AAIHS Publications

Here is a list of recent publications by selected AAIHS bloggers. The list is arranged alphabetically.

Benson, Devyn Spence

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Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution (University of North Carolina Press, April 2016).

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Blain, Keisha N.

51Y8E43MSEL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Edited with Chad Williams and Kidada Williams, Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence (University of Georgia Press, May 2016).

Contesting the Global Color Line: Black Women, Nationalist Politics, and Internationalism (University of Pennsylvania Press, forthcoming).

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Byrd, Brandon

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Cameron, Christopher

Cameron_Plead-hr-192x300To Plead Our Own Cause: African Americans in Massachusetts and the Making of the Antislavery Movement (Kent State University Press, 2014).

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Farmer, Ashley

What You’ve Got is a Revolution: Black Women’s Movements for Black Power (University of North Carolina Press, forthcoming).

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Goldthree, Reena

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  • ‘A Greater Enterprise Than the Panama Canal’: Migrant Labor and Military Recruitment in the World War I-Era Circum-Caribbean,” Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the Americas, Special Issue: Labor and Empire in the Americas, Vol. 13, no. 3-4, forthcoming 2016.
  • “Writing War and Empire: Poetry, Patriotism, and Public Claims-Making in the British Caribbean,” in Caribbean Military Encounters, ed. Shalini Puri and Lara Putnam (New York: Palgrave MacMillian), forthcoming 2016.
  • “Amy Jacques Garvey, Theodore Bilbo, and the Paradoxes of Black Nationalism,” in Global Circuits of Blackness: Interrogating the African Diaspora, ed. Jean Muteba Rahier, Percy C. Hintzen, and Felipe Smith (Urbana: University of Illinois, 2010), 152-173.

Hardesty, Jared

51joY9wuPsL._SX341_BO1,204,203,200_Unfreedom: Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston (New York: New York University Press, 2016).

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Venus in the Dark: Blackness and Beauty in Popular Culture (2005)

Body as Evidence: Mediating Race, Globalizing Gender (2012)

Edited Volumes and Special Issues:

Harriet Tubman: A Legacy of Resistance, special issue of Meridians: Feminism, Race, Transnationalism volume 12, no. 2, 2014.

Are All the Women Still White? Rethinking Race, Expanding Feminism (forthcoming 2016 – SUNY Press)


Johnson, Jessica Marie

Kendi, Ibram X.

51SqVkqfpKL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America (New York: Nation Books, 2016).

The Black Campus Movement: Black Students and the Racial Reconstitution of Higher Education, 1965-1972 (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).

Articles and Book Chapters:

  • “Unraveling the Du Boisian Freedom W.E.B.: Evolving Concepts of Race, Democracy, and Empire in Twentieth Century America,” Journal of Black Masculinity 3:1/2 (Fall 2012 & Spring 2013).
  • “The Black Campus Movement and the Institutionalization of Black Studies, 1965-1970,” Journal of African American Studies 16:1 (March 2012), 21-40.
  • “The Black Campus Movement: The Case for a New Historiography,” The Sixties: A Journal of History, Politics and Culture 4:2 (December 2011), 169-184.
  • “‘People All Over the World Are Supporting You’: Malcolm X, Ideological Formations, and Black Student Activism, 1960-1972,” The Journal of African American History 96:1 (Winter 2011), 14-38.

Mount, Guy Emerson

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Purnell, Brian

fighting-jim-crow-in-the-county-of-kingsFighting Jim Crow in the County of Kings: The Congress of Racial Equality in Brooklyn (Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2013).

Articles and Book Chapters (selected):


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Eighty-Eight Years:  The Long Death of Slavery in the United States, 1777-1865 (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015).

African-American Activism before the Civil War: The Freedom Struggle in the Antebellum North (New York: Routledge, 2008).

Black Identity and Black Protest in the Antebellum North (Chapel Hill:  University of North Carolina Press, 2002).

Edited with Richard Newman and Phillip Lapsansky, Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest Literature, 1790-1860 (New York:  Routledge, 2001).


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We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Articles and Book Chapters:

  • “‘Kazi is the Blackest of All’: Pan-African Nationalism and the Making of the ‘New Man,’ 1969-1975,” Journal of African-American History (forthcoming, Spring 2016).
  • “Black Lives Matter: Toward a Modern Practice of Mass Struggle,” New Labor Forum (Winter 2015)
  • “‘Socialism From Below’: A Black Scholar’s Marxist Genealogy,” Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society 13 (2011): 371-392.

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Salvation with a Smile: Joel Osteen, Lakewood Church, and American Christianity (New York University Press, 2015).

Protest and Propaganda: W. E. B. Du Bois, The Crisis and American History, co-edited with Amy Helene Kirschke (University of Missouri Press, 2014; Paperback, 2016).

Christians and the Color Line: Race and Religion After Divided by Faith, co-edited with J. Russell Hawkins (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and America’s Spiritual Marketplace, co-authored with Shayne Lee (New York University Press, 2009).

Articles and Book Chapters (selected):

  • “Leadership for Democracy and Peace: W. E. B. Du Bois’s Legacy as a Pan-African Intellectual,” in Leadership in Colonial Africa: Disruption of Traditional Frameworks and Patterns, ed. Baba J. Jallow (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), 202-239.
  • “W. E. B. Du Bois’s Prophetic Propaganda: Religion and The Crisis, 1910-1934,” in Protest and Propaganda: W. E. B. Du Bois, The Crisis and American History, eds. Amy Helene Kirschke and Phillip Luke Sinitiere (University of Missouri Press, 2014), 190-207.
  • “W. E. B. Du Bois as Print Propagandist” (co-authored with Amy Helene Kirschke), in Protest and Propaganda: W. E. B. Du Bois, The Crisis and American History, eds. Amy Helene Kirschke and Phillip Luke Sinitiere (University of Missouri Press, 2014), 28-48.
  • “Will the Evangelical Church Remove the Color Line?: Historical Reflections on Divided by Faith,” Christian Scholar’s Review XLIII/1 (Fall 2013): 41-63.