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Print reference works slated for publication between August 2012 and January 2013 are listed here. Many of these titles are also available as e-books; check with the publishers for further information. School librarians and those in public libraries who support school assignments should check out “New Print Reference Sources for Students: 2012.”
Black Firsts. 3rd ed. By Jessie Carney Smith. Jan. 2013. 700p. Visible Ink, paper, $24.95 (9781578593699).
The Cambridge History of Painting in the Classical World. Ed. by J. J. Pollitt. Jan. 2013. 800p. Cambridge, $250 (9780521865913).
Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style. Ed. by Shannon Beatty. Oct. 2012. 480p. DK, $50 (9780756698355).
Astronomy and Space
Universe: The Definitive Visual Guide. By Martin Rees. Oct. 2012. 528p. DK, $50 (9780756698416).
Atlas of the World. 19th ed. Oct. 2012. 448p. Oxford, $89.95 (9780199937820).
Horror Comics in Black and White: A History and Catalog, 1964–2004. By Richard J. Arndt. Oct. 2012. McFarland, paper, $55 (9780786470259).
Spider-Man Year by Year: A Visual Chronicle. Ed. by Allie Singer. Oct. 2012. 352p. DK, $50 (9780756692360).
Encyclopedia of Video Games: The Culture, Technology, and Art of Gaming. 2v. Ed by Mark J. P. Wolf. Aug. 2012. 740p. Greenwood, $189 (9780313379369).
Sexual Violence and Abuse: An Encyclopedia of Prevention, Impacts, and Recovery. 2v. Ed. by Judy L. Postmus. Dec. 2012. 800p. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781598847550).
The Social History of Crime and Punishment in America: An Encyclopedia. 5v. Ed. by Wilbur R. Miller. Sept. 2012. 2,728p. SAGE, $620 (9781412988766).
Complete Directory for People with
2013. 21st ed. Aug. 2012. 1,000p. Grey House, paper, $165 (9781592378722).
Complete Learning Disabilities Directory, 2013. 18th ed. Sept. 2012. 900p. Grey House, paper, $150 (9781592378739).
The Grey House Performing Arts Directory, 2013. 8th ed. Sept. 2012. 1,000p. Grey House, paper, $250 (9871592378791).
Older American Information Directory, 2012. 9th ed. Aug. 2012. 1,000p. Grey House, paper, $165 (9781592378678).
America Goes Green: An Encyclopedia of Eco-Friendly Culture in the United States. 3v. Ed. by Kim Kennedy White. Nov. 2012. 1,400p. ABC-CLIO, $294 (9781598846577).
Climate Change: An Encyclopedia of Science and History. 4v. Ed. by Brian C. Black and others. Dec. 2012. 1,422p. ABC-CLIO, $399 (9781598847611).
Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. 3v. 2nd ed. Ed. by S. George Philander. Aug. 2012. 1,720p. SAGE, $375 (9781412992619).
Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook. 2v. Ed. by Deborah Rigling Gallagher. Oct. 2012. 1,048p. SAGE, $325 (9781412981507).
The Zombie Movie Encyclopedia, Volume 2: 2000–2010. By Peter Dendle. Nov. 2012. McFarland, $45 (9780786461639).
Food and Drink
Whiskey Opus. By Davin de Kergommeaux and others. Sept. 2012. 300p. DK, $40 (9780756698331).
Chase’s Calendar of Events, 2013. Oct. 2012. 752p. McGraw-Hill, paper, $78 (9780071801191).
McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. 20v. 11th ed. Oct. 2012. 16,000p. McGraw-Hill, $3200 (9780071792738).
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2013: The National Data Book. Nov. 2012. Bernan, $179 (9781598885910).
Government and Politics
Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments. Ed. by Mark Grossman. Aug. 2012. 500p. Grey House, $165 (9781592379996).
First Amendment Rights: An Encyclopedia. 2v. By Nancy S. Lind and Erik T. Rankin. Nov. 2012. 756p. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781610692120).
Historical Dictionary of the Carter Era. By Burton I. Kaufman and Diane Kaufman. Nov. 2012. 320p. Scarecrow, $85 (9780810878228).
Historical Dictionary of U.S. Presidents. By Leah A. Murray. Nov. 2012. 416p. Scarecrow, $95 (9780810878082).
Post Soviet Politics: SAGE Library of Political Science. 4v. Ed. by Stephen White and Cerwyn Moore. Oct. 2012. 1,824p. SAGE, $995 (9781446208090).
The Supreme Court Justices: Illustrated Biographies, 1789–2012. 3rd ed. By Clare Cushman. Nov. 2012. 588p. CQ, $135 (9781608718320).
Women of the Constitution: Wives of the Signers. By Janice E. McKenney. Nov. 2012. 220p. Scarecrow, $50 (9780810884984).
Health and Medicine
Salem Health: Addictions & Substance Abuse. 2v. Ed. by Robin Kamienny Montvilo. Aug. 2012. 700p. Salem, $275 (9781587659591).
The Celts: History, Life, and Culture. 2v. Ed. by John T. Koch and Antone Minard. Aug. 2012. 962p. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781598849646).
Encyclopedia of the Kennedys: The People and Events That Shaped America. 3v. Ed. by Joseph M. Siracusa. Sept. 2012. 1,120p. ABC-CLIO, $294 (9781598845396).
The Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American War: A Political, Social, and Military History. 3v. Ed. by Spencer C. Tucker. Oct. 2012. 1,056p. ABC-CLIO, $310 (9781851098538).
American Literature on Stage and Screen: 525 Works and Their Adaptations. By Thomas S. Hischak. Sept. 2012. McFarland, paper, $150 (9780786468423).
Blood on the Stage, 1975–2000: Milestone Plays of Crime, Mystery and Detection. By Amnon Kabatchnik. Oct. 2012. 608p. Scarecrow, $125 (9780810883543).
The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature. 4th ed. Ed. by Dinah Birch and Katie Hooper. Oct. 2012. 832p. Oxford, paper, $19.95 (9780199608218).
The Margaret Mitchell Encyclopedia. By Anita Price Davis. Nov. 2012. McFarland, paper, $75 (9780786468553).
Al Qaeda. 5v. Ed. by Paul Cruickshank. Oct. 2012. 2,069p. Routledge, $1,400 (9780415581745).
Almanac of American Military History. 4v. Ed. by Spencer C. Tucker. Nov. 2012. 2,086p. ABC-CLIO, $415 (9781598845303).
Military History: The Definitive Visual Guide to Objects of Warfare. Ed. by Rebecca Warren. Oct. 2012. 448p. DK, $50 (9780756698386).
The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet. By Norman Polmar. Nov. 2012. 650p. Naval Institute, $130 (9781591146872).
Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings. 2v. By Steve Sullivan. Dec. 2012. 600p. Scarecrow, $200 (9780810882959).
The Grove Dictionary of American Music. 8v. 2nd ed. Ed. by Charles Hiroshi Garrett. Jan. 2013. 5,457p. Oxford, $1,195 (9780195314281).
Historical Dictionary of Jazz. By John S. Davis. Sept. 2012. 480p. Scarecrow, $100 (9780810867574).
Operas in English: A Dictionary. Rev. ed. By Margaret Ross Griffel. Nov. 2012. 700p. Scarecrow, $100 (9780810882720).
Voices of the American Indian Experience. 3v. Ed. by James E. Seelye Jr. and Steven A. Littleton. Sept. 2012. 1,052p. Greenwood, $294 (9780313381164).
Encyclopedia of Gardening. By Christopher Brickell. Nov. 2012. 760p. DK, $60 (9780756698287).
Plato. 21v. Sept. 2012. 27,000p. Routledge, $2,270. (9780415591942).
APA Dictionary of Clinical Psychology. Ed. by Gary R. VandenBos. Aug. 2012. 660p. American Psychological Association, $39.95 (9781433812071).
Encyclopedia of Trauma: An Interdisciplinary Guide. Ed. by Charles R. Figley. Oct. 2012. 864p. SAGE, $375 (9781412978798).
Mental Health Care Issues in America: An Encyclopedia. 2v. Ed. by Michael Shally-Jensen. Dec. 2012. 740p. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781610690133).
The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions. 2v. Ed. by Patrick Taylor and Frederick I. Case. Jan. 2013. 1,280p. Univ. of Illinois, $250 (9780252037238).
Encyclopedia of Religious Controversies in the United States. 2v. 2nd ed. Ed. by Bill J. Leonard and Jill Y. Crainshaw. Dec. 2012. 915p. ABC-CLIO, $189 (9781598848670).
Essential Figures in the Bible. By Ronald L. Eisenberg. Nov. 2012. 250p. Jason Aronson, $55 (9780765709394).
Essential Figures in the Talmud. By Ronald L. Eisenberg. Nov. 2012. 250p. Jason Aronson, $55 (9780765709417).
Religion in Schools: Debating Issues in American Education. Ed. by Charles J. Russo. Oct. 2012. 480p. SAGE, $85 (9781412987752).
Science and Technology
Cities and Sustainability. 3v. Ed. by Joan Fitzgerald. Aug. 2012. 880p. Routledge, $1,000 (9780415670999).
The Encyclopedia of Energy. 4v. Ed. by Morris A. Pierce. Oct. 2012. 1,472p. Salem, $495 (9781587658495).
Citizenship. 4v. Ed. by Richard Bellamy. Jan. 2013. 1,736p. Routledge, $1,195 (9780415664868).The SAGE Reference Series on Disability: Key Issues and Future Directions. 8v. Ed. by Gary L. Albrecht. Oct. 2012. 2,432p. SAGE, $600 (9781412980159).
NFL Head Coaches: A Biographical Dictionary, 1920–2011. By John Maxymuk. Oct. 2012. McFarland, paper, $49.95 (9780786465576).
China Companion: Education in China; Educational History, Models, and Initiatives. Ed. by Zha Qiang. Dec. 2012. 300p. Berkshire, $129 (9781933782591).
China Handbook: China Sees the World; A History of Chinese Perceptions and Representations of the West (and the Rest). Ed. by Qing Cao. Dec. 2012. 325p. Berkshire, $129 (9781933782836).
Global Cities. 4v. Ed. by Peter Taylor. Nov. 2012. 1,736p. Routledge, $1,300 (9780415671705).
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