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.


Abandoned Tracks:
The Underground Railroad in Washington County, Pennsylvania

by W. Thomas Mainwaring
(University of Notre Dame Press)

Afro-Latin American Studies:
An Introduction

edited by Alejandro de la Fuente and George Reid Andrews
(Cambridge University Press)

Black Soldiers in a White Man’s War
by Gordon Douglas Pollock
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

Dealing With Elusive Futures:
University Graduates in Urban Africa

edited by Noemi Steuer et al.
(Columbia University Press)

Glory in Their Spirit:
How Four Black Women Took On the Army During World War II

by Sandra M. Bolzenius
(University of Illinois Press)

Me and My House:
James Baldwin’s Last Decade in France
by Magdalena J. Zaborowska
(Duke University Press)

Reconstruction:
A Concise History

by Allen C. Guelzo
(Oxford University Press)

The Road South:
Personal Stories of the Freedom Riders

by B.J. Hollars
(University of Alabama Press)

T. R. M. Howard:
Doctor, Entrepreneur, Civil Rights Pioneer

by David T. Beito and Linda Royster Beito
(Independent Institute)

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