The Top 75 Community College Titles: June 2017 Edition

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


50 events that shaped American Indian history: an encyclopedia of the American mosaic, ed. by Donna Martinez and Jennifer L. Williams Bordeaux. Greenwood, 2017. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781440835766, $189.00; ISBN 9781440835773 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 54-4541

American history through its greatest speeches: a documentary history of the United States, ed. by Jolyon P. Girard, Darryl Mace, and Courtney Smith. ABC-CLIO, 2017. 3v index bibl ISBN 9781610699693, $294.00; ISBN 9781610699709 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 54-4527

Chronic diseases: an encyclopedia of causes, effects, and treatments, ed. by Jean Kaplan Teichroew. Greenwood, 2017. 2v bibl in-dex ISBN 9781440801037, $189.00; ISBN 9781440801044 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4536

The Cold War (1945–1991), ed. by Michael Shally-Jensen. Salem Press, 2016. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781619258549, $295.00; ISBN 9781619258594 ebook, $295.00; 54-4543

The eastern Arctic seas encyclopedia, ed. by Igor S. Zonn, Andrey G. Kostianoy, and Aleksandr V. Semenov. Springer, 2016. 403p bibl ISBN 9783319242361, $279.00; ISBN 9783319242378 ebook, $279.00; 54-4545

The Eerdmans encyclopedia of early Christian art and archaeology, ed. by Paul Corby Finney. Eerdmans, 2017. 3v bibl index ISBN 9780802838117, $495.00; 54-4530

Nockels Fabbri, Christiane. From anesthesia to X-rays: innovations and discoveries that changed medicine forever. Greenwood, 2017. 246p index ISBN 9781610695732, $58.00; ISBN 9781610695749 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4539

Routledge Historical Resources: History of Feminism. Routledge. Perpetual licensing fees begin at approximately $7,000.00.URL: 54-4524

SAGE Business Cases. SAGE. Academic pricing based on FTE ranges starts at $3,675.00 for annual lease and $17,500.00 for one-time purchase.URL: 54-4549

SAGE Video. SAGE, 2017. SAGE Academic pricing based on FTE starts at $4,680.00 per collection for annual lease and $19,500.00 for one-time purchase. URL: 54-4550

Swain, Joseph Peter. Historical dictionary of sacred music. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 379p bibl ISBN 9781442264625, $95.00; ISBN 9781442264632 ebook, $94.99; 54-4534

U.S. Declassified Documents Online. Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Contact publisher for pricing.URL: 54-4553


Arnold, Gordon B. Animation and the American imagination: a brief history. Praeger, 2016. 282p bibl index ISBN 9781440833595, $48.00; ISBN 9781440833601 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4629

Giblin, John. South Africa: the art of a nation, by John Giblin and Chris Spring. Thames & Hudson, 2016. 255p bibl index ISBN 9780500519066, $55.00; 54-4565

Hartley, Jenny. Charles Dickens: an introduction. Oxford, 2017. 151p bibl index ISBN 9780198788164, $16.95; ISBN 9780191092268 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4609

James, Henry. The complete writings of Henry James on art and drama: v.1: Art; v.2: Drama, ed. by Peter Collister. Cambridge, 2016. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781316504420, $220.00; 54-4610

Klimt and the women of Vienna’s golden age, 1900–1918, ed. by Tobias G. Natter. Prestel, 2016. 320p index ISBN 9783791355825, $60.00; 54-4569

Lang, Berel. Genocide: the act as idea. Pennsylvania, 2017. 209p bibl index ISBN 9780812248852, $24.95; ISBN 9780812293647 ebook, $16.95; 54-4657

Lounsberry, Barbara. Virginia Woolf’s modernist path: her middle diaries & the diaries she read. University Press of Florida, 2016. 268p bibl index ISBN 9780813062952, $79.95; ISBN 9780813052540 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4612

McParland, Robert. Citizen Steinbeck: giving voice to the people. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 259p bibl index ISBN 9781442268302, $40.00; ISBN 9781442268319 ebook, $39.99; 54-4614

The Oxford handbook of the British musical, ed. by Robert Gordon and Olaf Jubin. Oxford, 2016. 754p bibl index ISBN 9780199988747, $150.00; ISBN 9780190204938 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4636

Pollak, Vivian R. Our Emily Dickinsons: American women poets and the intimacies of difference. Pennsylvania, 2017. 355p bibl indexes ISBN 9780812248449, $55.00; ISBN 9780812293227 ebook, $55.00; 54-4617

Rachleff, Melissa. Inventing downtown: artist-run galleries in New York City, 1952–1965, interviews by Billy Kluver and Julie Martin; introd. by Lynn Gumpert. Grey Art Gallery, New York University/DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2017. 296p bibl index ISBN 9783791355580, $75.00; 54-4571

Sadlier, Darlene J. The Portuguese-speaking diaspora: seven centuries of literature and the arts. Texas, 2016. 286p bibl index ISBN 9781477311486, $90.00; ISBN 9781477311486 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781477310533 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4561

Sims, Michael. Arthur and Sherlock: Conan Doyle and the creation of Holmes. Bloomsbury, 2017. 245p bibl index ISBN 9781632860392, $27.00; ISBN 9781632860385 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4620

Young, Alison. Street art world. Reaktion Books, 2016. 208p bibl index ISBN 9781780236704 pbk, $35.00; 54-4572


Beutler, Linda. The plant lover’s guide to clematis. Timber, 2016. 254p index ISBN 9781604696592, $24.95; ISBN 9781604696592 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4707

Cooper, Raymond. Botanical miracles: chemistry of plants that changed the world, by Raymond Cooper and Jeffrey John Deakin. CRC Press, 2016. 252p bibl index ISBN 9781498704281, $107.96; ISBN 9781498704304 ebook, $83.97; 54-4747

Della Dora, Veronica. Mountain: nature and culture. Reaktion Books, 2016. 264p index ISBN 9781780236476 pbk, $24.95; ISBN 9781780236957 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4728

Dinets, Vladimir. Wildlife spectacles: mass migrations, mating rituals, and other fascinating animal behaviors. Timber, 2016. 318p bibl index ISBN 9781604696714, $29.95; ISBN 9781604697759 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4718

The Ethics of sport: essential readings, ed. by Arthur L. Caplan and Brendan Parent. Oxford, 2017. 530p bibl afp ISBN 9780190210984, $99.00; ISBN 9780190210991 pbk, $35.00; 54-4778

France, David. How to survive a plague: the inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS. Knopf, 2016. 624p bibl index ISBN 9780307700636, $30.00; ISBN 9780451493309 ebook, $14.99; 54-4749

Gething, David. Relentless: seven marathons, seven continents, seven days. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 186p index ISBN 9781442260528, $35.00; ISBN 9781442260535 ebook, $34.99; 54-4780

Holland, Stephen. Bioethics: a philosophical introduction. Polity, 2017. 273p bibl index ISBN 9780745690599, $69.95; ISBN 9780745690605 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9780745690636 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4750

Jones, Matthew L. Reckoning with matter: calculating machines, innovation, and thinking about thinking from Pascal to Bab-bage. Chicago, 2016. ISBN 9780226411460, $35.00; ISBN 9780226411637 ebook, $35.00; 54-4762

Jordan, John. Robots. MIT, 2016. 259p index ISBN 9780262529501 pbk, $15.95; ISBN 9780262335638 ebook, $11.95; 54-4740

Langdon, John H. The science of human evolution: getting it right. Springer, 2016. 220p bibl index ISBN 9783319415840, $79.99; ISBN 9783319415857 ebook, $59.99; 54-4699

Leenders, Twan. Amphibians of Costa Rica: a field guide. Comstock Publishing Associates, 2017. 531p bibl index ISBN 9781501700620 pbk, $35.00; 54-4720

Maloof, Joan. Nature’s temples: the complex world of old-growth forests, illustrated by Andrew Joslin. Timber, 2016. 200p index ISBN 9781604697285, $27.95; ISBN 9781604697766 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4710

Minton, Roland B. Sports math: an introductory course in the mathematics of sports science and sports analytics. CRC Press, 2017. 256p index ISBN 9781498706261, $63.96; ISBN 9781498706292 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4772

Moore, Tim. The cyclist who went out in the cold: adventures riding the Iron Curtain. Pegasus Books, 2017. 340p ISBN 9781681772998, $26.95; 54-4781

Mosher, Michael. Brewing science: a multidisciplinary approach, by Michael Mosher and Kenneth Trantham. Springer, 2017. 408p index ISBN 9783319463933, $99.00; ISBN 9783319463940 ebook, $74.99; 54-4742

The Oxford handbook of environmental ethics, ed. by Stephen M. Gardiner and Allen Thompson. Oxford, 2016. 593p bibl index ISBN 9780199941339, $150.00; ISBN 9780199941339 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4732

Prothero, Donald R. The Princeton field guide to prehistoric mammals. Princeton, 2016. 240p bibl index afp ISBN 9780691156828, $35.00; ISBN 9781400884452 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4733

Seedhouse, Erik. Mars One: the ultimate reality TV show? Springer/Praxis, 2017. 174p index ISBN 9783319444963 pbk, $29.99; ISBN 9783319444970 ebook, $19.99; 54-4689

Strength and conditioning for sports performance, ed. by Ian Jeffreys and Jeremy Moody. Routledge, 2016. 680p index ISBN 9780415578202, $190.00; ISBN 9780415578219 pbk, $79.95; ISBN 9780203852286 ebook, $79.95; 54-4783

Swamidass, Paul M. Engineering entrepreneurship from idea to business plan: a guide for innovative engineers and scientists. Cambridge, 2017. 241p bibl index ISBN 9781107651647 pbk, $39.99; ISBN 9781316786673 ebook, $32.00; 54-4744

Taubes, Gary. The case against sugar. Knopf, 2016. 365p bibl index ISBN 9780307701640, $26.95; ISBN 9780451493996 ebook, $14.99; 54-4756

Thoday, Peter R. Plants and planting on landscape sites: selection and supervision. CABI, 2016. 146p bibl index ISBN 9781780646183, $140.00; ISBN 9781780646190 pbk, $50.00; ISBN 9781780646206 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4713

Tychonievich, Joseph. Rock gardening: reimagining a classic style. Timber, 2016. 295p bibl index ISBN 9781604695878, $34.95; ISBN 9781604697780 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4714

West, Adrian W. Practical web design for absolute beginners. Apress, 2016. 470p index ISBN 9781484219928 pbk, $39.99; ISBN 9781484219935 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4764


Allured, Janet. Remapping second-wave feminism: the long women’s rights movement in Louisiana, 1950–1997. Georgia, 2016. 348p index ISBN 9780820345383, $64.95; ISBN 9780820350042 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4856

Barr, Donald A. Introduction to US health policy: the organization, financing, and delivery of health care in America. Johns Hopkins, 2016. 431p bibl index ISBN 9781421420714, $100.00; ISBN 9781421420721 pbk, $55.00; ISBN 9781421420738 ebook, $55.00; 54-4934

Brown, David S. Moderates: the vital center of American politics, from the founding to today. North Carolina, 2017. 335p bibl index ISBN 9781469629230, $34.95; ISBN 9781469629247 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4936

Chakravorty, Sanjoy. The other one percent: Indians in America, by Sanjoy Chakravorty, Devesh Kapur, and Nirvikar Singh. Ox-ford, 2017. 355p index ISBN 9780190648749, $34.95; ISBN 9780190648770 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4951

The Civilian lives of U.S. veterans: issues and identities, ed. by Louis Hicks, Eugenia L. Weiss, and Jose E. Coll. Praeger, 2017. 2v index ISBN 9781440842788, $164.00; ISBN 9781440842795 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4786

Cook, Blanche Wiesen. Eleanor Roosevelt: the war years and after: v.3: 1939–1962. Viking, 2016. 670p bibl index ISBN 9780670023950, $40.00; ISBN 9781101567456 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4859

Daher, Joseph. Hezbollah: the political economy of Lebanon’s Party of God. Pluto, 2016. 288p bibl index ISBN 9780745336930, $105.00; ISBN 9780745336893 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9781783719983 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4910

Hannigan, Robert E. The Great War and American foreign policy, 1914–24. Pennsylvania, 2016. 351p index ISBN 9780812248593, $69.95; ISBN 9780812293289 ebook, $69.95; 54-4828

Hughes-Wilson, John. The secret state: a history of intelligence and espionage. Pegasus Books, 2016. 510p bibl index ISBN 9781681773025, $29.95; 54-4829

Jackson, Joe. Black Elk: the life of an American visionary. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. 599p index ISBN 9780374253301, $30.00; ISBN 9780374709617 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4864

Jennings, Audra. Out of the horrors of war: disability politics in World War II America. Pennsylvania, 2016. 288p index ISBN 9780812248517, $55.00; ISBN 9780812293197 ebook, $55.00; 54-4865

Kahan, Paul. Amiable scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincoln’s scandalous secretary of war. Potomac Books, 2016. 367p bibl in-dex ISBN 9781612348148, $36.95; ISBN 9781612348476 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4866

Khabeer, Su’ad Abdul. Muslim cool: race, religion, and hip hop in the United States. New York University, 2016. 273p bibl index ISBN 9781479872152, $89.00; ISBN 9781479894505 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9781479829897 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4797

Kruijt, Dirk. Cuba and revolutionary Latin America: an oral history. Zed Books, 2017. 287p bibl index ISBN 9781783608034, $70.00; ISBN 9781783608027 pbk, $27.95; ISBN 9781783608058 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4848

LaChance, Daniel. Executing freedom: the cultural life of capital punishment in the United States. Chicago, 2016. 260p index ISBN 9780226066691, $35.00; ISBN 9780226066721 ebook, $35.00; 54-4790

Law, crime and deviance since 1700: micro-studies in the history of crime, ed. by Anne-Marie Kilday and David Nash. Blooms-bury Academic, 2017. 324p bibl index ISBN 9781472585271, $114.00; ISBN 9781472585288 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781472585295 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4791

Leyser, Henrietta. A short history of the Anglo-Saxons. I. B. Tauris, 2017. 234p bibl index ISBN 9781780765990, $99.00; ISBN 9781780766003 pbk, $15.95; ISBN 9781758731401 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4875

The Rise of Africa’s middle class: myths, realities and critical engagements, ed. by Henning Melber. Zed Books, 2016. 219p bibl index ISBN 9781786907143, $95.00; ISBN 9781783607136 pbk, $34.95; ISBN 9781783607167 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4959

Robertson, Ian. The stress test: how pressure can make you stronger and sharper. Bloomsbury, 2017. 241p index ISBN 9781632867292, $27.00; ISBN 9781408860380 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4945

Sax, David. The revenge of analog: real things and why they matter. PublicAffairs, 2016. 282p bibl index ISBN 9781610395717, $25.99; ISBN 9781610395724 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4812

Silverman, David J. Thundersticks: firearms and the violent transformation of Native America. Belknap, Harvard, 2016. 371p index ISBN 9780674737471, $29.95; 54-4871

Silvia, Paul J. What psychology majors could (and should) be doing: a guide to research experience, professional skills, and your options after college, by Paul J. Silvia, Peter F. Delaney, and Stuart Marcovitch. 2nd ed. American Psychological Association, 2017. 169p bibl index ISBN 9781433823794 pbk, $29.95; 54-4948

Steinmetz, Kevin F. Hacked: a radical approach to hacker culture and crime. New York University, 2016. 285p bibl index ISBN 9781479866106, $89.00; ISBN 9781479869718 pbk, $28.00; ISBN 9781479898435 ebook, contact publisher for price; 54-4960

Williamson, Milly. Celebrity: capitalism and the making of fame. Polity, 2016. 189p bibl index ISBN 9780745641041, $69.95; ISBN 9780745641058 pbk, $26.95; ISBN 9781509511433 ebook, $21.99; 54-4964