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Defining Documents in World History: The 20th Century (1900-1950)

CHOICE Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources - April 2019

"Taken altogether the set provides a broad overview of major developments worldwide during the 20th century. This is a solid reference to consult at the beginning of a research project and would be a valuable supplement to material presented in a survey course.” -ARBA

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Defining Documents in American History: Political Campaigns, Candidates & Debates (1787-2017)

CHOICE Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources - April 2019

"It highlights moments most representative of a period in our nation’s history, moments that may have marked a turning point. Summing Up: ⋆⋆ Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty.” -CHOICE

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Principles of Sociology: Societal Issues & Behavior

"The articles are written with a wide audience in mind, providing succinct explorations of topics that minimize jargon and maintain a balanced perspective that represents the supporting and opposing opinions on controversial issues… its focus and timeliness make it a valuable addition to reference collections.” -CHOICE, 2019

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Defining Documents in American History: Secrets, Leaks & Scandals

*School Library Journal Starred Review - March 2019

*CHOICE Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources - April 2019

"...users will find foundational information on important historical moments and topics... High school and undergraduate students starting a research project of hoping to find answers to identification questions will find this a useful set... Highly recommended." -ARBA

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Novels Into Film: Adaptations & Interpretations

"...those interested in how a narrative is crafted for film will be fascinated at the accessible, thoughtful treatment. ­VERDICT Recommended for those curious about how stories transition from the printed page to the big screen.” -CHOICE, 2019

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Masterplots, 2010-2018 Supplement

"VERDICT Not just for students in a rush, this wide-ranging reference resource will be invaluable to anyone interested in literature.” - Library Journal, 2019

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Defining Documents in American History: The Legacy of 9/11

"Shally-Jensen supplies contextualizing information for all the documents as well as biographies of the creators. The best audience for this book is lower-division undergraduates, who can use it as a source for making connections among the various events surrounding the terrorist attacks. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-division undergraduates through faculty.” -CHOICE, 2019

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Principles of Sociology: Personal Relationships & Behavior

"This informative resource engages the reader from the first entry...The prose is accessible to those who are new to sociology, and the treatment will also be a good refresher for those with some background in the discipline. The contents give readers insight into areas of importance in sociology, and the framework provides for easy understanding. This volume will help those new to the discipline understand how sociologists think and how the field regards itself." -ARBA, 2019

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Great Lives from History: The 21st Century

"This volume is highly recommended for “quick reference” and as a starting point for a research paper on the life and accomplishments of a noted individual. It is recommended to academic and public libraries and should prove invaluable to students and faculty of universities and to anybody interested in learning more about a public figure." -ARBA

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Great Athletes of the Twenty-First Century

"This edition updates the original ‘Great Athletes’ set published in 2009. Biographical articles on nearly 400 individual athletes are included in all sports around the world..." -CHOICE, 2019

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Defining Documents in World History: The 20th Century (1900-1950)

"Taken altogether the set provides a broad overview of major developments worldwide during the 20th century. This is a solid reference to consult at the beginning of a research project and would be a valuable supplement to material presented in a survey course." -ARBA, 2019

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Principles of Sociology: Group Relationships & Behavior

"This would be an especially useful resource for someone taking a sociology course for the first time or for someone who needs a refresher on key concepts. Recommended for school and academic libraries.” -ARBA, 2019

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Careers in Sports Medicine & Training

"This material is enhanced by the use of black-and-white photographs, charts and tables, fun facts, famous firsts, and conversations with real people working in a particular profession. The reader comes away with valuable information, delivered in an easy-to-read and engaging way.” -ARBA, 2019

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Critical Insights: Edith Wharton

"Taken together, these impressive essays accomplish the book’s stated objective of a “starting point” and “introduction” to the study of Edith Wharton’s work. The book invites and continues conversations on Wharton’s engagement with a host of issues.” -Edith Wharton Review, 2018 (Published by: Penn State University Press)

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Defining Documents in World History: The Middle East (141 B.C.E. - 2017)

 "An excellent resource for high-school history courses.” -Booklist, 2018

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Awards

Racial & Ethnic Relations in America

Choice Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources for March 2018

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Salem Health: Genetics & Inherited Conditions

Choice Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources for December 2018

Critical Survey of Drama, Third Edition

Choice Editors' Top 75 Community College Resources for December 2018 

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