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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Abandonment in Dixie:
Underdevelopment in the Black Belt

by Veronica Womack
(Mercer University Press)

Changing Minds, If Not Hearts:
Political Remedies for Racial Conflict

by James M. Glaser and Timothy J. Ryan
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Cutting Along the Color Line:
Black Barbers and Barber Shops in America

by Quincy T. Mills
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Escape From New York:
The New Negro Renaissance Beyond Harlem

edited by Davarian L. Baldwin and Minkah Makalani
(University of Minnesota Press)

Race, Ralph Ellison and American Cold War Culture

by Richard Purcell
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Reckoning Day:
Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America

by Jacqueline Foertsch
(Vanderbilt University Press)

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