Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The 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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Archaeologies of African American Life in the Upper Mid-Atlantic
edited by Michael J. Gall and Richard F. Veit
(University of Alabama Press)

Equal Opportunity Hero:
T.J. Patterson’s Service to West Texas

by Phil Price
(Texas Tech University Press)

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans:
Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

by Ashley Baggett
(University Press of Mississippi)

Jah Kingdom:
Rastafarians, Tanzania, and Pan-Africanism in the Age of Decolonization

by Monique A. Bedasse
(University of North Carolina Press)

Landscapes of Hope:
Nature and the Great Migration in Chicago

by Brian McCammack
(Harvard University Press)

Lovable Racists, Magical Negroes, and White Messiahs
by David Ikard
(University of Chicago Press)

Narrative, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States
edited by James L. Donahue et al.
(Ohio State University Press)

Slavery and Its Legacy in Ghana and the Diaspora
edited by Rebecca Shumway and Trevor R. Getz
(Bloomsbury Academic)

The Black Skyscraper:
Architecture and the Perception of Race

by Adrienne Brown
(Johns Hopkins University Press)

Unpublished Black History from
the New York Times
Photo Archives
by Dana Canedy et al.
(Black Dog & Leventhal)

Why the Vote Wasn’t Enough for Selma
by Karlyn Forner
(Duke University Press)

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