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 Amazon.com.


Black France/France Noire:
The History and Politics of Blackness

edited by Tricia Danielle Keaton et al.
(Duke University Press)

Clementine Hunter:
Her Life and Art

by Art Shiver and Tom Whitehead
(Louisiana State University Press)

Slaves for Hire:
Renting Enslaved Laborers in Antebellum Virginia

by John J. Zaborney
(Louisiana State University Press)

Southern Crossings:
Poetry, Memory, and the Transcultural South

by Daniel Cross Turner
(University of Tennessee Press)

Speaking of Race and Class:
The Student Experience at an Elite College

by Elizabeth Aries and Richard Berman
(Temple University Press)

The Black Carib Wars:
Freedom, Survival, and the Making of the Garifuna

by Christopher Taylor
(University of Mississippi Press)

The Sovereignty of Quiet:
Beyond Resistance in Black Culture

by Kevin Quashie
(Rutgers University Press)

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