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Number 1 Spring/Summer 2020

“‘Monuments of Mortal Decay’: Thomas Jefferson’s Changing Perspectives on George Washington.” Arthur Scherr
“An Examination of How Southern Emerging Adults Communicatively Manage Multiple Goals in Talking About Race.” Jenna Abetz and Lynsey Romo
“Irish Famine Relief in the South, 1847.” Harvey Strum

Book Reviews:
The Tuscarora War: Indians, Settlers, and the Fight for the Carolina Colonies. Paul Bartow
Ruin Nation: Destruction and the Civil War. Joshua Holloway

Number 2 Fall/Winter 2020
“Maternal Images: Gender, Class, and Remembering Black Southern Motherhood.” Hollie A. Teague
“Benjaminian Dialectics of Fashion in Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child.” Jaleel Akhtar
“The Importance of Indian Territory to the Ending of Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.” Shawn Holliday
Research Note: “Through Flood and Hurricane: Jule O. Graves’s Narratives of Public Health Nursing in 1930s Florida.” James D. Alsop

Book Reviews:
Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union’s War Governors. Robert H. Butts
Blocton: The History of an Alabama Coal Mining Town. Sara Manfredo
Wayfaring Strangers: The Musical Voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia. Joanne McKay
Gabriel’s Conspiracy: A Documentary Record. John Saillant
Big Jim Eastland: The Godfather of Mississippi. George Sirgiovanni

Number 1 Spring/Summer 2019

“Will the Real Laureate of the Confederacy Please Stand Up?:  Henry Timrod and the Counter Memory of the Lost Cause.”  Dan Graham
“The Undead Past:  The Romantic South in Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead.”  Mary Stephens
“Segregating the Police:  Race and the Reality of Being a Black Police Officer in Postwar Memphis.”  Margaret Williams Carmack
“Stonewall Jackson’s Widow and The Long Roll by Mary Johnston:  ‘Surely an Equestrian Statue'”  William Tynes Cowan

Book Reviews:
Jim Crow Wisdom:  Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940.  Thomas Aiello
Hidden in the Mix:  The African American Presence in Country Music.  Aja Bain
Family of Earth:  A Southern Mountain Childhood.  Jim Coby
Bishops, Bourbons and Big Mules:  A History of the Episcopal Church in Alabama.  Paul Gentle
Drawing the Line:  The Father Reimagined in Faulkner, Wright, O’Connor, and Morrison.  Allison Rittmayer
From Sun Cities to the Villages:  Active Adult, Age-Restricted Communities.  Katherine E. Rohrer

Number 2 Fall/Winter 2019
“Claude Ramsay:  A Visionary Catalyst for Social and Political Change in Mississippi, 1916-1986.”  Charles M. Dollar
“‘A Truer Type of Womanhood’:  A Case Study of Southern Collegiate Coeducation, 1893-1900.”  Brian Neumann
“‘The Little Plot’:  Jacob Green and the 1814 Fredericktown Insurrection.”  Peter J. DePuydt
Book Reviews:
Cold War Dixie:  Militarization and Modernization in the American South.  Robert H. Butts
James J. Kilpatrick:  Salesman for Segregation.  David Cullen
Creating Flannery O’Connor:  Her Critics, Her Publishers, Her Readers.  Doreen Fowler
The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World.  Paul E. Hoffman
Visible Man:  The Life of Henry Dumas.  Carole Jean Poindexter-Sylvers, Randon R. Taylor, and William T. Hoston
The South in Color:  A Visual Journal.  Jerry Sanson
Number 1  Spring/Summer 2018

“More than Race:  The ‘Full Employment’ Civil Rights of Robert Brown, Alabama’s First Black School Superintendent.”  Monty Thornburg and Toby Terrar.
“David Sedaris as a Southern Writer:  Class, Masculinity, Sexuality, and Region.”  Matthew Barbee.
“What’s in a Name?  Ike’s Repudiation of the Law of the Father in Go Down, Moses.”  Leslie Bickford.
“Georgia’s Bicentennial County Histories:  The Present in the Past.”  David B. Parker.

Book Reviews:
Thunder on the River:  The Civil War in Northeast Florida.  Gracjan Kraszewski.
Carolina in Crisis:  Cherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763.  J. Tyler Lobbs.
After Slavery:  Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South.  Evan C. Rothera.
This Bright Light of Ours:  Stories from the Voting Rights Fight.  Steven Schroeder.
After Freedom Summer:  How Race Realigned Mississippi Politics, 1965-1989.  Nicholas A. Timmerman
Tried Men and True, or Union Life in Dixie.  Lucas Wilder.

Number 2 Fall/Winter 2018

“Fast-Food Region:  Cheap, “Energy-Dense” Eats in a Poor, Unhealthy Part of the United States”
Peter A. Coclanis and W. Fitzhugh Brundage
“The Southern History of the Chicken McNugget:  The Georgia Poultry Industry and the Rise of Fast Food, 1929 to 1983”
Monica R. Gisolfi
“Burgers in a Hurry:  Early Fast Food in Birmingham, Alabama”
Angela Jill Cooley
“Chickenization and Public Ill-Health in the American South”
Bryant Simon
“Research Note:  A Note on Slaves and Guns in Virginia”
Arthur Scherr

Book Reviews:
The Historian behind the History:  Conversations with Southern Historians
Jonathan Foster
Opening the Doors:  The Desegregation of the University of Alabama and the Fight for Civil Rights in Tuscaloosa
Elizabeth Gritter
Swift to Wrath:  Lynching in Global Historical Perspective
Andrew Kettler
Searching for Freedom after the Civil War:  Klansman, Carpetbagger, Scalawag, and Freedman
David B. Parker
After War Times:  An African American Childhood in Reconstruction-Era Florida
Cynthia Lee Patterson
A Study of Scarlets:  Scarlet O’Hara and Her Literary Daughters
Tanfer Emin Tunc

Number 1  Spring/Summer 2017
Mixed Intentions and Interpretations in Dorthea Lange’s Plantation Owner, Mississippi Delta Photographs.  Kris Belden-Adams
Shipbuilding on the Bayou in the Age of Big Oil:  The Shipyards of Southeast Louisiana.  Paul J. Wilson
State, Law, and Violence in Charles Chestnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition.  Stefanie Mueller
“Choice Seatmate” or Judith Stewart, Jet’s September 7, 1955 Beauty of the Week:  Sexuality, Modern Black Beauty Discourse, and the Reach for Civil Rights.  Elizabeth Schroeder Schlabach

Book Reviews
Review Essay – Slavery and the Peculiar Institution:  Ten Years After.  Slavery and the Peculiar Solution:  A History of the American Colonization Society.  Arthur Scherr
E.D.E.N. Southworth:  Recovering a Nineteenth-Century Popular Novelist.  Daniel J. Burge
Russell Long:  A Life in Politics.  Edward F. Haas
Endgame for Empire:  British-Creek Relations in Georgia and Vicinity, 1763-1776.  Jason Herbert
The Oglethorpe Plan:  Enlightenment Design in Savannah and Beyond.  Jeffrey Owens
America’s Hundred Years’ War:  U.S. Expansion to the Gulf Coast and the Fate of the Seminole, 1763-1858.   Dakota E. Wallen
Market of Sorrow, Labors of Faith:  New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina.  Se-Hyoung Yi

Number 2  Fall/Winter 2017
Scandal in Court:  The Rise and Fall of Judge Rice Garland.  Warren M. Billings
Boundary Blurring?  The Declining Significance of Place on Whites’ Attitudes toward Affirmative Action.  J. Scott Carter and Shannon Carter
Unity, Exclusion, and James Agee’s Politics of Form.  Dan Colson
“I Have Both Given and Taken Some Hard Blows”:  Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs’s Transformation from a Presbyterian Abolitionist to a Southern Politician, 1855-1872.  Learotha Williams, Jr.

Book Reviews
The Edible South:  The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region.  Dana J. Alsen
The Rebel Yell:  A Cultural History.  Jeffrey E. Anderson
German Immigrants, Race, and Citizenship in the Civil War Era.  Kari L. Boyd
War on the Gulf Coast:  The Spanish Fight Against William Augustus Bowles.  Patrick W. Cecil
African American Railroad Workers of Roanoke:  Oral Histories of the Norfolk & Western.  Theodore Kornweibel
Through a Glass Darkly:  Contested Notions of Baptist Identity.  John Young

Number 1  Spring/Summer 2016
Thomas Jefferson, White Immigration, and Black Emancipation.  Part II:  Jefferson’s Symbiosis:  White Immigration and Black Emancipation.  Arthur Scherr
African American Activism:  New and Broadening Scholarship on the Civil Rights Movement.  Jeffrey L. Littlejohn and Charles H. Ford
Vivian Carter Mason:  Securing Civil Rights in Norfolk, Virginia, 1943-1982.  Cassandra Newby-Alexander
James Edward Shepard and the Politics of Black Education, 1933-1947.  Reginald K. Ellis
The Integration of Sam Houston State Teachers College.  Carolyn A. Carroll

Book Reviews
Whispers of Rebellion:  Narrating Gabriel’s Conspiracy.  Muriel D. Nero
Remaking Wormsloe Plantation:  The Environmental History of a Lowland Landscape.  Scott Obernesser
Destination Dixie:  Tourism & Southern History.  Katherine E. Rohrer
Picturing Black New Orleans:  A Creole Photographer’s View of the Early Twentieth Century.  Jerry Sanson
The Nashville Way:  Racial Etiquette and the Struggle for Social Justice in a Southern City.  Niklas Trzaskowski

Number 2  Fall/Winter 2016
Women’s Birth Experiences and Evaluations:  A View from the American South.  Richard M. Simon
Clergyman and Philanderer on Two Continents:  Alexander Gordon of Eighteenth Century Scotland and Virginia.  Otto Lohrenz
“Revealing the Essential Self”:  Sartrean Existentialism in Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour” and “A Pair of Silk Stockings”.  Heidi Podlasli-Labrenz
“T’aint Creole, T’aint Cajun, T’aint French, T’aint Country American, T’aint Good”:  The Frist Amendment and the Historian.  Mark F. Fernandez

Book Reviews
John McKinley and the Antebellum Supreme Court:  Circuit Riding in the Old Southwest.  Warren M. Billings
Reconstructing the Native South, American Indian Literature and the Lost Cause.  Becky Byers
Writing in the Kitchen:  Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways.  Doreen Fowler
Green Gold:  Alabama’s Forests and Forest Industries.  Paul Gentle
The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier, 1795-1817.  Jeffrey Owens
The Rise and Fall of the Redneck Riviera:  An Insider’s History of the Florida-Alabama Coast.  Jerry Sanson

Number 1  Spring/Summer 2015
More Than Twelve Years A Slave:  The Enduring Legacy of Solomon Northup.  Jerry Purvis Sanson
“You Could Be Judas”:  Pudd’nhead Wilson’s Black Slaveowner.  Heather Nelson
“The Day We Used to Celebrate”:  The Fourth of July as a National Day, 1860-1865.  Daniel Liestman
“The earth which had bred his bones”:  Narrative Representations of Southern Identity in Adolescent Characters.  Julia Pond
Seeing the Southland:  Travelers on United Fruit’s Great White Fleet.  Joseph Floyd

Book Reviews
Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860:  An Abridged Edition of Conjectures of Order.  Jeff Broadwater
The Challenge of Blackness:  The Institute of the Black World and Activism in the 1970s.  William T. Hoston and Randon Taylor
Deluxe Jim Crow:  Civil Rights and American Health Policy, 1935-1954.  Brian A. Robinson

Number 2  Fall/Winter 2015
Thomas Jefferson, White Immigration, and Black Emancipation.  Part I:  Jefferson’s Views on Immigration:  From Notes on the State of Virginia to Retirement from the Presidency.  Arthur Scherr
The Hunger Games:  Southern Cookin’ in an Apocalyptic Time.  James A. Crank
Moving “Mere Pawns on the Chessboard”:  Walter E. Hoffman, Jr., School Desegregation, and Busing in Norfolk, Virginia.  Jeffrey L. Littlejohn and Charles H. Ford
Pat Conroy and His Trilogy of Water:  Redemption in Beach Music, The Prince of Tides, and The Water is Wide.  Jan Whitt

Book Reviews
The Door of Hope:  Republican Presidents and the First Southern Strategy, 1877-1933.  Robert H. Butts
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture:  Media, volume 18.  Henry L. Carrigan, Jr.
Apocalypse South:  Judgment, Cataclysm, and Resistance in the Regional Imaginary.  Jonathan Foster
The Irony of the Solid South:  Democrats, Republicans, and Race, 1865-1944.  Anthony B. Newkirk
History of Andersonville Prison.  Sarah Pasterniak

Number 1  Spring/Summer 2014
Tim Scott to the United States Senate:  Putting His Appointment and High-Profile Statewide Office Candidacy in Historical Context.  Judson L. Jeffries
Alexander Cumming – King or Pawn?  An Englishman on the Colonial Chessboard of the Eighteenth-century American Southwest.  Ian Chambers
Colonial Servitude and the “Unfree” Origins of America.  Matthew Pursell
Bundles, Passes, and Stolen Watches:  Interpreting the Role of Material Culture in Escape.  Matthew C. Greer

Book Reviews
A New Day in the Delta:  Inventing School Desegregation as You Go.  Thomas Aiello
Wade Hampton:  Confederate Warrior to Southern Redeemer.  Robert H. Butts
The Past is Not Dead:  Essays from the Southern Quarterly.  Kimberly Fain
The Odyssey of an African Slave.  Ryan Frisinger
Nancy Batson Crews:  Alabama’s First Lady of Flight.  Erinn McComb

Number 2  Fall/Winter 2014
Unbalanced Power:  The Rise and Decline of Legislative Authority in the State of Louisiana.  Thomas R. Laehn and Torrie S. Thibodeaux
The Economic and Health Effects of Louisiana’s Smoke-Free Air Act.  Thomas W. Carton, Megan C. Tulikangas, and Lindsey S. Rudov
Nostalgia for Christmas in Postbellum Plantation Reminiscences.  David J. Anderson
(Re)Positioning through Remembering and Forgetting:  Grandmother and Nannie in Catherine Anne Porter’s “The Source,” “The Journey,” and “The Last Leaf”.  Heather A. Fox

Book Reviews
Fear, Fortune, and Empire:  The Epic Journey of the Fur Trade in America.  Rasa Baločkaitė
The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763.  Jonathan Foster
Colonial Georgia and the Creeks:  Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Colonial Frontier, 1733-1763.  Hiram F. “Pete” Gregory
Pursuit of Unity:  A Political History of the American South.  Joshua A. Lynn
Long, Obstinate, and Bloody:  The Battle for Guilford Courthouse.  Ryan Smith.

Number 1  Spring/Summer 2013
Locating Home:  The South as Alternative to Migration in Zora Neale Hurston’s Short Stories.  Melissa Dennihy
Liminal Places, Liminal People:  Kate Chopin’s Half-Native Characters as Symbols of Environmental and Social Change.  Kelly Clasen
“Waffle Booty” and Other Tales of Gender and Class in the South.  Kris Acheson

Book Reviews
Seeds of Change:  Critical Essays on Barbara Kingsolver.  Gabriel J. Atchison
Rambles of a Runaway from Southern Slavery.  Veronica Adams Yon
Partly Colored:  Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South.  Ghazala Hasmi
The Problem South:  Region, Empire, and the New Liberal State, 1880-1930.  Matthew Luter
Hidden Seminoles:  Julian Dimock’s Historic Florida Photographs.  Elisabeth Bayley
The Pecan Orchard:  Journey of a Sharecropper’s Daughter.  Rachel Watts

Number 2  Fall/Winter 2013
The Southeastern Spanish Borderlands:  Spain’s Colonial History in the American South.  Light Townsend Cummins
Archaeological Investigations of the Results of a Geophysical Survey at Los Adaes, 18th Century Capital of the Province of Texas.  George E. Avery
The Army Secures the Mississippi Valley:  Officers, Filibusters, and Spain, 1793-1798.  Samuel J. Watson
The Significance of the War of 1812 in the American South.  James G. Cusick
The Language of Conquest:  Idiomatic Nuances in the U.S. Justification for Seizing Spanish Florida, 1803-1821.  William S. Belko

Book Reviews
Radical Reform:  Interracial Politics in Post-Emancipation North Carolina.  Michael W. Free
Apples and Ashes:  Literature, Nationalism, and the Confederates States of America.  James A. Crank
Painting Dixie Red:  When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican.  Charles J. Pellegrin

Number 1  Spring/Summer 2012
Sweatt v. Painter (1950) and Why Sweatt Won His Case: A Chronicle of Judicial Appointments.  Gary Lavergne
Thomas Jefferson and the Wine:  His “Last Letter” Reexamined.  Arthur Scherr
“Slightly too late, or far too soon:” The Stono Rebellion and the Abolitionist Movement.  Wesley O’Dell
Post-Katrina Politics: The Influence of Black Political Incorporation in the Louisiana State Legislature.  William T. Hoston
Book Reviews
The Photographic Legacy of Frances Benjamin Johnston.  Lauren Elizabeth Boasso
A Brief Guide to Florida’s Monuments and Memorials.  Carolann Lee Curry
Slavery on Trial:  Race, Class, and Criminal Justice in Antebellum Virginia.  Lauren Rule Maxwell
Time’s River:  Archaeological Syntheses from the Lower Mississippi Valley.  Melinda Dewberry
Cooking in Other Women’s Kitchens:  Domestic Workers in the South, 1865-1960.  Kristi Pope Key.

Number 2  Fall/Winter 2012
Recent Approaches to Southern Studies:  An Introductory Essay.  Charles Pellegrin

Book Reviews
The First Hollywood:  Florida and the Golden Age of Silent Filmmaking.  Gregory Vance Smith
Sunshine Paradise:  A History of Florida Tourism.  Jennifer Gunter.
William Bartram and the Ghost Plantations of British East Florida.  Mitchell Klingenberg
Cypress Gardens, America’s Tropical Wonderland:  How Dick Pope Invented Florida.  Liz Skilton
Darkroom:  A Memoir in Black and White.  Rohit K. Dasgupta
Trout:  A True Story of Murder, Teens, and the Death Penalty.  Courtney McDermott
Looking South:  Race, Gender, and the Transformation of Labor from Reconstruction to Globalization.  Ashton Ellert.
Dreams and Nightmares:  Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and the Struggle for Black Equality.  James Wall.
Louisiana Beyond Black & White:  New Interpretations of Twentieth-Century Race Relations.  Jerry P. Sanson.
The Southern Political Tradition.  Ian Thomas
Rabble Rousers:  The American Far Right in the Civil Rights Era.  Charles Pellegrin
Radical Reform:  Interracial Politics in Post-Emancipation North Carolina.  Kimberly Fain
Defending White Democracy:  The Making of a Segregationist Movement & the Remaking of Racial Politics, 1936-1965.  Walter C. Stern
The Quarters and the Fields:  Slave Families in the Non-Cotton South.  Caleb Schmidt
The American Dreams of John B. Prentis, Slave Trader.  Paul Yandle
Upheaval in Charleston:  Earthquake and Murder on the Eve of Jim Crow.  Kimberly Fain
Quakers Living in the Lion’s Mouth:  The Society of Friends in Northern Virginia, 1730-1865.  Leigh Johnson
Forging Freedom:  Black Women and the Pursuit of Liberty in Antebellum Charleston.  R. J. Boutelle
Education for Liberation:  The American Missionary Association and African Americans, 1890 to the Civil Rights Movements.  Manoj Kumar Jena
America on the Eve of the Civil War:  A Virginia Sesquicentennial Signature Conference.  Leonard Lanier
With Music and Justice for All:  Some Southerners and Their Passions.  Jennifer Mann
The Lincoln Assassination:  The Evidence.  Gerardo Del Guercio
Family Values in the Old South.  Nathan G. Tipton
Writing the South Through the Self:  Explorations in Southern Autobiography.  Xaris A Martinez
Shaping Words to Fit the Soul:  The Southern Ritual Grounds of Afro-Modernism.  Kelly C. MacPhail
Carolina Cottage:  A Personal History of the Piazza House.  Crystal Stone
Strawberry Plains Audubon Center:  Four Centuries of a Mississippi Landscape.  Sharon Eve Sarthou
Up From History:  The Life of Booker T. Washington.  James S. Humphreys

Number 1 Spring/Summer 2011
A Brief Bibliographic Essay on the Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. Meredith Daniel
A Historiography of States’ Rights: John Taylor of Caroline’s New Views of the Constitution. Adam Tate
An Unlikely Revolutionary Patriot and Military Chaplain: The Reverend John Braidfoot of Portsmouth, Virginia. Otto Lohrenz
“I Bind Myself”: An Antebellum Slave Marriage. Peter J. DePuydt
Rivals in Photo-Realism: James Agee vs. Margaret Bourke-White. Adam Sonstegard.
The “Obverse Reflections”: The “Other Negroes in Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury. John Rodden

Book Reviews

Children and Childhood in Early America. Susie Scifres Kuilan
Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina, 1900-1930. Susan K. Thomas
What Virture There is in Fire: Cultural Memory and the Lynching of Sam Hose. Dee Dee Mozee
Black Power in Dixie: A Political History of African Americans in Atlanta. Dennis M. Chester

Number 2 Fall/Winter 2011
A Great Horse Strangled in Cheap Wire: Louisiana’s Landscape in Tim Gautreaux’s The Clearing. Sarah McFarland
Crumbling Foundations: Recreating the South in Absalom, Absalom!. Jennifer Shaiman
Southern Intolerance Revisited: Political Conservatism and Justification for the Racial Status Quo. J. Scott Carter, Mamadi Corra, and Shannon K. Carter
Eliza Lucas Pinckney as Cultural Broker: Reconsidering a South Carolinian Legacy. Kacy Dowd Tillman
Between “Preservation” and “Progress:” A Cultural History of Gullah Landownership and Commercial Development on James Island, SC. Brian Graves

Book Reviews

The Art of the Magic Striptease: The Literary Layers of George Garrett. Micaela Maftel
A Journey into Florida Railroad History. Theodore Kornweibel
A Very Mutinous People: The Struggle for North Carolina, 1660-1713. Gina Caison
Giving Voice to Southern Workers: A Review of Migration and the Transformation of the Southern Workplace Since 1945. Lisa A. Kirby
When Steamboats Reigned in Florida. Trevor Holland.

Number 1 Spring/Summer 2010

The Electoral Geography of Class, Race, and Religion in Huey Long’s Louisiana. John Heppen
Protecting the Pious, Sanctioning the Sinners: The Relationship between Churches and Public Order Prosecutions in North Carolina, 1898-1934. Michael Lewis
Coping with the Deluge: The Elite, Not Married Women of Post-bellum Natchez, Mississippi, and the ‘Other Men’ in their Lives. Joyce L. Brussard
Black, White, and Shades of Gray: Picturing Identity in Robert, Calvin, Martha and William Scott and Nurse Mila. Emma Acker
Violence and Visuality: Lynching in Charles Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition. Cassandra Jackson

Book Reviews

Price of Defiance: James Meredith and the Integration of Ole Miss. Gary M. Lavergne
Big Enough to Be Inconsistent: Abraham Lincoln Confronts Slavery and Race. J. Brent Morris
The New Economy and the Modern South. Joseph A. Hurley
A Journey into Florida Railroad History. Theodore Kornweibel
Law and Society in the South: A History of North Carolina Court Cases. Katie Rose Guest Pryal

Number 2 Fall/Winter 2010
Old Social Movements and the New Commemorative Forms: The Creation of the Savannah Civil Rights Museum. Lizabeth Zack and April Dove
Ellen Glasgow’s “Deep Past”: The Woman With and the Civil War. Wallace Hettle and Jim O’Loughlin
A Certain Art of the Novel: Ellen Glasgow and the Construction of Celebrity. Eric Leuschner
“No Imitations of Masculine Sports”: “Physical Culture” at a Southern Woman’s College. Charles H. Wilson III
Richard Wright and Black Resistance to White Supremacy: From Bigger Thomas to Henry Thomas. Derek Charles Carsam
A Brief Bibliographic Essay on the Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. Meredith Daniel.

Book Reviews

Before Brown: Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall, and the Long Road to Justice. Joan C. Browning
Pursuit of Unity: A Political History of the American South. Keli Jacobi
Gordon S. Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815. James MacDonald
The Packhorseman. Stephanie Reese Masson.
Neo-Confederacy: A Critical Introduction. Jack Schuler
Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South. Isaiah Wooden.

Numbers 1 & 2 Spring/Summer 2009

Strange Bedfellows: Congressman Howard W. Smith and the Inclusion of Sex Discrimination in the 1964 Civil Rights Act.  Clinton Jacob Woods

The Persistence of Vision: Problems with Race After the Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act.  William Housel

History and Recovery of the Past: John C. Calhoun and the Origins of Nullification in South Carolina, 1819-1828.  W. Kirk Wood

Individual , Community, and Government: Tropological Aspects of Calhoun’s Political Thought.  Zoltan Vajda

“Dangerous Doctrines”: The Rise and Fall of Jacksonian Support in Williamson County, Tennessee.  Robert Holladay

“Remember, Church-Officers, Your Awful Responsibility”: Presbyterians, Immediate Abolition and George Bourne’s The Book and Slavery Irreconcilable.  Ryan McIlhenny.

Book Reviews

Making a New South: Race , Leadership, and Community after the Civil War.  Marshall Schott

Grounded Globalism: How the US South Embraces the World.  Daniel S. Margolies

Creating the Big Easy: New Orleans and the Emergence of Modern Tourism, 1918 – 1945.  J. Daniel d’Oney

Sexual Reckonings: Southern Girls in a Troubling Age. Guy Lancaster

Numbers 3 & 4 Fall/Winter 2009

Elections and Voting in Post-Katrina New Orleans.  Brian Brox

The Slippery Sands of Minority Voting Rights: Gomillon v. Lightfoot to Bush v. Vera.  Lorn S. Foster and Christina Rivers

Riveting the Chains of Slavery: The Irony of the American Colonization Society. Allen Yarema

“More of a Prison Than an Asylum”: Florida Hospital for the Indigent Insane During the Progressive Era.  Dave Nelson

Transcolonial Uncanny: The South, the Philippines, and Faulkner’s Sanctuary.  Lucas Tromly

Black, White, and Indigo: African Knowledge and the Grandissimes.  Melanie McKay and Maaja Stewart.

Book Reviews

The Memoirs of Lt. Henry Timberlake: The Story of a Soldier, Adventurer, and Emissary to the Cherokees, 1756 – 1765.  Daniel J. Tortora

Remembering the Great Depression in the South.  Jerry Sanson

Love and Duty: Amelia and Josiah Gorgas and their Family.  Steven G. Collins

Pharsalia: An Environmental Biography of a Southern Plantation 1780 – 1880.  Marni Fogelson – Teel

New Orleans Voodoo Priestess: The Legend and Reality of Marie Laveau.  Michael Pasquier

Number I Spring/Summer 2007

The “New Breed” of Black Mayors in the South: An Exploratory Study. William T. Hoston

From Backbench to Oval Office: The Letters of Lucy Randolph Mason and Eleanor Roosevelt.  Abagail M. Shaddox

Imagining Tee-Tot: Blues, Race, and the Legend of Hank Williams.  John R. George

“Am I going to have to hear it all again?”: Quentin Compson’s Role As Narratee in The Sound and the Fury and Absalom, Absalom!  Gretchen Martin

Revising the “conquering male”: Constructing Gender in Ellen Glasgow’s Virginia.  Wendy Pearce Miller

And, You, Miss, Are No Lady: Feminist and Postfeminist Scarlett O’Hara Rethinks the Southern Lady. Paula Anca Farca

Book Reviews

The Fate of Their Country: Politicians, Slavery Extension, and the Coming of the Civil War.  Robert A. Taylor

All According to God’s Plan: Southern Baptist Missions and Race, 1945-1970.  Guy Lancaster

White Women, Rape, and the Power of Race in Virginia, 1900-1960.  Francesca Gamber

Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-Century South.  Francesca Gamber

Lynching in America: A History in Documents.  Derek Allen Clements

Number II Fall/Winter 2007

Numbers I & II Spring/Summer 2006

“The Partnership at Carolina Having Succeeded, I was Encourag’d to Engage in Others”: The Genesis of Benjamin Franklin’s Printing Network.  Ralph Frasca

From Obscurity to Distinction: (Re)positioning Women “Progressive” Educators in the New South.  Susan L. Schramm-Pate & Katherine Chaddock

Timothy F. Murphy’s Civil War: The Letters of a Bounty Soldier and Sailor, 1864-1865.  Evelyn M. Cherpak

Simms’s “Sharp Snaffles” as Honey-Trickster Tale.  Clay Morton

“Leave the pulpit and go into the…school room”: Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs and the Board of Missions for Freedmen in North and South Carolina, 1865-1866.  Learotha Williams

La Florida: Spanish Origins in an Anglicized World.  Lamar York

Book Reviews

The American South in a Global World.  Martyn Bone

Fire Ant Wars: Nature, Science, and Public Policy in 20th Century America.  Dave Nelson

Big Cotton: How a Humble Fiber Created Fortunes, Wrecked Civilizations, and Put America on the Map.  Kirk Wood

Numbers I & II Spring/Summer 2006

Woodrow Wilson and Southern Reform Conservatism.  Michael Dennis

White Society In The Old South: The Literary Evidence Reconsidered.  Wallace Hettle

Edna Pontellier, Adèle Ratignolle, and the Unnamed Nurse:a Triptych of Maternity in The Awakening.  Katie Berry Frye

The Balance of Women in Wendell Berry’s The Memory of Old Jack.  Jennings Mace

“Us”: Southern Black Communal Subjectivity and Male Emergence in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple.  Yolanda M. Manora

Kate Chopin’s Dialogic Engagement with W. D. Howells: “What Cannot Love Do?”.  Jean Witherow

The Life and Career of Christopher MacRae: A Nonjuring and Physically Abused Anglican Clergyman of Revolutionary Virginia.  Otto Lohrenz

Book Reviews

Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860.  Paul M. Pruitt, Jr.

A Shattered Nation: The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy 1861-1868.  Robert A. Taylor

The Rise of Aggressive Abolitionism: Addresses to the Slaves.  Ryan McIlhenny

Numbers I & II Spring/Summer 2005

“One Spoke for All”: Unity, Individualism, and Faulkner’s Voices that Just Won’t be Ignored.  Lara Narcisi

Magic Realism in “Flowering Judas” and the Dual Realities of Katherine Anne Porter’s Time in Mexico.  Emron Esplin

A Southern Patriot’s Sacrifice: Patriarchal Repositioning in Augusta Jane Evans’s St. Elmo.  David Russell

Public Acts and Private Utterances in James Weldon Johnson’sThe Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man.  Nicholas L. Nownes

Janie’s Journey: Zora Neale Hurston’s Framerwork for an Alternative Quest.  Sally McMillan

Racial Ambiguity in Jesse Stuart’s Daughter of the Legend.  Karen Richardson Gee

Rewriting Sleeping Beauty in Caroline Gordon’s “The Petrified Woman”.  Joseph R. Millichap

Book Reviews

The Upland South.  James D. Lowry, Jr.

Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature, 1860-1930.  avid O’Donald Cullen

Constructions of Race in Southern Theatre: From Federalism to the Federal Theatre Project.  Patrick Murphree

Numbers I & II Spring/Summer 2005

“What I Would Have Given Him He Liked Better to Steal”: Sexual Violence in Eudora Welty’s The Robber Bridegroom.  Corrrena Catlett Merricks

The Role of Translation in New World Studies: The Case of Louisiana.  Anne Malena

“I Acquit the Author”: Domestic Fictions of Eliza Lucas Pinckney in Frances Leigh Williams’s Plantation Patriot.  Emily Smith

Creating a Lost Cause: Prohibition and Confederate Memory in Apalachicola, Florida.  Lee L. Willis

Environmental Protection in Louisiana: An Historical Paradox.  Craig Colten

A Young Man’s Insanity in Antebellum Virginia: The Case of Dr. Frederick Horner, Jr., 1955-58.  James D. Alsop

Parson, Naturalist, and Loyalist: Thomas Feilde of England and Revolutionary Virginia and New York.  Otto Lohrenz

Southerners’ Honors.  Eric H. Walther

Book Reviews

New Orleans: The Making of an Urban Landscape.  Thomas Ruys Smith

The Southern Movie Palace: Rise, Fall, and Resurrection.  Gordon Alley-Young

The White South and the Red Menace: Segregationists, Anticommunism, and Massive Resistance; 1945-1965.  Jeff Bloodworth

Blood & Irony: Southern White Women’s Narratives of the Civil War, 1861-1937.  Paul Christian Jones

Zeb Vance: North Carolina’s Civil War Governor and Gilded Age Political Leader.  Chad Morgan

Numbers I & II Spring/Summer 2004

William Faulkner’s Wistaria: The Tragic Scent of the South.  Lorie Watkins Fulton

Dr. Blair Does “The Bear,” or How Hugh Blair Might Have Survived an Encounter with “The Bear” in Faulkner’s Wilderness.  John G. Peters

“Desponding Hearts Will Be Made to Rejoice”: Irish and Scottish Famine Relief from Virginia in 1847.  Harvey Strum

Richard Wright’s Black Boy and “The Ethics of Living Jim Crow”: A Sidelight on Motives.  Athur Scherr

Germans in Dixie: The German Element in Antebellum Southern Cities.  Harold W. Hurst and Dean Sinclair

Book Reviews

The Planter’s Prospect: Privilege & Slavery in Plantation Paintings.  Elizabeth Kuebler-Wolf

Pickett’s Charge-The Last Attack at Gettysburg.  Robert A. Taylor

Numbers III & IV Fall/Winter 2004

James L. McCorkle, Jr.: An Appreciation.  Marietta LeBreton

Moving Perishables to Market: Southern Railroads and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of Southern Truck Farming.  James L. McCorkle, Jr.

Oscar Wilde Lectures in New Orleans and Across the South in 1882.  William W. Rogers, Robert David Ward, and Dorothy McLeod MacInery

Two Years of Counterpoint: Carson McCullers’s Musico-Literary, Socio-Aesthetic Discourse.  Kiyoko Magome

History of The Catalyst: Administrative Attempts to Suppress an Underground Student Newspaper.  Lee S. Duemer, Paul Bankes, Jeffrey Boss, Amanda Cochran, Jaci McCrary, and Dora Salazar

Black Candidates in Search of Electoral Support: Is Success Dependent on Residential Integration and Social Interaction?.  Jas M. Sullivan and Ashraf M. Esmail

The Economic and Social Effects of the American Revolution on the Reverend William Vere of Virginia’s Eastern Shore.  Otto Lohrenz

Book Review

Southern Local Color: Stories of Region, Race, and Gender.  Laurie M. Carroll

Numbers I & II Spring/Summer 2003

In Defense of the Republic: John C. Calhoun and State Interposition in South Carolina, 1776-1833.  W. Kirk Wood

Jews in Richard Wright’s Black Boy.  Arthur Scherr

Fairy Tales or Historical Records?: Tales of the Natchez Trace in Eudora Welty’s The Robber Bridegroom.  Sally McMillan

Numbers III & IV Fall/Winter 2003

Florida History: The Most Difficult American Birthing.  Dr. Lamar York

The Hartz of the Matter: The Liberal Tradition in America and Recent Historiography of the Federalists of the 1790s.  Arthur Scherr

The Misinterpretation of Frank L. Owsley: Thomas J. Pressly and The Myth of a Neo-Confederate Revival, 1930-1962.  W. Kirk Wood

Historicizing Simms’s “Logoochie”.  Peter G. Murphy

Black Radicals vs. White Southern Liberals: The Charter Battle for the Young Democratic Clubs of Mississippi.  Donald Cunnigen, Ph.D.

Book Review

Subject Matter: Technology, The Body, and Science on the Anglo-American Frontier, 1500-1676.  Dr. Daniel S. Murphree

Book Excerpt

“Louisiana: An Illustrated History”