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"Taylor & Francis is pleased to announce the winnners of the first annual 2018 Book and Digital Product Awards."

Taylor & Francis has announced the first annual Outstanding Book and Digital Product Awards! Taylor & Francis wants to recognize the well-written, high-quality content that our authors, editors and all team members worked so hard to produce in 2018.

The list of winners across the text type and digital product categories is a testimony to the curiosity that makes us want to understand the world, and the contribution of the scholarship and research embodied in our content to that understanding. We congratulate all of our winners and thank our authors for the outstanding content!

Our Panel of Judges carefully reviewed the shortlisted titles in each of the following categories:

  • Revised Textbook
  • 2018 Outstanding Book in STEM Award
  • New Textbook
  • 2018 Outstanding Book in HSS Award
  • Monograph
  • 2018 Outstanding Digital Product Award
  • Reference/Monograph                                                                                                     
  • Professional
  • Handbook
  • The titles chosen for the Outstanding Book in STEM and the Outstanding Book in HSS Awards perfectly capture one aspect of what is important about what we do: the application of high-level research to issues which impact us all.


    Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook
    by Chang S. Nam, Anton Nijholt, Fabien Lotte
    T&F Contact Editor: Cindy Carelli, Engineering


    Understanding How We Learn
    by Yana Weinstein, Megan Sumeracki,Oliver Caviglioli T&F Contact Editor: Clare Ashworth and Annamarie Kino-Wylam, Behavioral Sciences & Edu








    CHEMnetBASE
    T&F Contact Editor:Fiona Macdonald, Science


    View the winners in each category for each subject area below!

    2018 Revised Textbook Category Winners  

    Humanities and Media Arts

    In Other Words: A Coursebook on TranslationIn Other Words: A Coursebook on Translation, 3rd Edition

    By Mona Baker

    A true textbook for students of translation with little or no knowledge of foreign languages, starting from the basics and systematically progressing on to the more complex aspects of linguistics and semiotics. 

    T&F Contact Editor: Louisa Semlyen

    Behaviorial Sciences & Education

    ConsciousnessConsciousness: An Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Susan Blackmore, Emily T. Troscianko

    This pioneering title is introducing the concept of consciousness, a critical and rapidly expanding field. Now in its third edition, published for the first time by Routledge, this new edition has undergone an overhaul and is to be commended for the range of positive supporting reviews it has already garnered.

    T&F Contact Editor: Ceri McLardy

    Social Sciences

    Structure and ArchitectureStructure and Architecture, 3rd Edition

    By Angus J. Macdonald

    The book brings together the technical and visual aspects of architecture and structural engineering. The addition of four new reflective chapters has widened the scope of the new edition and ensures that it establishes itself even further as a core curriculum textbook.

    T&F Contact Editor: Fran Ford

    Science and Medical

     Human Molecular Genetics, 5rh Edition Human Molecular Genetics, 5th Edition

    By Tom Strachan, Andrew Read

    A highly regarded 'go-to' textbook which has been comprehensively rewritten and reorganized. Bright new design with improved navigability and the addition of a standout new chapter by acclaimed guest authors on evolution and anthropology means that the new edition has ensured it is in line with the key and dynamic areas of human genetics, genomics, and cell biology.

    T&F Contact Editor: Jo Koster

    Engineering

     Living with the Earth, Fourth Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health ScienceLiving with the Earth, Fourth Edition: Concepts in Environmental Health Science

    By Gary S. Moore, Kathleen A. Bell

    Superb groundbreaking and innovative 'web-enhanced' textbook which ably weaves traditional concepts with new and controversial issues. The new edition comes at a time where its updates have increasing relevance to current world events, such as emergency preparedness and environmental disease. 

    T&F Contact Editor: Joe Clements


    2018 New Textbook Category Winners  

    Humanities and Media Arts

    Introduction to Cinematography: Learning Through Practice, 1st EditionIntroduction to Cinematography: Learning Through Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania Hoser

    Designed with the visual preferences of a cinematographer in mind, this book is a beautifully illustrated textbook that makes learning the foundations and modern techniques of cinematography an appealing endeavor. Packed with hands-on insight throughout, the reader will want to keep this book as a reference on their shelf for years to come.

    T&F Contact Editor: Emma Tyce

    Behavioral Sciences & Education

    Organizational Theory for Equity and Diversity: Leading Integrated, Socially Just Education, 1st EditionOrganizational Theory for Equity and Diversity: Leading Integrated, Socially Just Education, 1st Edition

    By Colleen A. Cooper

    Not only covers the traditional perspectives of organizational theory in educational administration but pushes the whole field to consider various relevant epistemologies regarding equity and diversity when creating equitable and diverse schools.

    T&F Contact Editor: Heather Jarrow

    Social Sciences

    Companion to Environmental StudiesCompanion to Environmental Studies

    Edited by Noel Castree, Mike Hulme, James D. Proctor

    The book covers all of the major and emerging topics defining environmental studies today in 150 short chapters written by leading experts from around the world. This interdisciplinary overview of environmental studies can be used in a variety of academic disciplines.

    T&F Contact Editor: Andrew Mould

    Science and Medical

     The Human Microbiota in Health and Disease: An Ecological and Community-based Approach The Human Microbiota in Health and Disease: An Ecological and Community-based Approach

    By Michael Wilson

    Published at a time when indigenous microbiota is being recognized by scientists and clinicians around the world for the important role they play in human health and disease. 

    T&F Contact Editor: Randy Brehm

    Engineering

     Structural Design from First PrinciplesStructural Design from First Principles

    By Michael Byfield

    Undergraduates on civil engineering degree courses learn methods to enable quick and simple design solutions without having to work through code. This book presents first principles in an accessible way by emphasizing the speed and simplicity of effective design through practical examples that make complex design principles easy to digest.

    T&F Contact Editor: Tony Moore


    2018 Monograph Category Winners

    Humanities and Media Arts

    Piracy and Captivity in the Mediterranean: 1550-1810Piracy and Captivity in the Mediterranean: 1550-1810

    Edited By Mario Klarer

    This interesting collection of essays has curated into a well-structured and carefully edited narrative, supported by comprehensive reference lists. The text is enlivened by attractive and relevant illustration and intriguing case studies that bring the period and region covered to life.

    T&F Contact Editor: Lydia de Cruz

    Social Science

    The Army and the Indonesian GenocideThe Army and the Indonesian Genocide: Mechanics of Mass Murder

    By Jess Melvin

    An outstanding book that grips you from the first paragraph of the introduction. It is beautifully written, incredibly thorough (with hundreds of footnotes per chapter), and remarkably brave in its delivery of a new narrative of the Indonesian genocide in Aceh in 1965-66. 

    T&F Contact Editor: Dorothea Schaefter

    Behavioral Sciences & Education *Included in the reference/monograph category

    Science and Medical *included in the reference/monograph category

    Engineering *included in the reference/monograph category

    2018 Reference/Monograph Category Winners  

    Humanities and Media Arts

    Witchcraft: The BasicsWitchcraft: The Basics

    By Marion Gibson

    A captivating subject very much alive today and has a wide appeal to audiences of all ages. It’s fascinating to learn that according to the Pew Research, 1.5 million Americans identified themselves as Wiccan compared to 700,000 a decade ago.

    T&F Contact Editor: Lydia de Cruz

    Behavioral Sciences & Education

    Jung's Studies in AstrologyJung's Studies in Astrology

    By Liz Greene

    Astrology has always been a fascinating topic as it delves into magical effects of the heavenly bodies, its influence on human beings, the zodiac signs, and much more. In fact, according to a 2009 Harris poll, 26% of Americans believe in Astrology.

    T&F Contact Editor: Susannah Frearson

    Social Sciences

    Gender: The BasicsGender: The Basics

    By Hilary M. Lips

    With a growing number of young people moving beyond the idea of gender coming in only two forms, this subject is interesting, informative and relevant.

    T&F Contact Editor: Gerhard Boomgaarden

    Science and Medical

     Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes: Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for all to Explore, Second Edition Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes

    By Daina Taimina

    Mathematical concepts and crocheting can both be challenging to learn. It is fascinating that the author combines the two in a unique learning method to appeal to visual and hands-on-learners, offering the ability to understand complex geometry concepts through crochet models.

    T&F Contact Editor: Saf Khan

    Engineering

     Nanoscale Devices: Physics, Modeling, and Their ApplicationNanoscale Devices: Physics, Modeling, and Their Application

    By Brajesh Kumar Kaushik

    According to the NIA – Nanotechnology Industries Association, the development of nanotech innovations improves the lives of consumers, preserves our environment and advances our world. In a world of evolution, this book delivers a platform for modeling, analysis, and application to enhance capabilities to meet the industry’s evolving requirements.

    T&F Contact Editor: Gagandeep Singh


    2018 Professional Category Winners  

    Humanities and Media Arts

    How to Succeed in a PR AgencyHow to Succeed in a PR Agency

    By Kristin Johnson, Shalon Roth

    This title combines practical, industry-specific information and actionable advice for readers. It also provides a worldly perspective due to the two authors' UK and US locations and global experience in this field. 

    T&F Contact Editor: Ross Wagenhofer

    Behaviorial Sciences & Education

    Understanding How We LearnUnderstanding How We Learn

    By Yana Weinstein, Megan Sumeracki, Oliver Caviglioli

    This book includes both theory and real-life based information which is key to teachers and students alike. It brings to life the authors motivations and background and sets the stage for the book itself.

    T&F Contact Editor: Annamarie Kino-Wylam and Clare Ashworth

    Social Sciences

    Soft Target HardeningSoft Target Hardening

    By Jennifer Hesterman

    Very relevant unfortunately to today's world. It's very compelling how Dr. Jennifer Hesterman approaches an ever-changing subject matter with rigor in the 2nd edition. Her experience of 32 years in the field is impressive and puts her in an authoritative role. Readers will trust her opinion as a result.

    T&F Contact Editor: Ellen Boyne

    Science and Medical

    Real-Time Rendering, Fourth EditionReal-Time Rendering, Fourth Edition

    Edited By Tomas Akenine-Möller, Eric Haines, Naty Hoffman, Angelo Pesce, Sebastien Hillaire, Michał Iwanicki

    This book is really interesting and very much relevant as it portrays the latest/ cutting edge techniques in computer graphics. The cover is also very well chosen and catchy illustrating the key aspects of the techniques described in the book.

    T&F Contact Editor: Rick Adams

    Engineering

    Mining Haul Roads: Theory and PracticeMining Haul Roads: Theory and Practice

    By Roger Thompson, Rodrigo Peroni, Alex T. Visser

    Provides a technical, research-based approach to mining which seems to be lacking in this industry. The author's credentials are also critical and combine both academic and consulting/professional expertise which they bring forward in this book.

    T&F Contact Editor: Alistair Bright


    2018 Handbook Category Winners  

    Humanities and Media Arts

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of EmpathyThe Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy

    By Heidi Maibom

    This book brought together the newest trends in the philosophy of empathy and emerged as a winner as the Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2018.

    T&F Contact Editor: Tony Bruce

    Behaviorial Sciences & Education

    Routledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in AsiaRoutledge International Handbook of Schools and Schooling in Asia

    By Kerry J. Kennedy, John Chi-Kin Lee

    Four of this handbook’s chapters have appeared as the most downloaded chapters on a list among the top 100 Routledge Handbooks. This shows the impact the content has on the academic community.

    T&F Contact Editor: Katie Peace

    Social Sciences

    Routledge Handbook on Immigration and CrimeRoutledge Handbook on Immigration and Crime

    Edited by Holly Ventura Miller, Anthony Peguero

    This book examines the relationship between immigration and crime and debunks the public perception that connects both.

    T&F Contact Editor: Ellen Boyne

    Science and Medical

    CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 100th EditionCRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 100th Edition

    Edited by John R.Rumble

    Since the First Edition of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics was published in 1913, the size and scope have expanded in step with the growth of scientific knowledge. Now the Handbook is in its 100th edition and will be released in June 2019.

    T&F Contact Editor: Fiona Macdonald

    Engineering

    Brain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical AdvancesBrain–Computer Interfaces Handbook: Technological and Theoretical Advances

    By Chang S. Nam, Anton Nijholt, Fabien Lotte

    A valuable resource to anyone involved with the improvement of people's lives. It delves into the intriguing and ever-developing world of brain-computer interfacing which involves collaboration between the brain and a computer to perform tasks such as moving a prosthetic limb.

    T&F Contact Editor: Cindy Carelli


    Shortlisted Titles for the Revised Textbook Category

    • Theory for Today's Musician, Third Edition (Textbook and Workbook Package)

      3rd Edition

      By Ralph Turek, Daniel McCarthy

      Theory for Today’s Musician, Third Edition, recasts the scope of the traditional music theory course to meet the demands of the professional music world, in a style that speaks directly and engagingly to today’s music student. It uses classical, folk, popular, and jazz repertoires with clear…

      Pack – 2018-12-19
      Routledge

    • Human Molecular Genetics

      5th Edition

      By Tom Strachan, Andrew Read

      Human Molecular Genetics has been carefully crafted over successive editions to provide an authoritative introduction to the molecular aspects of human genetics, genomics and cell biology.Maintaining the features that have made previous editions so popular, this fifth edition has been completely…

      Paperback – 2018-12-04
      Garland Science

    • Structure and Architecture

      3rd Edition

      By Angus J. Macdonald

      This thoroughly updated edition of Angus J. Macdonald’s insightful book Structure and Architecture offers an in depth analysis of structural design and its relationship with architecture. It draws on clear explanations of the connections between structural form, structural performance and…

      Paperback – 2018-11-26
      Routledge

    • Living with the Earth, Fourth Edition

      Concepts in Environmental Health Science, 4th Edition

      By Gary S. Moore, Kathleen A. Bell

      Shelving Guide; Environmental Science This is a groundbreaking and innovative book now in its fourth edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for outstanding Academic Book while editions two and three became bestsellers on their own right. This fourth edition is packed with new updates on…

      Hardback – 2018-10-05
      CRC Press

    • Fundamentals of Probability

      With Stochastic Processes, 4th Edition

      By Saeed Ghahramani

      "The 4th edition of Ghahramani's book is replete with intriguing historical notes, insightful comments, and well-selected examples/exercises that, together, capture much of the essence of probability. Along with its Companion Website, the book is suitable as a primary resource for a first course in…

      Hardback – 2018-09-04
      Chapman and Hall/CRC

    • Environmental Chemical Analysis

      2nd Edition

      By S. Mitra, Pradyot Patnaik, B.B. Kebbekus

      Undergraduate students in environmental science need a foundation in instrumental analysis as much as traditional chemistry majors, but their needs may be quite different. Environmental Chemical Analysis provides an explanation of analytical instrumentation methods for students without a background…

      Paperback – 2018-08-10
      CRC Press

    • Developmental Neuropsychology

      A Clinical Approach, 2nd Edition

      By Vicki Anderson, Elisabeth Northam, Jacquie Wrennall

      This fully updated edition of Developmental Neuropsychology: A Clinical Approach addresses key issues in child neuropsychology with a unique emphasis on evidence-informed clinical practice rather than research issues. Although research findings are presented, they are described with emphasis…

      Paperback – 2018-08-03
      Routledge
      Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    • Modern Land Law

      11th Edition

      By Martin Dixon

       Modern Land Law is one of the most current and reliable textbooks available on land law today, offering a lively and thought-provoking account of a subject that remains at the heart of our legal system. Dispelling any apprehension about the subject’s formidability from the outset, this…

      Paperback – 2018-06-18
      Routledge

    • Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling

      2nd Edition

      By Roger Staiger

      Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling, Second Edition is specifically designed to provide the scalable basis of pro forma modelling for real estate projects. The book introduces students and professionals to the basics of real estate finance theory prior to providing a step-by-step guide…

      Hardback – 2018-05-15
      Routledge

    • Modern Ceramic Engineering

      Properties, Processing, and Use in Design, Fourth Edition, 4th Edition

      By David W. Richerson, William E. Lee

      Since the publication of its Third Edition, there have been many notable advances in ceramic engineering. Modern Ceramic Engineering, Fourth Edition serves as an authoritative text and reference for both professionals and students seeking to understand key concepts of ceramics engineering by…

      Hardback – 2018-05-10
      CRC Press

    • Consciousness

      An Introduction, 3rd Edition

      By Susan Blackmore, Emily T. Troscianko

      Is there a theory that explains the essence of consciousness? Or is consciousness itself an illusion? Am I conscious now? Now considered the 'last great mystery of science', consciousness was once viewed with extreme scepticism and rejected by mainstream scientists. It is now a significant area…

      Paperback – 2018-04-27
      Routledge

    • Readings for Diversity and Social Justice

      4th Edition

      Edited by Maurianne Adams, Warren J. Blumenfeld, D. Chase J. Catalano, Keri Dejong, Heather W. Hackman, Larissa E. Hopkins, Barbara Love, Madeline L. Peters, Davey Shlasko, Ximena Zuniga

      For nearly 20 years, Readings for Diversity and Social Justice has been the trusted, leading anthology to cover a wide range of social oppressions from a social justice standpoint. With full sections dedicated to racism, religious oppression, classism, ableism, youth and elder oppression, as well…

      Paperback – 2018-03-22
      Routledge

    • Museum Basics

      The International Handbook, 4th Edition

      By Timothy Ambrose, Crispin Paine

      This fourth edition of Museum Basics has been produced for use in the many museums worldwide that operate with few professional staff and limited resources. The fourth edition has been fully updated to reflect the many changes that have taken place in museums around the world over the last six…

      Paperback – 2018-03-20
      Routledge
      Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management

    • In Other Words

      A Coursebook on Translation, 3rd Edition

      By Mona Baker

      In Other Words has been the definitive coursebook for students studying translation for nearly three decades. Assuming no knowledge of foreign languages, it offers a practical guide based on extensive research in areas as varied as lexis, grammar, pragmatics, semiotics and ethics. It thus provides…

      Paperback – 2018-03-09
      Routledge

    • Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science

      8th Edition

      By Alan C. Lacy, Skip M. Williams

      The eighth edition of Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education and Exercise Science, now published in paperback and hardback, offers students a clear and practical guide to best practice for measurement and evaluation in school- and nonschool-based physical activity programs. Written…

      Paperback – 2018-02-19
      Routledge

    Shortlisted Titles for the New Textbook Category

    • Introduction to Cinematography

      Learning Through Practice, 1st Edition

      By Tania Hoser

      Introduction to Cinematography offers a practical, stage-by-stage guide to the creative and technical foundations of cinematography. Building from a skills-based approach focused on professional practice, cinematographer and author Tania Hoser provides a step-by-step introduction for both…

      Paperback – 2018-12-28
      Routledge

    • Understanding Contemporary Brazil

      1st Edition

      By Jeff Garmany, Anthony W. Pereira

      Brazil has famously been called a country of contradictions. It is a place where narratives of "racial democracy" exist in the face of stark inequalities, and where the natural environment is celebrated as a point of national pride, but at the same time is exploited at alarming rates. To people on…

      Paperback – 2018-12-20
      Routledge

    • Creative Career Coaching

      Theory into Practice, 1st Edition

      By Liane Hambly, Ciara Bomford

      Creative Career Coaching: Theory into Practice is an innovative book for career development students and professionals aiming to creatively progress their coaching practice. Without losing sight of fundamental coaching values and practices, it encourages career development professionals to adapt…

      Paperback – 2018-11-19
      Routledge

    • Organizational Theory for Equity and Diversity

      Leading Integrated, Socially Just Education, 1st Edition

      By Colleen A. Capper

      Organizational Theory for Equity and Diversity covers the full range of organizational theories as applied to educational leadership practice and research, exploring not only traditional perspectives but also critically oriented epistemologies including Critical Race Theory; LatCrit, Asian, Tribal…

      Paperback – 2018-11-05
      Routledge
      Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity

    • Slang across Societies

      Motivations and Construction, 1st Edition

      By Jim Davie

      Slang Across Societies is an introductory reference work and textbook which aims to acquaint readers with key themes in the study of youth, criminal and colloquial language practices. Focusing on key questions such as speaker identity and motivations, perceptions of use and users, language…

      Paperback – 2018-09-21
      Routledge

    • The Human Microbiota in Health and Disease

      An Ecological and Community-based Approach, 1st Edition

      By Michael Wilson

      A human being consists of a mammalian component and a multiplicity of microbes, collectively referred to as the "microbiota" or "microbiome," with which it has a symbiotic relationship. The microbiota is comprised of a variety of communities, the composition of each being dependent on the body site…

      Paperback – 2018-09-10
      Garland Science

    • DNA Repair and Replication

      Mechanisms and Clinical Significance, 1st Edition

      Edited by Roger J. A. Grand, John J. Reynolds

      DNA Repair and Replication brings together contributions from active researchers. The first part of this book covers most aspects of the DNA damage response, emphasizing the relationship to replication stress. The second part concentrates on the relevance of this to human disease, with particular…

      Paperback – 2018-09-04
      Garland Science

    • Introduction to Renewable Power Systems and the Environment with R

      1st Edition

      By Miguel F. Acevedo

      Introduction to Renewable Power Systems and the Environment with R showcases the fundamentals of electrical power systems while examining their relationships with the environment. To address the broad range of interrelated problems that come together when generating electricity, this reference…

      Hardback – 2018-07-19
      CRC Press

    • An Introduction to Mathematical Cognition

      1st Edition

      By Camilla Gilmore, Silke M. Göbel, Matthew Inglis

      The last decade has seen a rapid growth in our understanding of the cognitive systems that underlie mathematical learning and performance, and an increased recognition of the importance of this topic. This book showcases international research on the most important cognitive issues that affect…

      Paperback – 2018-06-05
      Routledge
      International Texts in Developmental Psychology

    • The Poetry of Punk

      The Meaning Behind Punk Rock and Hardcore Lyrics, 1st Edition

      By Gerfried Ambrosch

      Punk bands have produced an abundance of poetic texts, some crude, some elaborate, in the form of song lyrics. These lyrics are an ideal means by which to trace the developments and explain the conflicts and schisms that have shaped, and continue to shape, punk culture. They can be described as the…

      Paperback – 2018-05-14
      Routledge

    • Companion to Environmental Studies

      1st Edition

      Edited by Noel Castree, Mike Hulme, James D. Proctor

      Companion to Environmental Studies presents a comprehensive and interdisciplinary overview of the key issues, debates, concepts, approaches and questions that together define environmental studies today. The intellectually wide-ranging volume covers approaches in environmental science all the way…

      Paperback – 2018-04-25
      Routledge

    • Food Bank Nations

      Poverty, Corporate Charity and the Right to Food, 1st Edition

      By Graham Riches

      In the world’s most affluent and food secure societies, why is it now publicly acceptable to feed donated surplus food, dependent on corporate food waste, to millions of hungry people? While recognizing the moral imperative to feed hungry people, this book challenges the…

      Paperback – 2018-04-20
      Routledge
      Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

    • Wind Energy Design

      1st Edition

      By Thomas Corke, Robert Nelson

      Wind Energy Systems is designed for undergraduate engineering courses, with a focus on multidisciplinary design of a wind energy system. The text covers basic wind power concepts and components - wind characteristics and modeling, rotor aerodynamics, lightweight flexible structures, wind farms,…

      Hardback – 2018-04-12
      CRC Press

    • GPU Parallel Program Development Using CUDA

      1st Edition

      By Tolga Soyata

      GPU Parallel Program Development using CUDA teaches GPU programming by showing the differences among different families of GPUs. This approach prepares the reader for the next generation and future generations of GPUs. The book emphasizes concepts that will remain relevant for a long time, rather…

      Hardback – 2018-02-16
      Chapman and Hall/CRC
      Chapman & Hall/CRC Computational Science

    • Structural Design from First Principles

      1st Edition

      By Michael Byfield

      This enlightening textbook for undergraduates on civil engineering degree courses explains structural design from its mechanical principles, showing the speed and simplicity of effective design from first principles. This text presents good approximate solutions to complex design problems, such as…

      Paperback – 2018-02-06
      CRC Press

    Shortlisted Titles for the Monograph Category

    • Print and Publishing in Colonial Bengal

      The Journey of Bidyasundar, 1st Edition

      By Tapti Roy

      This book reconstructs the history of print and publishing in colonial Bengal by tracing the unexpected journey of Bharat Chandra’s Bidyasundar, the first book published by a Bengali entrepreneur. The introduction of printing technology by the British in Bengal expanded the scope of publication…

      Hardback – 2018-11-06
      Routledge India

    • Piracy and Captivity in the Mediterranean

      1550-1810, 1st Edition

      Edited by Mario Klarer

      Piracy and Captivity in the Mediterranean explores the early modern genre of European Barbary Coast captivity narratives from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. During this period, the Mediterranean Sea was the setting of large-scale corsairing that resulted in the capture or enslavement of…

      Hardback – 2018-10-02
      Routledge
      Routledge Research in Early Modern History

    • The Army and the Indonesian Genocide

      Mechanics of Mass Murder, 1st Edition

      By Jess Melvin

      For the past half century, the Indonesian military has depicted the 1965-66 killings, which resulted in the murder of approximately one million unarmed civilians, as the outcome of a spontaneous uprising. This formulation not only denied military agency behind the killings, it also denied that the…

      Paperback – 2018-08-14
      Routledge
      Rethinking Southeast Asia

    • The Pragmatics of Text Messaging

      Making Meaning in Messages, 1st Edition

      By Michelle A. McSweeney

      This book provides a comprehensive linguistic exploration of textism use by bilingual young adults, illustrating the function of alternative and creative linguistic features and their role in conveying tone through text. Drawing on a corpus of nearly 45,000 text messages donated by bilingual young…

      Hardback – 2018-06-01
      Routledge
      Routledge Research in Language and Communication

    • Sharks in the Arts

      From Feared to Revered, 1st Edition

      By Vivienne Westbrook, Shaun Collin, Dean Crawford, Mark Nicholls

      This book is the most thorough exploration to date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. The authors consider not only how the identity of sharks in the natural environment became incorporated into a…

      Hardback – 2018-05-18
      Routledge
      Routledge Environmental Humanities

    • The UK’s Journeys into and out of the EU

      Destinations Unknown, 1st Edition

      By Julie Smith

      This Routledge Focus aims to investigate and analyse the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Communities (EC) and the European Union (EU). Since joining the EC in 1973, the UK has had a fraught relationship with the organization, declining closer economic union in the eurozone and,…

      Paperback – 2018-04-30
      Routledge
      Europa EU Perspectives: Reform, Renegotiation, Reshaping

    Shortlisted Titles for the Reference/Monograph Category

    • Spatio-Temporal Statistics with R

      1st Edition

      By Christopher K. Wikle, Andrew Zammit-Mangion, Noel Cressie

      The world is becoming increasingly complex, with larger quantities of data available to be analyzed. It so happens that much of these "big data" that are available are spatio-temporal in nature, meaning that they can be indexed by their spatial locations and time stamps. Spatio-Temporal Statistics…

      Hardback – 2019-02-18
      Chapman and Hall/CRC
      Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

    • Letters to a New Student

      Tips to Study Smarter from a Psychologist, 1st Edition

      By Gary Wood

      Letters to a New Student is a study skills book with a twist. You decide how to read it. Based on a series of short, informal, problem page letters that you can read in any order, the book uses principles of human psychology, teaching, and coaching practice to offer a refreshing approach to study…

      Paperback – 2018-12-05
      Routledge

    • Nanoscale Devices

      Physics, Modeling, and Their Application, 1st Edition

      By Brajesh Kumar Kaushik

      The primary aim of this book is to discuss various aspects of nanoscale device design and their applications including transport mechanism, modeling, and circuit applications. . Provides a platform for modeling and analysis of state-of-the-art devices in nanoscale regime, reviews issues related to…

      Hardback – 2018-11-28
      CRC Press

    • Western Europe 2019

      21st Edition

      Edited by Europa Publications

      The definitive survey of the countries and territories of Western Europe, comprising expert analysis and commentary, up-to-date economic and socio-political data and extensive directory information. General Survey Essays by leading experts on the area cover issues of regional importance. Country…

      Hardback – 2018-11-14
      Routledge
      Western Europe

    • An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Human Mind (Open Access)

      Subjectivity, Science and Experiences in Change, 1st Edition

      By Line Joranger

      One of the main aims of modern mental health care is to understand a person's explicit and implicit ways of thinking and acting. So, it may seem like the ultimate paradox that mental health care services are currently overflowing with brain concepts belonging to the external, visible brain-world…

      Hardback – 2018-11-05
      Routledge
      Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    • What Species Mean

      A User's Guide to the Units of Biodiversity, 1st Edition

      By Julia D. Sigwart

      Everyone uses species. All human cultures, whether using science or not, name species. Species are the basic units for science, from ecosystems to model organisms. Yet, there are communication gaps between the scientists who name species, called taxonomists or systematists, and those who use…

      Hardback – 2018-10-17
      CRC Press
      Species and Systematics

    • Gender: The Basics

      2nd edition, 2nd Edition

      By Hilary M. Lips

      Gender: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the influence of cultural, historical, biological, psychological, and economic forces on ways in which we have come to define and experience femininity and masculinity, and on the impact and importance of gender categories. Highlighting that there…

      Paperback – 2018-08-03
      Routledge
      The Basics

    • Witchcraft: The Basics

      1st Edition

      By Marion Gibson

      Witchcraft: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the scholarly study of witchcraft, exploring the phenomenon of witchcraft from its earliest definitions in the Middle Ages through to its resonances in the modern world. Through the use of two case studies, this book delves into…

      Paperback – 2018-06-21
      Routledge
      The Basics

    • Extracting Innovations

      Mining, Energy, and Technological Change in the Digital Age, 1st Edition

      Edited by Martin J. Clifford, Robert K. Perrons, Saleem H. Ali, Tim A. Grice

      This book considers the most contemporary innovations propelling the extractive industries forward while also creating new environmental and social challenges. The socio-ecological fabric of innovation in the extractive industries is considered through an integrative approach that brings together…

      Hardback – 2018-05-08
      CRC Press

    • The World's Major Languages

      3rd Edition

      Edited by Bernard Comrie, Bernard Comrie

      The World's Major Languages features over 50 of the world's languages and language families. This revised edition includes updated bibliographies for each chapter and up-to-date census figures. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speakers, their role as official…

      Hardback – 2018-04-19
      Routledge

    • Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes

      Tactile Mathematics, Art and Craft for all to Explore, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

      By Daina Taimina

      Winner, Euler Book Prize, awarded by the Mathematical Association of America. With over 200 full color photographs, this non-traditional, tactile introduction to non-Euclidean geometries also covers early development of geometry and connections between geometry, art, nature, and sciences. For the…

      Hardback – 2018-03-29
      CRC Press

    • Jung’s Studies in Astrology

      Prophecy, Magic, and the Qualities of Time, 1st Edition

      By Liz Greene

      C. G. Jung had a profound interest in and involvement with astrology, which he made clear in virtually every volume of the Collected Works, as well as in many of his letters. This ancient symbolic system was of primary importance in his understanding of the nature of time, the archetypes,…

      Paperback – 2018-02-21
      Routledge

    • Flexibility in Adaptation Planning

      When, Where and How to Include Flexibility for Increasing Urban Flood Resilience, 1st Edition

      By Mohanasundar Radhakrishnan

      The magnitude and urgency of the need to adapt to climate change is such that addressing it has been taken up by the United Nations as one of the sustainable development goals - Goal 13 (SDG13) in 2015. SDG13 emphasises the need to strengthen resilience and adaptive capacity to climate related…

      Paperback – 2018-01-09
      CRC Press
      IHE Delft PhD Thesis Series

    Shortlisted Titles for the Professional Category

    • How to Succeed in a PR Agency

      Real Talk to Grow Your Career & Become Indispensable, 1st Edition

      By Kristin Johnson, Shalon Roth

      Learning how to be successful in a public relations (PR) agency is a stressful on-the-job, sink-or-swim, immersive experience. While other texts teach PR theory and practice, no other book guides early to mid-career PR professionals through the day-to-day life of working in an agency and the skills…

      Paperback – 2018-12-26
      Routledge

    • The Art of Plain Speaking

      How to Write and Speak in a Way that Will Impress the People that Matter, 1st Edition

      By Charlie Corbett

      This is a guide for anyone who wants to connect better with people in the workplace by speaking clearly and with purpose. It is a result of five years at Charlie Corbett’s consultancy, Bullfinch Media, where he helped convince executives that speaking plainly, thoughtfully, and behaving with…

      Hardback – 2018-12-20
      Routledge

    • Soft Target Hardening

      Protecting People from Attack, 2nd Edition

      By Jennifer Hesterman

      The US government spends billions of dollars to secure strategic and tactical assets at home and abroad against enemy attack. However, as "hard targets" such as military installations and government buildings are further strengthened, vulnerable soft targets are increasingly in the crosshairs of…

      Paperback – 2018-12-17
      Routledge

    • Mining Haul Roads

      Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

      By Roger Thompson, Rodrigo Peroni, Alex T. Visser

      Mining haul roads are a critical component of surface mining infrastructure and the performance of these roads has a direct impact on operational efficiency, costs and safety. A significant proportion of a mine’s cost is associated with material haulage and well-designed and managed roads…

      Hardback – 2018-12-11
      CRC Press

    • Field to Palette

      Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

      Edited by Alexandra Toland, Jay Stratton Noller, Gerd Wessolek

      Field to Palette: Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene is an investigation of the cultural meanings, representations, and values of soil in a time of planetary change. The book offers critical reflections on some of the most challenging environmental problems of our time, including land…

      Paperback – 2018-11-12
      CRC Press

    • Political Violence in South Asia

      1st Edition

      Edited by Ali Riaz, Zobaida Nasreen, Fahmida Zaman

      Political violence has remained an integral part of South Asian society for decades. The region has witnessed and continued to encounter violence for achieving political objectives from above and from below. Violence is perpetrated by the state, by non-state actors, and used by the citizens as a…

      Paperback – 2018-10-03
      Routledge

    • Scott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Eighth Edition

      3 volume set, 8th Edition

      Edited by John C Watkinson, Ray W Clarke

      Scott-Brown's Otorhinolaryngology is used the world over as the definitive reference for trainee ENT surgeons, audiologists and trainee head and neck surgeons, as well as specialists who need detailed, reliable and authoritative information on all aspects of ear, nose and throat disease and…

      Pack - Book & Ebook – 2018-09-26
      CRC Press

    • Sick Enough

      A Guide to the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders, 1st Edition

      By Jennifer L. Gaudiani

      Patients with eating disorders frequently feel that they aren’t "sick enough" to merit treatment, despite medical problems that are both measurable and unmeasurable. They may struggle to accept rest, nutrition, and a team to help them move towards recovery. Sick Enough offers patients, their…

      Paperback – 2018-09-26
      Routledge

    • Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio

      2nd Edition

      By Mike Senior

      Discover how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios by applying power-user techniques from the world's most successful producers. Mixing Secrets for the Small Studio is the best-selling primer for small-studio enthusiasts who want chart-ready sonics in a hurry. Drawing on the…

      Paperback – 2018-08-16
      Routledge
      Sound On Sound Presents...

    • Understanding How We Learn

      A Visual Guide, 1st Edition

      By Yana Weinstein, Megan Sumeracki, Oliver Caviglioli

      Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there’s a preference for relying on our intuitions about what’s best for learning. But relying on intuition may be a bad idea for teachers and learners alike. This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate…

      Paperback – 2018-08-16
      Routledge

    • Polarized Light and Optical Systems

      1st Edition

      By Russell A. Chipman, Wai Sze Tiffany Lam, Garam Young

      Polarized Light and Optical Systems presents polarization optics for undergraduate and graduate students in a way which makes classroom teaching relevant to current issues in optical engineering. This curriculum has been developed and refined for a decade and a half at the University of Arizona’s…

      Hardback – 2018-08-09
      CRC Press
      Optical Sciences and Applications of Light

    • Coping with Pregnancy Loss

      1st Edition

      By Petra Boynton

      Pregnancy loss can leave us with many unanswered questions, and knowing where to find answers is not always clear. This book is for you if, like me, you’ve been affected by any kind of pregnancy loss – currently or in the past. It provides practical advice and self-care strategies to help you cope…

      Paperback – 2018-08-09
      Routledge

    • Real-Time Rendering, Fourth Edition

      4th Edition

      By Tomas Akenine-Möller, Eric Haines, Naty Hoffman

      Thoroughly updated, this fourth edition focuses on modern techniques used to generate synthetic three-dimensional images in a fraction of a second. With the advent of programmable shaders, a wide variety of new algorithms have arisen and evolved over the past few years. This edition discusses…

      Hardback – 2018-08-06
      A K Peters/CRC Press

    • Color Theory for the Makeup Artist

      Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects, 1st Edition

      By Katie Middleton

      Color Theory for the Make-up Artist: Understanding Color and Light for Beauty and Special Effects analyzes and explains traditional color theory for fine artists and applies it to the make-up artist. This book is suitable for both professionals and beginners who wish to train their eye further to…

      Paperback – 2018-05-29
      Routledge

    • Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning

      Principles and Processing, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

      Edited by Jie Shan, Charles K. Toth

      Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive discussion of topographic LiDAR principles, systems, data acquisition, and data processing techniques. This edition presents an introduction and summary of various LiDAR systems and their principles and addresses the…

      Hardback – 2018-03-05
      CRC Press

    Shortlisted Titles for the Handbook Category