Leigh Fought, Ph.D., professor of history and director of gender and women's studies, was interviewed about the paperback edition of her book Southern Womanhood and Slavery: A Biography of Louisa S. McCord, 1810-1879 by John Fea for The Author's Corner of the blog The Way of Improvement Leads Home. The interview can be read here: https://thewayofimprovement.com/2018/07/05/authors-corner-with-leigh-fought/

Southern Womanhood and Slavery was Professor Fought's first book, published in 2003, and will be issued in paperback this September.

Fough has since been the editor of the first volume of Frederick Douglass' correspondence, and the author of Mystic, Connecticut: From Pequot Village to Tourist Town and the award-winning Women in the World of Frederick Douglass

Learn more about her work here:http://leighfought.blogspot.com/

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