LJ Reference Reviews: July 2017

Below is a list of Reference titles to be reviewed in the July 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.

Reference

Economics

Economics: The Definitive Encyclopedia from Theory to Practice. 4 vols. Greenwood. Mar. 2017. 2168p. ed. by David A Dieterle. index. ISBN 9780313397073. $399; ebk. ISBN 9780313397080. REF

History

Tucker, Spencer C. The Roots and Consequences of Civil Wars and Revolutions: Conflicts That Changed World History. ABC-CLIO. Feb. 2017. 529p. illus. index. ISBN 9781440842931. $100. REF

Performing Arts

Womack, Kenneth. The Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four. rev. ed. Greenwood. Nov. 2016. 621p. photos. discog. index. ISBN 9781440844263. pap. $30. REF

reference short takes

Abuse and Violence Information for Teens. 2d ed. Omnigraphics. (Teen Health). Jan. 2017. 340p. ed. by Keith Jones. index. ISBN 9780780814561. $69. REF

Encyclopedia of Invasions and Conquests: From Ancient Times to the Present. 3d ed. Grey House. Dec. 2016. 650p. ed. by Paul K. Davis. photos. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781682171004. $165; ebk. ISBN 9781682171011. REF

Francis, Leslie P. & John G. Francis. Privacy: What Everyone Needs To Know. Oxford Univ. Jul. 2017. 352p. index. ISBN 9780190612252. pap. $16.95. REF

Horn, Jeff. The Industrial Revolution: History, Documents and Key Questions. ABC-CLIO. (Crossroads in World History). Sept. 2016. 187p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610698849. $63; ebk. ISBN 9781610698856. REF

**Jackson, Tom. The Elements Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Periodic Table. DK. Apr. 2017. 208p. illus. index. ISBN 9781465456601. $22.99. REF

Newton, David E. Marijuana. Jan. 2017. 370p. ISBN 9781440850516. $60; ebk. ISBN 9781440850523.

Newton, David E. Same-Sex Marriage. Sept. 2016. 336p. ISBN 9781440850493. $60; ebk. ISBN 9781440850509.
ea. vol: 2d ed. ABC-CLIO. (Contemporary World Issues). bibliog. index. REF

Palmer, Robert T. & others. The African American Student’s Guide to STEM Careers. Greenwood. Dec. 2016. 181p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610697354. $58; ebk. ISBN 9781610697361. REF

EREVIEWS: MIDDLE EASTERN POLITICS

Arab World Research Source: Al Masdar
EBSCO Publishing
www.ebscohost.com/academic/arab-world-research-source-al-masdar
Free trial available

BrillOnline Reference Works: Middle East and Islamic Studies
Brill
brill.com

Middle East and North Africa: Global Perspectives, 1958–1994
FBIS Daily Reports, 1974–1996, Part 1: Middle East, Africa, Near East and South Asia
Readex
readex.com
Free trial available

Oxford Islamic Studies Online (OISO)
Oxford Publishing
oxfordislamicstudies.com
Free trial available

E-Short Takes

Archives Unbound Series: Middle East Studies Collection
Gale Cengage Learning
gale.cengage.co.uk/subject-categories/history/archives-unbound/archives-unbound-middle-east.aspx
Free trial available

Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839–1969
Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971–1981
Adam Matthew Digital
www.amdigital.co.uk/m-products/product/confidential-print-middle-east-1839-1969/
Free trial available

Index Islamicus
ProQuest (Brill Academic Publishers, EBSCO Publishing)
www.ebscohost.com/academic/index-islamicus1
Free trial available

 

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