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, 2013, 2014, and 2016. 

This catalog contains all Routledge and CRC Press titles selected as Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT) by Choice Magazine from 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016. 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.

You can also browse all Routledge and CRC Press titles recommended by Choice from 2012-present by going to our Routledge Choice Reviewed online catalog.

You can also save books to your Booklist and email to friends or colleagues or save as a spreadsheet for your reference.

2016 OAT Winners

  • Edible Seaweeds of the World

    By Leonel Pereira

    Seaweed is used in many countries for very different purposes - directly as food, especially in sushi, as a source of phycocolloids, extraction of compounds with antiviral, antibacterial or antitumor activity and as biofertilizers. About four million tons of seaweed are harvested annually worldwide…

    Hardback – 2016-01-22
    CRC Press

  • Extractive Metallurgy of Rare Earths, Second Edition

    By Nagaiyar Krishnamurthy, Chiranjib Kumar Gupta

    New Edition Now Covers Recycling, Environmental Issues, and Analytical Determination Employing four decades of experience in the rare metal and rare earths industry, the authors of Extractive Metallurgy of Rare Earths, Second Edition present the entire subject of rare earth elements with depth and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Traveling Prehistoric Seas

    Critical Thinking on Ancient Transoceanic Voyages

    By Alice Beck Kehoe

    Until recently the theory that people could have traversed large expanses of ocean in prehistoric times was considered pseudoscience. But recent discoveries in places as disparate as Australia, Labrador, Crete, California, and Chile open the possibility that ancient oceans were highways, not…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge

  • Cell Biology by the Numbers

    By Ron Milo, Rob Phillips

    A Top 25 CHOICE 2016 Title, and recipient of the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title (OAT) Award. How much energy is released in ATP hydrolysis? How many mRNAs are in a cell? How genetically similar are two random people? What is faster, transcription or translation? Cell Biology by the Numbers…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Garland Science

  • Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement

    By Yohuru Williams

    The African American struggle for civil rights in the twentieth century is one of the most important stories in American history. With all the information available, however, it is easy for even the most enthusiastic reader to be overwhelmed. In Rethinking the Black Freedom Movement, Yohuru…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge
    American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

  • The Crusader World

    Edited by Adrian Boas

    The Crusader World is a multidisciplinary survey of the current state of research in the field of crusader studies, an area of study which has become increasingly popular in recent years. In this volume Adrian Boas draws together an impressive range of academics, including work from renowned…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of Sport

    Edited by Richard Giulianotti

    The sociology of sport is a core discipline within the academic study of sport. It helps us to understand what sport is and why it matters. Sociological knowledge, implicit or explicit, therefore underpins scholarly enquiry into sport in every aspect. The Routledge Handbook of the Sociology of…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Artificial Superintelligence

    A Futuristic Approach

    By Roman V. Yampolskiy

    A day does not go by without a news article reporting some amazing breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI). Many philosophers, futurists, and AI researchers have conjectured that human-level AI will be developed in the next 20 to 200 years. If these predictions are correct, it raises new and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy

    History, politics, society

    Edited by Andrea Mammone, Ercole Giap Parini, Giuseppe A. Veltri

    The Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Italy provides a comprehensive account of Italy and Italian politics in the 21st Century. Featuring contributions from many leading scholars in the field, this Handbook is comprised of 28 chapters which are organized to deliver unparalleled analysis of Italian…

    Hardback – 2015-05-27
    Routledge

  • Intersectionality and Criminology

    Disrupting and revolutionizing studies of crime

    By Hillary Potter

    The use of intersectionality theory in the social sciences has proliferated in the past several years, putting forward the argument that the interconnected identities of individuals, and the way these identities are perceived and responded to by others, must be a necessary part of any analysis.…

    Paperback – 2015-05-19
    Routledge
    New Directions in Critical Criminology

Resources for Librarians

Unique Online Platforms only available direct from Routledge

Compiled, curated and indexed by expert editors, and with powerful built-in search functionalities, our range of digital reference platforms provide access to a range of multi-media and online resources for students, instructors and researchers. Explore our online resources!