LJ Reference Reviews: June 1, 2017

Below is a list of Reference titles to be reviewed in the June 1, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

Starred reviews are indicated with **.

Publishers: Please remember to send us one finished copy of each book that is scheduled for review (i.e., all of the forthcoming titles listed below) if you initially submitted a galley or bound manuscript. Our reviewers are not paid, and we like to send a finished copy of the reviewed book as a thank you. Materials should be mailed to: Library Journal, 123 William Street, Suite 802, New York, NY 10038.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: LJ is seeking summer and fall football books for a roundup in the August 2017 issue. Please include with your submissions author, title, publisher, pub date, page count, ISBN, price, and formats available (print, ebook). Deadline is June 2.

REFERENCE

History

McNabb, James Brian. A Military History of the Modern Middle East. Praeger: ABC-CLIO. Mar. 2017. 475p. maps. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440829635. $58. REF

Psychology

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 2d ed. 4 vols. SAGE. Oct. 2016. 2008p. ed. by Steven G. Rogelberg. index. ISBN 9781483386898. $655; ebk. ISBN 9781506353203. REF

Religion

**War and Religion: An Encyclopedia of Faith and Conflict. 3 vols. ABC-CLIO. Mar. 2017. 1095p. ed. by Jeffrey M. Shaw & Timothy J. Demy. illus. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610695169. $310. REF

Social Sciences

**Social Issues in Living Color: Challenges and Solutions from the Perspective of Ethnic Minority Psychology. 3 vols. Praeger: ABC-CLIO. Feb. 2017. 1054p. ed. by Arthur W. Blume. ISBN 9781440833366. $243. REF

SHORT TAKES

The Art Book. ISBN 9781465453372. $25.
The Philosophy Book. ISBN 9781465458551. pap. $17.95.
The Psychology Book. ISBN 9781465458568. pap. $17.95.
vol: DK. (Big Ideas Simply Explained). Mar. 2017. 352p. illus. index. Ref

Doughboys on the Western Front: Memories of American Soldiers in the Great War. Praeger: ABC-CLIO. Nov. 2016. 276p. ed. by Aaron Barlow. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440843747; ebk. ISBN 9781440843754. Ref

Hausman, Carl. Present Like a Pro: The Modern Guide to Getting Your Point Across in Meetings, Speeches, and the Media. ABC-CLIO. 2017. 166p. notes. index. ISBN 9781440853289. $37; pap. ISBN 9781440853661. $22; ebk. ISBN 9781440853296. REF

Leigh, Mark. How To Talk Teen: From Asshat to Zup?, the Totes Awesome Dictionary of Teenage Slang. Robinson. Apr. 2017. 224p. illus. by Dominic Trevett. ISBN 9781472137449. $15.99. REF

Reel, Justine J. Filling Up: The Psychology of Eating. Greenwood. (Psychology of Everyday Life). Oct. 2016. 212p. bibliog. index.
ISBN 9781440840890. $38. REF

Michaux, François-André & Pierre-Joseph Redouté. The Trees of North America: Michaux and Redouté’s American Masterpiece. Abbeville. May 2017. 392p. illus. notes. index. ISBN 9780789212764. $49.95.  REF

EREVIEWS

Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda 
Adam Matthew, a SAGE company;
www.socialismonfilm.amdigital.co.uk

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