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 Self-Evident Lie:
Southern Slavery and the Threat to American Freedom

by Jeremy J. Tewell
(Kent State University Press)

Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination:
by Association

by Jonathan W. Gray
(University Press of Mississippi)

Making a Promised Land:
Harlem in 20th-Century Photography and Film

by Paula J. Massood
(Rutgers University Press)

No More Invisible Man:
Race and Gender in Men’s Work

by Adia Harvey Wingfield
(Temple University Press)

Through the Codes Darkly:
Slave Law and Civil Law in Louisiana

by Vernon Valentine Palmer
(Lawbook Exchange)

Urban Black Women and the Politics of Resistance
by Zenzele Isoke
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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