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 World Among These Islands: Essays on Literature, Race, and National Identity in Antillean America by Roberto A. Marquez (University of Massachusetts Press)

Black Fire: One Hundred Years of African American Pentecostalism by Estrelda Y. Alexander (IVP Academic Press)

Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcolm X to Barack Obama by James Lance Taylor (Lynne Rienner Publishers)

Forsaking All Others: A True Story of Interracial Sex and Revenge in the 1880s South by Charles F. Robinson (University of Tennessee Press)

Health Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Approach by Deborah Fish Ragin (Pearson)

Mixing Races: From Scientific Racism to Modern Evolutionary Ideas by Paul Lawrence Farber (Johns Hopkins University Press)

Places for the Spirit: Traditional African American Gardens by Vaughn Sills (Trinity University Press)

Race Appeal: How Candidates Invoke Race in U.S. Political Campaigns by Charlton D. Mcllwain and Stephen M. Caliendo (Temple University Press)

Remembering the Power of Words: The Life of an Oregon Activist, Legislator, and Community Leader by Avel Louise Gordly with Patricia A. Schechter (Oregon State University Press)

Sorting Letters, Sorting Lives: Delivering Diversity in the United States Postal Service by Linda B. Benbow (Lexington Books)

The Papers of Clarence Mitchell Jr., Volume III: NAACP Labor Secretary and Director of the NAACP Washington Bureau, 1946-1950 edited by Denton L. Watson (Ohio University Press)

The Presidential Recordings, Lyndon B. Johnson, Volumes 7-8: Mississippi Burning and the Passage of the Civil Rights Act, June 1, 1964-July 4, 1964 edited by Timothy Naftali et al. (W.W. Norton)

The White Negress: Literature, Minstrelsy, and the Black-Jewish Imaginary by Lori Harrison-Kahan (Rutgers University Press)

Thug Life: Race, Gender, and the Meaning of Hip-Hop by Michael P. Jeffries (University of Chicago Press)