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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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An African Student in Russia:
Soviet Union

by Onesphor Kyara
(Outskirts Press)

Baptized in PCBs:
Race, Pollution, and Justice in an All-American Town

by Ellen Griffith Spears
(University of North Carolina Press)

Hurricane Katrina and the Forgotten Coast of Mississippi
by Susan L. Cutter et al.
(Cambridge University Press)

Living Alterities:
Phenomenology, Embodiment, and Race

edited by Emily S. Lee
(State University of New York Press)

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

by Colin Edward Woodward
(University of Virginia Press)

Ship of Death:
A Voyage That Changed the Atlantic World

by Billy G. Smith
(Yale University Press)

Slaves and Englishmen:
Human Bondage in the Early Modern Atlantic World

by Michael Guasco
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

The Other Blacklist:
The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s

by Mary Helen Washington
(Columbia University Press)

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