Routledge & CRC Press Choice Outstanding Academic Titles

The complete list of Routledge and CRC PRESS Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) selected by Choice Magazine from 2012-2018

This catalog contains all Routledge and CRC Press titles selected as Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) by Choice Magazine from 2012-2018. Titles are split by year and subject area below, and highlights of each Choice Review can be seen by clicking on the 'Reviews' tab within each title.

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2018 OAT Winners

  • Archaeology of Pacific Oceania

    Inhabiting a Sea of Islands, 1st Edition

    By Mike Carson

    This book integrates a region-wide chronological narrative of the archaeology of Pacific Oceania. How and why did this vast sea of islands, covering nearly one-third of the world’s surface, come to be inhabited over the last several millennia, transcending significant change in ecology, demography,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge World Archaeology

  • Extremophiles

    From Biology to Biotechnology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ravi V. Durvasula, D. V. Subba Rao

    Highly recommended by CHOICE, Oct 2018 Key features: Couples studies of marine extremophile biology/genomics and extremophile culture for biotechnological applications with the latest advances in bio-prospecting and bio-product development Includes practical experiments that a laboratory can…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    CRC Press

  • Guided by the Spirits

    The Meanings of Life, Death, and Youth Suicide in an Ojibwa Community, 1st Edition

    By Seth Allard

    Guided by the Spirits is a case study of youth suicide in the Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Written by a member of the tribal community, this study focuses on qualitative methods, indigenous experience, and collaborative approaches to explore the social and historical significance…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge

  • A Tour through Graph Theory

    1st Edition

    By Karin R Saoub

    A Tour Through Graph Theory introduces graph theory to students who are not mathematics majors. Rather than featuring formal mathematical proofs, the book focuses on explanations and logical reasoning. It also includes thoughtful discussions of historical problems and modern questions. The book…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

  • The Style and Mythology of Socialism: Socialist Idealism, 1871-1914

    1st Edition

    By Stefan Arvidsson

    Arguably no modern ideology has diffused as fast as Socialism. From the mid-nineteenth century to the last quarter of the twentieth socialist ideals played a crucial part not only in the political sphere, but also influenced the way people worked and played, thought and felt, designed and decorated…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Upanisads

    A Complete Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Signe Cohen

    The Upaniṣads are among the most sacred foundational scriptures in the Hindu religion. Composed from 800 BCE onwards and making up part of the larger Vedic corpus, they offer the reader "knowledge lessons" on life, death, and immortality. While they are essential to understanding Hinduism and Asian…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Militarism and the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe

    1st Edition

    By Robert Drews

    This book argues that the Indo-Europeanizing of Europe essentially began shortly before 1600 BC, when lands rich in natural resources were taken over by military forces from the Eurasian steppe and from southern Caucasia. First were the copper and silver mines (along with good harbors) in Greece,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge

  • The Precarious Generation

    A Political Economy of Young People, 1st Edition

    By Judith Bessant, Rys Farthing, Rob Watts

    This book draws on a wealth of evidence including young people’s own stories, to document how they are now faring in increasingly unequal societies like America, Britain, Australia, France and Spain. It points to systematic generational inequality as those born since 1980 become the first…

    Hardback – 2017-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Culture, Philanthropy and the Poor in Late-Victorian London

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey A. C. Ginn

    2018 Choice Outstanding Academic Title ******************************** The Late-Victorian cultural mission to London’s slums was a peculiar effort towards social reform that today is largely forgotten or misunderstood. The philanthropy of middle and upper-class social workers saw hundreds of art…

    Hardback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Middle Eastern Minorities

    The Impact of the Arab Spring, 1st Edition

    By Ibrahim Zabad

    This is a comprehensive survey of minorities in the Middle East with a special focus on the post Arab Spring era. Minority communities in the Middle East are the most susceptible to the turbulence engulfing the region; the majority may suffer physical violence and socioeconomic loss, but minorities…

    Hardback – 2017-04-04
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of East Central Europe since 1700

    1st Edition

    Edited by Irina Livezeanu, Arpad von Klimo

    Covering territory from Russia in the east to Germany and Austria in the west, The Routledge History of East Central Europe since 1700 explores the origins and evolution of modernity in this turbulent region. This book applies fresh critical approaches to major historical controversies and debates,…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Maibom

    Empathy plays a central role in the history and contemporary study of ethics, interpersonal understanding, and the emotions, yet until now has been relatively underexplored. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Basic Experimental Strategies and Data Analysis for Science and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By John Lawson, John Erjavec

    Although books covering experimental design are often written for academic courses taken by statistics majors, most experiments performed in industry and academic research are designed and analyzed by non-statisticians. Therefore, a need exists for a desk reference that will be useful to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Forms, Souls, and Embryos

    Neoplatonists on Human Reproduction, 1st Edition

    By James Wilberding

    Forms, Souls, and Embryos allows readers coming from different backgrounds to appreciate the depth and originality with which the Neoplatonists engaged with and responded to a number of philosophical questions central to human reproduction, including: What is the causal explanation of the embryo’s…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Issues in Ancient Philosophy

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