The Top 75 Community College Titles: June 2022

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

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Asian American literature: an encyclopedia for students, ed. by Keith Lawrence. ABC-CLIO, 2021. 389p bibl index ISBN 9781440872884, $97.00; ISBN 9781440872891 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2753

Christian, Mark. Booker T. Washington: a life in American history. ABC-CLIO, 2021. 274p bibl index ISBN 9781440872488, $63.00; ISBN 9781440872495 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2763

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Comics Plus. LibraryPass. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 59-2754

Newton, David E. Hate groups: a reference handbook. ABC-CLIO, 2021. 344p bibl index ISBN 9781440877742, $63.00; ISBN 9781440877759 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2765

Revolution and Protest Online. Alexander Street. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 59-2766

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature with Full Text. EBSCO. Contact publisher for pricing. URL: 59-2755

Sarkar, Ajoy K. The Fairchild Books dictionary of textiles, by Ajoy K. Sarkar, Phyllis G. Tortora, and Ingrid Johnson. 9th ed. Fairchild Books, 2021. 576p ISBN 9781501366703, $230.00; ISBN 9781609015350 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2762

Wellesley, Mary. The gilded page: the social lives of medieval manuscripts. Basic Books, 2021. 352p bibl index ISBN 9781541675087, $18.99; ISBN 9781541675094 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2752

Westfahl, Gary. Science fiction literature through history: an encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO, 2021. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781440866166, $204.00; ISBN 9781440866173 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2756


Ardoin, Paul. Not a big deal: narrating to unsettle. Nebraska, 2021. 318p bibl index ISBN 9781496221957, $65.00; ISBN 9781496227317 ebook, $65.00; 59-2786

The Cambridge companion to women in music since 1900, ed. by Laura Hamer. Cambridge, 2021. 325p bibl index ISBN 9781108455787, $99.99; ISBN 9781108455787 pbk, $29.99; ISBN 9781108637510 ebook, $24.00; 59-2839

A Cultural history of fairy tales, ed. by Anne E. Duggan. Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. 6v index ISBN 9781350095731, $610.00; 59-2788

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Equipping technical communicators for social justice work: theories, methodologies, and pedagogies, ed. by Rebecca Walton, Godwin Y. Agboka. Utah, 2021. 266p ISBN 9781646420940 pbk, $31.95; ISBN 9781646421084 ebook, $26.95; 59-2782

Girard, Dale Anthony. Actors on guard: training, rehearsal and performance techniques with the rapier and dagger for the stage and screen. Routledge, 2021. 422p bibl index ISBN 9780367859176, $160.00; ISBN 9780367859183 pbk, $49.95; ISBN 9781003015772 ebook, $49.95; 59-2830

Hyman, Aaron M. Rubens in repeat: the logic of the copy in colonial Latin America. Getty Research Institute, 2021. 320p index ISBN 9781606066867, $70.00; ISBN 9781606067253 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2778

Lloyd, Richard. Heart of the Renaissance: the stories of the art of Florence. Unicorn Press, 2021. 576p index ISBN 9781913491185, $52.95; 59-2772

Nurse, Bernard. Town: prints & drawings of Britain before 1800. Bodleian Library/Oxford, 2021. 224p bibl index ISBN 9781851245178, $55.00; 59-2773

Pearcy, Lee T. Aeneas. Michigan, 2021. 223p bibl indexes ISBN 9780472074907, $85.00; ISBN 9780472054909 pbk, $34.95; ISBN 9780472129034 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2802

Reitter, Paul. Permanent crisis: the humanities in a disenchanted age, by Paul Reitter and Chad Wellmon. Chicago, 2021. 320p index ISBN 9780226738062, $35.00; ISBN 9780226738376 ebook, $34.99; 59-2768

Tom Stoppard in context, ed. by David Kornhaber and James N. Loehlin. Cambridge, 2021. 269p bibl index ISBN 9781108420105, $110.00; ISBN 9781108352086 ebook, $88.00; 59-2818

War and American literature, ed. by Jennifer Haytock. Cambridge, 2021. 374p bibl index ISBN 9781108496803, $110.00; ISBN 9781108753166 ebook, $88.00; 59-2820

Science & Technology

Abel, Emily K. Sick and tired: an intimate history of fatigue. North Carolina, 2021. 206p bibl index ISBN 9781469661780, $95.00; ISBN 9781469663340 pbk, $19.95; ISBN 9781469661797 ebook, $14.99; 59-2908

Archibald, J. David. Charles Darwin. Reaktion Books, 2021. 240p bibl ISBN 9781789144406 pbk, $19.00; ISBN 9781789144390 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2867

Arndt, Ingo. Wild honey bees: an intimate portrait, by Ingo Arndt and Jürgen Tautz. Princeton, 2022. 192p ISBN 9780691235080, $29.95; 59-2883

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Cirino, Erica. Thicker than water: the quest for solutions to the plastic crisis. Island Press, 2021. 272p bibl index ISBN 9781642831375, $28.00; ISBN 9781642831382 ebook, $27.99; 59-2901

Encyclopedia of sex and sexuality: understanding biology, psychology, and culture, ed. by Heather L. Armstrong. Greenwood, 2021. 2v index ISBN 9781610698740, $204.00; ISBN 9781610698757 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2912

Eubanks, Georgann. Saving the wild South: the fight for wild plants on the brink of extinction. North Carolina, 2021. 272p bibl index ISBN 9781469664903 pbk, $25.00; ISBN 9781469664910 ebook, $19.99; 59-2882

Future of electric power in the United States, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. National Academies Press, 2021. 330p bibl ISBN 9780309684446 pbk, $80.00; ISBN 9780309684477 ebook, $64.99; 59-2904

The Future of the corpse: changing ecologies of death and disposition, ed. by Karla Rothstein and Christina Staudt. Praeger, 2021. 271p bibl index ISBN 9781440869051, $63.00; ISBN 9781440869068 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2892

Goitein, Lara. The ICU guide for families: understanding intensive care and how you can support your loved one. Rowman & Littlefield, 2021. 238p bibl indexes ISBN 9781538153949, $34.00; ISBN 9781538153956 ebook, $32.00; 59-2913

Hass, Kristin Ann. Being human during COVID: what the humanities can teach us about COVID-19. Michigan, 2021. 422p ISBN 9780472038787 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9780472902507 ebook, open access; 59-2917

High and rising mortality rates among working-age adults, ed. by Kathleen Mullan Harris, Malay K. Majmundar, and Tara Becker. National Academies Press, 2021. 596p bibl index ISBN 9780309684736 pbk, $130.00; ISBN 9780309684767 ebook, $104.99; 59-2918

Hird, Vicki. Rebugging the planet: the remarkable things that insects (and other invertebrates) do – and why we need to love them more. Chelsea Green, 2021. 224p bibl index ISBN 9781645020189 pbk, $27.95; ISBN 9781645020196 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2876

Johnson, James H. Sports injuries: your questions answered. Greenwood, 2021. 158p bibl index ISBN 9781440875632, $40.00; ISBN 9781440875649 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2932

King, Barbara J. Animals’ best friends: putting compassion to work for animals in captivity and in the wild. Chicago, 2021. 280p bibl index ISBN 9780226601489, $25.00; ISBN 9780226601519 ebook, $24.99; 59-2885

Mood disorders: brain imaging and therapeutic implications, ed. by Sudhakar Selvaraj, Paolo Brambilla, and Jair C. Soares. Cambridge, 2021. 294p index ISBN 9781108427128, $59.99; ISBN 9781108578271 ebook, $48.00; 59-2919

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Paruk, James D. Loon lessons: uncommon encounters with the great northern diver. Minnesota, 2021. 256p index ISBN 9781517909406, $24.95; ISBN 9781452963655 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2888

Shifferd, Kent D. The planetary emergency: environmental collapse and the promise of ecocivilization. McFarland, 2021. 332p bibl index ISBN 9781476683461 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781476641287 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2896

Sullivan, Amy C. Opioid reckoning: love, loss, and redemption in the rehab state. Minnesota, 2021. 288p bibl index ISBN 9781517908638, $25.95; ISBN 9781452962559 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2923

Vamplew, Wray. Games people played: a global history of sport. Reaktion Books, 2021. (Dist. by Chicago) 454p index ISBN 9781789144574, $27.50; ISBN 9781789144567 ebook, $27.50; 59-2935

Worden, Al. The light of Earth: reflections on a life in space, by Al Worden with Francis French. Nebraska, 2021. 184p index ISBN 9781496228659, $29.95; ISBN 9781496229632 ebook, $29.95; 59-2875

Zeldovich, Lina. The other dark matter: the science and business of turning waste into wealth and health. Chicago, 2021. 264p bibl index ISBN 9780226615578, $26.00; ISBN 9780226814223 ebook, $26.99; 59-2907

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Antisemitism on the rise: the 1930s and today, ed. by Ari Kohen and Gerald J. Steinacher. Nebraska, 2021. 268p index ISBN 9781496226044 pbk, $35.00; ISBN 9781496228468 ebook, $35.00; 59-2936

Athamneh, Waed. Defiance in exile: Syrian refugee women in Jordan, by Waed Athamneh and Muhammad Masud. Notre Dame, 2021. 134p ISBN 9780268201166, $100.00; ISBN 9780268201173 pbk, $28.00; ISBN 9780268201159 ebook, $21.99; 59-2997

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Bergeijk, Peter A. G. van. Pandemic economics. E. Elgar, 2021. 224p bibl index ISBN 9781800379961, $120.00; ISBN 9781800379978 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2960

Borchert, Scott. Republic of detours: how the New Deal paid broke writers to rediscover America. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021. 400p ISBN 9780374298456, $30.00; ISBN 9780374719050 ebook, $14.99; 59-3004

Bosworth, R. J. B. Mussolini and the eclipse of Italian Fascism: from dictatorship to Populism. Yale, 2021. 352p bibl index ISBN 9780300232721, $32.50; ISBN 9780300255829 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-3023

Crook, David. Robin Hood: legend and reality. Boydell Press, 2020. 312p bibl index ISBN 9781783275434, $99.00; ISBN 9781800100299 ebook, $24.99; 59-3018

DeSilva, Jeremy. First steps: how upright walking made us human. Harper, 2021. 352p index ISBN 9780062938497, $27.99; ISBN 9780062938510 ebook, $14.99; 59-2948

Deter-Wolf, Aaron. Mastodons to Mississippians: adventures in Nashville’s deep past, by Aaron Deter-Wolf and Tanya M. Peres. Vanderbilt, 2021. 144p bibl (Truth, lies, and histories of Nashville, 1) ISBN 9780826502155 pbk, $14.95; ISBN 9780826502162 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2949

Dress rehearsals for gun violence: confronting trauma and anxiety in America’s schools, ed. by Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs and Elizabeth A. Bloom. Rowman & Littlefield, 2021. 114p ISBN 9781475861556, $90.00; ISBN 9781475861563 pbk, $40.00; ISBN 9781475861570 ebook, $38.00; 59-2963

Elias, Christopher M. Gossip men: J. Edgar Hoover, Joe McCarthy, Roy Cohn, and the politics of insinuation. Chicago, 2021. 288p bibl index ISBN 9780226624822, $35.00; ISBN 9781496227201 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-3005

Elliott, Simon. Ancient Greeks at war: warfare in the classical world from Agamemnon to Alexander. Casemate Publishers, 2021. 304p bibl index ISBN 9781612009988, $39.95; ISBN 9781612009995 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2980

Eltringham, Nigel. The anthropology of peace and reconciliation: pax humana. Routledge, 2021. 176p bibl index ISBN 9780815349730, $160.00; ISBN 9780815349747 pbk, $44.95; ISBN 9781351164122 ebook, $44.95; 59-2950

Felton, Debbie. Monsters and monarchs: serial killers in classical myth and history. Texas, 2021. 240p bibl index ISBN 9781477323571, $90.00; ISBN 9781477323571 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781477323052 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2981

Gump, James O. Maestro: André Tchelistcheff and the rebirth of Napa Valley. Nebraska, 2021. 224p bibl index ISBN 9781496226051, $29.95; ISBN 9781496227089 ebook, $29.95; 59-3008

Hansen, Gail. Urban ecology for citizens and planners, by Gail Hansen and Joseli Macedo. University Press of Florida, 2021. 388p bibl index ISBN 9781683402527, $45,00; ISBN 9781683403043 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-3049

Hoffman, Beth. Bet the farm: the dollars and sense of growing food in America. Island Press, 2021. 272p bibl ISBN 9781642831597, $26.00; ISBN 9781642831603 ebook, $12.99; 59-2956

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Horner, Craig. The emergence of bicycling and automobility in Britain. Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. 224p bibl index ISBN 9781350054189, $102.50; ISBN 9781350214569 pbk, $35.95; ISBN 9781350054219 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-3020

Hull, Katy. The machine has a soul: American sympathy with Italian Fascism. Princeton, 2021. 232p bibl index ISBN 9780691208107, $35.00; 59-2972

Human capacity in the attention economy, ed. by Sean Lane and Paul Atchley. American Psychological Association, 2021. 223p bibl index ISBN 9781433832079 pbk, $39.99; ISBN 9781433832468 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-3036

Jaivin, Linda. The shortest history of China: from the ancient dynasties to a modern superpower—a retelling for our times. The Experiment, 2021. 288p bibl index ISBN 9781615198207 pbk, $15.95; ISBN 9781615198214 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2983

Littlejohn, Krystale E. Just get on the pill: the uneven burden of reproductive politics. California, 2021. 184p bibl index (Reproductive justice: a new vision for the twenty-first century, 24) ISBN 9780520307445, $85.00; ISBN 9780520307452 pbk, $24.95; ISBN 9780520973763 ebook, $24.95; 59-3052

Maille, Patrick. The cards: the evolution and power of tarot. University Press of Mississippi, 2021. 260p bibl index ISBN 9781496832993, $99.00; ISBN 9781496833006 pbk, $25.00; ISBN 9781496833013 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2973

Marcus, Alan I. Land of milk and money: the creation of the southern dairy industry. Louisiana State, 2021. 416p bibl index ISBN 9780807176054, $50.00; ISBN 9780807176719 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2957

Maroukis, Thomas Constantine. We are not a vanishing people: the Society of American Indians, 1911–1923. Arizona, 2021. 296p bibl index ISBN 9780816542277, $100.00; ISBN 9780816542260 pbk, $35.00; ISBN 9780816543014 ebook, $35.00; 59-3011

Menard, Scott. Adolescent exposure to violence and adult outcomes: results from the National Youth Survey Family Study, by Scott Menard and Herbert C. Covey. Lexington Books, 2021. 242p bibl ISBN 9781793650504, $110.00; ISBN 9781793650511 ebook, $45.00; 59-2940

Political thought and the origins of the American presidency, ed. by Ben Lowe. University Press of Florida, 2021. 342p index ISBN 9780813066813, $90.00; ISBN 9780813057750 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-3013

Pollak, Margaret. Diabetes in Native Chicago: an ethnography of identity, community, and care. Nebraska, 2021. 240p bibl index ISBN 9781496212061, $55.00; ISBN 9781496228482 ebook, $55.00; 59-2952

A Relentless threat: scholars respond to teens on weaponized school violence, ed. by Kjersti VanSlyke-Briggs and Elizabeth A. Bloom. Rowman & Littlefield, 2021. 138p ISBN 9781475857665, $110.00; ISBN 9781475857672 , $50.00; ISBN 9781475857689 ebook, $47.50; 59-2969

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Roces, Mina. The Filipino migration experience: global agents of change. Cornell, 2021. 264p bibl index ISBN 9781501760402, $49.95; ISBN 9781501760419 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-2941

Rose, Kenneth D. American isolationism between the World Wars: the search for a nation’s identity. Routledge, 2021. 364p bibl index ISBN 9780367742898, $160.00; ISBN 9780367742881 pbk, $44.95; ISBN 9781003156956 ebook, $44.95; 59-3014

Schoppa, R. Keith. The twentieth century: a world history. Oxford, 2021. 190p bibl index ISBN 9780190497354, $99.00; ISBN 9780190497361 pbk, $24.95; ISBN 9780190497385 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price; 59-2975

Vague, Richard. An illustrated business history of the United States. Pennsylvania, 2021. 304p index ISBN 9780812252897, $39.95; 59-2959

Wetzel, Benjamin James. Theodore Roosevelt: preaching from the bully pulpit. Oxford, 2021. 240p bibl index ISBN 9780198865803, $40.00; ISBN 9780192635310 ebook, contact publisher for price; 59-3017