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.


Africa in Florida:
Five Hundred Years of African Presence in the Sunshine State

edited by Amanda B. Carlson and Robin Poynor
(University Press of Florida)

Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn:
The Collected Letters

edited by Claudia Moreno Pisano
(University of New Mexico Press)

From the Mississippi Cotton Fields to the State Senate, a Memoir
by David L. Jordan
(University Press of Mississippi)

Louis Armstrong, Master of Modernism
by Thomas Brothers
(W.W. Norton)

Race, Real Estate, and Uneven Development:
The Kansas City Experience, 1900-2010

by Kevin Fox Gotham
(State University of New York Press)

The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
by David Brion Davis
(Alfred A. Knopf)

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