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

Africa After Apartheid:
South Africa, Race, and Nation in Tanzania

by Richard A. Schroeder
(Indiana University Press)

Families in Crisis in the Old South:
Divorce, Slavery, and the Law

by Loren Schweninger
(University of North Carolina Press)

Living Color:
The Biological and Social Meaning of Skin Color

by Nina G. Jablonski
(University of California Press)

Race Defaced:
Paradigms of Pessimism, Politics of Possibility

by Christopher Kyriakides and Rodolfo D. Torres
(Stanford University Press)

Race, Riots, and Roller Coasters:
The Struggle Over Segregated Recreation in America

by Victoria W. Wolcott
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century
edited by Daniel Martinez HoSang et al.
(University of California Press)

The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford
by Beth Tompkins Bates
(University of North Carolina Press)

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