The Top 75 Community College Titles: July 2017 Edition

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

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1963: The Struggle for Civil Rights, from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. 54-4986

60 Minutes: 1997–2014. Alexander Street. Annual academic subscription ranges from $950.00 to $3, 54-4987

AllAfrica, from AllAfrica Global Media and AllAfrica Foundation. URL: 54-4965
American Fiction, 1774–1920. Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Contact publisher for 54-4969

Banville, Lee. Covering American politics in the 21st century: an encyclopedia of news media titans, trends, and controversies. ABC-CLIO, 2017. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781440835520, $189.00; ISBN 9781440835537 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-4989

A Cultural history of dress and fashion, general ed. Susan J. Vincent. Bloomsbury Academic, 2017. 6v bibl index ISBN 9781472557490, $550.00. 54-4966

Floyd, James Michael. Church and worship music in the United States: a research and information guide, by James Michael Floyd and Avery T. Sharp. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2017. 340p bibl indexes ISBN 9781138195806, $150.00; ISBN 9781315638218 ebook, $54.95. 54-4972

Great events in religion: an encyclopedia of pivotal events in religious history: v.1: Prehistory to AD 600; v.2: AD 600 to 1450; v.3: 1450 to the present, ed. by Florin Curta and Andrew Holt. ABC-CLIO, 2016. 3v bibl index ISBN 9781610695657, $310.00; ISBN 9781610695664 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-4974

Mason, Fran. Historical dictionary of postmodernist literature and theater. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 553p bibl ISBN 9781442276192, $130.00; ISBN 9781442276208 ebook, $129.99. 54-4978

Mason, Philip A. American bee books: an annotated bibliography of books on bees and beekeeping, 1492 to 2010. The Club of Odd Volumes, 2016. 582p bibl ISBN 9781878112019, $175.00. 54-4967

Morgan, Ann Lee. Historical dictionary of contemporary art. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 531p bibl ISBN 9781442276673, $120.00; ISBN 9781442276680 ebook, $119.99. 54-4979

Newton, David E. DNA technology: a reference handbook. ABC-CLIO, 2017. 368p index ISBN 9781440850479, $60.00; ISBN 9781440850486 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-4983

Privacy rights in the digital age, ed. by Christopher T. Anglim. Grey House, 2015. 712p bibl index ISBN 9781619257474, $165.00; ISBN 9781619257481 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-4995

Redman, Nina. Food safety: a reference handbook, by Nina Redman and Michele Morrone. 3rd ed. ABC-CLIO, 2017. 328p index ISBN 9781440852626, $60.00; ISBN 9781440852633 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-4984

Refugee Phrasebook, from Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland. 54-4968

Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, gen. ed. Stephen Ross. Routledge. Annual academic subscription based on FTE begins at $790.00 for a single user or $1,185.00 for concurrent users. 54-4980

The SAGE encyclopedia of corporate reputation, ed. by Craig E. Carroll. SAGE Reference, 2016. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781483376516, $375.00; ISBN 9781483376493 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-4996

Siek, Stephen. A dictionary for the modern pianist. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 285p bibl ISBN 9780810888791, $90.00; ISBN 9780810888807 ebook, $89.99. 54-4981

The World of the American West: a daily life encyclopedia, ed. by Gordon Morris Bakken. ABC-CLIO, 2017. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781440828591, $198.00; ISBN 9781440828607 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-4997


Adamson, Peter. Philosophy in the Islamic world. Oxford, 2016. 511p bibl index (A history of philosophy without any gaps, 3) ISBN 9780199577491, $39.95. 54-5095

Battle of the sexes: Franz von Stuck to Frida Kahlo, ed. by Felix Krämer. Prestel, 2017. 335p bibl ISBN 9783791355733, $60.00. 54-5009

The Book of Greek & Roman folktales, legends & myths, ed., tr., and introd. by William Hansen. Princeton, 2017. 549p bibl index ISBN 9780691170152, $35.00; ISBN 9781400884674 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5044

Broderick, Mick. Reconstructing Strangelove: inside Stanley Kubrick’s “nightmare comedy.” Wallflower, 2017. 216p bibl in-dex ISBN 9780231177085, $90.00; ISBN 9780231177092 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9780231851008 ebook, $29.99. 54-5075

Brody, David. Housekeeping by design: hotels and labor. Chicago, 2016. 199p index ISBN 9780226389097, $85.00; ISBN 9780226389127 pbk, $27.50; ISBN 9780226389264 ebook, $27.50. 54-5029

The Cambridge history of the English short story, ed. by Dominic Head. Cambridge, 2016. 657p bibl index ISBN 9781107167421, $140.00; ISBN 9781316711712 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5048

Haskell, Molly. Steven Spielberg: a life in films. Yale, 2017. 224p index ISBN 9780300186932, $25.00; ISBN 9780300189827 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5078

The History of genocide in cinema: atrocities on screen, ed. by Jonathan C. Friedman and William L. Hewitt. I. B. Tauris, 2017. 316p index (International library of twentieth century history, 92) ISBN 9781784534226, $110.00; ISBN 9781786730473 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5079

Hong, Junhao. Media laws across the world: a comparative study of their evolution and challenges, by Junhao Hong and Tuo-Yu Su. LFB Scholarly, 2016. 294p bibl index afp ISBN 9781593328054, $80.00; ISBN 9781593328153 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price. 54-5034

Kopper, Philip. America’s National Gallery of Art. Princeton, 2016. 369p bibl index ISBN 9780691172880, $75.00. 54-5014

Murphy, Libby. The art of survival: France and the Great War picaresque. Yale, 2016. 279p bibl index ISBN 9780300217513, $40.00; ISBN 9780300225006 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5069

Neipris, Janet. A masterclass in dramatic writing: theater, film, and television. Routledge, 2017. 167p index ISBN 9781138918528, $135.00; ISBN 9781138918542 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781315688435 ebook, $29.95. 54-5041

O’Rourke, Chris. Acting for the silent screen: film actors and aspiration between the wars. I. B. Tauris, 2017. 200p bibl index ISBN 9781784532796, $99.00; ISBN 9781786720597 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5081

Rehm, Rush. Understanding Greek tragic theatre. Routledge, 2017. 173p bibl index ISBN 9781138812611, $140.00; ISBN 9781138812628 pbk, $44.95; ISBN 9781315748696 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5045

Ribeiro, Aileen. Clothing art: the visual culture of fashion, 1600–1914. Yale, 2017. 572p bibl index ISBN 9780300119077, $75.00. 54-5020

Richard J. Bernstein and the expansion of American philosophy: thinking the plural, ed. by Megan Craig and Marcia Morgan. Lexington Books, 2017. 255p bibl index ISBN 9781498530101, $95.00; ISBN 9781498530118 ebook, $94.99. 54-5098

Stach, Reiner. Kafka, the early years, tr. by Shelley Frisch. Princeton, 2017. 564p bibl index afp ISBN 9780691151984, $35.00; ISBN 9781400884476 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5066


All about music: the complete ontology: realities, semiotics, communication, and embodiment, by Guerino Mazzola et al. Springer, 2016. 191p index ISBN 9783319473338, $69.99; ISBN 9783319473345 ebook, $54.99. 54-5124

Before Jackie Robinson: the transcendent role of black sporting pioneers, ed. and introd. by Gerald R. Gems. Nebraska, 2017. 313p index ISBN 9780803266797, $35.00; ISBN 9780803296701 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5225

Boslaugh, Sarah. Drug resistance. Greenwood, 2017. 207p bibl index ISBN 9781440839245, $40.00; ISBN 9781440839252 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5192

D’Antonio, Patricia. Nursing with a message: public health demonstration projects in New York City. Rutgers, 2017. 145p bibl index ISBN 9780813571034, $85.00; ISBN 9780813571027 pbk, $26.95; ISBN 9780813571041 ebook, $26.95. 54-5196

Fastovsky, David E. Dinosaurs: a concise natural history, by David E. Fastovsky and David B. Weishampel. 3rd ed. Cambridge, 2016. 477p indexes ISBN 9781107135376, $180.00; ISBN 9781316501153 pbk, $79.99. 54-5172

Ferguson, Russ. Javascript recipes: a problem-solution approach, by Russ Ferguson and Keith Cirkel. Apress, 2017. 347p index ISBN 9781430261063 pbk, $49.99; ISBN 9781430261070 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5203

Fuller, Linda. Female Olympians: a mediated socio-cultural and political-economic timeline. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 220p bibl index ISBN 9781137594815, $99.99; ISBN 9781137582812 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5226

Griffiths, Martin. Observing nebulae. Springer, 2016. 289p bibl index ISBN 9783319328829 pbk, $34.99; ISBN 9783319328843 ebook, $24.99. 54-5140

Jones, Steve. Revolutionary science: transformation and turmoil in the age of the guillotine. Pegasus Books, 2017. 353p index ISBN 9781681773094, $27.95; ISBN 9781681773735 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5132

Kernighan, Brian W. Understanding the digital world: what you need to know about computers, the internet, privacy, and security. Princeton, 2017. 238p index ISBN 9780691176543, $22.95; ISBN 9781400884803 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5204

Mangalik, Aroop. Dealing with doctors, denial, and death: a guide to living well with serious illness. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 260p bibl index ISBN 9781442272804, $33.00; ISBN 9781442272811 ebook, $32.99. 54-5198

Martin, Anthony J. The evolution underground: burrows, bunkers, and the marvelous subterranean world beneath our feet. Peg-asus Books, 2017. 405p index ISBN 9781681773124, $28.95; ISBN 9781681773759 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5175

Meehan, William Paul, III. Concussions. Chelsea Green, 2017. 221p bibl index ISBN 9781440838941, $40.00; ISBN 9781440838958 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5199

Mendelson, Anne. Chow chop suey: food and the Chinese American journey. Columbia, 2016. 330p bibl index ISBN 9780231158602, $35.00; ISBN 9780231541299 ebook, $34.99. 54-5151

Priest, Susanna. Communicating climate change: the path forward, with contributions by Neil Stenhouse and Jessica Thompson. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. 177p bibl index ISBN 9781137585783, $99.99; ISBN 9781137585790 ebook, $79.99. 54-5176

Sabock, Michael D. Coaching: a realistic perspective, by Michael D. Sabock and Ralph J. Sabock. 11th ed. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 347p index ISBN 9781442270701 pbk, $55.00; ISBN 9781442270718 ebook, $54.99. 54-5230

Sinha, Sanjib. Beginning ethical hacking with Python. Apress, 2017. 201p index ISBN 9781484225400 pbk, $26.99; ISBN 9781484225417 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5206

Strange science: investigating the limits of knowledge in the Victorian Age, ed. by Lara Karpenko and Shalyn Claggett. Michigan, 2017. 293p index ISBN 9780472130177, $60.00; ISBN 9780472122455 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5134

Sylvester, Arthur G. Roadside geology of southern California, illustrated by Elizabeth O’Black Gans. Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2016. 389p bibl index ISBN 9780878426539 pbk, $26.00. 54-5179


Balleisen, Edward J. Fraud: an American history from Barnum to Madoff. Princeton, 2017. 479p index ISBN 9780691164557, $35.00; ISBN 9781400883295 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5298

Brooker, Russell Gott. The American civil rights movement, 1865–1950: black agency and people of good will. Lexington Books, 2017. 333p bibl index ISBN 9780739179925, $100.00; ISBN 9780739179932 ebook, $99.99. 54-5301

Camus, Jean-Yves. Far-right politics in Europe, by Jean-Yves Camus and Nicolas Lebourg; tr. by Jane Marie Todd. Belknap, Har-vard, 2017. 310p index ISBN 9780674971530, $29.95. 54-5347

Deneen, Patrick J. Conserving America?: essays on present discontents. St. Augustine, 2016. 213p index ISBN 9781587319150 pbk, $19.00. 54-5374

Dropping out of socialism: the creation of alternative spheres in the Soviet Bloc, ed. by Juliane Fürst and Josie McLellan. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 343p bibl index ISBN 9781498525145, $100.00; ISBN 9781498525152 ebook, $99.99. 54-5281

Epstein, Edward Jay. How America lost its secrets: Edward Snowden, the man and the theft. Knopf, 2017. 350p bibl index ISBN 9780451494566, $27.95; ISBN 9780451494573 ebook, $14.99. 54-5363

Fuller, Christopher J. See it/shoot it: the secret history of the CIA’s lethal drone program. Yale, 2017. 352p index ISBN 9780300218541, $40.00. 54-5365

Hayden, Tom. Hell no: the forgotten power of the Vietnam peace movement. Yale, 2017. 159p bibl ISBN 9780300218671, $25.00; ISBN 9780300227697 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5308

Holmes, Larry E. Stalin’s World War II evacuations: triumph and troubles in Kirov. University Press of Kansas, 2017. 231p bibl index ISBN 9780700623952, $39.95; ISBN 9780700623969 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5282

Howard, Christopher. Thinking like a political scientist: a practical guide to research methods. Chicago, 2017. 227p index ISBN 9780226327549, $90.00; ISBN 9780226327549 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9780226327686 ebook, $30.00. 54-5342

Iceland, John. Race and ethnicity in America. California, 2017. 202p bibl index (Society in the twenty-first century, 2) ISBN 9780520286900, $85.00; ISBN 9780520286924 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9780520961975 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5415

Jacobs, Janet Liebman. The Holocaust across generations: trauma and its inheritance among descendants of survivors. New York University, 2016. 179p bibl index ISBN 9781479833566, $89.00; ISBN 9781479839292 pbk, $24.00; ISBN 9781479871056 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5401

Kaplan, Mary. The Tuskegee Veterans Hospital and its black physicians: the early years. McFarland, 2016. 151p bibl index afp ISBN 9781476662985 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781476625485 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5311

Masich, Andrew E. Civil War in the southwest borderlands, 1861–1867. Oklahoma, 2017. 454p bibl index ISBN 9780806155722, $34.95; ISBN 9780806158549 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5314

Mazelis, Joan Maya. Surviving poverty: creating sustainable ties among the poor. New York University, 2017. 283p bibl index ISBN 9781479873593, $89.00; ISBN 9781479870080 pbk, $28.00; ISBN 9781479886913 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5419

The New African diaspora in the United States, ed. by Toyin Falola and Adebayo Oyebade. Routledge, 2016. 194p bibl index (Routledge African studies, 21) ISBN 9781138679740, $160.00; ISBN 9781315544670 ebook, $54.95. 54-5317

Parker, Geoffrey. The Persians: lost civilizations, by Geoffrey Parker and Brenda Parker. Reaktion Books, 2017. 208p bibl in-dex ISBN 9781780236506, $25.00; ISBN 9781780236988 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5295

Samuel, Lawrence R. Aging in America: a cultural history. Pennsylvania, 2017. 196p bibl index ISBN 9780812248838, $34.95; ISBN 9780812293654 ebook, $34.95. 54-5422

Seelos, Christian. Innovation and scaling for impact: how effective social enterprises do it, by Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair. Stanford Business Books, 2017. 246p index ISBN 9780804797344, $35.00; ISBN 9781503600997 ebook, contact publisher for price. 54-5249

When sport meets business: capabilities, challenges, critiques, [ed. by] Ulrik Wagner, Rasmus K. Storm, and Klaus Nielsen. SAGE Publishing, 2017. 242p bibl index ISBN 9781473948044, $157.00; ISBN 9781473948051 pbk, $53.00. 54-5253