The Top 75 Community College Titles: June 2019 Edition

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


Bartrop, Paul R. Perpetrating the Holocaust: leaders, enablers, and collaborators, by Paul R. Bartrop and Eve E. Grimm. ABC-CLIO, 2019. 446p bibl index ISBN 9781440858963, $105.00; ISBN 9781440858970 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3823

Bloomsbury Popular Music. Bloomsbury. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 56-3807

Critical survey of graphic novels: heroes & superheroes, ed. by Bart H. Beaty and Stephen Weiner. 2nd ed. Salem Press/Grey House, 2018. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781682179086, $295.00; ISBN 9781682179086 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3809

De Hamel, Christopher. Making medieval manuscripts. Bodleian Library, 2018. 153p bibl index ISBN 9781851244683 pbk, $25.00; 56-3810

Haerens, Margaret. The NFL national anthem protests. ABC-CLIO, 2019. 140p bibl index ISBN 9781440869037, $39.00; ISBN 9781440869044 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3819

Krysko, Kenneth L. Amphibians and reptiles of Florida, by Kenneth L. Krysko, Kevin M. Enge, and Paul E. Moler. University Press of Florida, 2019. 706p bibl index ISBN 9781683400448, $80.00; 56-3820

Novels into film: adaptations & interpretations, ed. by D. Alan Dean. Salem Press, 2018. 404p bibl indexes ISBN 9781682179079, $185.00; ISBN 9781682179550 ebook, $185.00; 56-3812

Palmer, Allison Lee. Leonardo da Vinci: a reference guide to his life and works. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 180p bibl index ISBN 9781538119778, $50.00; ISBN 9781538119785 ebook, $47.50; 56-3813

The Routledge handbook of the governance of migration and diversity in cities, ed. by Tiziana Caponio, Peter Scholten, and Ri-card Zapata-Barrero. Routledge, 2019. 379p bibl index ISBN 9780815363705, $220.00; ISBN 9781351108478 ebook, $54.95; 56-3821

A State-by-state history of race and racism in the United States, ed. by Patricia Reid-Merritt. ABC-CLIO, 2019. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781440856006, $198.00; ISBN 9781440856013 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3828

Wiley StatsRef. Wiley. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 56-3831

Women’s Suffrage Collection. Accessible Archives, Inc.. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 56-3832


African American cinema through black lives consciousness, ed. by Mark A. Reid. Wayne State, 2019. 310p bibl index ISBN 9780814345498, $84.99; ISBN 9780814345481 pbk, $29.99; ISBN 9780814345504 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3883

De Salvo, Donna M. Andy Warhol: from A to B and back again, by Donna De Salvo with essays by Jessica Beck et al. Whitney Museum of American Art, 2018. (Dist. by Yale) 400p index ISBN 9780300236989, $70.00; ISBN 9780547543437 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3838

Experiencing architecture in the nineteenth century: buildings and society in the modern age, ed. by Edward Gillin and H. Horatio Joyce. Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019. 250p index ISBN 9781350045941, $114.00; ISBN 9781350045958 ebook, con-tact publisher for price; 56-3850

Frankenstein and its classics: the modern Prometheus from antiquity to science fiction, ed. by Jesse Weiner, Benjamin Eldon Ste-vens, and Brett M. Rogers. Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. 273p bibl index ISBN 9781350054882, $88.00; ISBN 9781350054875 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781350054905 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3855

Hines, Thomas S. Architecture and design at the Museum of Modern Art: the Arthur Drexler years, 1951–1986. Getty Research Institute, 2019. 196p index ISBN 9781606065815, $50.00; 56-3851

Huxley, Aldous. Psychedelic prophets: the letters of Aldous Huxley and Humphry Osmond, by Aldous Huxley and Humphry Osmond; ed. by Cynthia Carson Bisbee et al. McGill-Queen’s, 2018. 644p bibl index (McGill-Queen’s/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society, 48) ISBN 9780773555068, $75.00; ISBN 9780773556027 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3863

Idris, Murad. War for peace: genealogies of a violent ideal in Western and Islamic thought. Oxford, 2019. 329p index ISBN 9780190658014, $49.95; ISBN 9780190658021 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3913

Kazi, Nazia. Islamophobia, race, and global politics. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 154p bibl index ISBN 9781538110096, $32.00; ISBN 9781538110102 ebook, $30.00; 56-3933

McCormick, Melissa. The tale of Genji: a visual companion. Princeton, 2018. 253p bibl index ISBN 9780691172682, $45.00; ISBN 9780691188751 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3847

Nathaniel Hawthorne in context, ed. by Monika Elbert. Cambridge, 2018. 449p bibl index ISBN 9781107109339, $99.99; ISBN 9781108667883 ebook, $80.00; 56-3866

O’Connor, Flannery. The letters of Flannery O’Connor and Caroline Gordon, by Flannery O’Connor and Caroline Gordon; ed. by Christine Flanagan. Georgia, 2018. 254p index ISBN 9780820354088, $32.95; ISBN 9780820354071 ebook, $32.95; 56-3867

Pettit, Philip. The birth of ethics: reconstructing the role and nature of morality, ed. by Kinch Hoekstra; commentary by Michael Tomasello. Oxford, 2018. 387p bibl indexes ISBN 9780190904913, $34.95; ISBN 9780190904937 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 56-3922

Pressman, Matthew. On press: the liberal values that shaped the news. Harvard, 2018. 321p index ISBN 9780674976658, $29.95; ISBN 9780674916159 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3854

Prince, Stephen. Digital cinema. Rutgers, 2019. 184p bibl index ISBN 9780813596273, $65.00; ISBN 9780813596266 pbk, $17.95; ISBN 9780813596280 ebook, $17.95; 56-3888

San Juan, Eric. Akira Kurosawa: a viewer’s guide. Rowman & Littlefield, 2018. 243p bibl index ISBN 9781538110898, $36.00; ISBN 9781538110904 ebook, $34.00; 56-3890

Slobin, Mark. Motor City music: a Detroiter looks back. Oxford, 2019. 233p bibl index ISBN 9780190882082, $29.95; ISBN 9780190882099 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3896

Stewart, Jon. Hegel’s interpretation of the religions of the world: the logic of the gods. Oxford, 2018. 321p bibl index ISBN 9780198829492, $99.00; ISBN 9780192564931 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3926

Winner, Ellen. How art works: a psychological exploration. Oxford, 2019. 304p bibl index ISBN 9780190863357, $29.95; ISBN 9780190936525 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3849

Science & Technology

Anderson, J. L. Capitalist pigs: pigs, pork, and power in America. West Virginia, 2019. 285p index ISBN 9781946684721, $99.99; ISBN 9781946684738 pbk, $34.99; ISBN 9781946684745 ebook, $34.99; 56-3969

Blum, Deborah. The poison squad: one chemist’s single-minded crusade for food safety at the turn of the twentieth century. Penguin Press, 2018. 330p index ISBN 9781594205149, $38.00; ISBN 9780525560289 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3977

De Blasio, Fabio Vittorio. Mysteries of Mars. Springer, 2018. 189p bibl ISBN 9783319747835 pbk, $29.99; ISBN 9783319747842 ebook, $19.99; 56-3955

Dooley, John F. History of cryptography and cryptanalysis: codes, ciphers, and their algorithms. Springer, 2018. 303p bibl index ISBN 9783319904429, $69.99; ISBN 9783319904436 ebook, $54.99; 56-4007

Finch, Steven R. Mathematical constants: v.2. Cambridge, 2019. 769p index (Encyclopedia of mathematics and its applica-tions, 94) ISBN 9781108470599, $175.00; ISBN 9781108694377 ebook, $215.00; 56-4008

Food on the move: dining on the legendary railway journeys of the world, ed. by Sharon Hudgins. Reaktion Books, 2019. 256p bibl ISBN 9781789140071, $35.00; 56-3945

Global indigenous health: reconciling the past, engaging the present, animating the future, ed. by Robert Henry et al. Arizona, 2018. 339p bibl index ISBN 9780816538065, $60.00; ISBN 9780816538942 ebook, $60.00; 56-3991

Hu, David L. How to walk on water and climb up walls: animal movement and the robots of the future. Princeton, 2018. 228p bibl index ISBN 9780691169866, $24.95; ISBN 9780691184081 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3973

Laboratory lifestyles: the construction of scientific fictions, ed. by Sandra Kaji-O’Grady, Chris L. Smith, and Russell Hughes. MIT, 2018. 274p bibl index ISBN 9780262038928, $29.95; ISBN 9780262349741 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3946

Morris, Jonathan. Coffee: a global history. Reaktion Books, 2019. 213p bibl index ISBN 9781789140026, $19.95; ISBN 9781789140262 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3953

Pike, Dag. The history of navigation. Pen & Sword Maritime, 2018. 209p index ISBN 9781526731692, $42.95; 56-3985

Pilkington, Olga A. The language of popular science: analyzing the communication of advanced ideas to lay readers. McFar-land, 2019. 188p bibl index ISBN 9781476672533 pbk, $45.00; ISBN 9781476635606 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3947

Porter, Beth. Reduce, reuse, reimagine: sorting out the recycling system. Rowman & Littlefield, 2018. 217p bibl index ISBN 9781538105399, $34.00; ISBN 9781538105405 ebook, $32.00; 56-3948

Price, Derrick. Coal cultures: picturing mining landscapes and communities. Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019. 196p bibl index ISBN 9781350037830, $114.00; ISBN 9781350037847 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3949

Pyle, Rod. Interplanetary robots: true stories of space exploration. Prometheus Books, 2019. 367p index ISBN 9781633885028 pbk, $18.00; ISBN 9781633885035 ebook, $11.99; 56-3956

Rapoport, Yossef. Lost maps of the caliphs: drawing the world in eleventh-century Cairo, by Yossef Rapoport and Emilie Sav-age-Smith. Chicago, 2018. 349p bibl index ISBN 9780226540887, $55.00; ISBN 9780226553405 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 56-3954

Richer, Alice C. Food allergies and sensitivities: your questions answered. Greenwood, 2019. 129p bibl index ISBN 9781440856341, $39.00; ISBN 9781440856358, contact publisher for price; 56-3997

Santich, Barbara. The original Mediterranean cuisine: medieval recipes for today. Equinox, 2018. 158p bibl index ISBN 9781781796405 pbk, $39.95; ISBN 9781781796399 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3950

Sigwart, Julia. What species mean: a user’s guide to the units of biodiversity. CRC Press, 2018. 241p bibl index ISBN 9781498799379, $79.96; ISBN 9780429458972 ebook, $49.46; 56-3960

Stark, Douglas. Breaking barriers: a history of integration in professional basketball. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 259p bibl index ISBN 9781442277533, $36.00; ISBN 9781442277540 ebook, $34.00; 56-4021

Steinhardt, Paul J. The second kind of impossible: the extraordinary quest for a new form of matter. Simon & Schuster, 2019. 387p index ISBN 9781476729923, $27.00; ISBN 9781476729947 ebook, $12.99; 56-4016

Sturgeon, Walter E. Appalachian mushrooms: a field guide. Ohio University, 2018. 471p bibl indexes ISBN 9780821423257 pbk, $35.00; ISBN 9780821446393 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3967

Tankard, Judith B. Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement. Timber, 2018. 298p bibl index ISBN 9781604698206, $45.00; ISBN 9781604698947 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-3968

Technology and innovation in China: challenging the global science and technology system, by Richard P. Appelbaum et al. Polity, 2018. 242p bibl index ISBN 9780745689562, $64.95; ISBN 9780745689579 pbk, $22.95; ISBN 9780745689609 ebook, $22.95; 56-3951

Vargha, Dóra. Polio across the Iron Curtain: Hungary’s Cold War with an epidemic. Cambridge, 2018. 254p bibl index ISBN 9781108420846, $84.00; ISBN 9781108355421 ebook, open access; 56-4002

Vince, John. Imaginary mathematics for computer science. Springer, 2018. 301p index ISBN 9783319946368, $89.99; ISBN 9783319946375 ebook, $69.99; 56-4012

Wasserman, Howard M. Infield fly rule is in effect: the history and strategy of baseball’s most (in)famous rule. McFarland, 2019. 202p bibl index ISBN 9781476667157 pbk, $35.00; ISBN 9781476634289 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4022

Webster, Gary. The league that didn’t exist: a history of the All-American Football Conference, 1946–1949. McFarland, 2019. 233p bibl index ISBN 9781476665344 pbk, $39.95; ISBN 9781476634203 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4023

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Benkler, Yochai. Network propaganda: manipulation, disinformation, and radicalization in American politics, by Yochai Benkler, Robert Faris, and Hal Roberts. Oxford, 2018. 462p index ISBN 9709236248019, $99.00; ISBN 9780190923631 pbk, $27.95; ISBN 9780190923662 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4101

The Brazil reader: history, culture, politics, ed. by James N. Green, Victoria Langland, and Lilia Moritz Schwarcz. 2nd ed. Duke, 2019. 586p bibl index ISBN 9780822370925, $129.95; ISBN 9780822371076 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9780822371793 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4058

Doepke, Matthias. Love, money & parenting: how economics explains the way we raise our kids, by Matthias Doepke and Fab-rizio Zilibotti. Princeton, 2019. 367p index ISBN 9780691171517, $29.95; ISBN 9780691184210 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 56-4032

Dwan, David. Liberty, equality, and humbug: Orwell’s political ideals. Oxford, 2018. 302p bibl index ISBN 9780198738527, $34.95; ISBN 9780191058417 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4097

Fischel, Joseph J. Screw consent: a better politics of sexual justice. California, 2019. 267p bibl index ISBN 9780520295407, $85.00; ISBN 9780520295414 pbk, $34.95; ISBN 9780520968172 ebook, $34.95; 56-4125

Haynes, Christine. Our friends the enemies: the occupation of France after Napoleon. Harvard, 2018. 404p index ISBN 9780674972315, $39.95; ISBN 9780674989856 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4083

One nation under drones: legality, morality, and utility of unmanned combat systems, ed. by John E. Jackson. Naval Institute, 2018. 229p index ISBN 9781682472385, $29.95; ISBN 9781682473801 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4094

Poldrack, Russell A. The new mind readers: what neuroimaging can and cannot reveal about our thoughts. Princeton, 2018. 198p index ISBN 9780691178615, $27.95; ISBN 9780691184128 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4116

Shaver, J. Myles. Headquarters economy: managers, mobility, and migration. Oxford, 2018. 209p bibl index ISBN 9780198828914, $35.00; ISBN 9780192564085 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4024

Shaver, Lisa J. Reforming women: the rhetorical tactics of the American Female Reform Society, 1834–1854. Pittsburgh, 2018. 190p bibl index ISBN 9780822965480 pbk, $26.95; ISBN 9780822986461 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4075

Strong, John A. America’s early whalemen: Indian shore whalers on Long Island, 1650–1750. Arizona, 2018. 232p bibl index ISBN 9780816537181, $45.00; ISBN 9780816538812 ebook, $45.00; 56-4076

Strong, Roy. The story of Britain: a history of the great ages: from the Romans to the present. Pegasus Books, 2019. 590p index ISBN 9781643130132, $35.00; 56-4081

Vaught, Sabina Elena. Compulsory: education and the dispossesion of youth in a prison school. Minnesota, 2017. 381p index ISBN 9780816696192, $120.00; ISBN 9780816696215 pbk, $30.00; 56-4037

Wagner, Daniel A. Learning as development: rethinking international education in a changing world. Routledge, 2018. 324p bibl index ISBN 9781848726062, $155.00; ISBN 9781848726079 pbk, $44.95; ISBN 9780203115305 ebook, $44.95; 56-4038

Watkins, S. Craig. The digital edge: how black and Latino youth navigate digital inequality, by S. Craig Watkins with Andres Lombana-Bermudez et al. New York University, 2018. 291p bibl index ISBN 9781479849857 pbk, $26.00; ISBN 9781479888788 ebook, contact publisher for price; 56-4131

Wilson, Clyde. Inclusive directions: the role of the chief diversity officer in community college leadership, by Clyde Wilson, Michele Smith, and James Felton III. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 139p bibl index ISBN 9781475833812, $54.00; ISBN 9781475833829 pbk, $27.00; ISBN 9781475833843 ebook, $25.50; 56-4039

Wright, James D. Hunger in the land of plenty: a critical look at food insecurity, by James D. Wright, Amy Donley, and Sara Strickhouser Vega. L. Rienner, 2019. 183p bibl index ISBN 9781626377653, $65.00; ISBN 9781626377738 ebook, $65.00; 56-4132