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.


Anti-Music:
Jazz and Racial Blackness in German Thought Between the Wars

by Mark Christian Thompson
(State University of New York Press)

Black Klansman:
A Memoir

by Ron Stallworth
(Flatiron Books)

Black Power, Jewish Politics:
Reinventing the Alliance in the 1960s

by Marc Dollinger
(Brandeis University Press)

Black Spaces:
African Diaspora in Italy

by Heather Merrill
(Routledge)

Frontiers of Servitude:
Slavery in Narratives of the Early French Atlantic

by Michael Harrigan
(Manchester University Press)

Ireland, Slavery, Anti-Slavery and Empire
edited by Fionnghuala Sweeney et al.
(Routledge)

Joseph Zobel:
Négritude and the Novel

by Louise Hardwick
(Liverpool University Press)

My Soul Has Grown Deep:
Black Art from the American South

by Cheryl Finley et al.
(Metropolitan Museum of Art | Yale University Press)

Race and Sexuality
by Salvador Vidal-Ortiz et al.
(Polity)

Uncle Tom:
From Martyr to Traitor

by Adena Spingarn
(Stanford University Press)

When They Blew the Levee:
Race, Politics, and Community in Pinhook, Missouri

by David Todd Lawrence and Elaine J. Lawless
(University Press of Mississippi)

Whither Fanon?
Studies in the Blackness of Being

by David Marriott
(Stanford University Press)

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