Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon.com.


Africa Speaks, America Answers:
Modern Jazz in Revolutionary Times

by Robin D.G. Kelley
(Harvard University Press)

Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership
by Erica R. Edwards
(University of Minnesota Press)

Crackback!
How College Football Blindsides the Hopes of Black Coaches

by Fitzgerald Hill with Mark Purdy
(Tate Publishing)

Cultivating Race:
The Expansion of Slavery in Georgia, 1750-1860

by Watson W. Jennison
(University Press of Kentucky)

Rambles of a Runaway From Southern Slavery
by Henry Goings
edited by Calvin Schermerhorn et al.
(University of Virginia Press)

Water and African American Memory:
An Ecocritical Perspective

by Anissa Janine Wardi
(University Press of Florida)

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