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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Free Black Communities and the Underground Railroad:
The Geography of Resistance

by Cheryl Janifer LaRoche
(University of Illinois Press)

Imperial Blues:
Geographies of Race and Sex in Jazz Age New York

by Fiona I.B. Ngô
(Duke University Press)

Marching Masters:
Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army During the Civil War

by Colin Edward Woodward
(University of Virginia Press)

From the Crusades to the Twentieth Century

by Francisco Bethencourt
(Princeton University Press)

Reproduction, Race, and Gender in Philosophy and the Early Life Sciences
edited by Susanne Lettow
(State University of New York Press)

Second Line Home:
New Orleans Poems

by Mona Lisa Saloy
(Truman State University Press)

A Life

by Peniel E. Joseph
(Basic Civitas Books)

The Cultural Impact of Kanye West
by Julius Bailey
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Mulatto Republic:
Class, Race, and Dominican National Identity

by April J. Mayes
(University Press of Florida)

We the People, Volume 3:
The Civil Rights Revolution

by Bruce Ackerman
(Harvard University Press)

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