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.


All Those Strangers:
The Art and Lives of James Baldwin

by Douglas Field
(Oxford University Press)

Freedom’s Dawn:
The Last Days of John Brown in Virginia

by Louis DeCaro Jr.
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

In the Face of Inequality:
How Black Colleges Adapt

by Melissa E. Wooten
(State University of New York Press)

Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference:
Race in Early Modern Philosophy

by Justin E.H. Smith
(Princeton University Press)

Race and the Origins of American Neoliberalism
by Randolph Hohle
(Routledge)

Shoptalk:
Lessons in Teaching from an African American Hair Salon

by Yolanda J. Majors
(Teachers College Press)

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