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. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, JBHE will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases.

Here are the latest selections:

Ain’t I an Anthropologist:
Zora Neale Hurston Beyond the Literary Icon

by Jennifer L. Freeman Marshall
(University of Illinois Press)

American Slavery on Film
by Caron Knauer

A Theological and Political Introduction

by Celucien L. Joseph
(Fortress Academic)

African American Art, 1985-2015

by Celeste-Marie Bernier
(University of Georgia Press)

Black Rodeo:
A History of the African American Western

by Mia Mask
(University of Illinois Press)

Disturbing Development in the Jim Crow South
by Mona Domosh
(University of Georgia Press)

The Speeches of Bishop Henry McNeal Turner:
The Press, the Platform, and the Pulpit

edited by Andre E. Johnson
(University Press of Mississippi)

The Struggle of Struggles
by Vera Pigee
(University Press of Mississippi)

Unsung Patriots:
African Americans in America’s Wars

by Eugene DeFriest Betit
(Stackpole Books)

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