Recent Books 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 Voices on Slavery and the Slave Trade:
Volume 2, Essays on Sources and Methods

edited by Alice Bellagamba et al.
(Cambridge University Press)

Black Feminist Literary Criticism
edited by Karla Kovalova
(Peter Lang Publishing)

Bonds of Union:
Religion, Race, and Politics in a Civil War Borderland

by Bridget Ford
(University of North Carolina Press)

Civil Racism:
The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout

by Lynn Mie Itagaki
(University of Minnesota Press)

Fractured:
Race Relations in "Post-Racial" American Life

by Helen Fox
(Peter Lang Publishers)

Game Theory and Minorities in American Literature
by Michael Wainwright
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Banjo:
America’s African Instrument

by Laurent Dubois
(Belknap Press)

The Cambridge Companion to Slavery in American Literature
edited by Ezra Tawil
(Cambridge University Press)

The Cost of Racism for People of Color:
Contextualizing Experiences of Discrimination

edited by Alvin N. Alvarez et al.
(American Psychological Association)

The Rev. J. W. Loguen, as a Slave and as a Freeman:
A Narrative of Real Life

edited by Jennifer A. Williamson
(Syracuse University Press)

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