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. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

August Wilson’s Twentieth-Century Cycle Plays:
A Reader’s Companion

by Sanford Sternlicht
(Texas Tech University Press)

Contesting Post-Racialism:
Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

edited by R. Drew Smith et al.
(University Press of Mississippi)

Country Soul:
Making Music and Making Race in the American South

by Charles L. Hughes
(University of North Carolina Press)

Fashion and Jazz:
Dress, Identity and Subcultural Improvisation

by Alphonso McClendon
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Forging Rivals:
Race, Class, Law, and the Collapse of Postwar Liberalism

by Reuel Schiller
(Cambridge University Press)

White Backlash:
Immigration, Race, and American Politics

by Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan L. Hajnal
(Princeton University Press)

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