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Book reviews of:

Steeped in the Blood of Racism: Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College. By Nancy K. Bristow. (Oxford University Press, 2020. xiv, 299 pp. $34.95)

Resisting Equality: The Citizens’ Council, 1954-1989. By Stephanie R. Rolph. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2018. Acknowledgements, notes, bibliography, index. Pp. xii, 237. $48 cloth. ISBN: 9780807169155.)

Black Litigants in the Antebellum South. By Kimberly M. Welch. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. Acknowledgments, illustrations, map, notes, appendix, index. Pp. xi, 328. $39.95 cloth, $29.99 E-book. ISBN: 978-1-4696-3643- 6.)

Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers. By James J. Broomall. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. Acknowledgements, illustrations, notes, index. Pp. xi, 226. $90 cloth, $29.95 paper. ISBN: 978-1-4696-5198-9.)

Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890. By Dorothy Overstreet Pratt. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2018. Illustrations, map, notes, bibliography, index. Pp. ix, 294. $70 cloth. ISBN: 9781496815460.)

Beyond the Crossroads: The Devil and the Blues Tradition. By Adam Gussow. (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2017. Acknowledgements, appendix, index, song credits. Pp., 404. $90 cloth, $19.95 paper. ISBN: 9781469633657.)