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Behind the Big House: Reconciling Slavery, Race, and Heritage in the U.S. South. By Jodi Skipper (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 2022. Foreword, Acknowledgements, Introduction, Epilogue, Appendix A, Appendix B, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Pp. ix, 218. $27.50 paper. ISBN: 9781609388171.)

Gin, Jesus, & Jim Crow: Prohibition and the Transformation of Racial and Religious Politics in the South. By Brendan J. J. Payne. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2022. Pp. 304. $45 hardcover. ISBN: 0807171486.)

The Women’s Fight: The Civil War’s Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation. By Thavolia Glymph. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2020. Acknowledgments, figures, notes, bibliography, index of names, index of subjects. Pp. 379. $37.50 cloth, $27.95 paper. ISBN: 9781469653631.)

Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer’s Enduring Message to America. By Keisha N. Blain. (Boston: Beacon Press, 2021, Acknowledgements, notes, index, image credits, about the author. Pp ix, 181. $12.97 cloth, $24.95 paper. ISBN-13:9780807061503

Land of Milk and Money: The Creation of the Southern Dairy Industry. By Alan I. Marcus. (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2021. Acknowledgements, illustrations, notes, index. Pp. ix, 317. $50 cloth. ISBN: 0807176052.)

Black Bodies in the River: Searching for Freedom Summer. By Davis W. Houck. (University Press of Mississippi, 2022. Preface, notes, index. Pp. ix, 153. $99 cloth, $25.00 paper. ISBN: 9781496840790.)

Mississippi Zion: The Struggle for Liberation in Attala County, 1865–1915. By Evan Howard Ashford. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2022. Acknowledgements, illustrations, notes, index. Pp. ix, 233. $99 cloth, $25 paper. ISBN: 9781496839732)