LJ Reference | Review Alert, November 1, 2017

Below is a list of Reference titles to be reviewed in the November 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: For upcoming sports-themed roundups, LJ is seeking winter 2018 basketball and spring 2018 baseball books. Please include with your submissions: author, title, publisher, pub date, page count, ISBN, price, and formats available (print, ebook).
The deadline is November 27.

REFERENCE

Literature

Collins, Michael & others. Remarkable Books: The World’s Most Beautiful and Historic Works. DK. Sept. 2017. 256p. illus. index. ISBN 9781465463623. $30. REF

Performing Arts

Davies, Hunter with others. The Beatles Book. Ebury. Oct. 2017. 682p. illus. index. ISBN 9780091958619. $59.95; ebk. ISBN 9781473502475. REF

**Race in American Film: Voices and Visions That Shaped a Nation. 3 vols. Greenwood. Jul. 2017. 1026p. ed. by Daniel Bernardi & Michael Green. illus. index. ISBN 9780313398391. $293.99. REF

Religion

Women and Asian Religions. Praeger: ABC-CLIO. (Women & Religion in the World). Jun. 2017. 394p. ed. by Zayn R. Kassam. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780275991593. $48; ebk. ISBN 9780313082757. REF

REFERENCE SHORT TAKES

Animal: The Definitive Visual Guide. 3d ed. DK. Aug. 2017. 632p. ed. by David Burnie & Don E. Wilson. illus. maps. index. ISBN 9781465464101. $50. ref

Berge, Bjorn. Nowherelands: An Atlas of Vanished Countries 1840–1975. Thames & Hudson. Nov. 2017. 240p. illus. photos. maps. ISBN 9780500519905. $24.95. ref

Kemp, Thomas Jay. International Vital Records Handbook. 7th ed. Genealogical. May 2017. 756p. ISBN 9780806320618. pap. $84.95. REF

Rhoads, Loren. 199 Cemeteries To See Before You Die. Black Dog & Leventhal. Oct. 2017. 240p. photos. index. ISBN 9780316438438. $27.99; ebk. ISBN 9780316473798. REF

Sechrist, Robert. Planet of the Grapes: A Geography of Wine. Praeger: ABC-CLIO. Apr. 2017. 323p. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440854385. $48; ebk. ISBN 9781440854392. REF

Vigliani, Marguerite & Gale Eaton. A History of Medicine in 50 Discoveries. Tilbury House. (History in 50). Jan. 2017. 288p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780884484004. $24.95; ebk. ISBN 9780884485322. REF

Voices of Medieval England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life. Greenwood. (Voices of an Era). Sept. 2016. 263p. ed. by Linda E. Mitchell. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610697873. $78; ebk. ISBN 9781610697880. REF

EREVIEWS

Migration to New Worlds
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http://www.migration.amdigital.co.uk

 

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