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:


Adam Pendleton:
Blackness, White, and Light

edited by Marianne Dobner
(Walther König, Köln)

Bigger:
A Literary Life

by Trudier Harris
(Yale University Press)

Black Officer, White Navy:
A Memoir

by Reuben Keith Green
(University Press of Kentucky)
     

Creolizing Hannah Arendt

edited by Marilyn Nissim-Sabat and Neil Roberts
Williams
(Roman and Littlefield Publishers)
     

Faulkner, Welty, Wright:
A Mississippi Confluence

edited by Annette Trefzer
(University Press of Mississippi)
     

Psychology of Black Womanhood

by Danielle Dickens and Dionne Stephens
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)
     

Romancing the Gullah in the Age of Porgy and Bess

by Kendra Y. Hamilton
(University of Georgia Press)
     

Rupturing Rhetoric:
The Politics of Race and Popular Culture Since Ferguson

edited by Byron B. Craig et al.
(University Press of Mississippi)

Scripting Empire:
Broadcasting, the BBC, and the Black Atlantic

by James Procter
(Oxford University Press)

Womb Work:
Womb-Centered Health Narratives as Reparative Praxis in Black Women’s Fiction

by Belinda Monique Waller-Peterson
(Clemson University Press)

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