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The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World—and Globalization Began

Readers of medieval history and anyone interested in the achievements of non-Europeans will enjoy this work. However, readers wanting to get a better understanding of globalism may be disappointed.

Alexander the Great: His Life and His Mysterious Death

This work will appeal to fans of “Great Men” biographies, initiates in classical studies, and Everitt’s numerous followers.


The Map of Knowledge: A Thousand-Year History of How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found

This will be enjoyed by readers of the history of science and medieval studies, with some crossover appeal to classicists. [See Prepub Alert, 11/12/18.]

Using Twitter To Build Communities: A Primer for Libraries, Archives, and Museums

Recommended for those interested in developing a more robust social media program geared toward community engagement.

Your Technology Outreach Adventure: Tools for Human-Centered Problem Solving

Recommended not just for those planning technology outreach but for librarians involved in any kind of programming, procedure changes, and project implementations at any size or type of library.

The Story of Greece and Rome

While the pacing might overwhelm at times, this is overall a worthy and enjoyable introduction for readers seeking a general sense of the interwoven world of ancient Greece and Rome.

Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell into Tyranny

Watts's latest offers a solid argument and serves as a fine historical companion to Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt's How Democracies Die. It will appeal to audiences interested in both popular Roman history and contemporary American affairs.—Evan M. Anderson, Kirkendall P.L., Ankeny, IA

Making Library Websites Accessible: A Practical Guide for Librarians

Useful as a starting point for library staff involved in website development and e-resources, as well as those who want to advocate for all of their patrons.

How Do We Look: The Body, the Divine, and the Question of Civilization

Recommended for fans of this popular author, the Civilizations program, and those looking for brief foray into an alternative form of art appreciation.

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