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Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

books-pileThe 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.

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A Renegade Union:
Interracial Organizing and Labor Radicalism

by Lisa Phillips
(University of Illinois Press)

Dividing Lines:
Class Anxiety and Postbellum Black Fiction

by Andrea N. Williams
(University of Michigan Press)

Eudora Welty, Whiteness, and Race
edited by Harriet Pollack
(University of Georgia Press)

Master of the Mountain:
Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves

by Henry Wiencek
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

Radical Moves:
Caribbean Migrants and the Politics of Race in the Jazz Age

by Lara Putnam
(University of North Carolina Press)

Spectacular Wickedness:
Sex, Race, and Memory in Storyville, New Orleans

by Emily Epstein Landau
(Louisiana State University Press)

The Stickup Kids:
Race, Drugs, Violence, and the American Dream

by Randol Contreras
(University of California Press)

Visionary Women Writers of Chicago’s Black Arts Movement
by Carmen L. Phelps
(University Press of Mississippi)

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