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.



A History of Sub-Saharan Africa

by Robert O. Collins and James M. Burns
(Cambridge University Press)


Black Folklore and the Politics of Racial Representation

by Shirley Moody-Turner
(University Press of Mississippi)


Black Rules of Thumb:
Quotes of Color
by Carrol Matthews
(Outskirts Press)


From Selma to Montgomery:
The Long March to Freedom

by Barbara Harris Combs
(Routledge)


On Anger:
Race, Cognition, Narrative

by Sue J. Kim
(University of Texas Press)


Richard E. Norman and Race Filmmaking

by Barbara Tepa Lupack
(Indiana University Press)


Sex Tourism in Bahia:
Ambiguous Entanglements

by Erica Lorraine Williams
(University of Illinois Press)
 

Soulful Bobcats:
Experiences of African American Students at Ohio University, 1950-1960

by Carl H. Walker with Betty Hollow
(Ohio University Press)



The Dunning School:
Historians, Race, and the Meaning of Reconstruction

edited by John David Smith and J. Vincent Lowery
(University Press of Kentucky)


Who Votes Now?
Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States

by Jan E. Leighley and Jonathan Nagler
(Princeton University Press)

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