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Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865
by George Washington Williams
(Fordham University Press)

Africans to Spanish America:
Expanding the Diaspora

edited by Sherwin K. Bryant et al.
(University of Illinois Press)

Child Care in Black and White:
Working Parents and the History of Orphanages

by Jessie B. Ramey
(University of Illinois Press)

Life in the Katrina Diaspora

by Lynn Weber and Lori Peek
(University of Texas Press)

Faithful to the Task at Hand:
The Life of Lucy Diggs Slowe

by Carroll L.L. Miller and Anne S. Pruitt-Logan
(State University of New York Press)

Presbyterians in North Carolina:
Race, Politics, and Religious Identity in Historical Perspective

by Walter H. Cosner Jr. and Robert J. Cain
(University of Tennessee Press)

The Folly of Jim Crow: Rethinking the Segregated South
edited by Stephanie Cole and Natalie J. Ring
(Texas A&M University Press)

Yoruba Traditions and African American Religious Nationalism
by Tracey E. Hucks
(University of New Mexico Press)

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