Recent Books That May Be of Interest to African American Scholars

The Jbooks-pileournal 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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Ambivalent Miracles:
Evangelicals and the Politics of Racial Healing

by Nancy D. Wadsworth
(University of Virginia Press)

Blessed Experiences:
Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black

by James E. Clyburn
(University of South Carolina Press)

Let Us Fight as Free Men:
Black Soldiers and Civil Rights

by Christine Knauer
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Out of Bounds:
Racism and the Black Athlete

by Lori Latrice Martin
(Praeger Publishers)

Repositioning Race:
Prophetic Research in a Postracial Obama Age

edited by Sandra L. Barnes et al.
(State University of New York Press)

River of Hope:
Black Politics and the Memphis Freedom Movement, 1865-1954

by Elizabeth Gritter
(University Press of Kentucky)

Stories of the South:
Race and the Reconstruction of Southern Identity, 1865-1915

by K. Stephen Prince
(University of North Carolina Press)

Surviving Katrina:
The Experiences of Low-Income African-American Women

by Jessica Warner Pardee
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)

The Invention of Race:
Scientific and Popular Representations

edited by Nicolas Bancel et al.
(Routledge)

The Spirit of an Activist:
The Life and Work of Isaiah DeQuincey Newman

edited by Sadye L.M. Logan
(University of South Carolina Press)

The White Savior Film:
Content, Critics, and Consumption

by Matthew W. Hughey
(Temple University Press)

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