The Top 75 Community College Titles: November 2017 Edition

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

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Aaron Copland Collection, from the Library of Congress. 55-0880

The Confederate homefront: a history in documents, [ed.] by Wallace Hettle. Louisiana State, 2017. 214p index ISBN 9780807167557, contact publisher for price; ISBN 9780807165720 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9780807165737 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price. 55-0895

Dauvergne, Peter. Historical dictionary of environmentalism. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 317p bibl ISBN 9781442269606, $100.00; ISBN 9781442269613 ebook, $95.00. 55-0896

Economics: the definitive encyclopedia from theory to practice: v.1: Foundations of economics; v.2: Macroeconomics; v.3: Mi-croeconomics; v.4: Global economics, ed. by David Anthony Dieterle. Greenwood, 2017. 4v bibl index ISBN 9780313397073, $399.00. 55-0897

Fieldhouse, Paul. Food, feasts, and faith: an encyclopedia of food culture in world religions. ABC-CLIO, 2017. 2v bibl index ISBN 9781610694117, $189.00; ISBN 9781610694124 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-0882

Lacovara, Peter. The world of ancient Egypt: a daily life encyclopedia. Greenwood, 2017. 2v index bibl ISBN 9781610692298, $198.00; ISBN 9781610692304 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-0900

Milestone documents of world religions: exploring traditions of faith through primary sources, ed. by David M. Fahey and Aa-ron J. Gulyas. 2nd ed. Schlager Group/Grey House, 2016. 3v bibl index ISBN 9781682171714, $325.00; ISBN 9781682171721 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-0884

NIEonline Serving Newspapers in Education: Classroom Resources. 55-0902

Pawuk, Michael. Graphic novels: a guide to comic books, manga, and more, by Michael Pawuk and David S. Serchay. 2nd ed. Libraries Unlimited, 2017. 719p indexes ISBN 9781598847000, $65.00; ISBN 9781440851360 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-0877

Roots, James. 100 essential silent film comedies. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 286p bibl index ISBN 9781442278240, $48.00; ISBN 9781442278257 ebook, $45.00. 55-0886

Rousseau, Élise. Horses of the world, tr. by Teresa Lavender Fagan; illustrated by Yann Le Bris. Princeton, 2017. 536p bibl index ISBN 9780691167206, $39.95. 55-0892

Shoup, John A. The Nile: an encyclopedia of geography, history, and culture. ABC-CLIO, 2017. 420p bibl index ISBN 9781440840401, $89.00; ISBN 9781440840418 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-0905

The Use and abuse of police power in America: historical milestones and current controversies, ed. by Gina Robertiello. ABC-CLIO, 2017. 370p bibl index ISBN 9781440843723, $89.00; ISBN 9781440843730 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-0906

Visualising Data Blog, from Andy Kirk. 55-0879


Coffin, Sarah. The Jazz Age: American style in the 1920s, by Sarah Coffin and Stephen Harrison; with contributions by Emily Marshall Orr. Cleveland Museum of Art, 2017. (Dist. by Yale) 379p bibl ISBN 9780300224054, $60.00; ISBN 9781935294566 pbk, contact publisher for price. 55-0914

Dearborn, Mary V. Ernest Hemingway: a biography. Knopf, 2017. 738p bibl index ISBN 9780307594679, $35.00; ISBN 9781101947982 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-0956

Design: the whole story, general ed. Elizabeth Wilhide. Prestel, 2016. 576p index ISBN 9783791381893, $34.95. 55-0917

Dinerstein, Joel. The origins of cool in postwar America. Chicago, 2017. 541p index ISBN 9780226152653, $40.00; ISBN 9780226453439 ebook, $24.00. 55-0908

FitzGerald, Frances. The Evangelicals: the struggle to shape America. Simon & Schuster, 2017. 740p bibl index ISBN 9781439131336, $35.00; ISBN 9781439143155 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1000

Freeman, Philip. Celtic mythology: tales of gods, goddesses, and heroes. Oxford, 2017. 272p bibl index ISBN 9780190460471, $24.95; ISBN 9780190460488 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1001

Halbertal, Moshe. The beginning of politics: power in the biblical Book of Samuel, by Moshe Halbertal and Stephen Holmes. Princeton, 2017. 211p index ISBN 9780691174624, $27.95; ISBN 9781400884896 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1002

Henry Moore: a European impulse, ed. by Hermann Arnhold; tr. by Bram Opstelten. Hirmer, 2017. 258p bibl ISBN 9783777426822, $49.95. 55-0928

Junker, Patricia A. Andrew Wyeth: in retrospect, by Patricia A. Junker and Audrey Lewis; with Henry Adams et al. Seattle Art Museum/Yale, 2017. 239p bibl ISBN 9780300223958, $55.00. 55-0930

Kerber, Peter Björn. Eyewitness views: making history in eighteenth-century Europe. J. Paul Getty Museum, 2017. 242p bibl index ISBN 9781606065259, $45.00. 55-0931

The People’s book: the Reformation and the Bible, ed. by Jennifer Powell McNutt and David Lauber. IVP Academic, 2017. 244p indexes ISBN 9780830851638 pbk, $25.00; ISBN 9780830891771 ebook, $24.99. 55-1005

Refashioning and redress: conserving and displaying dress, ed. by Mary M. Brooks and Dinah D. Eastop. Getty Publications, 2017. 256p index ISBN 9781606065112 pbk, $65.00. 55-0923

Schultz, Bart. The happiness philosophers: the lives and works of the great utilitarians. Princeton, 2017. 437p index ISBN 9780691154770, $39.95; ISBN 9781400884957 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-0990

Twain, Mark. The letters of Mark Twain and Joseph Hopkins Twichell, by Mark Twain and Joseph Hopkins Twichell; ed. by Har-old K. Bush, Steve Courtney, and Peter Messent. Georgia, 2017. 447p index ISBN 9780820350752, $44.95; ISBN 9780820350745 ebook, $44.95. 55-0963

Understanding James, understanding modernism, ed. by David Howell Evans. Bloomsbury, 2017. 315p index ISBN 9781501302749, $120.00. 55-0992

Science & Technology

Bibi, Faysal. A thousand and one fossils: discoveries in the desert at Al Gharbia, United Arab Emirates, by Faysal Bibi, Andrew Hill, and Mark Beech. Yale, 2016. 105p bibl ISBN 9781933789071, $49.95. 55-1049

Bildstein, Keith L. Raptors: the curious nature of diurnal birds of prey. Cornell, 2017. 324p bibl index ISBN 9781501705793, $35.00; ISBN 9781501707865 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1043

Brannen, Peter. The ends of the world: volcanic apocalypses, lethal oceans, and our quest to understand Earth’s past mass extinc-tions. Ecco, 2017. 322p bibl index ISBN 9780062364807, $27.99; ISBN 9780062364821 ebook, $14.99. 55-1051

De Guise, Preston. Data protection: ensuring data availability. CRC Press, 2017. 400p index ISBN 9781482244151, $47.96; ISBN 9781351689519 ebook, $41.97. 55-1067

Ervin, Andrew. Bit by bit: how video games transformed our world. Basic Books, 2017. 290p index ISBN 9780465039708, $27.00. 55-1068

Favretti, Rudy J. Landscapes and gardens for historic buildings: a handbook for reproducing and creating authentic landscapes, by Rudy J. Favretti and Joy P. Favretti. 3rd ed. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 171p ISBN 9781442260764, $95.00; ISBN 9781442260771 pbk, $49.00; ISBN 9781442260788 ebook, $46.00. 55-1040

Glassberg, Jeffrey. A swift guide to butterflies of North America. Princeton, 2017. 420p bibl indexes ISBN 9780691176505 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781400887774 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1044

Hill, Pamela. Environmental protection: what everyone needs to know. Oxford, 2017. 235p bibl index ISBN 9780190223069, $74.00; ISBN 9780190223076 pbk, $16.95; ISBN 9780190223083 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1052

Kampourakis, Kostas. Making sense of genes. Cambridge, 2017. 307p bibl index ISBN 9781107128132, $84.99; ISBN 9781107567498 pbk, $32.99; ISBN 9781108216074 ebook, $26.00. 55-1034

Karlin, Anna R. Game theory, alive, by Anna R. Karlin and Y. Peres. American Mathematical Society, 2017. 372p bibl index ISBN 9781470419820, $75.00; ISBN 9781470436674 ebook, $75.00. 55-1072

Kazanjian, Powel H. Frederick Novy and the development of bacteriology in medicine. Rutgers, 2017. 233p index ISBN 9780813585093, $44.95; ISBN 9780813585109 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1035

Kidder, Jeffrey L. Parkour and the city: risk, masculinity, and meaning in a postmodern sport. Rutgers, 2017. 197p bibl index ISBN 9780813571966, $95.00; ISBN 9780813571959 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9780813571973 ebook, $29.95. 55-1080

Linnebo, Øystein. Philosophy of mathematics. Princeton, 2017. 203p bibl index ISBN 9780691161402, $29.95; ISBN 9781400885244 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1074

McCleary, John. Exercises in (mathematical) style: stories of binomial coefficients. Mathematical Association of America, 2017. 275p index ISBN 9780883856529 pbk, $36.00; ISBN 9780883859919 ebook, $25.00. 55-1075

McEwen, Alfred S. Mars: the pristine beauty of the Red Planet, by Alfred S. McEwen, Candice Hansen-Koharcheck, and Ari Espi-noza. Arizona, 2017. 435p ISBN 9780816532568, $75.00. 55-1023

Penprase, Bryan E. The power of stars. Springer, 2017. 350p bibl index ISBN 9783319525952, $34.99; ISBN 9783319525976 ebook, $24.99. 55-1025

Plasencia, Adolfo. Is the universe a hologram?: scientists answer the most provocative questions. MIT, 2017. 404p indexes ISBN 9780262036016, $29.95; ISBN 9780262339292 ebook, $20.95. 55-1014

Reid, Carlton. Bike boom: the unexpected resurgence of cycling. Island Press, 2017. 246p bibl index ISBN 9781610918152, $60.00; ISBN 9781610918169 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9781610918176 , $29.99. 55-1084

Sherman, Irwin W. Drugs that changed the world: how therapeutic agents shaped our lives. CRC Press, 2017. 197p index ISBN 9781498796491, $55.96; ISBN 9781315366739 ebook, $48.97. 55-1063

Spence, Charles. Gastrophysics: the new science of eating. Viking, 2017. 308p bibl index ISBN 9780735223462, $27.00; ISBN 9780735223486 ebook, $13.99. 55-1015

Sundberg, Richard J. The chemical century: molecular manipulation and its impact on the 20th century. CRC Press, 2017. 744p bibl index ISBN 9781771883665, $119.96; ISBN 9781315366265 ebook, $104.97. 55-1047

Wadhwa, Vivek. The driver in the driverless car: how our technology choices will create the future, by Vivek Wadhwa with Alex Salkever. Berrett-Koehler, 2017. 217p index ISBN 9781626569713, $24.95; ISBN 9781626569720 ebook, $24.95. 55-1016

Social & Behavioral Sciences

Coulter, John A., II. Cadets on campus: history of military schools of the United States. Texas A&M, 2017. 440p bibl index (Williams-Ford Texas A & M University military history series, 155) ISBN 9781623495213, $50.00; ISBN 9781623495220 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1138

Crossley, Alison Dahl. Finding feminism: millennial activists and the unfinished gender revolution. New York University, 2017. 233p bibl index ISBN 9781479898329, $89.00; ISBN 9781479884094 pbk, $28.00; ISBN 9781479841264 ebook, con-tact publisher for price. 55-1185

Davis, Heath Fogg. Beyond trans: does gender matter? New York University, 2017. 184p bibl index ISBN 9781479855407, $25.00; ISBN 9781479875993 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1186

Dekle, George R., Jr. Prairie defender: the murder trials of Abraham Lincoln. Southern Illinois, 2017. 231p bibl index ISBN 9780809335978, $34.50; ISBN 9780809335985 ebook, $34.50. 55-1172

Detroit 1967: origins, impacts, legacies, ed. by Joel Stone. Wayne State, 2017. 328p bibl index ISBN 9780814343036, $39.99; ISBN 9780814343043 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1140

Edwards, David B. Caravan of martyrs: sacrifice and suicide bombing in Afghanistan. California, 2017. 272p bibl index ISBN 9780520294790, $29.95; ISBN 9780520967823 ebook, $29.95. 55-1135

Field, Clive D. Secularization in the long 1960s: numerating religion in Britain. Oxford, 2017. 269p bibl index ISBN 9780198799474, $90.00; ISBN 9780192520029 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1156

Goodman, Anthony. Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent: a fourteenth-century princess and her world. Boydell Press, 2017. 244p bibl index ISBN 9781783271764, $34.95; ISBN 9781782049531 ebook, $24.99. 55-1157

Greene, John Robert. I like Ike: the presidential election of 1952. University Press of Kansas, 2017. 254p bibl index ISBN 9780700624041, $45.00; ISBN 9780700624058 pbk, $24.95; ISBN 9780700624065 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1143

Hyra, Derek S. Race, class, and politics in the cappuccino city. Chicago, 2017. 223p bibl index ISBN 9780226449364, $90.00; ISBN 9780226449531 pbk, $30.00; ISBN 9780226449678 ebook, $30.00. 55-1187

Integrating the US military: race, gender, and sexual orientation since World War II, ed. by Douglas Walter Bristol and Heather Marie Stur. Johns Hopkins, 2017. 253p index ISBN 9781421422473 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781421422480 ebook, $29.95. 55-1188

Kelso, William M. Jamestown: the truth revealed. Virginia, 2017. 278p index ISBN 9780813939933, $34.95; ISBN 9780813939940 ebook, $34.95. 55-1146

Kidd, Dustin. Social media freaks: digital identity in the network society. Westview, 2017. 272p bibl index ISBN 9780813350660 pbk, $36.00; ISBN 9780813350677 ebook, $25.99. 55-1189

Kidd, Thomas S. Benjamin Franklin: the religious life of a founding father. Yale, 2017. 278p index ISBN 9780300217490, $30.00; ISBN 9780300228144 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1147

LeMay, Michael C. The American political party system: a reference handbook. ABC-CLIO, 2017. 368p bibl index ISBN 9781440854118, $60.00; ISBN 9781440854125 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1174

Love, Erik Robert. Islamophobia and racism in America. New York University, 2017. 267p bibl index ISBN 9781479804924, contact publisher for price; ISBN 9781479838073 pbk, $28.00; ISBN 9781479803347 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price. 55-1191

Newfield, Christopher. The great mistake: how we wrecked public universities and how we can fix them. Johns Hopkins, 2016. 430p index ISBN 9781421421629, $32.95; ISBN 9781421421636 ebook, $32.95. 55-1104

Ocejo, Richard E. Masters of craft: old jobs in the new urban economy. Princeton, 2017. 344p bibl index ISBN 9780691165493, $29.95; ISBN 9781400884865 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1100

Sangster, Margaret. Engaging primary children in mathematics. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. 194p bibl index ISBN 9781472580276, $114.00; ISBN 9781472580269 pbk, $29.95; ISBN 9781472580283 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1107

Stewart, Susan D. Co-sleeping: parents, children, and musical beds. Rowman & Littlefield, 2017. 174p bibl index ISBN 9781442249059, $35.00; ISBN 9781442249066 ebook, $33.00. 55-1193

Teitler, H. C. The last pagan emperor: Julian the Apostate and the war against Christianity. Oxford, 2017. 271p bibl index ISBN 9780190626501, $29.95; ISBN 9780190626525 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1118

Voices of civil rights lawyers: reflections from the Deep South, 1964–1980, ed. by Kent Spriggs. University Press of Florida, 2017. 415p index ISBN 9780813054322, $45.00; ISBN 9780813052793 ebook, contact publisher for price. 55-1151

Young, James Alan. Union power: the United Electrical Workers in Erie, Pennsylvania. Monthly Review, 2017. 264p index ISBN 9781583676189, $95.00; ISBN 9781583676172 pbk, $29.00; ISBN 9781583676202 ebook, $24.95. 55-1154

Ziegler-McPherson, Christina A. Selling America: immigration promotion and the settlement of the American continent, 1607–1914. Praeger, 2017. 229p bibl index ISBN 9781440842085, $60.00; ISBN 9781440842092 ebook, contact pub-lisher for price. 55-1155