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. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Bound Lives:
Africans, Indians, and the Making of Race in Colonial Peru

by Rachel Sarah O’Toole
(University of Pittsburgh Press)

Early African American Print Culture
by Lara Langer Cohen and Jordan Alexander Stein
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Race Decoded:
The Genomic Fight for Social Justice

by Catherine Bliss
(Stanford University Press)

Race Patriotism:
Protest and Print Culture in the A.M.E. Church

by Julius H. Bailey
(University of Tennessee Press)

Seeing Through Race
by W.J.T. Mitchell
(Harvard University Press)

The Production of Difference:
Race and the Management of Labor in U.S. History

by David R. Roediger and Elizabeth D. Esch
(Oxford University Press)

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