The Top 75 Community College Titles: June 2020 Edition

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

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African American literature: an encyclopedia for students, ed. by Hans A. Ostrom and J. David Macey. Greenwood, 2020. 429p bibl index ISBN 9781440871504, $109.00; ISBN 9781440871511 ebook, con-tact publisher for price; 57-3164

American Underworld: The Flash Press. Readex. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 57-3176

Carillo, Ellen C. MLA guide to digital literacy. Modern Language Association of America, 2019. 148p bibl ISBN 9781603294393 pbk, $16.00; ISBN 9781603294409 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3165

Considine, Craig. Islam in America: exploring the issues. ABC-CLIO, 2019. 219p bibl index ISBN 9781440866302, $40.00; ISBN 9781440866319 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3178

Encyclopedia of global resources, ed by Marianne Moss Madsen. 3rd ed. Salem Press/Grey House, 2019. 4v bibl index ISBN 9781642650563, $395.00; ISBN 9781642650570 ebook, $395.00; 57-3173

The Encyclopedia of women and crime, ed. by Frances P. Bernat and Kelly Frailing. Wiley-Blackwell, 2020. 3v bibl index (The Wiley series of encyclopedias in criminology and criminal justice, 6) ISBN 9781118929797, $475.00; 57-3180

Ethnomusicology: Global Field Recordings. Adam Matthew. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 57-3168

LGBTQ Americans in the U.S. political system: an encyclopedia of activists, voters, candidates, and officeholders, ed. by Jason Pierceson. ABC-CLIO, 2020. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781440852763, $204.00; ISBN 9781440852770 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3182

Malone, Aubrey. Queer cinema in America: an encyclopedia of LGBTQ films, characters, and stories. Greenwood, 2020. 335p bibl index ISBN 9781440867156, $97.00; ISBN 9781440867163 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3169

OASIS – Openly Available Sources Integrated Search. Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 57-3172

The Rules and politics of American primaries: a state-by-state guide to Republican and Democratic primaries and caucuses, ed. by Andrew E. Busch. ABC-CLIO, 2020. 395p bibl index ISBN 9781440859038, $63.00; ISBN 9781440859045 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3186

The Sage international encyclopedia of mass media and society, ed. by Debra L. Merskin. SAGE Publish-ing, 2020. 5v bibl index ISBN 9781483375533, $945.00; ISBN 9781483375557 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 57-3188

Walters, Kerry. Harriet Tubman: a life in American history. ABC-CLIO, 2020. 227p bibl index ISBN 9781440855689, $63.00; ISBN 9781440855696 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3189


Bosch, Robert. Opt art: from mathematical optimization to visual design. Princeton, 2019. 188p bibl in-dex ISBN 9780691164069, $29.95; ISBN 9780691197036 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3192

Clements, Elicia. Virginia Woolf: music, sound, language. Toronto, 2019. 288p bibl index ISBN 9781487504267, $55.00; ISBN 9781487519780 ebook, $55.00; 57-3218

Ethics: questions & morality of human actions, ed. by George Lucas and John K. Roth. 3rd ed. Salem Press/Grey House, 2019. 4v bibl index ISBN 9781682179284, $395.00; ISBN 9781682179673 ebook, $395.00; 57-3253

Hollywood at the intersection of race and identity, ed. by Delia Malia Caparoso Konzett. Rutgers, 2020. 357p bibl index ISBN 9780813599328, $120.00; ISBN 9780813599311 pbk, $32.95; ISBN 9780813599335 ebook, $32.95; 57-3240

Kilcup, Karen L. Who killed American poetry?: from national obsession to elite possession. Michigan, 2019. 411p bibl index ISBN 9780472131556, $90.00; ISBN 9780472126019 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3227

Schalow, Frank. Historical dictionary of Heidegger’s philosophy. Rowman & Littlefield, 2020. 541p bibl ISBN 9781538124352, $125.00; ISBN 9781538124369 ebook, $118.50; 57-3262

William Blake, by Martin Myrone and Amy Concannon. Princeton, 2019. 219p bibl index ISBN 9780691198316, $55.00; 57-3206

Science & Technology

Bates, Albert. Transforming plastic: from pollution to evolution. Book Publishing Company, 2019. 119p bibl index ISBN 9781570673719, $9.95; 57-3275

Chetwynd, Josh. Baseball in Europe: a country by country history. McFarland, 2019. 377p bibl index ISBN 9781476679129 pbk, $45.00; ISBN 9781476637860 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3332

Cleal, Christopher J. Introduction to plant fossils, by Christopher J. Cleal and Barry A. Thomas. 2nd ed. Cambridge, 2019. 246p bibl index ISBN 9781108483445, $125.00; ISBN 9781108705028 pbk, $49.99; ISBN 9781108624756 ebook, $40.00; 57-3299

Climate and culture: multidisciplinary perspectives on a warming world, ed. by Giuseppe Feola, Hilary Ge-oghegan, and Alex Arnall. Cambridge, 2019. 332p bibl index ISBN 9781108422505, $140.00; ISBN 9781108527514 ebook, $112.00; 57-3277

Drouin, Jean-Marc. A philosophy of the insect, tr. by Anne Trager. Columbia, 2019. 224p bibl index ISBN 9780231175784, $85.00; ISBN 9780231175791 pbk, $28.00; ISBN 9780231540728 ebook, $27.99; 57-3302

Dry, Sarah. Waters of the world: the story of the scientists who unraveled the mysteries of our oceans, atmosphere, and ice sheets and made the planet whole. Chicago, 2019. 332p bibl index ISBN 9780226507705, $30.00; ISBN 9780226670041 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3283

Evidence-based practice in action: bridging clinical science and intervention, ed. by Sona Dimidjian. Guilford, 2019. 450p bibl indexes ISBN 9781462539765, $55.00; ISBN 9781462539796 ebook, $55.00; 57-3316

Hazardous chemicals: agents of risk and change, 1800–2000, ed. by Ernst Homburg and Elisabeth Vaupel. Berghahn Books, 2019. 407p bibl index (The environment in history: international perspectives, 17) ISBN 9781789203196, $140.00; ISBN 9781789203202 ebook, $34.95; 57-3285

Health and medicine through history: from ancient practices to 21st-century innovations, ed by Ruth Clifford Engs. Greenwood, 2019. 3v bibl index ISBN 9781440858918, $319.00; ISBN 9781440858925 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3317

Holland, Stephen. Ethics and governance of public health information. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 156p bibl index ISBN 9781786600554, $120.00; ISBN 9781786600561 pbk, $39.95; ISBN 9781786600578 ebook, $37.95; 57-3319

Imteaz, Monzur A. Urban water resources. CRC Press, 2019. 291p bibl index ISBN 9781138339897, $179.95; ISBN 9780429804144 ebook, $57.95; 57-3308

Lab lit: exploring literary and cultural representations of science, ed. by Olga A. Pilkington and Ace G. Pilkington. Lexington Books, 2019. 265p bibl index ISBN 9781498565981, $95.00; ISBN 9781498565998 ebook, $90.00; 57-3279

Light from the void: twenty years of discovery with NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, by Kimberly Arcand et al. Smithsonian Books, 2019. 204p index ISBN 9781588346698, $30.99; ISBN 9781588346780 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3292

Migrant health: a primary care prespective, ed. by Bernadette N. Kumar and Esperanza Diaz. CRC Press, 2019. 305p bibl index ISBN 9781138498051, $119.96; ISBN 9781138498044 pbk, $31.96; ISBN 9781351017183 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3322

Peterson, Martin. Ethics for engineers. Oxford, 2020. ISBN 9780190609191 pbk, $49.95; ISBN 9780190609207 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3312

Retallack, Greg J. Soils of the past: an introduction to paleopedology. Wiley-Blackwell, 2019. 534p bibl index ISBN 9781119530404 pbk, $99.99; ISBN 9781119530459 ebook, $79.99; 57-3305

Richie, Cristina. Principles of green bioethics: sustainability in health care. Michigan State, 2019. 224p bibl index ISBN 9781611863239 pbk, $49.95; ISBN 9781628953688 ebook, $39.95; 57-3296

The Whipple Museum of the History of Science: objects and investigations, to celebrate the 75th anniversary of R. S. Whipple’s gift to the University of Cambridge, ed. by Joshua Nall, Liba Taub, and Frances Willmoth. Cambridge, 2019. 334p index ISBN 9781108498272, $120.00; ISBN 9781108636759 ebook, $96.00; 57-3289

Wilson, John W. Conservation biology in sub-Saharan Africa, by John W. Wilson and Richard B. Primack. Open Book Publishers, 2019. 660p bibl index ISBN 9781783747511, $73.82; ISBN 9781783747504 pbk, $63.86; 57-3298

Women’s health, ed. by Michael A. Buratoich. Salem Press/Grey House, 2019. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781642650464, $275.00; ISBN 9781642650471 ebook, $275.00; 57-3325

Social & Behavorial Sciences

Abbasi, Rizwana. Nuclear deterrence in South Asia: new technologies and challenges to sustainable peace, by Rizwana Abbasi and Zafar Khan. Routledge, 2020. 227p bibl index (Routledge security in Asia series, 14) ISBN 9780367219697, $140.00; ISBN 9780429269080 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3470

Ashbee, Edward. The American Right after Reagan, by Edward Ashbee, John Dumbrell, and Alex Waddan. E. Elgar, 2019. 216p bibl index ISBN 9781788114790, $120.00; ISBN 9781788114806 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3482

Baker, Abigail. Troy on display: scepticism and wonder at Schliemann’s first exhibition. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. 263p bibl index ISBN 9781788313582, $115.00; ISBN 9781350114302 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3400

Black, Jeremy. England in the age of Shakespeare. Indiana, 2019. 407p bibl index ISBN 9780253042309, $85.00; ISBN 9780253042316 pbk, $35.00; ISBN 9780253042347 ebook, $34.99; 57-3449

Boulila, Stefanie C. Race in post-racial Europe: an intersectional analysis. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 181p bibl index ISBN 9781786605573, $120.00; ISBN 9781786605580 pbk, $39.95; ISBN 9781786605597 ebook, $37.95; 57-3504

Buddhism after Mao: negotiations, continuities, and reinventions, ed. by Ji Zhe, Gareth Fisher, and André Laliberté. Hawai’i, 2019. 355p bibl index ISBN 9780824877347, $72.00; 57-3407

The Cambridge history of the American Civil War: v.1: Military affairs; v.2: Affairs of the state; v.3:Affairs of the people, ed. by Aaron Sheehan-Dean. Cambridge, 2019. bibl index ISBN 9781107154582, $400.00; ISBN 9781107154582 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3435

Cohen, Lizabeth. Saving America’s cities: Ed Logue and the struggle to renew urban America in the suburban age. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. 547p index ISBN 9780374254087, $35.00; ISBN 9780374721602 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3338

Cole, Thomas A. CEO leadership: navigating the new era in corporate governance. Chicago, 2019. 264p index ISBN 9780226665160, $35.00; ISBN 9780226665337 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3361

Daniel, J. Furman III. The first space war: how the patterns of history and the principles of STEM will shape its form, by J. Furman Daniel III and T. K. Rogers. Lexington Books, 2019. 244p bibl index ISBN 9781498587747, $95.00; ISBN 9781498587754 ebook, $90.00; 57-3476

Davis, Julie Hirschfeld. Border wars: inside Trump’s assault on immigration, by Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Michael D. Shear. Simon & Schuster, 2019. 466p index ISBN 9781982117399, $28.00; ISBN 9781982117412 ebook, $14.99; 57-3483

Friesen, Kenneth Martens. Energy, economics, and ethics: the promise and peril of a global energy transition. Rowman & Littlefield, 2020. 197p bibl index ISBN 9781786606587, $125.00; ISBN 9781786606594 pbk, $41.95; ISBN 9781786606600 ebook, $39.50; 57-3369

The Global economy: a concise history, ed. by Franco Amatori and Andrea Colli. Routledge, 2020. 332p bibl ISBN 9780367265083, $150.00; ISBN 9780367265076 pbk, $39.95; ISBN 9780429293559 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3387

Hertz, Mary Beth. Digital and media literacy in the age of the internet: practical classroom applications. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 277p index ISBN 9781475840407, $90.00; ISBN 9781475840414 pbk, $45.00; ISBN 9781475840421 ebook, $42.50; 57-3376

Hicks, Michael. Richard III: the self-made king. Yale, 2019. 416p bibl index ISBN 9780300214291, $35.00; 57-3450

Howells, Richard. Visual culture, by Richard Howells and Joaquim Negreiros. 3rd ed. Polity, 2019. 372p bibl index ISBN 9781509518777, $84.95; ISBN 9781509518784 pbk, $28.95; ISBN 9781509518814 ebook, $23.99; 57-3377

Kassab, Hanna Samir. Terrorist recruitment and the international system. Lexington Books, 2020. 163p bibl index ISBN 9781793615145, $90.00; ISBN 9781793615152 ebook, $85.50; 57-3465

Knapp, Samuel. Suicide prevention: an ethically and scientifically informed approach. American Psycho-logical Association, 2020. 255p bibl index ISBN 9781433830808, $59.99; ISBN 9781433831409 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3498

Learning disabilities sourcebook, ed. by Angela Williams. 6th ed. Omnigraphics, 2019. 507p index ISBN 9780780817036, $85.00; ISBN 9780780817043 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3379

Machiavelli, Niccolò. Machiavelli: political, historical, and literary writings, ed. by Mark Jurdjevic and Meredith K. Ray; tr. by Meredith K. Ray. Pennsylvania, 2019. 334p bibl index ISBN 9780812224337 pbk, $34.95; ISBN 9780812296099 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3457

Maddow, Rachel. Blowout: corrupted democracy, rogue state Russia, and the richest, most destructive in-dustry on Earth. Crown, 2019. 406p index ISBN 9780525575474, $30.00; ISBN 9780525575498 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3366

McGee, R. Jon. Anthropological theory: an introductory history, by R. Jon McGee and Richard L. Warms. 7th ed. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019. 814p bibl index ISBN 9781538126196, $180.00; ISBN 9781538126202 pbk, $95.00; 57-3357

Militarization: a reader, ed. by Roberto J. González, Hugh Gusterson, and Gustaaf Houtman. Duke, 2019. 407p bibl index ISBN 9781478005469, $114.95; ISBN 9781478006237 pbk, $30.95; ISBN 9781478007135 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3358

Myers, Nathan. Pandemics and polarization: implications of partisan budgeting for responding to public health emergencies. Lexington Books, 2020. 247p bibl index ISBN 9781498568180, $95.00; ISBN 9781498568197 ebook, $90.00; 57-3461

Rohlinger, Deana A. New media and society. New York University, 2019. 252p bibl index ISBN 9781479897872, $89.00; ISBN 9781479845699 pbk, $28.00; ISBN 9781479859566 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 57-3510

Sameh, Catherine Z. Axis of hope: Iranian women’s rights activism across borders. Washington, 2019. 187p bibl index ISBN 9780295746302, $95.00; ISBN 9780295746326 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9780295746319 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3343

Secrets of creativity: what neuroscience, the arts, and our minds reveal, ed. by Suzanne Nalbantian and Paul M. Matthews. Oxford, 2019. 442p index ISBN 9780190462321, $85.00; ISBN 9780190462345 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3500

Sierakowski, Robert J. Sandinistas: a moral history. Notre Dame, 2020. 320p bibl index ISBN 9780268106898, $35.00; ISBN 9780268106911 ebook, $16.99; 57-3423

Spechler, Dina R. Putin and his neighbors: Russia’s policies toward Eurasia, by Dina R. Spechler and Martin C. Spechler. Lexington Books, 2019. 152p bibl index ISBN 9781498588713, $90.00; ISBN 9781498588720 ebook, $85.50; 57-3419

Teter, Magda. Blood libel: on the trail of an antisemitic myth. Harvard, 2020. 539p bibl index ISBN 9780674240933, $39.95; 57-3396

Thompson, C. Bradley. America’s revolutionary mind: a moral history of the American Revolution and the Declaration that defined it. Encounter Books, 2019. 447p index ISBN 9781641770668, $32.99; ISBN 9781641770675 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3492

Thomsett, Michael C. Slavery and racism in American politics, 1776–1876. McFarland, 2020. 241p bibl index ISBN 9781476670997 pbk, $39.95; ISBN 9781476636344 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3447

Tilly, Charles. Social movements, 1768–2018, by Charles Tilly, Ernesto Castañeda, and Lesley J. Wood. 4th ed. Routledge, 2020. 311p bibl index ISBN 9780367076078, $180.00; ISBN 9780367076085 pbk, $42.95; ISBN 9780429297632 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3514

Washington, George. The papers of George Washington: 1 April–21 September 1796, ed. by David R. Hoth and William M. Ferraro. Virginia, 2019. 776p index (Presidential series, v20 ) ISBN 9780813943046, $95.00; 57-3448

The Women of the 116th Congress: portraits of power, portraits by Elizabeth D. Herman and Celeste Sloman. Abrams, 2019. 207p bibl index ISBN 9781419742460, $24.99; ISBN 9781683357810 ebook, contact publisher for price; 57-3493