Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

books-pileThe 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.


Germany and the Black Diaspora:
Points of Contact, 1250-1914

edited by Mischa Honeck et al.
(Berghahn Books)

The Grasp That Reaches Beyond the Grave:
The Ancestral Call in Black Women’s Texts

by Venetria K. Patton
(State University of New York Press)

The Negro in Illinois:
The WPA Papers

by Brian Dolinar
(University of Illinois Press)

The Queer Limit of Black Memory:
Black Lesbian Literature and Irresolution

by Matt Richardson
(Ohio State University Press)

Women’s Work:
Nationalism and Contemporary African American Women’s Novels

by Courtney Thorsson
(Unversity of Virginia Press)

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