LJ Reference Reviews: December 2016

This important work helps to develop community engagement in the field of ethnic studies; a multifaceted look at specters and their stories; a solid resource for African American Folklore; libraries serving serious film researchers will be interested in Alexander Street's Criterion Collection
Below is a list of Reference titles to be reviewed in the December 2016 issue of Library Journal. These lists include 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.


EDUCATION whitewashing-jpg111816“White” Washing American Education: The New Culture Wars in Ethnic Studies. 2 vols. Praeger: ABC-CLIO. Oct. 2016. 613p. ed. by Denise M. Sandoval & others. notes. index. ISBN 9781440832550. $131; ebk. ISBN 9781440832567. REF PERFORMING ARTS Ghosts in Popular Culture and Legend. Greenwood. Sept. 2016. 403p. ed. by June Michele Pulliam & Anthony J. Fonseca. photos. index. ISBN 9781440834905. $89; ebk. ISBN 9781440834912. REF SOCIAL SCIENCES African American Folklore: An Encyclopedia for Students. ABC-CLIO. Aug. 2016. 413p. ed. by Anand Prahlad. photos. bibliog. index. ISBN 9781610699297. $100. REF World Political Innovators. 2 vols. Salem. Aug. 2016. 700p. photos. index. ISBN 9781682171615. $181.25. REF


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