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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American Cocktail:
A “Colored Girl” in the World

by Anita Reynolds
(Harvard University Press)

Imagining Black America
by Michael Wayne
(Yale University Press)

Lines of Descent:
W. E. B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity

by Kwame Anthony Appiah
(Harvard University Press)

Rivers of Gold, Lives of Bondage:
Governing Through Slavery in Colonial Quito

by Sherwin K. Bryant
(University of North Carolina Press)

The Boy Problem:
Educating Boys in Urban America, 1870-1970

by Julia Grant
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

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