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Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Catherine Clinton


Tracing the development of the field of southern women’s history over the past half century, Sisterly Networks shows how pioneering feminists laid the foundation for a strong community of sister scholars and delves into the work of an organization central to this movement, the Southern Association for Women Historians (SAWH). Launched in 1970, the SAWH provided programming, mentoring, fundraising, and outreach efforts to support women historians working to challenge the academic establishment. In this book, leading scholars reflect on their own careers in southern history and their experiences ... More

Keywords: Southern Association for Women Historians (SAWH), women historians, academic establishment, gender biases, minorities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780813066615
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813066615.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Catherine Clinton, editor
University of Texas, San Antonio