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.


African Canadians in Union Blue:
Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War

by Richard M. Reid
(University of British Columbia Press)

Anywhere But Here:
Black Intellectuals in the Atlantic World and Beyond

edited by Kendahl Radcliffe et al.
(University Press of Mississippi)

Creolizing Rousseau
edited by Jane Anna Gordon and Neil Roberts
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Engaging the "Race Question":
Accountability and Equity in U.S. Higher Education

by Alicia C. Dowd and Estela Mara Bensimon
(Teachers College Press)

Gospel Music:
An African American Art Form

by Joan Rucker-Hillsman
(Friesen Press)

Managing Inequality:
Northern Racial Liberalism in Interwar Detroit

by Karen R. Miller
(New York University Press)

Race and Ethnicity in Arkansas:
New Perspectives

edited by John A. Kirk
(University of Akansas Press)

The East Is Black:
Cold War China in the Black Radical Imagination

by Robeson Taj Frazier
(Duke University Press)

The Negro Southern League:
A Baseball History, 1920-1951

by William J. Plott (McFarland & Company)

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  1. hascal Humes says:

    If you haven’t already, please consider recommending Allyson Hobbs book titled “A chosen Exile”.
    Dr. hobbs is an assistant professor at Stanford university and did her graduate work at Harvard.
    The book is a well reviewed book on the history of racial passing in the United Staes

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