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February 15, 2016 BOOKLIST
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African Americans The Biographical Encyclopedia of the Negro Baseball Leagues. 2nd ed. By James A. Riley. Nov. 2013. 1,200p. Omnigraphics, $87 (9780780813434).The Handy African American History Answer Book. By Jessie Carney Smith. Dec. 2013. 400p. Visible Ink, paper, $21.95 (9781578594528).AnimalsElegance of the Cat: An Illustrated History. By Tamsin Pickeral and Astrid Harrisson. Oct. 2013. 288p. Barron’s, $35 (9780764166150).AtlasesAtlas of the World. 20th ed. Oct. 2013. 448p. Oxford, $89.95 (9780199328468).Historical Atlas of the United States. By Mark C. Carnes. Sept. 2013. 240p. Taylor & Francis, paper, $44.95 (9780415941112).National Geographic Global Atlas: A Comprehensive Picture of the World Today with More Than 300 New Maps, Infographics, and Illustrations. Oct. 2013. 336p. National Geographic, $50 (9781426212017).New Concise World Atlas. 4th ed. Oct. 2013. 224p. Oxford, $39.95 (9780199829811).BusinessBusiness Statistics of the United States, 2013: Patterns of Economic Change. 18th ed. Ed. by Cornelia J. Strawser. Dec. 2013. 675p. Bernan, $165 (9781598886351).Employment, Hours, and Earnings, 2013: States and Areas. 8th ed. Ed. by Gwenavere W. Dunn. Nov. 2013. 615p. Bernan, paper, $105 (9781598886375)The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Business, Labor, and Economic History. 2v. Ed. by Melvyn Dubofsky. Aug. 2013. 1,138p. Oxford, $395 (9780199738816).Plunkett’s Insurance Industry Almanac, 2014: Insurance Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies. Ed. by Jack W. Plunkett. Nov. 2013. 480p. Plunkett Research, paper, $349.99 (9781608797196).
Plunkett’s Investment & Securities Industry Almanac, 2014: Investment & Securities Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies. Ed. by Jack W. Plunkett. Jan. 2014. 500p. Plunkett Research, paper, $349.99 (9781608797240).Plunkett’s Retail Industry Almanac, 2014: Retail Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies. Ed. by Jack W. Plunkett. Jan. 2014. 670p. Plunkett Research, paper, $349.99 (9781608797226).Culture100 Entertainers Who Changed America: An Encyclopedia of Pop Culture Luminaries. 2v. Ed. by Robert C. Sickels. Aug. 2013. 850p. Greenwood, $189 (9781598848304).Culture Wars in America: An Encyclopedia of Issues, Viewpoints, and Voices. 3v. 2nd ed. Ed. by Roger Chapman and James Ciment. Sept. 2013. 1,100p. Sharpe, $349 (9780765683021).
Encyclopedia of Latino Culture: From Calaveras to Quinceañeras. 3v. Ed. by Charles M. Tatum. Nov. 2013. 1,256p. Greenwood, $294 (9781440800986).DirectoriesComplete Directory for People with Disabilities. 22nd ed. Ed. by Laura Mars. Aug. 2013. 1,000p. Grey House, paper, $165 (9781619251328).Directory of Mail Order Catalogs. 28th ed. Ed. by Laura Mars. Nov. 2013. 1,500p. Grey House, paper, $250 (9781619251359).HMO/PPO Directory. 26th ed. Ed. by Laura Mars. Oct. 2013. 700p. Grey House, paper, $325 (9781619251342).EnvironmentThe Environmental Resource Handbook. 7th ed. Ed. by Laura Mars. Aug. 2013. 1,000p. Grey House, paper, $155 (9781619251151).Film/TVAlfred Hitchcock. 4v. Ed. by Neil Badmington. Jan. 2014. 1,736p. Taylor & Francis, $1,395 (9780415645256).Directory of World Cinema: American Hollywood 2. Ed. by Lincoln Geraghty. Jan. 2014. 320p. Univ. of Chicago, paper, $25 (9781783200061).Directory of World Cinema: Argentina. Ed. by Beatriz Urraca and Gary M. Kramer. Jan. 2014. 320p. Univ. of Chicago, paper, $35 (9781783200078).Directory of World Cinema: Belgium. Ed.by Marcelline Block and Jeremi Szaniawski. Nov. 2013. 320p. Univ. of Chicago, paper, $35 (9781783200085).
Directory of World Cinema: Brazil. Ed. by Natalia Pinazza and Louis Bayman. Sept. 2013. 320p. Univ. of Chicago, paper, $35 (9781783200092).The Greatest Sitcoms of All Time. By Martin Gitlin. Nov. 2013. 352p. Scarecrow, $65 (9780810887244).Television Introductions: Narrated TV Program Openings since 1949. By Vincent Terrace. Nov. 2013. 352p. Scarecrow, $85 (9780810892491).FinanceEncyclopedia of American Recessions and Depressions. 2v. Ed. by Daniel J. Leab. Jan. 2014. 885p. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781598849455).The New Faces of American Poverty: A Reference Guide to the Great Recession. 2v. Ed. by Lindsey K. Hanson and Timothy J. Essenburg. Dec. 2013. 777p. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781610691819).Food and DrinkCoffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry. Ed. by Robert W. Thurston and others. Sept. 2013. 424p. Rowman & Littlefield, $55 (9781442214408).Food and Drink in American History: A “Full Course” Encyclopedia. 3v. By Andrew F. Smith. Oct. 2013. 1,260p. ABC-CLIO, $310 (9781610692328).The World Cookbook: The Greatest Recipes from around the Globe. 4v. By Jeanne Jacob and Michael Ashkenazi. Dec. 2013. 1,282p. Greenwood, $278 (9781610694681).General ReferenceThe Europa World of Learning, 2014. 64th ed. Ed. by Europa Publications. Sept. 2013. 3,238p. Taylor & Francis, $1,200 (9781857436907).The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2014: The National Data Book. Dec. 2013. 1,040p. Bernan, $179 (9781598886399).
GeographyThe Atlas of California: Mapping the Challenge of a New Era. By Richard A. Walker and Suresh K. Lodha. Oct. 2013. 128p. Univ. of California, paper, $24.95 (9780520272026). Comparative Guide to American Suburbs. 7th ed. Ed. by David Garoogian. Oct. 2013. Grey House, paper, $150 (9781619251175).County and City Extra, 2013: Annual Metro, City, and County Data Book. 21st ed. Ed. by Deirdre A. Gaquin and Mary Meghan Ryan. Dec. 2013. 1,465p. Bernan, $155 (9781598886337).State Profiles, 2013: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State. 5th ed. Ed. by Mary Meghan Ryan. Nov. 2013. 460p. Bernan, $165 (9781598886405).Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas. By Rebecca Solnit and Rebecca Snedeker. Oct. 2013. 166p. Univ. of California, $49.95 (9780520274037).
The USA and Canada, 2014. 16th ed. Ed. by Europa Publications. Dec. 2013. 664p. Taylor & Francis, $965 (9781857437027).Government and PoliticsThe Almanac of American Politics, 2014. By Michael Barone and others. Sept. 2013. 1,904p. Univ. of Chicago, $115 (9780226105307).Encyclopedia of Modern Political Thought. 2v. Ed. by Gregory Claeys. Oct. 2013. 968p. SAGE, $325 (9780872899100).
Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics. 3v. Ed. by Kerric Harvey. Jan. 2014. 1,024p. SAGE, $325 (9781452244716).Inside the White House: Stories from the World’s Most Famous Residence. By Noel Grove and others. Nov. 2013. 352p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426211775).
Politics and the Internet. 4v. Ed. by William H. Dutton. Nov. 2013. 1,748p. Taylor & Francis, $1,000 (9780415561501).The Supreme Court: Controversies, Cases, and Characters from John Jay to John Roberts. 4v. Ed. by Paul Finkelman. Dec. 2013. 1,486p. ABC-CLIO, $415 (9781610693943).United States Gubernatorial Elections, 1932–1952: The Official Results by State and County. By Michael J. Dubin. Oct. 2013. McFarland, paper, $125 (9780786470341).Health and MedicineCardiovascular Disorders Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information about Heart and Blood Vessel Diseases and Disorders. 5th ed. Ed. by Sandra J. Judd. Jan. 2014. 600p. Omnigraphics, $95 (9780780813090).
Drug Abuse Sourcebook: Basic Consumer Health Information about the Abuse of Illicit Substances and the Misuse of Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications. 4th ed. Ed by Laura Larsen. Dec. 2013. 600p. Omnigraphics, $95 (9780780813076).Encyclopedia of School Health. Ed. by Amy C. Cory and David C. Wiley. Oct. 2013. 736p. SAGE, $125 (9781412996006).Sexually Transmitted Disease: An Encyclopedia of Diseases, Prevention, Treatment, and Issues. 2v. Ed. by Jill Grimes and others. Nov. 2013. 771p. Greenwood, $189 (9781440801341).Women’s Health Concerns Sourcebook. 4th ed. Ed. by Laura Larsen. Aug. 2013. 600p. Omnigraphics, $95 (9780780813038).
HistoryAmerican Civil War: The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection. 6v. Ed. by Spencer C. Tucker. Sept. 2013. 3,189p. ABC-CLIO, $625 (9781851096770).American Immigration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Culture Change. 4v. 2nd ed. Ed. by James Ciments & John Radzilowski. Oct. 2013. 1,200p. Sharpe, $399 (9780765682123).
Defining Documents in American History: The Civil War and Reconstruction (1860–1896). 2v. Ed. by Salem Press. Sept. 2013. Salem, $295 (9781429837460).Defining Documents in American History: Manifest Destiny & the New Nation (1803–1860). 2v. Ed. by Salem Press. Sept. 2013. Salem, $295 (9781429837422).
The Encyclopedia of the Roman Army. 3v. Ed. by Yann Le Bohec. Jan. 2014.1,176p. Wiley, $495 (9781405176194).
Historical Dictionary of the Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movements. By JoAnna Myers. Sept. 2013. 528p. Scarecrow, $120 (9780810872264).The Holocaust in Hungary: Evolution of a Genocide.By Zoltán Vági and others. Sept. 2013. 504p. Rowman & Littlefield, $55 (9780759121980).Industrialization in the Modern World: From the Industrial Revolution to the Internet. 2v. By John Hinshaw and Peter N. Stearns. Nov. 2013. 817p. ABC-CLIO, $173 (9781610690874).Japanese American Internment during World War II. By Peggy Daniels Becker. Dec. 2013. 240p. Omnigraphics, $55 (9780780813335).The Third Reich Sourcebook. By Anson Rabinbach and Sander L. Gilman. Aug. 2013. 800p. Univ. of California, $150 (9780520208674).
The U.S.-Mexican War: A Complete Chronology. By Bud Hannings. Nov. 2013. McFarland, paper, $55 (9780786476480).World Clothing and Fashion: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Social Influence. 2v. By Mary Ellen Snodgrass. Nov. 2013. 800p. Sharpe, $249 (9780765683007).LanguageThe Word Rhythm Dictionary: A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets and Lyricists. By Timothy Polashek. Oct. 2013. 320p. Scarecrow, $60 (9780810884168).The World’s Major Languages. 2nd ed. Ed. by Bernard Comrie. Sept. 2013. 912p. Taylor & Francis, $230 (9780415353397).LiteratureAll Things Dickinson: An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinson’s World. 2v. Ed. by Wendy Martin. Dec. 2013. 968p. Greenwood, $189 (9781440803314).
The Encyclopedia of Greek Tragedy. 3v. Ed. by Hanna M. Roisman. Sept. 2013. 1,808p. Wiley, $495 (9781444335927).J. R. R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment. Ed. by Michael D. C. Drout. Sept. 2013. 808p. Taylor & Francis, $228 (9780415969420).
The Virgil Encyclopedia. 3v. Ed. by Richard F. Thomas and Jan M. Ziolkowski. Oct. 2013. 1,632p. Wiley, $495 (9781405154987).MilitaryEncyclopedia of Military Science. 4v. Ed. by G. Kurt Piehler. Sept. 2013. 1,903p. SAGE, $595 (9781412969338).MusicThe Beatles: The BBC Archives; 1962–1970. Ed. by Kevin Howlett. Nov. 2013. 336p. Harper, $60 (9780062288530).Country Music: A Biographical Dictionary. By Richard Carlin. Sept. 2013. 450p. Taylor & Francis, paper, $44.95 (9780415866859).Grove Dictionary of American Music. 8v. 2nd ed. Ed. by Charles Hiroshi Garrett. Oct. 2013. 5,472p. Oxford, $1,595 (9780195314281).Music in American Life: An Encyclopedia of the Songs, Styles, Stars, and Stories That Shaped Our Culture. 4v. Ed. by Jacqueline Edmondson. Sept. 2013. 1,684p. Greenwood, $415 (9780313393471).MythologyCritical Survey of Mythology & Folklore: Heroes & Heroines. Ed. by Salem Press. Sept. 2013. 516p. Salem, $195 (9781619251816).Critical Survey of Mythology & Folklore: World Mythology. Ed. by Salem Press. Dec. 2013. 326p. Salem, $195 (9781619251823).Encyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology. By Theresa Bane. Sept. 2013. McFarland, paper, $75 (9780786471119).
National Geographic Illustrated Guide to Nature: From Your Back Door to the Great Outdoors. Oct. 2013. 448p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426211744).North American Amphibians: Distribution and Diversity.By David M. Green and others. Nov. 2013. 301p. Univ. of California, $75 (9780520266728).The Plant Family Handbook. By James Byng. Oct. 2013. 368p. Univ. of Chicago, paper, $32 (9781842464946).
Practical Botany for Gardeners: Over 3,000 Botanical Terms Explained and Explored. By Geoff Hodge. Sept. 2013. 224p. Univ. of Chicago, $25 (9780226093932).PsychologyAPA Dictionary of Statistics and Research Methods. Ed. by Sheldon Zedeck. Sept. 2013. 435p. American Psychological Association, $39.95 (9781433815331).APA Handbook of Sexuality and Psychology. 2v. Ed. by Deborah L. Tolman and Lisa M. Diamond. Oct. 2013. 1,400p. American Psychological Association, $395 (9781433813696).The Encyclopedia of CrossCultural Psychology. 3v. Ed. by Kenneth D. Keith. Sept. 2013. 1,528 p. Wiley, $495. (9780470671269).
Encyclopedia of Human Memory. 3v. Ed. by Annette Kujawski Taylor. Oct. 2013. 1,094p. Greenwood, $294 (9781440800252).ReligionsFaiths across Time: 5,000 Years of Religious History. 4v. By J. Gordon Melton. Dec. 2013. 1,694p. ABC-CLIO, $415 (9781610690256).A History of Jewish-Muslim Relations: From the Origins to the Present Day.Ed. by Abdelwahab Meddeb and Benjamin Stora. Oct. 2013. 1,200p. Princeton, $75 (9780691151274).The IVP Concise Atlas of Bible History. By Paul Lawrence and Richard Johnson. Sept. 2013. 192p. InterVarsity, paper, $20 (9780830829286).
National Geographic Who’s Who in the Bible: Unforgettable People and Timeless Stories from Genesis to Revelation. By Jean-Pierre Isbouts. Nov. 2013. 384p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426211591).The Oxford Encyclopedia of Biblical Interpretation. 2v. Ed. by Steven McKenzie. Oct. 2013. 1,232p. Oxford, $395 (9780199832262).The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women. 2v. Ed. by Natana J. Delong-Bas. Sept. 2013. 1,232p. Oxford, $395 (9780199764464).The Princeton Dictionary of Buddhism. By Robert E. Buswell Jr. and Donald S. Lopez Jr. Nov. 2013. 1,384p. Princeton, $65 (9780691157863).Science and TechnologyThe Handy Chemistry Answer Book. By Ian C. Stewart and Justin P. Lomont. Sept. 2013. 400p. Visible Ink, paper, $21.95 (9781578593743).National Geographic Science of Everything: How Things Work in Our World. Oct. 2013. 400p. National Geographic, $40 (9781426211683).The Princeton Guide to Evolution. Ed. by Jonathan B. Losos and others. Dec. 2013. 928p. Princeton, $99 (9780691149776).Zookeeping: An Introduction to the Science and Technology. By Mark D. Irwin and others. Oct. 2013. 816p. Univ. of Chicago, $95 (9780226925318).Social SciencesAsian Americans: An Encyclopedia of Social, Cultural, Economic, and Political History. 3v. Ed. by Xiojian Zhao and Edward J. W. Park. Nov. 2013. 1,440p. Greenwood, $310 (9781598842395).Consumer Survival: An Encyclopedia of Consumer Rights, Safety, and Protection. 2v. Ed. by Wendy Reiboldt and Melanie Horn Mallers. Oct. 2013. 841p. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781598849363).
The Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. 5v. Ed. by Jay S. Albanese. Jan.2014.2,000p. Wiley, $495. (9780470670286).Encyclopedia of Humor Studies. Ed. by Salvatore Attardo. Jan. 2014. 976p. SAGE, $375 (9781412999090).Race and Racism in the United States: An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic. 4v. Ed. by Charles Gallagher and Cameron D. Lippard. Dec. 2013. 1,875p. Greenwood, $415 (9781440803451).Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology: An Encyclopedia. 2v. Ed. by R. Jon McGee and Richard L. Warms. Oct. 2013. 984p. SAGE, $350 (9781412999632).SportsEncyclopedia of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 2v. Ed. by Gershon Tenenbaum and Robert C. Eklund. Jan 2014. 920p. SAGE, $375 (9781452203836).Historical Dictionary of Boxing. By John Grasso. Oct. 2013. 608p. Scarecrow, $125 (9780810868007).
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