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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American Slavery:
A Historical Exploration of Literature

by Robert Felgar
(Greenwood Publishing)

Black Leaders on Leadership:
Conversations with Julian Bond

by Phyllis Leffler
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Black Male Frames:
African Americans in a Century of Hollywood Cinema, 1903-2003

by Roland Leander Williams
(Syracuse University Press)

From Soul to Hip-Hop
by Richard Mook
(Ashgate Publishing)

In the Life and in the Spirit:
Homoerotic Spirituality in African American Literature

by Marlon Rachel Moore
(State University of New York Press)

Interrogating Critical Pedagogy:
The Voices of Educators of Color in the Movement

edited by Pierre Wilbert Orelus and Rochelle Brock

Phillis Wheatley’s Miltonic Poetics
by Paula Loscocco
(Palgrave Pivot)

The Harlem Renaissance:
A Historical Exploration of Literature

by Lynn M. Domina
(Greenwood Publishing)

The Port Royal Experiment:
A Case Study in Development

by Kevin Dougherty
(University Press of Mississippi)

Toni Morrison and the Queer Pleasure of Ghosts
by Juda Bennett
(State University of New York Press)

Unbought and Unbossed:
Transgressive Black Women, Sexuality, and Representation

by Trimiko Melanin
(American Literatures Initiative)

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