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.

A Level Playing Field: African American Athletes and the Republic of Sports by Gerald L. Early (Harvard University Press)

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

Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade by David Eltis and David Richardson (Yale University Press)

Blacks and Blackness in Central America: Between Race and Place edited by Lowell Gudmundson and Justin Wolfe (Duke University Press)

Convergences: Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy edited by Maria del Guadalupe Davidson et al. (State University of New York Press)

Global Circuits of Blackness: Interrogating the African Diaspora edited by Jean Muteba Rahier et al. (University of Illinois Press)

New Philadelphia: An Archaeology of Race in the Heartland by Paul A. Shackel (University of California Press)

Obama’s Race: The 2008 Election and the Dream of a Post-Racial America by Michael Tesler and David O. Sears (University of Chicago Press)

Producing Local Color: Art Networks in Ethnic Chicago by Diane Grams (University of Chicago Press)

Reasoning From Race: Feminism, Law, and the Civil Rights Revolution by Serena Mayeri (Harvard University Press)

Reproducing Race: The Paradox of Generation Mix by Rainier Spencer (Lynne Rienner Publishers)

Strangers in Blood: Relocating Race in the Renaissance by Jean E. Feerick (University of Toronto Press)

The Indignant Generation: A Narrative History of African American Writers and Critics, 1934-1960 by Lawrence P. Jackson (Princeton University Press)

The Oxford Handbook of Slavery in the Americas edited by Robert L Paquette et al. (Oxford University Press)

Troubled Ground: A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in the New South by Claude A. Clegg III (University of Illinois Press)

Writing the Black Revolutionary Diva: Women’s Subjectivity and the Decolonizing Text by Kimberly Nichele Brown (Indiana University Press)