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

Allusions in Omeros:
Notes and a Guide to Derek Walcott’s Masterpiece

by Maria McGarrity
(University Press of Florida)

Being Apart:
Theoretical and Existential Resistance in Africana Literature

by LaRose T. Parris
(University of Virginia Press)

Exploring Issues of Diversity Within HBCUs
edited by Ted N. Ingram et al.
(Information Age Publishing)

Rebellion, Reconstruction, and Redemption, 1861-1893:
The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina, Volume 2

by Stephen R. Wise and Lawrence S. Rowland
(University of South Carolina Press)

Images of America

by Rachel L. Emanuel et al.
(Arcadia Publishing)

Spoofing the Modern:
Satire in the Harlem Renaissance

by Darryl Dickson-Carr
(University of South Carolina Press)

W. E. B. Du Bois:
An American Intellectual and Activist

by Shawn Leigh Alexander
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

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