Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

The Jbooks-pileournal 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.


African Canadians in Union Blue:
Volunteering for the Cause in America’s Civil War

by Richard M. Reid
(University of British Columbia Press)

And I Said No Lord:
A Twenty-One-Year-Old in Mississippi in 1964

by Joel Katz
(University of Alabama Press)

Antiblack Racism and the AIDS Epidemic:
State Intimacies

by Adam M. Geary
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Black Life in Old New Orleans
by Keith Medley
(Pelican Publishing)

Black Performance Theory
edited by Thomas F. DeFrantz and Anita Gonzalez
(Duke University Press)

Collective Courage:
A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice

by Jessica Gordon Nembhard
(Pennsylvania State University Press)

Educated in Whiteness:
Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

by Angelina E. Castagno
(University of Minnesota Press)

Regina Anderson Andrews, Harlem Renaissance Librarian
by Ethelene Whitmire
(University of Illinois Press)

Spirited Things:
The Work of "Possession" in Afro-Atlantic Religions

edited by Paul Christopher Johnson
(University of Chicago Press)

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