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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African American Students’ Career and College Readiness:
The Journey Unraveled

edited by Jennifer R. Curry and M. Ann Shillingford
(Lexington Books)

Eating in the Side Room:
Food, Archaeology, and African American Identity

by Mark S. Warner
(University Press of Florida)

Free Blacks in Antebellum Texas
edited by Bruce A. Glasrud and Milton S. Jordan
(University of North Texas Press)

Guardians of the Tradition
by James De Lorenzi
(University of Rochester Press)

Keeping Heart:
A Memoir of Family Struggle, Race, and Medicine

by Otis Trotter
(Ohio University Press)

Philosophy of African American Studies:
Nothing Left of Blackness

by Stephen C. Ferguson
(Palgrave Macmilan)

Swingin’ on Central Avenue:
African American Jazz in Los Angeles

by Peter Vacher
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

These Truly Are the Brave:
An Anthology of African American Writings on War and Citizenship

edited by A. Yemisi Jimoh and Francoise Hamlin
(University Press of Florida)

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