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:

Carnival in Alabama:
Marked Bodies and Invented Traditions in Mobile

by Isabel Machado
(University Press of Mississippi)

Left in the Midwest:
St. Louis Progressive Activism in the 1960s and 1970s

edited by Amanda L. Izzo and Benjamin Looker
(University of Missouri Press)

Postcolonial Identities and West African Literature
by Anwesha Das
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing)

Race in the Crucible of War:
African American Servicemen and the War in Vietnam

by Gerald F. Goodwin
(University of Massachusetts Press)

Segregation Made Them Neighbors:
An Archaeology of Racialization in Boise, Idaho

by William A. White III
(University of Nebraska Press)

The Silver Women:
How Black Women’s Labor Made the Panama Canal

by Joan-Flores-Villalobos
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Transscalar Critique:
Climate, Blackness, Crisis

by Henry Ivry
(Edinburgh University Press)

Undoing Slavery:
Bodies, Race, and Rights in the Age of Abolition

by Kathleen M. Brown
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

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