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.


Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean:
Exploring the Spaces in Between

edited by Lynsey A. Bates et al.
(University of Florida Press)

Bounds of Their Habitation:
Race and Religion in American History

by Paul Harvey
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Consuming Stories:
Kara Walker and the Imagining of American Race

by Rebecca Peabody
(University of California Press)

Depression in African American Clergy
by Wynnetta Wimberley
(Palgrave Macmillan)

In Love and Struggle:
The Revolutionary Lives of James and Grace Lee Boggs

by Stephen M. Ward
(University of North Carolina Press)

In the Wake:
On Blackness and Being

by Chritina Sharpe
(Duke University Press)

Postracial America?
An Interdisciplinary Study

edited by Vincent L. Stephens and Anthony Stewart
(Bucknell University Press)

The Sonic Color Line:
Race and the Cultural Politics of Listening

by Jennifer Lynn Stoever
(New York University Press)

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