Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The 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.


A Place to Worship:
African American Camp Meetings in the Carolinas

by Minuette Floyd
(University of South Carolina Press)

Afro-Dog:
Blackness and the Animal Question

by Benedicte Boisseron
(Columbia University Press)

Black Music Matters:
Jazz and the Transformation of Music Studies

by Ed Sarath
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

The African American Sonnet:
A Literary History

by Timo Muller
(University Press of Mississippi)

The Soul of Judaism:
Jews of African Descent in America

by Bruce D. Haynes
(New York University Press)

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