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.

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A Long Dark Night:
Race in America from Jim Crow to World War II

by J. Michael Martinez
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Abolitionizing Missouri:
German Immigrants and Racial Ideology in Nineteenth-Century America

by Kristen Layne Anderson
(Louisiana State University Press)

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 Violence:
Political Impact of the 1960s Riots

by James W. Button
(Princeton University Press)

The Invention of a Place, the History of an Idea

by Mitchell Duneier
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Pioneering Cartoonists of Color
by Tim Jackson
(University Press of Mississippi)

Unequal Gains:
American Growth and Inequality Since 1700

by Peter H. Lindeert and Jeffrey G. Williamson
(Princeton University Press)

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