His Proteges. Edited by Robert M. S. McDonald. Jeffersonian America. (Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2013. Pp. [xxx], 285. Paper, $25.00, ISBN 978-0-8139-3650-5; cloth, $35.00, ISBN...
Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time
Soul Food: The Surprising Story of an American Cuisine, One Plate at a Time. By Adrian Miller. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. [xviii], 333. $30.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-0762-7.) Soul food needs a "public makeover," says Adrian...
Swift to Wrath: Lynching in Global Historical Perspective
Swift to Wrath: Lynching in Global Historical Perspective. Edited by William D. Carrigan and Christopher Waldrep. (Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2013. Pp. [x], 257. $39.50, ISBN 978-0-8139-3414-3.) Lynching Beyond Dixie:...
Taking the Measure: The Presidency of George W. Bush
Taking the Measure: The Presidency of George W. Bush. Edited by Donald R. Kelley and Todd G. Shields. Joseph V. Hughes Jr. and Holly O. Hughes Series on the Presidency and Leadership. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2013. Pp. [viii],...
Tangled Roots: The Appalachian Trail and American Environmental Politics
Tangled Roots: The Appalachian Trail and American Environmental Politics. By Sarah Mittlefehldt. Foreword by William Cronon. Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books. (Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2013. Pp. [xviii], 255. $29.95, ISBN...
The Age of Jackson and the Art of American Power, 1815-1848
The Age of Jackson and the Art of American Power, 1815-1848. By William Nester. (Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, 2013. Pp. [xiv], 362. $35.00, ISBN 978-1-61234-605-2.) The title tells readers everything they need to know. The Age of Jackson and...
The Association
The eighty-first meeting of the Southern Historical Association will take place at the Little Rock Marriott (formerly the Peabody Hotel) in Little Rock, Arkansas, on November 12-15, 2015, Thursday through Sunday. At the close of the Association's...
The "Baby Dolls": Breaking the Race and Gender Barriers of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition
The "Baby Dolls": Breaking the Race and Gender Barriers of the New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition. By Kim Marie Vaz. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. Pp. [xxii], 178. Paper, $22.95, ISBN 978-0-8071-5070-2.) Kim Marie Vaz's book...
The Civil War in Southern Appalachian Methodism
The Civil War in Southern Appalachian Methodism. By Durwood Dunn. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2013. Pp. [xvi], 264. $42.00, ISBN 978-1-62190-001-6.) Within the community of historians, Durwood Dunn is most remembered for authoring...
The Common Law in Colonial America. Volume 2: The Middle Colonies and the Carolinas, 1660-1730
The Common Law in Colonial America. Volume 2: The Middle Colonies and the Carolinas, 1660-1730. By William E. Nelson. (New York and other cities: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. [xiv], 221. $41.95, ISBN 978-0-19-993775-2.) The second volume of...
The Dividing Line: Histories of William Byrd II of Westover
The Dividing Line: Histories of William Byrd II of Westover. Edited by Kevin Joel Berland. (Chapel Hill: Published by University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2013. Pp. xviii, 508. $59.95,...
The Dunning School: Historians, Race, and the Meaning of Reconstruction
The Dunning School: Historians, Race, and the Meaning of Reconstruction. Edited by John David Smith and J. Vincent Lowery. Foreword by Eric Foner. (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2013. Pp. xii, 325. $40.00, ISBN 978-0-8131-4225-8.) Once...
The Father of Modern Landmarkism: The Life of Ben M. Bogard
The Father of Modern Landmarkism: The Life of Ben M. Bogard. By J. Kristian Pratt. James N. Griffith Series in Baptist Studies. (Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2013. Pp. [viii], 202. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-88146-434-4.) The story of Ben M. Bogard...
The Good Man: The Civil War's "Christian General" and His Fight for Racial Equality
The Good Man: The Civil War's "Christian General" and His Fight for Racial Equality. By Gordon L. Weil. (Harpswell, Maine: Arthur McAllister Publishers, 2013. Pp. [x], 203. Paper, $16.95, ISBN 978-1-935496-06-9.) Oliver Otis Howard is one of the...
The Grandees of Government: The Origins and Persistence of Undemocratic Politics in Virginia
The Grandees of Government: The Origins and Persistence of Undemocratic Politics in Virginia. By Brent Tarter. (Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2013. Pp. [x], 453. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-8139-3431-0.) It would be difficult...
The High Seminary. Volume 2: A History of Clemson University, 1964-2000
The High Seminaiy. Volume 2: A History of Clemson University, 1964-2000. By Jerome V. Reel. (Clemson, S.C.: Clemson University Digital Press, 2013. Pp. xxii, 505. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-9835339-9-3.) Jerome V. Reel's The High Seminary, Volume 2: A History...
The Larder: Food Studies Methods from the American South
The Larder: Food Studies Methods from the American South. Edited by John T. Edge, Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt, and Ted Ownby. Southern Foodways Alliance Studies in Culture, People, and Place. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2013....
The Martyrdom of Abolitionist Charles Torrey
The Martyrdom of Abolitionist Charles Torrey. By E. Fuller Torrey. Antislavery, Abolition, and the Atlantic World. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2013. Pp. [xvi], 239. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-8071-5231-7.) E. Fuller Torrey attempts to...
The Ongoing Burden of Southern History: Politics and Identity in the Twenty-First-Century South
The Ongoing Burden of Southern History: Politics and Identity in the Twenty-First-Century South. Edited by Angie Maxwell, Todd Shields, and Jeannie Whayne. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2012. Pp. [xxii], 208. $42.50, ISBN 978-0-8071-4756-6.)...
The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941
The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, 1900-1941. By Bernadette Pruitt. Sam Rayburn Series on Rural Life. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2013. Pp. [xxiv], 453. $40.00, ISBN 978-1-60344-948-9.)...
The Papers of George Washington: Presidential Series
The Papers of George Washington: Presidential Series. Edited by Edward G. Lengel and others. Volume 17: 1 October 1794-31 March 1795. Edited by David R. Hoth and Carol E. Ebel. (Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2013. Pp. [xxxviii],...
The Papers of George Washington: Revolutionary War Series
The Papers of George Washington: Revolutionary War Series. Edited by Edward G. Lengel and others. Volume 21: l June-31 July 1779. Edited by William M. Ferraro. Volume 22: 1 August-21 October 1779. Edited by Benjamin L. Huggins. (Charlottesville and...
The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies
The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies. By David La Vere. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. [x], 262. $30.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-1090-0.) The early Carolinas, once an underdeveloped field...
The U.S. South and Europe: Transatlantic Relations in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
The U.S. South and Europe: Transatlantic Relations in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Edited by Comelis A. van Minnen and Manfred Berg. New Directions in Southern History. (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2013. Pp. [vi], 307. $50.00,...
Thirteen Months at Manassas/Bull Run: The Two Battles and the Confederate and Union Occupations
Thirteen Months at Manassas/Bull Run: The Two Battles and the Confederate and Union Occupations. By Don Johnson. Foreword by Richard A. Sauers. (Jefferson, N.C., and London: McFarland and Company, 2013. Pp. [viii], 197. Paper, $35.00, ISBN 978-0-7864-7320-5.)...
Trail Sisters: Freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1850-1890
Trail Sisters: Freedwomen in Indian Territory, 1850-1890. By Linda Williams Reese. Foreword by John R. Wunder. Plains Histories. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2013. Pp. xiv, 186. $39.95, ISBN 978-0-89672-810-3.) In Trail Sisters: Freedwomen...
Two Troubled Souls: An Eighteenth-Century Couple's Spiritual Journey in the Atlantic World
Two Troubled Souls: An Eighteenth-Century Couple's Spiritual Journey in the Atlantic World. By Aaron Spencer Fogleman. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. Pp. [xiv], 321. $39.95, ISBN 978-14696-0879-2.) In the wake of the outpouring...
Union and States' Rights: A History and Interpretation of Interposition, Nullification, and Secession 150 Years after Sumter
Union and States' Rights: A History and Interpretation of Interposition, Nullification, and Secession 150 Years After Sumter. Edited by Neil H. Cogan. Law and Legal Thought Across Disciplines. (Akron, Ohio: University of Akron Press, 2014. Pp. [xii],...
When Colleges Sang: The Story of Singing in American College Life
When Colleges Sang: The Story of Singing in American College Life. By J. Lloyd Winstead. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2013. Pp. xii, 340. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8173-1790-4.) As music has become a widely accepted lens for historians to...
When the Wolf Came: The Civil War and the Indian Territory
When the Wolf Came: The Civil War and the Indian Territory. By Mary Jane Warde. The Civil War in the West. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2013. Pp. [xii], 404. $34.95, ISBN 978-1-55728-642-0.) In this largely chronological account,...
Where the Cherry Tree Grew: The Story of Ferry Farm, George Washington's Boyhood Home
Where the Cherry Tree Grew: The Story of Ferry Farm, George Washington's Boyhood Home. By Philip Levy. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 2013. Pp. [xii], 260. $27.99, ISBN 978-0-312-64186-3.) There is a great deal of irony in the historical preservation...
Wild Frenchmen and Frenchified Indians: Material Culture and Race in Colonial Louisiana
Wild Frenchmen and Frenchified Indians: Material Culture and Race in Colonial Louisiana. By Sophie White. Early American Studies. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012. Pp. [x], 329. $45.00, ISBN 978-08122-4437-3.) The historiography...
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