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Witness to ReconstructionConstance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894

Witness to Reconstruction: Constance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894

Kathleen Diffley (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617030253
eISBN:
9781617030260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617030253.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In the wake of the Civil War, Constance Fenimore Woolson became one of the first northern observers to linger in the defeated states from Virginia to Florida. Born in New Hampshire in 1840 and raised ... More

Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Davis W. Houck and David E. Dixon (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731071
eISBN:
9781604737608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731071.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Historians have long agreed that women—black and white—were instrumental in shaping the civil rights movement. Until recently, though, such claims have not been supported by easily accessed texts of ... More

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Women Artists of the Harlem Renaissance

Amy Helene Kirschke (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460339
eISBN:
9781626740488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460339.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Female artists of the Harlem Renaissance dealt with issues that were unique to both their gender and their race. They experienced racial prejudice, which limited their ability to obtain training and ... More

Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

Peggy Frankland and Susan Tucker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037726
eISBN:
9781621039402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037726.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This book provides a window onto the passion and significance of thirty-eight committed individuals who led a grassroots movement in a socially conservative state. It comprises oral history ... More

Writing Women's HistoryA Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott

Elizabeth Anne Payne (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031731
eISBN:
9781617031748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031731.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Anne Firor Scott’s The Southern Lady: From Pedestal to Politics, 1830–1930 stirred a keen interest among historians in both the approach and message of her book. Using women’s diaries, letters, and ... More

You Must Be from the NorthSouthern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement

You Must Be from the North: Southern White Women in the Memphis Civil Rights Movement

Kimberly K. Little

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732283
eISBN:
9781604733518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732283.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

“You must be from the North,” was a common, derogatory reaction to the activities of white women throughout the South, well-meaning wives and mothers who joined together to improve schools or local ... More

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