Recent Books That May Be 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. Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

A Criminal Power:
James Baldwin and the Law

by D. Quentin Miller
(Ohio State University Press)

Emancipating Lincoln:
The Proclamation in Text, Context, and Memory

by Harold Holzer
(Harvard University Press)

Remaking Wormsloe Plantation:
The Environmental History of a Lowcountry Landscape

edited by Drew A. Swanson
(University of Georgia Press)

Representing the Race:
The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer

by Kenneth W. Mack
(Harvard University Press)

Streetsmart, Schoolsmart:
Urban Poverty and the Education of Adolescent Boys

by Gilberto Q. Conchas and James Diego Vigil
(Teachers College Press)

The Problem of Slavery as History:
A Global Approach

by Joseph C. Miller
(Yale University Press)

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  1. minora hicks says:

    I find “Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars” to be a very valuable feature in the JBHE Weekly Bulletin. I use this list to order books for the library.

    Thanks for alerting us to the latest publications.

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