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.


African Music, Power, and Being in Colonial Zimbabwe
by Mhoze Chikowere
(Indiana University Press)

Healing the African Body:
British Medicine in West Africa, 1800-1860

by John Rankin
(University of Missouri Press)

Hook: A Memoir
by Randall Horton
(Augury Books)

New Directions in Slavery Studies:
Commodification, Community, and Comparison

edited by Jeff Forret and Christine E. Sears
(Louisiana State University Press)

Right to Revolt:
The Crusade for Racial Justice in Mississippi’s Central Piney Woods

by Patricia Michelle Boyett
(University Press of Mississippi)

Vanishing Eden:
White Construction of Memory, Meaning, and Identity in a Racially Changing City

by Michael Maly and Heather Dalmage
(Temple University Press)

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