LJ Reference Reviews: April 1, 2017

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



Women in American History: A Social, Political, and Cultural Encyclopedia and Document Collection. 4 vols. ABC-CLIO. Jan. 2017. 1828p. ed. by Peg A. Lamphier & Rosanne Welch. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610696029. $415; ebk. ISBN 9781610696036. REF

americanwest.jpg31717The World of the American West: A Daily Life Encyclopedia. 2 vols. Greenwood. Dec. 2016. 942p. ed. by Gordon Morris Bakken. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440828591. $198; ebk. ISBN 9781440828607. REF

Performing Arts

Snodgrass, Mary Ellen. The Encyclopedia of World Folk Dance. Rowman & Littlefield. Aug. 2016. 464p. notes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781442257481. $95; ebk. ISBN 9781442257498. REF


Great Events in Religion: An Encyclopedia of Pivotal Events in Religious History. 3 vols. ABC-CLIO. Nov. 2016. 1046p. ed. by Florin Curta & Andrew Holt. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610695657. $310; ebk. ISBN 9781610695664. REF 


Bascom, Lionel C. Harlem: The Crucible of Modern African American Culture. Praeger: ABC-CLIO. Dec. 2016. 208p. index. ISBN 9781440842689. $48; ebk. ISBN 9781440842696. REF

Chudler, Eric & Lise A. Johnson. Brain Bytes: Quick Answers to Quirky Questions About the Brain. Norton. Mar. 2017. 256p. illus. index. ISBN 9780393711448. $16.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393711455. REF

immigration.jpg31717Eastman, Cari Lee Skogberg. Immigration: Examining the Facts. ABC-CLIO. (Contemporary Debates). Dec. 2016. 281p. index. ISBN 9781440835346. $63; ebk. ISBN 9781440835353. REF

The Horse-Lover’s Encyclopedia: A–Z Guide to All Things Equine: Barrel Racing, Breeds, Cinch, Cowboy Curtain, Dressage, Driving, Foaling, Gaits, Grulla, Legging Up, Mustang, Piebald, Reining, Snaffle Bits, Steeple-Chasing, Tail Braiding, Trail Riding, English & Western, and So Much More. 2d ed. Storey. Mar. 2017. 432p. ed. by Jessie Haas. illus. index. ISBN 9781612126821. $39.95; pap. ISBN 9781612126784. $29.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612126791. REF

Kress, Stephen & Eilssa Wolfson. American Museum of Natural History: Pocket Birds of North America, Eastern Region. ISBN 9781465456311.
Kress, Stephen & Eilssa Wolfson. American Museum of Natural History: Pocket Birds of North America, Western Region. ISBN 9781465456304.
ea. vol: DK. Jan. 2017. 296p. illus. maps. index. pap. $14.95. REF

Meehan, William Paul, III. Concussions. Greenwood. Dec. 2016. 221p. index. ISBN 9781440838941. $40; ebk. ISBN 9781440838958. REF


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