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. 82, No. 3, August

A Constitutional History of the U.S. Supreme Court
A Constitutional History of the U.S. Supreme Court. By Richard J. Regan. (Washington, D.C.: Catholic University of America Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 394. Paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-8132-2721-4.) In A Constitutional History of the U.S. Supreme Court,...
Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South
Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South. By R. Douglas Hurt. Civil War America. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [xiv], 349. Paper, $45.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-2000-8.) R. Douglas...
A Map of Time and Blood: An Introduction to the Skinner Family Papers 1826-1850
A Map of Time and Blood: An Introduction to the Skinner Family Papers 1826-1850. By Mary Maillard. (Vancouver: Mary Maillard, 2014. Pp. 517. $25.00, ISBN 978-0-9917893-6-8.); On the Carpet: The Coming of Age Letters of Penelope Skinner 1832-1840. By...
American Indians and the Rhetoric of Removal and Allotment
American Indians and the Rhetoric of Removal and Allotment. By Jason Edward Black. Race, Rhetoric, and Media. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2015. Pp. x, 214. $65.00, ISBN 978-1-62846-196-1.) In American Indians and the Rhetoric of Removal...
Americans Recaptured: Progressive Era Memory of Frontier Captivity
Americans Recaptured: Progressive Era Memory of Frontier Captivity. By Molly K. Varley. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014. Pp. [x], 230. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8061-4493-1.) This book by Molly K. Varley argues that some Progressive-era people...
Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights
Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights. By Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [viii], 359. $35.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-2103-6.) In Carolina Israelite:...
Cherokee Medicine, Colonial Germs: An Indigenous Nation's Fight against Smallpox, 1518-1824
Cherokee Medicine, Colonial Germs: An Indigenous Nation's Fight against Smallpox, 1518-1824. By Paul Kelton. New Directions in Native American Studies. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Pp. [xiv], 281. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-8061-4688-1.) ...
Citizens of a Common Intellectual Homeland: The Transatlantic Origins of American Democracy and Nationhood
Citizens of a Common Intellectual Homeland: The Transatlantic Origins of American Democracy and Nationhood. By Armin Mattes. Jeffersonian America. (Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2015. Pp. [xiv], 266. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8139-3804-2.)...
Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism
Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism. By Will Guzman. (Urbana and other cities: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Pp. [xvi], 182. $55.00, ISBN 978-0-252-03892-1.) In Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands:...
Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina
Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina. By Thomas J. Brown. Civil War America. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 362. $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-2095-4.) The battle over Civil War memory had,...
Clyde Warrior: Tradition, Community, and Red Power
Clyde Warrior: Tradition, Community, and Red Power. By Paul R. McKenzie-Jones. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Pp. xxii, 234. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-8061-4705-5.) Not infrequently, popular and even some scholarly accounts have offered a...
Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi: Essays on America's Civil War
Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi: Essays on America's Civil War. Volume 2. Edited by Lawrence Lee Hewitt and Thomas E. Schott. Foreword by Anne J. Bailey. The Western Theater in the Civil War. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press,...
Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope
Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope. By Jonathan M. Bryant. (New York and London: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2015. Pp. [xxii], 376. $28.95, ISBN 978-0-87140-675-0.) Jonathan M. Bryant's Dark Places of the Earth:...
"Deaf & Dumb, Blind, Insane, or Idiotic": The Census, Slaves, and Disability in the Late Antebellum South
IN A DIARY SHE KEPT DURING A STAY ON HER HUSBAND'S COASTAL Georgia slaveholdings in the winter of 1838-1839, British actress Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble famously expressed contempt for the institution of slavery. Her condemnation of slaves' appalling...
Dissent: The History of an American Idea
Dissent: The History of an American Idea. By Ralph Young. (New York and London: New York University Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 603. $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4798-0665-2.) Ralph Young admits at the beginning of Dissent: The History of an American Idea that...
El Paso's Muckraker: The Life of Owen Payne White
El Paso's Muckraker: The Life of Owen Payne White. By Garna L. Christian. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2015. Pp. [x], 192. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8263-5545-4.) The strength of Garna L. Christian's biography of Owen Payne White is its...
Elvis Presley: A Southern Life
Elvis Presley: A Southern Life. By Joel Williamson, with Donald L. Shaw. Foreword by Ted Ownby. (New York and other cities: Oxford University Press, 2015. Pp. [xxiv], 368. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-19-986317-4.) What is left to say about Elvis? As a biography,...
Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans. By Gary Krist. (New York: Crown Publishers, 2014. Pp. [xiv], 436. $26.00, ISBN 978-0-7704-3706-0.) Gary Krist's most recent work is popular history at its best,...
Exploring Lincoln: Great Historians Reappraise Our Greatest President
Exploring Lincoln: Great Historians Reappraise Our Greatest President. Edited by Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams. The North's Civil War. (New York: Fordham University Press, 2015. Pp. viii, 293. Paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-8232-6563-3;...
Faithful Republic: Religion and Politics in Modern America
Faithful Republic: Religion and Politics in Modern America. Edited by Andrew Preston, Bruce J. Schulman, and Julian E. Zelizer. Politics and Culture in Modern America. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. Pp. viii, 213. $45.00, ISBN...
Federal Justice in the Mid-Atlantic South: United States Courts from Maryland to the Carolinas, 1836-1861
Federal Justice in the Mid-Atlantic South: United States Courts from Maryland to the Carolinas, 1836-1861. By Peter Graham Fish. Legal History. (Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic Press, 2015. Pp. [xxxii], 734. $125.00, ISBN 978-1-61163-601-7.) In...
Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives
Forgotten Men and Fallen Women: The Cultural Politics of New Deal Narratives. By Holly Allen. (Ithaca, N.Y., and London: Cornell University Press, 2015. Pp. [x], 257. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8014-5357-1.) Over the last half-century, historians of the...
Free Labor: The Civil War and the Making of an American Working Class
Free Labor: The Civil War and the Making of an American Working Class. By Mark A. Lause. The Working Class in American History. (Urbana and other cities: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Pp. xvi, 259. Paper, $28.00, ISBN 978-0-252-08086-9; cloth,...
Henry Howard: Louisiana's Architect
Henry Howard: Louisiana's Architect. By Robert S. Brantley, with Victor McGee. (New Orleans and New York: The Historic New Orleans Collection and Princeton Architectural Press, 2015. Pp. 352. $60.00, ISBN 978-1-61689-278-4.) This copiously illustrated...
Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British North America
Hessians: Mercenaries, Rebels, and the War for British North America. By Brady J. Crytzer. (Yardley, Pa.: Westholme Publishing, 2015. Pp. xxiv, 296. $29.95, ISBN 978-1-59416-224-4.) Brady J. Crytzer's new book tells the story of the Hessians, the...
Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon
Inventing George Whitefield: Race, Revivalism, and the Making of a Religious Icon. By Jessica M. Parr. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2015. Pp. [viii], 235. $60.00, ISBN 978-1-62846-198-5.) With her debut work, Inventing George Whitefield:...
Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab
Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab. By Steve Inskeep. (New York: Penguin Press, 2015. Pp. [xxii], 421. $29.95, ISBN 978-1-59420-556-9.) In this well-written narrative, National Public...
James Larkin Pearson: A Biography of North Carolina's Longest-Serving Poet Laureate
James Larkin Pearson: A Biography of North Carolina's Longest-Serving Poet Laureate. By Gregory S. Taylor. (Lanham, Md., and other cities: Lexington Books, 2015. Pp. [xx], 225. $85.00, ISBN 978-1-4985-0519-2.) This biography of James Larkin Pearson...
Lincoln's Trident: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron during the Civil War
Lincoln's Trident: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron During the Civil War. By Robert M. Browning Jr. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 700. $69.95, ISBN 978-0-8173-1846-8.) Robert M. Browning Jr.'s new book completes a planned...
Lynched: The Victims of Southern Mob Violence
Lynched: The Victims of Southern Mob Violence. By Amy Kate Bailey and Stewart E. Tolnay. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [xx], 276. Paper, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-2087-9.) Stewart E. Tolnay and E. M. Beck revolutionized...
Making Photography Matter: A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression
Making Photography Matter: A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression. By Cara A. Finnegan. (Urbana and other cities: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Pp. [xiv], 240. $50.00, ISBN 978-0-252-03926-3.) In four case studies spanning...
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Theology of Resistance
Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Theology of Resistance. By Rufus Burrow Jr. Foreword by Dwayne A. Tunstall. (Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland and Company, 2015. Pp. [xii], 279. Paper, $39.95, ISBN 978-0-7864-7786-9.) Rufus Burrow Jr.'s Martin Luther...
Mexicans in the Making of America
Mexicans in the Making of America. By Neil Foley. (Cambridge, Mass., and London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014. Pp. [xiv], 344. $29.95, ISBN 978-0-674-04848-5.) Neil Foley has produced a sweeping account of Mexican American history...
Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana
Natchez Country: Indians, Colonists, and the Landscapes of Race in French Louisiana. By George Edward Milne. Early American Places. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2015. Pp. [xviii], 293. Paper, $26.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4750-9;...
North Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times
North Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times. Volume 2. Edited by Michele Gillespie and Sally G. McMillen. Southern Women: Their Lives and Times. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2015. Pp. [x], 414. Paper, $26.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4005-5;...
Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps
Nursing Civil Rights: Gender and Race in the Army Nurse Corps. By Charissa J. Threat. Women in American History. (Urbana and other cities: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 198. Paper, $25.00, ISBN 978-0-252-08077-7; cloth, $85.00, ISBN...
Obituary
Robert Franklin Durden, professor emeritus of American history at Duke University and past president of the Southern Historical Association (1984), died in Durham, North Carolina, on March 4, 2016. Born in Graymont, Georgia, on May 10, 1925, he attended...
One Nation under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America
One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America. By Kevin M. Kruse. (New York: Basic Books, 2015. Pp. xvi, 352. Paper, $17.50, ISBN 978-0-465-04949-3; cloth, $29.99, ISBN 978-0-465-04949-3.) Why do so many contemporary Americans...
Patrick Henry Jones: Irish American, Civil War General, and Gilded Age Politician
Patrick Henry Jones: Irish American, Civil War General, and Gilded Age Politician. By Mark H. Dunkelman. Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 251. $45.00, ISBN...
Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal
Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal. By Jess Gilbert. Yale Agrarian Studies. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2015. Pp. [xxiv], 341. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-300-20731-6.) The New Deal retains remarkable currency...
Presidents and the American Environment
Presidents and the American Environment. By Otis L. Graham Jr. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015. Pp. [xii], 411. $39.95, ISBN 978-0 7006-2098-2.) The title of historian Otis L. Graham Jr.'s book, Presidents and the American Environment,...
Race and Ethnicity in Arkansas: New Perspectives
Race and Ethnicity in Arkansas: New Perspectives. Edited by John A. Kirk. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2014. Pp. [xvii], 215. Paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-1-55728-665-9.) The authors featured in the edited volume Race and Ethnicity in...
Red Dreams, White Nightmares: Pan-Indian Alliances in the Anglo-American Mind, 1763-1815
Red Dreams, White Nightmares: Pan-Indian Alliances in the Anglo-American Mind, 1763-1815. By Robert M. Owens. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2015. Pp. xii, 304. $32.95, ISBN 978-0-8061-4646-1.) Recent scholarly interest in violence, trauma,...
Romantic Reformers and the Antislavery Struggle in the Civil War Era
Romantic Reformers and the Antislavery Struggle in the Civil War Era. By Ethan J. Kytle. (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Pp. xii, 301. $110.00, ISBN 978-1-107-07459-0.) For the lay student of American history, abolitionism begins with...
Searching for Freedom after the Civil War: Klansman, Carpetbagger, Scalawag, and Freedman
Searching for Freedom after the Civil War: Klansman, Carpetbagger, Scalawag, and Freedman. By G. Ward Hubbs. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2015. Pp. xvi, 223. $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8173-1860-4.) G. Ward Hubbs, an archivist and librarian...
Senator James Eastland: Mississippi's Jim Crow Democrat
Senator James Eastland: Mississippi's Jim Crow Democrat. By Maarten Zwiers. Making the Modern South. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015. Pp. [x], 293. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8071-6001-5.) Maarten Zwiers's book Senator James Eastland:...
Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region
Southern Water, Southern Power: How the Politics of Cheap Energy and Water Scarcity Shaped a Region. By Christopher J. Manganiello. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [xiv], 306. $39.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-2005-3.) In Southern...
St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange De Bellerive
St. Louis Rising: The French Regime of Louis St. Ange de Bellerive. By Carl J. Ekberg and Sharon K. Person. (Urbana and other cities: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Pp. [xvi], 326. Paper, $29.00, ISBN 978-0-252-08061-6; cloth, $95.00, ISBN 978-0-252-03897-6.)...
Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930-2000
Striking Beauties: Women Apparel Workers in the U.S. South, 1930-2000. By Michelle Haberland. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 228. Paper, $26.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4742-4; cloth, $79.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-2584-2.)...
Studying Appalachian Studies: Making the Path by Walking
Studying Appalachian Studies: Making the Path by Walking. Edited by Chad Berry, Phillip J. Obermiller, and Shaunna L. Scott. (Urbana and other cities: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 240. Paper, $25.00, ISBN 978-0-252-08083-8; cloth,...
Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times
Tennessee Women: Their Lives and Times. Volume 2. Edited by Beverly Greene Bond and Sarah Wilkerson Freeman. Southern Women: Their Lives and Times. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2015. Pp. [xiv], 425. Paper, $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-3743-2;...
The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta
The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta. By Earl J. Hess. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [xvi], 272. $35.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-2241-5.) Earl J. Hess is an expert on Civil War combat tactics and the Atlanta...
The Battle of Petersburg, June 15-18, 1864
The Battle of Petersburg, June 15-18, 1864. By Sean Michael Chick. (Lincoln, Neb.: Potomac Books, 2015. Pp. [xviii], 459. $39.95, ISBN 978-1-61234-712-7.) Given the complexity of the Civil War, it is unsurprising that certain aspects of the conflict...
The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America's Liberties
The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America's Liberties. By Carol Berkin. (New York and other cities: Simon and Schuster, 2015. Pp. [x], 259. $27.50, ISBN 978-1-4767-4379-0.) In The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America's Liberties, Carol...
The Borderlands of Race: Mexican Segregation in a South Texas Town
The Borderlands of Race: Mexican Segregation in a South Texas Town. By Jennifer R. Najera. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 183. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-292-76755-3.) In the rush to discuss the larger themes of racism, race relations,...
The Cherokee Kid: Will Rogers, Tribal Identity, and the Making of an American Icon
The Cherokee Kid: Will Rogers, Tribal Identity, and the Making of an American Icon. By Amy M. Ware. CultureAmerica. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2015. Pp. x, 317. $37.50, ISBN 978-0-7006-2100-2.) Amy M. Ware's The Cherokee Kid: Will Rogers,...
The Citizens' Council and Africa: White Supremacy in Global Perspective
When the Citizens' Council's chief administrator, William J. Simmons, returned to Mississippi after several weeks of traveling through southern Africa in 1966, he confidently reported that he had found "no evidence" of racial tension, despite widespread...
The Curious Mister Catesby: A "Truly Ingenious" Naturalist Explores New Worlds
The Curious Mister Catesby: A "Truly Ingenious" Naturalist Explores New Worlds. Edited by E. Charles Nelson and David J. Elliott. Foreword by Jane O. Waring. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2015. Pp. [xx], 425. $49.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4726-4.)...
The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College
The Experimenters: Chance and Design at Black Mountain College. By Eva Diaz. (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2015. Pp. x, 215. $40.00, ISBN 978-0-226-06798-8.) Eva Diaz traces the founding and short life of Black Mountain College...
The Great Divide: The Conflict between Washington and Jefferson That Defined a Nation
The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined a Nation. By Thomas Fleming. (Boston: Da Capo Press, 2015. Pp. viii, 424. $27.99, ISBN 978-0-306-82127-1.) Thomas Fleming, the author of numerous popular histories, turns...
Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War
Their Last Full Measure: The Final Days of the Civil War. By Joseph Wheelan. (Boston: Da Capo Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 407. Paper, $17.50, ISBN 978-0-306-82453-1; cloth, $26.99, ISBN 978-0-306-82360-2.) Spring 1865: The Closing Campaigns of the Civil...
The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi
The Jim Crow Routine: Everyday Performances of Race, Civil Rights, and Segregation in Mississippi. By Stephen A. Berrey. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [xvi], 331. Paper, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-2093-0.) Seen from a...
The "Little Brown Brother" in the Jim Crow South: Race, Sex, and Empire in State of Georgia V. Fortunatio Annunciatio (1932)
Come on, hurry!" fourteen-year-old Rosa Mae Clower yelled while grabbing her fifteen-year-old friend Frances Hutcheson's wrist and pulling her through the crowd gathered in front of Atlanta's downtown McCrory's drugstore. On the afternoon of April...
The Mobile River
The Mobile River. By John S. Sledge. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [xiv], 335. $34.95, ISBN 978-1-61117-485-4.) John S. Sledge's The Mobile River is a meticulously written history of one of the South's less-studied rivers....
The Power to Destroy: Discriminatory Property Assessments and the Struggle for Tax Justice in Mississippi
THE PROPERTY TAX HAS JUSTLY RECEIVED MANY PEJORATIVE LABELS over the course of American history. It has been called "the worst tax." (1) Its administrators have been derided as the most corrupt, incompetent, and unfaithful of public servants. (2) So...
The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History
The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History. Edited by Joseph C. Miller, Vincent Brown, Jorge Canizares-Esguerra, Laurent Dubois, and Karen Ordahl Kupperman. (Princeton and Oxford, Eng.: Princeton University Press, 2015. Pp. [xxxvi], 532. $65.00, ISBN...
The Southern Historical Association Will Hold Its Eighty-Second Annual Meeting in St. Pete Beach, Florida, on November 2-5, 2016, Wednesday through Saturday
The Southern Historical Association will hold its eighty-second annual meeting in St. Pete Beach, Florida, on November 2-5, 2016, Wednesday through Saturday. The printed program will be mailed to members this month, but details are already accessible...
The Struggle for Black Freedom in Miami: Civil Rights and America's Tourist Paradise, 1896-1968
The Struggle for Black Freedom in Miami: Civil Rights and America's Tourist Paradise, 1896-1968. By Chanelle N. Rose. Making the Modern South. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015. Pp. [xvi], 315. $47.50, ISBN 978-0-8071-5765-7.) ...
This Is Not Dixie: Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927
This Is Not Dixie: Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927. By Brent M. S. Campney. (Urbana and other cities: University of Illinois Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 281. $50.00, ISBN 978-0-252-03950-8.) Political and cultural authorities in Kansas regularly...
Tigers in the Tempest: Savannah State University and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Tigers in the Tempest: Savannah State University and the Struggle for Civil Rights. By F. Erik Brooks. (Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2014. Pp. [xiv], 230. $35.00, ISBN 978-0-88146-494-8.) Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs)...
Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women
Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women. Edited by Mia Bay, Farah J. Griffin, Martha S. Jones, and Barbara D. Savage. John Hope Franklin Series in African American History and Culture. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp....
Unruly Waters: A Social and Environmental History of the Brazos River
Unruly Waters: A Social and Environmental History of the Brazos River. By Kenna Lang Archer. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2015. Pp. xxvii, 260. $40.00, ISBN 978-0-8263-5587-4.) Kenna Lang Archer's Unruly Waters: A Social and Environmental...
Varieties of Southern Religious History: Essays in Honor of Donald G. Mathews
Varieties of Southern Religious History: Essays in Honor of Donald G. Mathews. Edited by Regina D. Sullivan and Monte Harrell Hampton. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [x], 310. $54.95, ISBN 978-1-61117-488-5.) Fifty years...
Virginia Women: Their Lives and Times
Virginia Women: Their Lives and Times. Volume 1. Edited by Cynthia A. Kierner and Sandra Gioia Treadway. Southern Women: Their Lives and Times. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2015. Pp. [x], 378. Paper, $34.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4263-4;...
Visual Art and the Urban Evolution of the New South
Visual Art and the Urban Evolution of the New South. By Deborah C. Pollack. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. xiv, 366. $59.95, ISBN 978-1-61117-432-8.) Deborah C. Pollack's contribution to the literature on the cultural history...
William Faulkner in the Media Ecology
William Faulkner in the Media Ecology. Edited by Julian Murphet and Stefan Solomon. Southern Literary Studies. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2015. Pp. [xii], 276. $45.00, ISBN 978-0-8071-5948-4.) This important new collection of...
Winston-Salem's Architectural Heritage
Winston-Salem's Architectural Heritage. By Heather Fearnbach. (Winston Salem, N.C.: Forsyth County Historic Resources Commission, 2015. Pp. [xviii], 790. $60.00, ISBN 978-0-692-35474-2.) Weighing nearly ten pounds, this architectural survey is no...
Womanpower Unlimited and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi
Womanpower Unlimited and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi. By Tiyi M. Morris. Politics and Culture in the Twentieth-Century South. (Athens, Ga., and London: University of Georgia Press, 2015. Pp. xvi, 237. Paper, $24.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4731-8;...
Working the Mississippi: Two Centuries of Life on the River
Working the Mississippi: Two Centuries of Life on the River. By Bonnie Stepenoff. (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2015. Pp. [xxiv], 182. $36.00, ISBN 978-0-8262-2053-0.) Joining many recent publications that link spatial and social history,...
Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South
Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South. By Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle. Gender and American Culture. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. Pp. [xvi], 412. Paper, $45.00, ISBN 978-1-4696-2107-4.) ...
Year of Desperate Struggle: Jeb Stuart and His Cavalry, from Gettysburg to Yellow Tavern, 1863-1864
Year of Desperate Struggle: Jeb Stuart and His Cavalry, from Gettysburg to Yellow Tavern, 1863-1864. By Monte Akers. (Philadelphia and Oxford, Eng.: Casemate, 2015. Pp. 291. $32.95, ISBN 978-1-61200-282-8.) Monte Akers is an attorney and the author...
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