The Top 75 Community College Titles: April 2023 Edition

The best of all the titles appropriate for two-year colleges reviewed in the April issue of Choice.

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Abinales, Patricio N. Modern Philippines.  ABC-CLIO, 2022.  401p bibl index  ISBN 9781440860041, $100.00;  ISBN 9781440860058 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2191

Dietz, Dan. The complete book of 1900s Broadway musicals.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.  662p bibl index  ISBN 9781538168936, $185.00;  ISBN 9781538168943 ebook, $175.50;  60-2184

Lin, Lin. Historical dictionary of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), by Lin Lin and Seth Spaulding.  2nd edition.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.  768p bibl index  ISBN 9781538169049, $290.00;  ISBN 9781538169056 ebook, $275.00;  60-2192

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Page, Matthew. 100 Bible films.  Bloomsbury/British Film Institute, 2022.  232p index  ISBN 9781839023538, $90.00;  ISBN 9781839023521 pbk, $26.95;  ISBN 9781839023545 ebook, $24.95;  60-2186

Perone, James E. Music and technology: a historical encyclopedia.  Greenwood, 2022.  318p bibl index  ISBN 9781440878299, $97.00;  ISBN 9781440878305 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2187

Committee on the United States Contributions to Global Ocean Plastic Waste. Reckoning with the U.S. role in global ocean plastic waste.  National Academies Press, 2022.  268p bibl  ISBN 9780309458856 pbk, $35.00;  ISBN 9780309459020 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2190

World architecture and society: from Stonehenge to One World Trade Center; v.1: The Americas and Europe; v.2: Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific, ed. by Peter Louis Bonfitto.  ABC-CLIO, 2021.  706p bibl index  ISBN 9781440865848(set), $204.00;  ISBN 9781440879098 v.1, contact publisher for price;  ISBN 9781440879104 v.2, contact publisher for price;  ISBN 9781440865855 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2188


Humanities

Bincsik, Mónika. Kimono style: Edo traditions to modern design: the John C. Weber collection, by Monika Bincsik with contributions by Karen van Godtsenhoven and Arai Masanao.  Yale, 2022.  176p bibl index  ISBN 9781588397522 pbk, $35.00;  60-2194

Carroll, Margaret D. Hieronymus Bosch: time and transformation in The garden of earthly delights.  Yale, 2022.  192p  ISBN 9780300255324, $35.00;  60-2208

Dawson, Jon Falsarella. Combating injustice: the naturalism of Frank Norris, Jack London, and John Steinbeck.  Louisiana State, 2022.  272p bibl index  ISBN 9780807177129, $45.00;  ISBN 9780807177624 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2240

Ferrara, Silvia. The greatest invention: a history of the world in nine mysterious scripts, tr. by Todd Portnowitz.  Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2022.  289p bibl index  ISBN 9780374601621, $29.00;  ISBN 9780374601638 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2223

Franks, Jill. Social identity and literary form in the Victorian novel: race, class, gender and the uses of genre.  McFarland, 2022.  397p bibl index  ISBN 9781476687261, $29.95;  60-2244

Franz Kafka: the drawings, ed. by Andreas Kilcher and Pavel Schmidt; tr. by Kurt Beals.  Yale, 2022.  368p bibl index  ISBN 9780300260663, $50.00;  60-2209

Manual of museum exhibitions, ed. by Maria Piacente.  3rd edition.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.  480p bibl index  ISBN 9781538152805, $175.00;  ISBN 9781538152812 pbk, $85.00;  ISBN 9781538152829 ebook, $81.50;  60-2199

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Morris, Desmond. The British surrealists.  Thames & Hudson, 2022.  247p bibl index  ISBN 9780500024881, $39.95;  ISBN 9780500777299 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2211

Mullins, Charlotte. A little history of art.  Yale, 2022.  336p index  ISBN 9780300253665, $25.00;  ISBN 9780300265538 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2201

Rose, Arthur. Asbestos: the last modernist object.  Edinburgh University Press, 2022.  256p bibl index  ISBN 9781474482424, $110.00;  ISBN 9781474482455 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2227

Scharnhorst, Gary. The life of Mark Twain: the final years, 1891–1910.  Missouri, 2022.  697p bibl index  ISBN 9780826222411, $44.95;  ISBN 9780826274687 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2251

Shipe, Matthew. Understanding Philip Roth.  South Carolina, 2022.  152p bibl index  ISBN 9781643363097, $59.99;  ISBN 9781643363103 pbk, $19.99;  ISBN 9781643363110 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2253

Social media, freedom of speech, and the future of our democracy, ed. by Lee C. Bollinger and Geoffrey R. Stone.  Oxford, 2022.  404p bibl index  ISBN 9780197621097, $99.00;  ISBN 9780197621080 pbk, $24.95;  ISBN 9780197621103 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2220

Taylor, Dennis. Shakespeare and the Elizabethan Reformation: literary negotiation of religious difference.  Lexington Books, 2022.  494p bibl index  ISBN 9781666902082, $145.00;  ISBN 9781666902099 ebook, $50.00;  60-2255

Unlimited players: the intersections of writing center and game studies, ed. by Holly Ryan and Stephanie Vie.  Utah State, 2022.  296p bibl index  ISBN 9781646421930 pbk, $35.95;  ISBN 9781646421947 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2228


Science & Technology

Ageing masculinities, Alzheimer’s and dementia narratives, ed. by Heike Hartung, Rüdiger Kunow, and Matthew Sweney.  Bloomsbury Academic, 2022.  224p bibl index  ISBN 9781350230613, $115.00;  ISBN 9781350230637 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2304

Arluke, Arnold. Regarding animals, by Arnold Arluke, Clinton R. Sanders, and Leslie Irvine.  2nd ed.  Temple, 2022.  296p bibl index  ISBN 9781439923092, $110.50;  ISBN 9781439923108 pbk, $34.95;  ISBN 9781439923115 ebook, $34.95;  60-2293

Balmer, Randall. Passion plays: how religion shaped sports in North America.  North Carolina, 2022.  192p bibl index  ISBN 9781469670065, $25.00;  ISBN 9781469670072 ebook, $19.99;  60-2317

Bryant, Kevin. Spies on the sidelines: the high-stakes world of NFL espionage.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.  272p bibl index  ISBN 9781538166376, $32.00;  ISBN 9781538166383 ebook, $30.00;  60-2318

The Cambridge handbook of information technology, life sciences and human rights, ed. by Marcello Ienca et al.  Cambridge, 2022.  400p index  ISBN 9781108477833, $210.00;  ISBN 9781108806749 ebook, $168.00;  60-2273

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Climate change and disaster resilience: challenges, actions and innovations in urban planning, ed. by Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III, Roger L. Kemp, and Alan R. Roper.  McFarland, 2022.  283p bibl index  ISBN 9781476682433 pbk, $39.95;  ISBN 9781476642970 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2313

A cultural history of chemistry: v. 1: Antiquity (3,000 BCE to 600 CE); v. 2: Medieval Age (600 to 1500); v. 3: Early Modern (1500 to 1700); v. 4: Eighteenth Century (1700 to 1815); v. 5: Nineteenth Century (1815 to 1914); v. 6: Modern Age (1914 to the Present), ed. by Peter J.T. Morris and Alan J. Rocke.  Bloomsbury, 2022.  1728p bibl index  ISBN 9781474294928 (set), $550.00;  60-2298

​Domico, Matthew. What you need to know about Alzheimer’s disease, by Matthew Domico and Valerie Hill.  Greenwood, 2022.  202p bibl index  ISBN 9781440870316, $40.00;  ISBN 9781440870323 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2306

Maienschein, Jane. What is regeneration?, by Jane Maienschein and Kate MacCord.  Chicago, 2022.  184p bibl index  ISBN 9780226816562 pbk, $20.00;  ISBN 9780226816579 ebook, $19.99;  60-2287

The Routledge handbook of landscape ecology, ed. by Robert A. Francis et al.  Routledge, 2021.  502p bibl index  ISBN 9780367024567, $220.00;  ISBN 9780429399480 ebook, $52.95;  60-2288

Sports and aging: a prescription for longevity, ed. Gerald R. Gems.  Nebraska, 2022.  322p bibl index  ISBN 9781496226006, $99.00;  ISBN 9781496231611 pbk, $30.00;  ISBN 9781496232274 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2321

Wee, K. P. So you want to work in sports: advice and insights from respected sports industry leaders.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.  312p bibl index  ISBN 9781538153192, $36.00;  ISBN 9781538153208 ebook, $34.00;  60-2322


Social & Behavioral Sciences

Bartov, Omer. Tales from the borderlands: making and unmaking the Galician past.  Yale, 2022.  392p bibl index  ISBN 9780300259964, $30.00;  60-2385

Biles, Roger. Good place to do business: the politics of downtown renewal since 1945, by Roger Biles and Mark H. Rose.  Temple, 2022.  333p bibl index  ISBN 9781439920817, $125.50;  ISBN 9781439920824 pbk, $39.95;  60-2445

Biskupska, Jadwiga. Survivors: Warsaw under Nazi Occupation.  Cambridge, 2022.  320p bibl index  ISBN 9781316515587, $99.99;  ISBN 9781009026017 ebook, $80.00;  60-2386

Brewing, Daniel. In the shadow of Auschwitz: German massacres against Polish civilians, 1939–1945, tr. by Alex Skinner.  Berghahn Books, 2022.  356p bibl index  ISBN 9781800730892, $155.00;  ISBN 9781800730908 ebook, $45.00;  60-2387

Children crossing borders: Latin American migrant childhoods, ed. by Alejandra J. Josiowicz and Irasema Coronado.  Arizona, 2022.  256p bibl index  ISBN 9780816546206, $100.00;  ISBN 9780816546190 pbk, $35.00;  ISBN 9780816546213 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2389

Chouliaraki, Lilie. Digital border:  migration, technology, power, by Lilie Chouliaraki and Myria Georgiou.  New York University, 2022.  256p bibl index  ISBN 9781479844319, $89.00;  ISBN 9781479873401 pbk, $29.00;  ISBN 9781479850969 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2412

Early colleges as a model for schooling: creating new pathways for access to higher education, by Julie A. Edmunds et al.  Harvard Education Press, 2022.  216p  ISBN 9781682537596 pbk, $36.00;  60-2363

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Easa, Leila. Public feminism in times of crisis: from Sappho’s fragments to viral hashtags, by Leila Easa and Jennifer Stager.  Lexington Books, 2022.  296p bibl index  ISBN 9781793648105, $110.00;  ISBN 9781793648112 ebook, $45.00;  60-2327

Engelman, Ralph. A century of repression: the Espionage Act and freedom of the press, by Ralph Engelman and Carey Shenkman.  Illinois, 2022.  344p bibl index  ISBN 9780252044557, $125.00;  ISBN 9780252086632 pbk, $24.95;  ISBN 9780252053566 ebook, $14.95;  60-2449

The Essential Greek historians, ed. and introd. by Stanley M. Burstein.  Hackett, 2022.  296p index  ISBN 9781647920500, $62.00;  ISBN 978-647920401 pbk, $20.00;  60-2380

Falola, Toyin. Decolonizing African studies: knowledge production, agency, and voice.  Rochester, 2022.  704p bibl index (Rochester studies in African history and the diaspora, 93)  ISBN 9781648250279, $155.00;  ISBN 9781800103917 ebook, $24.99;  60-2377

Field, Alexander J. The economic consequences of U.S. mobilization for the Second World War.  Yale, 2022.  472p bibl index  ISBN 9780300251029, $45.00;  ISBN 9780300268577 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2350

Forrest, David. A voice but no power: organizing for social justice in Minneapolis.  Minnesota, 2022.  320p bibl index  ISBN 9781517913519, $112.00;  ISBN 9781517913526 pbk, $28.00;  ISBN 9781452967882 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2476

Frank, Jeffrey. The trials of Harry S. Truman: the extraordinary presidency of an ordinary man, 1945-1953.  Simon & Schuster, 2022.  576p bibl index  ISBN 9781501102899, $32.50;  ISBN 9781501102905 pbk, $20.99;  ISBN 9781501102912 ebook, $16.99;  60-2398

Gaines, James R. The fifties: an underground history.  Simon & Schuster, 2022.  288p bibl index  ISBN 9781439101636, $28.00;  ISBN 9781439101643 pbk, $17.99;  ISBN 9781439109915 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2399

Garcia-Swartz, Daniel D. Cellular: an economic and business history of the international mobile-phone industry, by Daniel D. Garcia-Swartz and Martin Campbell-Kelly.  MIT, 2022.  400p bibl index  ISBN 9780262543927 pbk, $45.00;  ISBN 9780262370004 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2352

Guyan, Kevin. Queer data: using gender, sex and sexuality data for action.  Bloomsbury, 2022.  240p bibl index  ISBN 9781350230736, $90.00;  ISBN 9781350230729 pbk, $26.95;  ISBN 9781350230743 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2478

Halliday, Aria S. Buy Black: how Black women transformed US pop culture.  Illinois, 2022.  208p bibl index  ISBN 9780252044274, $110.00;  ISBN 9780252086359 pbk, $24.95;  ISBN 9780252053269 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2329

Herf, Jeffrey. Israel’s moment: international support for and opposition to establishing the Jewish state, 1945–1949.  Cambridge, 2022.  450p bibl index  ISBN 9781316517963, $39.99;  ISBN 9781009058971 ebook, $32.00;  60-2393

Jones, Marc Owen. Digital authoritarianism in the Middle East: deception, disinformation and social media.  Oxford, 2022.  272p index  ISBN 9780197636633, $40.00;  60-2421

Kenworthy, Lane. Would democratic socialism be better?.  Oxford, 2022.  240p bibl index  ISBN 9780197636800, $99.00;  ISBN 9780197636817 pbk, $27.95;  60-2353

Kshetri, Nir. The rise of blockchains: disrupting economies and transforming societies.  E. Elgar, 2022.  216p bibl index  ISBN 9781802208160, $120.00;  ISBN 978180220817 7 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2342

Lee, Stacey J. Resisting Asian American invisibility: the politics of race and education.  Teachers College Press, 2022.  144p bibl index  ISBN 9780807767450, $105.00;  ISBN 9780807767443 pbk, $34.95;  ISBN 9780807781272 ebook, $34.95;  60-2364

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Lerman, Liz. Critique is creative: the critical response process in theory and action, by Liz Lerman and John Borstel.  Wesleyan, 2022.  266p bibl index  ISBN 9780819580825, $95.00;  ISBN 9780819577184 pbk, $26.95;  ISBN 9780819580832 ebook, $19.99;  60-2466

Mason, David S. A concise history of modern Europe: liberty, equality, solidarity.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.  268p bibl index  ISBN 9781538161579, $99.00;  ISBN 9781538-61586 pbk, $34.00;  ISBN 9781538161593 ebook, $32.00;  60-2410

The Moral psychology of boredom, ed. by Andreas Elpidorou.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2021.  332p bibl index  ISBN 9781786615381, $125.00;  ISBN 9781786615398 ebook, $45.00;  60-2468

O’Neil, Shannon K. The globalization myth: why regions matter.  Yale, 2022.  240p bibl index  ISBN 9780300248975, $30.00;  ISBN 9780300268898 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2354

Olivarius, Kathryn. Necropolis: disease, power, and capitalism in the Cotton Kingdom.  Belknap, Harvard, 2022.  352p bibl index  ISBN 9780674241053, $35.00;  ISBN 9780674276086 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2401

Pacheco Pardo, Ramon. Shrimp to whale: South Korea from the forgotten war to K-pop.  Oxford, 2022.  281p bibl index  ISBN 9780197659656, $35.00;  ISBN 9780197674543 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2384

Pitre, Abul. Liberation pedagogy: Elijah Muhammad and the art of soul crafting.  Rowman & Littlefield, 2022.  120p bibl index  ISBN 9781475865417, $68.00;  ISBN 9781475865424 pbk, $29.00;  ISBN 9781475865431 ebook, 27.50;  60-2366

The Political economy of North Korea: domestic, regional, and global dynamics, ed. by Min-Hua Chiang.  L. Rienner, 2022.  283p bibl index  ISBN 9781955055451, $97.50;  ISBN 9781955055659 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2355

Refugees on the move: crisis and response in Turkey and Europe, ed. by Erol Balkan and Zümray Kutlu Tonak.  Berghahn Books, 2022.  518p bibl index  ISBN 9781800733848, $145.00;  ISBN 9781800736528 ebook, open access;  60-2330

Saba, Roberto. American mirror: the United States and Brazil in the age of emancipation.  Princeton, 2021.  392p bibl index  ISBN 9780691190747, $35.00;  ISBN 9780691205359 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2373

A Scientific framework for compassion and social justice: lessons in applied behavior analysis, ed. by Jacob A. Sadavoy and Michelle L. Zube.  Routledge, 2021.  352p bibl index  ISBN 9780367676193, $160.00;  ISBN 9780367676186 pbk, $42.95;  ISBN 9781003132011 ebook, $42.95;  60-2471

Sheth, Falguni A. Unruly women: race, neocolonialism, and the hijab.  Oxford, 2022.  272p bibl index  ISBN 9780197547137, $99.00;  ISBN 9780197547144 pbk, $29.95;  ISBN 9780197547168 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2331

Smith, Curtis. Homelessness and housing advocacy: the role of red-tape warriors.  Routledge, 2022.  184p bibl index  ISBN 9780367507046, $160.00;  ISBN 9780367507039 pbk, $44.95;  ISBN 9781003050872 ebook, $44.95;  60-2482

Smith-Cannoy, Heather M. Sex trafficking and human rights: the status of women and state responses, by Heather Smith-Cannoy, Patricia C. Rodda, and Charles Anthony Smith.  Georgetown University, 2022.  245p bibl index  ISBN 9781647122607, $119.95;  ISBN 9781647122614 pbk, $39.95;  ISBN 9781647122621 ebook, $39.95;  60-2424

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Szulecki, Kacper. The Chernobyl effect: antinuclear protests and the molding of Polish democracy, 1986–1990, by Kacper Szulecki, Janusz Waluszko, and Tomasz Borewicz.  Berghahn Books, 2022.  228p bibl index  ISBN 9781800736191, $135.00;  ISBN 9781800736207 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2436

Teaching environmental and natural resource economics: paradigms and pedagogy, ed. by John C. Bergstrom and John C. Whitehead.  E. Elgar, 2022.  316p index  ISBN 9781788114271, $160.00;  ISBN 9781788114288 ebook, $40.00;  60-2359

Wailoo, Keith. Pushing cool: Big Tobacco, racial marketing, and the untold story of the menthol cigarette.  Chicago, 2021.  392p bibl index  ISBN 9780226794136, $30.00;  ISBN 9780226794273 ebook, contact publisher for price;  60-2402

Witgen, Michael J. Seeing red: Indigenous land, American expansion, and the political economy of plunder in North America.  Omohundro Institute of Early American History, 2021.  384p bibl index  ISBN 9781469664842, $34.95;  ISBN 9781469664859 ebook, $29.99;  60-2403