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 Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt by Daniel Rasmussen (HarperCollins)

Black Power at Work: Community Control, Affirmative Action, and the Construction Industry edited by David Goldberg and Trevor Griffey (ILR Press/Cornell University Press)

Black Theology, Slavery, and Contemporary Christianity by Anthony G. Reddie (Ashgate Publishing)

I’m Black When I’m Singing, I’m Blue When I Ain’t and Other Plays by Sonia Sanchez (Duke University Press)

Loyal Subjects: Bonds of Nation, Race, and Allegiance in Nineteenth-Century America by Elizabeth Duquette (Rutgers University Press)

Rising Anthills: African and African American Writing on Female Genital Excision, 1960-2000 by Elisabeth Bekers (University of Wisconsin Press)

Soul Music: Tracking the Spiritual Roots of Pop From Plato to Motown by Joel Rudinow (University of Michigan Press)

The Price of Progressive Politics: The Welfare Rights Movement in an Era of Colorblind Racism by Rose Ernst (New York University Press)

Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers in the World War I Era by Chad L. Williams (University of North Carolina Press)

Trustee for the Human Community: Ralph J. Bunche, the United Nations, and the Decolonization of Africa edited by Robert A. Hill and Edmond J. Keller (Ohio University Press)

What Was African American Literature? by Kenneth Warren (Harvard University Press)

• “White Man’s Heaven”: The Lynching and Expulsion of Blacks in the Southern Ozarks, 1894-1909 by Kimberly Harper (University of Arkansas Press)