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:


Black Rodeo:
A History of the African American Western

by Mia Mask
(University of Illinois Press)

The Demands of Justice:
Enslaved Women, Capital Crime, and Clemency in Early Virginia

by Tamika Y. Nunley
(University of North Carolina Press)

Forgotten African American Firsts:
An Encyclopedia of Pioneering History

by Hans A. Ostrom and David Macey Jr.
(Greenwood)

Jubilee’s Experiment:
The British West Indies and American Abolitionism

by Dexter J. Gabriel
(Cambridge University Press)

San Mateo de Cangrejos:
Historical Notes on a Self-Emancipated Black Community in Puerto Rico

by Gilberto Aponte-Torres
(State University of New York Press)

The Wounded World:
W. E. B. Du Bois and the First World War

by Chad L. Williams
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

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