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. 3, August

Announcements and Activities
The Society of Civil War Historians and the Watson-Brown Foundation are pleased to announce that Shauna Devine, research fellow in the Department of the History of Medicine and assistant professor of history at the University of Western Ontario, is...
Black Is Beautiful: An American History
In 1962 THE BLACK AMERICAN WRITER AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST James Baldwin reflected on the time he spent as a younger man, hanging "with my buddies in those wine- and urine-stained hallways" where he grew up. Thinking about how many of his friends'...
Fighting the Cold War at Southern Methodist University
In the period after World War II, the U.S. government expertly portrayed the dangers of communism and its primary supporter, the Soviet Union. Thanks to deft propaganda and a vigilant media, Americans were already well aware of communist spies infiltrating...
Obituaries
Judith Kelleher Schafer, a respected student of the legal history of slavery, emancipation, and women in antebellum Louisiana and a devoted teacher, passed away on December 16, 2014, in New Orleans. Born in New Orleans on December 12, 1942, she had...
Sharecroppers and Campesinos: The American South, Mexico, and the Transnational Politics of Land Reform in the Radical 1930s
In the summer of 1937, Rexford G. Tugwell, one of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's top advisers on rural affairs, wrote to U.S. secretary of agriculture Henry A. Wallace about the momentous task ahead of them. Tugwell's letter came at a heady time,...
Southern Baptists and Southern Men: Evangelical Perceptions of Manhood in Nineteenth-Century Georgia
On a balmy August morning in 1837, congregants of Zion Baptist Church in Newton County, Georgia, filed into a weathered clapboard meetinghouse for their monthly Saturday conference. An undoubtedly restless couple sat in the midst of the assembly as...
The Georgia Historical Society Is Pleased to Announce Thirty-One Archival Collections Are Now Available for Research: Michael Coburn Collection of Railroad and Shipping Documents, 1887-1894 (MS 1521); Joseph E. Brown and Joseph M. Brown Papers, 1881-1908 (MS 2511)
The Georgia Historical Society is pleased to announce thirty-one archival collections are now available for research: Michael Cobum collection of railroad and shipping documents, 1887-1894 (MS 1521); Joseph E. Brown and Joseph M. Brown papers, 1881-1908...
The Southern Historical Association Will Hold Its Eighty-First Annual Meeting in Little Rock on November 12-15, 2015, Thursday through Sunday
The Southern Historical Association will hold its eighty-first annual meeting in Little Rock on November 12-15, 2015, Thursday through Sunday. The printed program will be mailed to members this month, but details are already accessible on the new SHA...
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