The Top 75 Community College Titles: July 2020 Edition

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

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Colonial America. Adam Matthew. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 57-3530

Encyclopedia of environmental issues, ed. by Richard Renneboog. 3rd ed. Salem Press/Grey House, 2019. 4v bibl index ISBN 9781642650549, $495.00; ISBN 9781642650556 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3527

Gender: Identity and Social Change. Adam Matthew. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 57-3531

Rembis, Michael. Disability: a handbook. ABC-CLIO, 2019. 329p index ISBN 9781440862298, $60.00; ISBN 9781440862304 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3532

The Sage encyclopedia of human communication sciences and disorders, ed. by Jack S. Damico and Martin J. Ball. SAGE Publishing, 2019. 4v bibl index ISBN 9781483380834, $755.00; 57-3528

Science and technology in world history: v.1: Beginnings of human society to 1500; v.2: 1450 to the present, ed. by William E. Burns. ABC-CLIO, 2020. bibl index ISBN 9781440871160, $204.00; 57-3533

Women and violence: global lives in focus, ed. by Kathleen Nadeau and Sangita Rayamajhi. ABC-CLIO, 2020. 268p bibl index ISBN 9781440862236, $63.00; ISBN 9781440862243 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3536


Blackwood, Sarah. The portrait’s subject: inventing inner life in the nineteenth-century United States. North Carolina, 2019. 201p bibl index ISBN 9781469652580, $90.00; ISBN 9781469652597 pbk, $27.95; ISBN 9781469652603 ebook, $21.99; 57-3537

Diakopoulos, Nicholas. Automating the news: how algorithms are rewriting the media. Harvard, 2019. 322p index ISBN 9780674976986, $29.95; ISBN 9780674239302 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3560

Ellison, Ralph. The selected letters of Ralph Ellison, ed. by John F. Callahan and Marc C. Conner. Random House, 2019. 1,060p index ISBN 9780812998528, $50.00; ISBN 9780812998535 ebook, $13.99; 57-3576

Frank, Marcie. The novel stage: narrative form from the Restoration to Jane Austen. Bucknell, 2020. (Dist. by Rutgers) 218p bibl index ISBN 9781684481682, $120.00; ISBN 9781684481675 pbk, $34.95; ISBN 9781684481699 ebook, $34.95; 57-3578

Lingel, Jessa. An internet for the people: the politics and promise of craigslist. Princeton, 2020. 197p bibl index ISBN 9780691188904, $29.95; ISBN 9780691199887 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3563

Mark Twain in context, ed. by John Bird. Cambridge, 2020. 392p bibl index ISBN 9781108472609, $110.00; ISBN 9781108617208 ebook, $88.00; 57-3583

Schreiber, Brad. Music is power: popular songs, social justice, and the will to change. Rutgers, 2020. 236p bibl index ISBN 9781978808126, $29.95; ISBN 9781978808133 ebook, $29.95; 57-3600

Steinberg, Leo. Michelangelo’s painting: selected essays, ed. by Sheila Schwartz. Chicago, 2019. 382p index ISBN 9780226482262, $65.00; ISBN 9780226482439 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3556

Stengel, Richard. Information wars: how we lost the global battle against disinformation & what we can do about it. Atlantic Monthly, 2019. 357p index ISBN 9780802147981, $28.00; ISBN 9780802149428 pbk, $18.00; ISBN 9780802147998 ebook, $28.00; 57-3565

Williams, Paul. Dreaming the graphic novel: the novelization of comics. Rutgers, 2020. 259p bibl index ISBN 9781978805071, $120.00; ISBN 9781978805064 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781978805088 ebook, $29.95; 57-3571

Science & Technology

Barr, Donald A. Health disparities in the United States: social class, race, ethnicity, and the social determinants of health. Johns Hopkins, 2019. 356p bibl index ISBN 9781421432571, $109.95; ISBN 9781421432588 pbk, $57.95; ISBN 9781421432595 ebook, $57.95; 57-3652

The Bear: culture, nature, heritage, ed. by Owen Nevin, Ian Convery, and Peter Davis. Boydell Press, 2019. 251p bibl index (Heritage matters series, 22) ISBN 9781783274604, $99.00; ISBN 9781787445925 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3631

The Best writing on mathematics, ed. by Mircea Pitici. Princeton, 2019. 272p bibl index ISBN 9780691198675, $85.00; ISBN 9780691198354 pbk, $24.95; ISBN 9780691197944 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 57-3664

Cohen, Benjamin R. Pure adulteration: cheating on nature in the age of manufactured food. Chicago, 2019. 315p bibl index ISBN 9780226377926, $35.00; ISBN 9780226667096 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3620

Con Díaz, Gerardo. Software rights: how patent law transformed software development in America. Yale, 2019. 360p index ISBN 9780300228397, $35.00; ISBN 9780300249323 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3662

Dure, Beau. Why the U.S. men will never win the World Cup: a historical and cultural reality check. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 233p bibl index ISBN 9781538127810, $28.00; ISBN 9781538127827 ebook, $26.50; 57-3671

Earth materials: components of a diverse planet, by Dexter Perkins et al. CRC Press, 2019. 532p bibl index ISBN 9780367145651, $199.95; ISBN 9780367185947 pbk, $79.95; ISBN 9780429197109 ebook, $57.95; 57-3637

Frederickson, H. George. Hot tickets: crimes, championships and big time sports at the University of Kansas. Exposit, 2019. 256p bibl index ISBN 9781476677873 pbk, $25.00; ISBN 9781476637488 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3672

Hudson, John A. Understanding building stones and stone buildings, by John A. Hudson and John W. Cosgrove. CRC Press, 2019. 349p bibl index ISBN 9781138094222, $103.96; ISBN 9781315100180 ebook, $103.96; 57-3639

Mitchell, Melanie. Artificial intelligence: a guide for thinking humans. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. 317p index ISBN 9780374257835, $38.00; ISBN 9780374715236 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3663

Nakamura, Yuka. Playing out of bounds: “belonging” and the North American Chinese Invitational Volleyball Tournament. Toronto, 2019. 224p bibl index ISBN 9781487504991, $75.00; ISBN 9781487523640 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781487531300 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3673

Pilkey, Orrin H. Sea level rise: a slow tsunami on America’s shores, by Orrin H. Pilkey Jr. and Keith C. Pilkey. Duke, 2019. 190p bibl index ISBN 9781478005063, $94.95; ISBN 9781478006374 pbk, $24.95; ISBN 9781478005124 ebook, $24.95; 57-3642

Sevilla, María José. Delicioso: a history of food in Spain. Reaktion Books, 2019. 343p bibl index ISBN 9781789141375, $39.00; ISBN 9781789141894 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3618

Sheehan, William. Saturn. Reaktion Books, 2019. 220p bibl index ISBN 9781789141535, $40.00; ISBN 9781789141818 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3624

Shurley, Jason P. Strength coaching in America: a history of the innovation that transformed sports, by Jason P. Shurley, Jan Todd, and Terry Todd. Texas, 2019. 310p bibl index ISBN 9781477319796, $40.00; ISBN 9781477319802 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3677

Steen, David A. Secrets of snakes: the science beyond the myths. Texas A&M, 2019. 164p bibl index ISBN 9781623497972 pbk, $25.00; ISBN 9781623497989 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3633

Thorogood, Chris. Curious creatures on our shores. Bodleian Library/Museum of Natural History, 2019. (Dist. by Chicago) 128p bibl index ISBN 9781851245345, $25.00; 57-3634

Women’s narratives of health disruption and illness: within and across their life stories, ed. by Peter M. Kellett and Jennifer M. Hawkins. Lexington Books, 2019. 227p bibl index ISBN 9781498592635, $95.00; ISBN 9781498592642 ebook, $90.00; 57-3660

Social & Behavioral Sciences

The Age of Hiroshima, ed. by Michael D. Gordin and G. John Ikenberry. Princeton, 2020. 431p index ISBN 9780691193458, $99.95; ISBN 9780691193441 pbk, $32.95; 57-3728

Ang, Cheng Guan. Southeast Asia after the Cold War: a contemporary history. National University of Singapore, 2019. 282p bibl index ISBN 9789813250789 pbk, $30.00; 57-3741

Bai, Tongdong. Against political equality: the Confucian case. Princeton, 2019. 315p bibl index ISBN 9780691195995, $39.95; ISBN 9780691197463 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3796

Bartlett, Kenneth R. Bartlett. The Renaissance in Italy: a history, Kenneth R. Bartlett, with Gillian C. Bart-lett. Hackett, 2019. 398p bibl index ISBN 9781624668197, $78.00; ISBN 9781624668180 pbk, $26.00; ISBN 9781624668203 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3778

Bean, Hamilton. Mobile technology and the transformation of public alert and warning. Praeger Security International, 2019. 207p index ISBN 9781440866029, $77.00; ISBN 9781440866036 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3819

Browne, Blaine T. Mighty endeavor: the American nation and World War II. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 293p bibl index ISBN 9781538114902, $38.00; ISBN 9781538114919 ebook, $36.00; 57-3760

Burns, Sarah. The politics of war powers: the theory and history of presidential unilateralism. University Press of Kansas, 2019. 314p bibl index ISBN 9780700628735, $27.95; ISBN 9780700628742 ebook, $27.95; 57-3802

Carangelo, Nichki. Raising pastured rabbits for meat: an all-natural, humane, and profitable approach to production on a small scale. Chelsea Green, 2019. 215p index ISBN 9781603588324 pbk, $24.95; ISBN 9781603588331 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3704

Condon, Patrick M. Five rules for tomorrow’s cities: design in an age of urban migration, demographic change, and a disappearing middle class. Island Press, 2019. 221p index ISBN 9781610919609 pbk, $35.00; ISBN 9781610919616 ebook, $34.99; 57-3822

Dieterle, David Anthony. Taxation. Greenwood, 2020. 174p bibl index ISBN 9781440869938, $40.00; ISBN 9781440869945 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3710

Global meat: social and environmental consequences of the expanding meat industry, ed. by Bill Winders and Elizabeth Ransom. MIT, 2019. 250p bibl index ISBN 9780262537735 pbk, $35.00; ISBN 9780262355384 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3706

Gordin, Michael D. Einstein in Bohemia. Princeton, 2020. 343p index ISBN 9780691177373, $29.95; ISBN 9780691199849 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3749

Halegoua, Germaine R. The digital city: media and the social production of place. New York University, 2019. 271p index ISBN 9781479839216, $89.00; ISBN 9781479882199 pbk, $30.00; 57-3679

Harris, Bonnie Mae. Philippine sanctuary: a Holocaust odyssey. Wisconsin, 2020. 308p bibl index ISBN 9780299324605, $79.95; 57-3742

Harrison, Hope Millard. After the Berlin Wall: memory and the making of the new Germany, 1989 to the present. Cambridge, 2019. 463p bibl index ISBN 9781107049314, $34.99; ISBN 9781107627406 ebook, $28.00; 57-3781

Jefferson, Thomas. The papers of Thomas Jefferson: v.44: July to November 1804, ed. by James P. McClure. Princeton, 2019. 797p index ISBN 9780691194370, $150.00; ISBN 9780691194400 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3768

Knight, Peter G. Glacier: nature and culture. Reaktion Books, 2019. 223p bibl index ISBN 9781789141344 pbk, $24.95; ISBN 9781789141696 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3730

Knoop, Todd A. Stocks and bonds. Greenwood, 2020. 142p bibl index ISBN 9781440867231, $40.00; ISBN 9781440867248 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3712

Magnuson, William. Blockchain democracy: technology, law and the rule of the crowd. Cambridge, 2020. 258p index ISBN 9781108482363, $110.00; ISBN 9781108712088 ebook, $29.99; 57-3683

Maresch, Guenter. Solving problems in our spatial world, by Guenter Maresch and Alfred S. Posamentier. World Scientific, 2019. 354p bibl (Problem solving in mathematics and beyond, 11) ISBN 9789813278035, $148.00; ISBN 9789813278042 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3812

Michelle Obama and the FLOTUS effect: platform, presence, and agency, ed. by Heather E. Harris and Kimberly R. Moffitt. Lexington Books, 2020. 259p index ISBN 9781498594899, $95.00; ISBN 9781498594905 ebook, $90.00; 57-3769

Mitchell, Lincoln Abraham. San Francisco year zero: political upheaval, punk rock, and a third place baseball team. Rutgers, 2020. 280p index ISBN 9781978807341, $34.95; ISBN 9781978807358 ebook, $34.95; 57-3827

Moran-Thomas, Amy. Traveling with sugar: chronicles of a global epidemic. California, 2019. 376p bibl index ISBN 9780520297531, $85.00; ISBN 9780520297548 pbk, $34.95; ISBN 9780520969858 ebook, $34.95; 57-3696

NASA and the long Civil Rights Movement, ed. by Brian C. Odom and Stephen P. Waring. University Press of Florida, 2019. 252p bibl index ISBN 9780813066202, $85.00; ISBN 9780813057323 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3770

Newman, Mark. Visual literacy: reading, thinking, and communicating with visuals, by Mark Newman and Donna Ogle. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 183p bibl ISBN 9781475840100, $84.00; ISBN 9781475840117 pbk, $42.00; ISBN 9781475840124 ebook, $39.509781475840124; 57-3723

The Ocean reader: history, culture, politics, ed. by Eric Paul Roorda. Duke, 2020. 523p bibl index ISBN 9781478006008, $119.95; ISBN 9781478006961 pbk, $29.95.; ISBN 9781478007456 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3731

The People’s money: pensions, debt, and government services, ed. by Michael A. Pagano. Illinois, 2019. 211p ISBN 9780252042911, $99.00; ISBN 9780252084737 pbk, $20.00; ISBN 9780252051777 ebook, $19.95; 57-3714

Picou, J. Steven. Caught in the path of Katrina: a survey of the hurricane’s human effects, by J. Steven Picou and Keith Nicholls. Texas, 2019. 113p index ISBN 9781477319727, $75.00; ISBN 9781477319734 pbk, $24.95; ISBN 9781477319741 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3828

Piracy in the early modern era: an anthology of sources, ed. and tr. by Kris Lane and Arne Bialuschewski. Hackett, 2019. 169p bibl index ISBN 9781624668258, $54.00; ISBN 9781624668241 pbk, $18.00; 57-3732

Pitney, John S., Jr. After Reagan: Bush, Dukakis, and the 1988 election. University Press of Kansas, 2019. 253p bibl index ISBN 9780700628759, $37.50; ISBN 9780700628759 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3807

Queer objects, ed. by Chris Brickell and Judith Collard. Rutgers, 2019. 416p index ISBN 9781978801707 pbk, $39.95; 57-3829

Robins, Philip. A history of Jordan. Cambridge, 2019. 316p bibl index ISBN 9781108427913, $89.99; ISBN 9781108448383 pbk, $29.99; ISBN 9781108556682 ebook, $24.00; 57-3755

Rogers, W. Sherman. The African American entrepreneur: challenges and opportunities in the Trump era. Praeger, 2019. 407p bibl index ISBN 9781440865602, $75.00; ISBN 9781440865619 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 57-3707

Salt, Jeremy. The last Ottoman wars: the human cost, 1877–1923. Utah, 2019. 414p bibl index ISBN 9781607817048, $40.00; ISBN 9781607817055 ebook, $32.00; 57-3756

Shackel, Paul A. An archaeology of unchecked capitalism: from the American Rust Belt to the developing world. Berghahn Books, 2019. 145p bibl index ISBN 9781789205473, $135.00; ISBN 9781789205480 ebook, $27.95; 57-3697

Shantz, Jeff. Organizing anarchy: anarchism in action. Brill, 2020. 190p bibl index (Studies in critical so-cial sciences, 153) ISBN 9789004359154, $151.00; ISBN 9789004408739 ebook, $151.00; 57-3833

Smits, Jasper A. J. Personalized exposure therapy: a person-centered transdiagnostic approach, by Jasper A. J. Smits, Mark B. Powers, and Michael W. Otto. Oxford, 2019. 235p bibl index ISBN 9780190602451 pbk, $45.00; ISBN 9780190602468 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3814

Tai, Michael. China and her neighbours: Asian diplomacy from ancient history to the present. Zed Books, 2019. 299p bibl index ISBN 9781786997760, $35.00; ISBN 9781786997791 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3745

Waller, Douglas C. Lincoln’s spies: their secret war to save a nation. Simon & Schuster, 2019. 595p index ISBN 9781501126840, $35.00; ISBN 9781508292883 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3771

What is a family?: answers from early modern Japan, ed. by Mary Elizabeth Berry and Marcia Yonemoto. California, 2019. 275p bibl index ISBN 9780520316089 pbk, $34.95; ISBN 9780520974135 ebook, con-tact publisher for price; 57-3747