LJ Reference | Review Alert, September 15, 2017

Below is a list of Reference titles to be reviewed in the September 15, 2017, issue of Library Journal. These lists include pertinent publisher and bibliographic information for your convenience.

Starred reviews are indicated with **.

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Modern Conflict in the Greater Middle East: A Country-by-Country Guide. ABC-CLIO. Apr. 2017. 420p. ed. by Spencer C. Tucker. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440843600. $94; ebk. ISBN 9781440843617. HIST


The Definitive Shakespeare Companion: Overviews, Documents, and Analysis. 4 vols. Greenwood. Jun. 2017. 1987p. ed. by Joseph Rosenblum. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440834448. $415; ebk. ISBN 9781440834455. REF

Performing Arts

Sullivan, Steve. Encyclopedia of Great Popular Song Recordings. 2 vols. Rowman & Littlefield. May 2017. 832p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781442254480. $200; ebk. ISBN 9781442254497. REF

Social Sciences

Hammond, Andrew. Pop Culture in North Africa and the Middle East. ABC-CLIO. (Entertainment & Society Around the World). May 2017. 319p. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440833830. $97; ebk. ISBN 9781440833847. REF


Online Around the World: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Internet, Social Media, and Mobile Apps. ABC-CLIO. May 2017. 400p. ed. by Laura M. Steckman & Marilyn J. Andrews. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610697750. $94; ebk. ISBN 9781610697767. REF


Cannon, Carl M. On This Date: Discovering America One Day at a Time. Twelve: Grand Central. Jul. 2017. 416p. photos. ISBN 9781455542307. $28; ebk. ISBN 9781455542284. REF

Dohner, Janet Vorwald. Farm Dogs: A Comprehensive Breed Guide to 93 Guardians, Herders, Terriers, and Other Canine Working Partners. Storey. Oct. 2016. 352p. photos. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781612125923. pap. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781612125930. REF

Dooley, Patricia L. Freedom of Speech: Reflections in Art and Popular Culture. Greenwood. Apr. 2017. 166p. photos. index. ISBN 9781440843396. $37. REF

Hendley, Nate. The Big Con: Great Hoaxes, Frauds, Grifts, and Swindles in American History. ABC-CLIO. Sept. 2016. 380p. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610695855. $89; ebk. ISBN 9781610695862. REF

The New Complete Dog Book. 22nd ed. Fox Chapel. Aug. 2017. 920p. photos. index. ISBN 9781621871736. $49.99. ref

The 1910s (1910–1919). Salem. (Defining Documents in American History). Nov. 2016. 241p. ed. by Michael Shally-Jensen. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781682171875. $175. REF

Rousseau, Élise. Horses of the World. Princeton Univ. (Field Guides). May 2017. 536p. illus. by Yann Le Bris. tr. from French by Teresa Lavender Fagan. photos. maps. bibliog. index. ISBN 9780691167206. $39.95. REF

Walker, Landry Q. Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Warrior. DK. May 2017. 200p. illus. index. ISBN 9781465460721. $24.99. REF


Secret Files from World Wars to Cold War: Intelligence, Strategy and Diplomacy
Taylor & Francis Group


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