Routledge and CRC Press CHOICE Catalog

The complete list of Taylor & Francis titles reviewed as Essential, Highly Recommended, and Recommended by CHOICE Magazine from 2012 to the current issue.

This catalog contains every Routledge and CRC Press book recommended by Choice Magazine dating back to 2012. Titles are split by subject area below, and highlights of each Choice Review can be seen by clicking on the 'Reviews' tab within each title.

You can also find all of our Choice Outstanding Academic Titles from 2012 to the present day by browsing our Choice OAT Catalog.


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CHOICE Reviewed Titles, July 2017

  • Soil Phosphorus

    Edited by Rattan Lal, B. A. Stewart

    Phosphorus is an essential plant nutrient, but global population growth has dramatically reduced the availability of phosphorus fertilizer resources. Despite this scarcity, there remain numerous problems associated with the excessive and inappropriate use of phosphorus leading to non-point source…

    Hardback – 2016-08-26
    CRC Press
    Advances in Soil Science

  • "Faster, Better, Cheaper" in the History of Manufacturing

    From the Stone Age to Lean Manufacturing and Beyond

    By Christoph Roser

    The industrial revolution, mechanization, water and steam power, computers, and automation have given an enormous boost to manufacturing productivity. "Faster, Better, Cheaper" in the History of Manufacturing shows how the ability to make products faster, better, and cheaper has evolved from the…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    Productivity Press

  • Chiroptical Spectroscopy

    Fundamentals and Applications

    By Prasad L. Polavarapu

    This book details chiroptical spectroscopic methods: electronic circular dichroism (ECD), optical rotatory dispersion (ORD), vibrational circular dichroism (VCD), and vibrational Raman optical activity (VROA). For each technique, the text presents experimental methods for measurements and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    CRC Press

  • Network and Data Security for Non-Engineers

    By Frank M. Groom, Kevin Groom, Stephan S. Jones

    Learn network and data security by analyzing the Anthem breach and step-by-step how hackers gain entry, place hidden software, download information, and hide the evidence of their entry. Understand the tools, establishing persistent presence, use of sites as testbeds to determine successful…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22
    Auerbach Publications

  • Church and Worship Music in the United States

    A Research and Information Guide, 2nd Edition

    By James Michael Floyd, Avery T. Sharp

    This fully updated second edition is a selective annotated bibliography of all relevant published resources relating to church and worship music in the United States. Over the past decade, there has been a growth of literature covering everything from traditional subject matter such as the organ…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Music Bibliographies

  • Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre

    2nd Edition

    By Rush Rehm

    Understanding Greek Tragic Theatre, a revised edition of Greek Tragic Theatre (1992), is intended for those interested in how Greek tragedy works. By analysing the way the plays were performed in fifth-century Athens, Rush Rehm encourages classicists, actors, and directors to approach Greek tragedy…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13
    Routledge
    Understanding the Ancient World

  • Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron – and later steel – construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge

  • The New African Diaspora in the United States

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Adebayo Oyebade

    Fast growing in population, African immigrants in the United States have become a significant force, to the point that the idea of a new African diaspora is now a reality. This thriving community has opened new arenas of scholarly discourse on Black Atlantic history beyond the trans-Atlantic slave…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge African Studies

  • Energy Accounts

    Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future

    Edited by Dan Willis, William W. Braham, Katsuhiko Muramoto, Daniel A. Barber

    How does one tell the story of energy production, use, or conservation in a manner sufficiently convincing to influence policy, behavior, and design? Energy Accounts explores potential answers to this question through compelling images, data visualizations, narratives, and other examples of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Body Language

    How Hand Movements Reveal Hidden Thoughts

    By Geoffrey Beattie

    Challenging all of our old assumptions about the subject, Rethinking Body Language builds on the most recent cutting-edge research to offer a new theoretical perspective on this subject that will transform the way we look at other people. In contrast to the traditional view that body language is…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Psychology Press

  • Routledge International Handbook of Dramatherapy

    Edited by Sue Jennings, Clive Holmwood

    Routledge International Handbook of Dramatherapy is the first book of its kind to bring together leading professionals and academics from around the world to discuss their practice from a truly international perspective. Dramatherapy has developed as a profession during the latter half of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Designers' Shakespeare

    Edited by John Russell Brown, Stephen Di Benedetto

    Theatre Design involves everything seen on stage: not only scenery but costumes, wigs, makeup, properties, lighting, sound, even the shape and material of the stage itself. Designers’ Shakespeare presents and analyses the work of a half-dozen leading practitioners of this specialist art. By…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge

  • Fluoride in Drinking Water

    Status, Issues, and Solutions

    By A.K. Gupta, S. Ayoob

    Explore the Health Effects of Fluoride Pollution Fluoride in Drinking Water: Status, Issues, and Solutions establishes the negative impacts of naturally occurring fluoride on human health and considers the depth and scope of fluoride pollution on an international scale. The book discusses current…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    CRC Press

  • Solution Techniques for Elementary Partial Differential Equations, Third Edition

    By Christian Constanda

    Solution Techniques for Elementary Partial Differential Equations, Third Edition remains a top choice for a standard, undergraduate-level course on partial differential equations (PDEs). Making the text even more user-friendly, this third edition covers important and widely used methods for solving…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Structural Analysis and Design to Prevent Disproportionate Collapse

    By Feng Fu

    Hard Guidance on Preventing Disproportionate Collapse Disproportionate collapse is a pressing issue in current design practice. Numerous causes are possible – especially forms of extreme loading, such as blast, fire, earthquake, or vehicle collisions. But it is the mechanism and its prevention…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    CRC Press

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