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.

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A Human Necklace:
The African Diaspora and Paule Marshall’s Fiction

by Moira Ferguson
(State University of New York Press)

A Touch of Greatness:
A History of Tennessee State University

by Bobby L. Lovett
(Mercer University Press)

Black Middle-Class Women and Pregnancy Loss:
A Qualitative Inquiry

by Lisa Paisley-Cleveland
(Lexington Books)

Cotton and Conquest:
How the Plantation System Acquired Texas

by Roger G. Kennedy
(University of Oklahoma Press)

From Every Mountainside:
Black Churches and the Broad Terrain of Civil Rights

by R. Drew Smith
(State University of New York Press)

Slavery in American Children’s Literature, 1790-2010
by Paula T. Connolly
(University of Iowa Press)

Slavery, Abortion, and the Politics of Constitutional Meaning
by Justin Buckley Dyer
(Cambridge University Press)

The Manor:
Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island

by Mac Griswold
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

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