Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African-American Scholars

The JBHE Weekly Bulletin regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. Here are the latest selections.

American Cinema and the Southern Imaginary edited by Deborah Barker and Kathryn McKee (University of Georgia Press)

American Pietas: Visions of Race, Death, and the Maternal by Ruby C. Tapia (University of Minnesota Press)

Black on Earth: African American Ecoliterary Traditions by Kimberly N. Ruffin (University of Georgia Press)

Changing Bodies in the Fiction of Octavia Butler: Slaves, Aliens, Vampires by Gregory Jerome Hampton (Lexington Books)

Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America’s Bloodiest Conflict edited by Susanna J. Ural (New York University Press)

Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement by Tomiko Brown-Nagin (Oxford University Press)

Images of Black Modernism: Verbal and Visual Strategies of the Harlem Renaissance by Miriam Thaggert (University of Massachusetts Press)

Making the San Fernando Valley: Rural Landscapes, Urban Development, and White Privilege by Laura R. Barraclough (University of Georgia Press)

On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865 by Diane Mutti Burke (University of Georgia Press)

Reversed Gaze: An African Ethnography of American Anthropology by Mwenda Ntarangwi (University of Illinois Press)

Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-Hop and Black Politics by Lester K. Spence (University of Minnesota Press)

The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life by Elijah Anderson (W.W. Norton & Co.)

The Unstoppable Leader by James M. Howerton (Ecko House Publishing)

Trading Places: Colonization and Slavery in Eighteenth-Century French Culture by Madeleine Dobie (Cornell University Press)

Treme: Race and Place in a New Orleans Neighborhood by Michael E. Crutcher Jr. (University of Georgia Press)

12 Angry Men: True Stories of Being a Black Man in America Today edited by Gregory S. Parks and Matthew W. Hughey (The New Press)

War, Empire, and Slavery, 1770-1830 edited by Richard Bessel et al. (Palgrave Macmillan)