Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African-American Scholars

The JBHE Weekly Bulletin regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections.

Antislavery and Abolition in Philadelphia: Emancipation and the Long Struggle for Racial Justice in the City of Brotherly Love edited by Richard Newman and James Mueller (Louisiana State University Press)

Black Feminist Archaeology by Whitney Battle-Baptiste (Left Coast Press)

Body Language: Sisters in Shape, Black Women’s Fitness, and Feminist Identity Politics by Kimberly J. Lau (Temple University Press)

Critical Rhetorics of Race edited by Michael G. Lacy and Kent A. Ono (New York University Press)

Executing Daniel Bright: Race, Loyalty, and Guerrilla Violence in a Coastal Carolina Community, 1861–1865 by Barton A. Myers (Louisiana State University Press)

Inequalities of Love: College-Education Black Women and the Barriers to Romance and Family by Averil Y. Clarke (Duke University Press)

Losers And Winners On The Unknown Road To An Unpredictable Destiny by Joseph Lowe (XLibris)

Postcolonial Literature and the Impact of Literacy: Reading and Writing in African and Caribbean Fiction by Neil ten Kortenaar (Cambridge University Press)

Slavery, Freedom, and Abolition in Latin America and the Atlantic World by Christopher Schmidt-Nowara (University of New Mexico Press)

Soul Searching: Black-Themed Cinema From the March on Washington to the Rise of Blaxploitation by Christopher Sieving (Wesleyan University Press)

The Gospel of the Working Class: Labor’s Southern Prophets in New Deal America by Erik S. Gellman and Jarod Roll (University of Illinois Press)

The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus: Race and Representation in the Pelican State by Jas M. Sullivan and Jonathan Winburn (Louisiana State University Press)

The Sociological Souls of Black Folk: Essays by W.E.B. Du Bois edited by Robert A. Wortham (Lexington Books)

Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Reading Revolution: Race, Literacy, Childhood, and Fiction, 1851-1911 by Barbara Hochman (University of Massachusetts Press)

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