"The man who does not read good books
has no advantage over the man who cannot read them."

Mark Twain

Below are links to subject headings of books selected by the editors of Choice as Outstanding Academic Books. If you would like to select a specific book to give to the University Libraries, please select one from this list and write the title on the order form. If the book you have chosen is no longer available, a similar book from the same subject will be ordered.

Notable Books: Social & Behavioral Sciences
American Foreign Relations Since 1600: a guide to the literature by ed. by Robert L. Beisner
American Presidential Campaigns and Elections by ed. by William G. Shade and Ballard C. Campbell, with Craig R. Coenen
An eponymous dictionary of economics: a guide to laws and theorems named after economists by Segura, Julio and Braun, Carlos Rodriquez
Antisemitism: a historical encyclopedia of prejudice and persecution by Levy, Richard S.
Atlas of Thailand: spatial structures and development
Berkshire encyclopedia of world history by McNeill, William H. (ed.)
Bibliography of Imperial, Colonial, and Commonwealth History Since 1600 by ed. by Andrew Porter with Austin Gee
Biographical dictionary of women's movements and feminisms: Central, Eastern, and South Eastern Europe, 19th and 20th centuries by Francisca de Haan, Krassimira Daskalova, and Anna Loutfi, ed
Black women in America by Hine, Darlene Clark
Cassell's chronology of world history: dates, events and ideas that made history by Williams, Hywel
Elections in the Americas: a data handbook: v.1: North America, Central America, and the Caribbean; v.2: South America by Dieter Nohlen, ed
Encyclopedia of American History by ed. by Gary B. Nash
Encyclopedia of applied developmental science by Fisher, Celia B. and Lerner, Richard M.
Encyclopedia of criminology by Wright, Richard A. and Miller, J. Mitchell
Encyclopedia of Exploration to 1800: a comprehensive reference guide to the history and literature of exploration, travel, and colonization from the earliest times to the year 1800. by Howgego, Raymond John
Encyclopedia of genocide and crimes against humanity by Shelton, Dinah L.
Encyclopedia of homelessness by Levinson, David
Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement by Sullivan, Larry
Encyclopedia of New York State by Eisenstadt, Peter with Moss, Laura-Eve
Encyclopedia of rape by Smith, Merril D.
Encyclopedia of social theory by Ritzer, George
Encyclopedia of the Arctic by Nuttall, Mark (editor)
Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era by John D. Buenker and Joseph Buenker, eu
Encyclopedia of the Great Plains by Wishart, David J.
Encyclopedia of the Palestinians by Philip Mattar, ed
Encyclopedia of Urban Cultures: cities and cultures around the world by ed. by Melvin Ember and Carol R. Ember
Financial lexicon: a compendium of financial definitions, acronyms, and colloquialisms by Banks, Erik
Freedom On My Mind: the Columbia documentary history of the African American experience by ed. by Manning Marable with Nishani Frazier and John McMillian
Greenwood encyclopedia of daily life: a tour through history from ancient times to the present by Salisbury, Joyce E. and Kersten, Andrew E.
Handbook of Lesbian and Gay Studies by ed. by Diane Richardson and Steven Seidman
Historical Atlas of Central Europe by Magocsi, Paul Robert
Historical dictionary of United States-China relations by Sutter, Robert
International law: a dictionary by Boczek, Boleslaw A.
National Geographic historical atlas of the United States by Fisher, Ron
Native Americans by ed. by Donald A. Grinde, Jr.
Profiles of America: v. 1: Southern region; v. 2: Western region; v. 3: Central region; v. 4: Eastern region
Public opinion and plling around the world: a historical encyclopedia by Geer, John G.
SAGE handbook of qualitative research by Denzin, Norman K. and Lincoln, Yvonna S.
Southeast Asia: a historical encyclopedia from Angkor Wat to East Timor by Gin, Ooi Keat (ed.)
The Columbia Documentary History of the Asian American Experience by ed. by Franklin Odo
The Encyclopedia of New England by Burt Feintuch and David H. Watters
The European population since 1945 by Rothenbacher, Franz
The European Population, 1850-1945 by Rothenbacher, Franz
The Longman Handbook of Modern Irish hisotry since 1800 by N.C. Fleming and Alan O'Day, ed
The Oxford encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States: v.1: Acequias-Dual nationality; v.2: East Los Angeles-Llorona, Ls; v.3: Lobato v. Taylor-Rechy, John; v.4: Religon and spirituality-Zoot suit-in-dex by Suzanne Oboler and Deena J. Gonzalez
West's encyclopedia of American law: v. 1-10: A-Z; v. 11: Milestones in the law; v. 12: Primary documents; v. 13: Dictionary and indexes by Lehman, Jeffrey and Phelps, Shirelle
Women's roles and statuses the world over by Stephanie Hepburn and Rita J. Simon
World War I: encyclopedia by Spencer C. Tucker et al, ed



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