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Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century. By Tera W. Hunter. (Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2017. 404 pp. $29.95, cloth. ISBN: 9780674045712.)

Delta Epiphany: Robert F. Kennedy in Mississippi. By Ellen B. Meacham. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2018. Acknowledgements, source notes, bibliography, about the photographers, index, Pp. xi, 293. $28 cloth. ISBN 9781496817457.)

Let the People See: The Story of Emmett Till. By Elliott J. Gorn. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018. Acknowledgements, source notes, bibliography, index, Pp. xi, 400. $27.95 hardcover. ISBN: 9780199335122.)

The Ordeal of the Reunion: A New History of Reconstruction. By Mark Wahlgren Summers. (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014. 528 pp., 21 halftones, notes, bibl., index. $40.00 cloth. ISBN: 978-1-4696-1757-2.)

Stepdaughters of History: Southern Women and the American Civil War. By Catherine Clinton. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2016. $48.00 hardback. ISBN: 978807164570.)

Frontiers of Science: Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500- 1850. By Cameron B. Strang. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. Acknowledgements, illustrations, index. Pp. vii, 357. $39.95 Cloth. ISBN: 9781469640471.)

Vicksburg, Grant’s Campaign that Broke the Confederacy. By Donald L. Miller. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2019. Notes, illustrations, index. Pp. 663. $35.00.)