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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Biography and the Black Atlantic

edited by Lisa A. Lindsay and John Wood Sweet
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Black Women Against the Land Grab:
The Fight for Racial Justice in Brazil

by Keisha-Khan Y. Perry
(University of Minnesota Press)

Desegregating Desire:
Race and Sexuality in Cold War American Literature

by Tyler T. Schmidt
(University Press of Mississippi)

Difficult Diasporas:
The Transnational Feminist Aesthetic

by Samantha Pinto
(New York University Press)

The Souls of White Folk:
African American Writers Theorize Whiteness

by Veronica T. Watson
(University Press of Mississippi)

What’s Wrong with the Poor?
Psychiatry, Race, and the War on Poverty

by Mical Raz
(University of North Carolina Press)

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