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. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon. As an Amazon Associate, JBHE will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases.

Here are the latest selections:


Africa’s Last Colonial Currency:
The CFA Franc Story

by Fanny Pigeaud and Ndongo Samba Sylla
(Pluto Press)

Against the Hounds of Hell:
A Life of Howard Thurman

by Peter Eisenstadt
(University of Virginia Press)

Atlantic Passages:
Race, Mobility, and Liberian Colonization

by Robert Murray
(University Press of Florida)

Believing in South Central:
Everyday Islam in the City of Angels

by Pamela J. Prickett
(University of Chicago Press)

Health, Healing and Illness in African History
by Rebekah Lee
(Bloomsbury Academic)

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