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.

Afro-Pentecostalism: Black Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity in History and Culture edited by Amos Young and Estrelda Y. Alexander (New York University Press)

Baltimore ‘68: Riots and Rebirth in an American City edited by Jessica Elfenbein et al. (Temple University Press)

Beyond Blackface: African Americans and the Creation of American Popular Culture, 1890-1930 by W. Fitzhugh Brundage (University of North Carolina Press)

Black Woman Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama by Sophia Nelson (BenBella Books)

Collective Terms: Race, Culture, and Community in a State-Planned City in France by Beth S. Epstein (Berghahn Books)

Hip Hop’s Inheritance: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Hip Hop Feminist Movement by Reiland Rabaka (Lexington Books)

Knowing Otherwise: Race, Gender, and Implicit Understanding by Alexis Shotwell (Pennsylvania State University Press)

Race and Economics: How Much Can Be Blamed on Discrimination? by Walter E. Williams (Hoover Institution Press)

Slave Narratives After Slavery edited by William L. Andrews (Oxford University Press)

Slavery, Disease, and Suffering in the Southern Lowcountry by Peter McCandless (Cambridge University Press)

Specters of Democracy: Blackness and the Aesthetics of Politics in the Antebellum U.S. by Ivy G. Wilson (Oxford University Press)

The African American Odyssey of John Kizell: The Life and Times of a South Carolina Slave Who Returned to Fight the Slave Trade in His African Homeland by Kevin G. Lowther (University of South Carolina Press)

The American Dreams of John B. Prentis, Slave Trader by Kari J. Winter (University of Georgia Press)

The Color of Justice: Race, Ethnicity, and Crime in America by Samuel Walker et al. (Wadsworth Publishing)

Urban Design, Chaos, and Colonial Power in Zanzibar by William C. Bissell (Indiana University Press)