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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Exploring Victorian Travel Literature:
Disease, Race and Climate

by Jessica Howell
(Edinburgh University Press)

Habitations of the Veil:
Metaphor and the Poetics of Black Being in African American Literature

by Rebecka Rutledge Fisher
(State University of New York Press)

Knock at the Door of Opportunity:
Black Migration to Chicago, 1900-1919

by Christopher Robert Reed
(Southern Illinois University Press)

Nine Lives of a Black Panther:
A Story of Survival

by Wayne Pharr
(Chicago Review Press)

Passing Interest:
Racial Passing in U.S. Novels, Memoirs, Television, and Film, 1990-2010

edited by Julie Cary Nerad
(State University of New York Press)

Race, Ethnicity and Publishing in America
by Cecile Cottenet
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Demise of the Inhuman:
Afrocentricity, Modernism, and Postmodernism

by Ana Monteiro-Ferreira
(State University of New York Press)

The Psychology of Black Boys and Adolescents
edited by Kirkland C. Vaughans and Warren Spielberg

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