LJ Reference Reviews: June 1, 2016

Discover what the kids are up to in Youth Cultures in America; Readex's America's Historical Newspapers database is highly recommended for academic libraries seeking to expand their primary source coverage in history
Below is a list of Reference titles reviewed in the June 1, 2016, issue of Library Journal, organized by subject. The list includes 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.

REFERENCE

youthcultures.jpg6616RELIGION Lecouteux, Claude. Encyclopedia of Norse and Germanic Folklore, Mythology, and Magic. Inner Traditions. Jul. 2016. 352p. illus. bibliog. ISBN 9781620554807. $29.95. REF SCIENCES Archaeology of Food. 2 vols. Rowman & Littlefield. Jul. 2015. 702p. ed. by Karen Bescherer Metheny & Mary C. Beaudry. illus. index. ISBN 9780759123649. $195; ebk. ISBN 9780759123663. REF SOCIAL SCIENCES Latinos and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia. Greenwood. Mar. 2016. 506p. ed. by José Luis Morín. index. ISBN 9780313356605. $100. SOC SCI **Youth Cultures in America. 2 vols. Greenwood. Mar. 2016. 821p. ed. by Simon J. Bronner & Cindy Dell Clark. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781440833915. $189; ebk. ISBN 9781440833922. SOC SCI

REFERENCE SHORT TAKES

miracles.jpg6616Brazil. ABC-CLIO. (Latin America in Focus). Dec. 2015. 414p. ed. by Antonio Luciano de Andrade Tosta & Eduardo F. Coutinho. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610692571. $89; ebk. ISBN 9781610692588. REF Cohen, Lisa J. The Handy Psychology Answer Book. 2d ed. Visible Ink. (Handy Answer Book). Mar. 2016. 527p. illus. index. ISBN 9781578595082. pap. $21.95; ebk. ISBN 9781578595990. REF Kelly, Evelyn B. The 101 Most Unusual Diseases and Disorders. Greenwood. Nov. 2015. 287p. index. ISBN 9781610696753. $89; ebk. ISBN 9781610696760. REF Miracles: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Supernatural Events from Antiquity to the Present. ABC-CLIO. Jan. 2016. 478p. ed. by Patrick J. Hayes. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610695985. $89; ebk. ISBN  9781610695992. REF Moore, Jennifer Grayer. Fashion Fads Through American History: Fitting Clothes into Context. Greenwood. Dec. 2015. 325p. illus. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610699013. $89; ebk. ISBN 9781610699020. REF The Princeton Handbook of Poetic Terms.  448p. pap. ISBN 9780691170435. The Princeton Handbook of World Poetries. 608p. pap. ISBN 9780691170510. ea. vol: 3d. ed. Princeton Univ. May 2016. ed. by Roland Greene & Stephen Cushman. bibliog. index. $35. REF
 

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