LJ Reference | Review Alert, September 1, 2017

Below is a list of Reference titles to be reviewed in the September 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 REVIEWERS: LJ editors are looking for reviewers in the following subject areas: Video (Blu-ray capable; contact blfox@mediasourceinc.com); Thrillers (especially military technothrillers and psychological suspense) and Historical Fiction (contact wwilliams@mediasourceinc.com); Performing Arts (contact efrench@mediasourceinc.com); Political Science (contact amastrull@mediasourceinc.com); Technology (contact ssendaula@mediasourceinc.com); and Reference (especially social sciences, science, pop culture; contact mdar@mediasourceinc.com).

REFERENCE

History

The Ancient World: Extraordinary People in Extraordinary Societies. 4 vols. Salem. Nov. 2016. 2250p. ed. by Michael Shally-Jensen. illus. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781682171899. $685. REF

The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History. DK. Apr. 2017. 360p. illus. index. ISBN 9781465457691. $40. REF

Tucker, Spencer C. The Roots and Consequences of 20th-Century Warfare: Conflicts That Shaped the Modern World. ABC-CLIO. Sept. 2016. 545p. ISBN 9781610698016. $100. REF

Performing Arts

Senn, Bryan. The Werewolf Filmography: 300+ Movies. McFarland. Feb. 2017. 408p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780786479108. $49.95; ebk. ISBN 9781476626918. REF

EREVIEWS

The Freer | Sackler Library’s Japanese Illustrated Books from the Edo and MeijiPeriods

Smithsonian Libraries

http://library.si.edu/digital-library/collection/japanese-illustrated-books?page=1

Global Medieval Sourcebook

Stanford University

http://sourcebook.stanford.edu/

PEN America Digital Archive

Pen America; Pen International

https://archive.pen.org/

The Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US)

U.S. Geological Survey/U.S. Department of the Interior

https://gapanalysis.usgs.gov/padus/

U.S. Press Freedom Tracker

Freedom of the Press Foundation; Committee To Protect Journalists

https://pressfreedomtracker.us/

YouTube

www.youtube.com/

 

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