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Choice Awards 10 Brill Publications as “Outstanding Academic Titles”

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) – 12 January 2014

Brill is proud to announce that ten Brill publications have made Choice magazine’s 2014 list of Outstanding Academic Titles. Selected by Choice review editors, the awarded titles are representative of Brill’s rich publishing programs in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Biology.

Out of over 7,000 reviews in Choice during the previous calendar year, only 10% are selected as “Outstanding Academic Titles” and published in the Choice January issue each year. The awarded titles represent the extraordinary scientific and scholarly quality in their respective discipline.

Choice is an important source for reviews of academic books, electronic media, and online resources of interest to those in higher education. Choice is a publication of Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) and a division of American Library Association (ALA).

The list of Brill’s winning titles with our sincere congratulations to their authors:

• Women and the Roman City in the Latin West
Edited by Emily Hemelrijk, University of Amsterdam and Greg Woolf, University of St Andrews

• Aging Gracefully in the Renaissance
Stories of Later Life from Petrarch to Montaigne
Cynthia Skenazi, University of California, Santa Barbara

• Aisan Tigers, African Lions
Comparing the Development Performance of Southeast Asia and Africa
Contributions from the Tracking Development project. Edited by Bernard Berendsen, Ton Dietz, African Studies Centre, Leiden, Henk Schulte Nordholt, KITLV, Leiden, Roel van der Veen

• Hunters in Transition
An Outline of Early Sámi History
Lars Ivar Hansen, University of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway, and Bjørnar Olsen, University of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway

• Memory and Cultural History of the Spanish Civil War
Realms of Oblivion
Edited by Aurora G. Morcillo, Florida International University

• An Atlas of the World's Conifers
An Analysis of their Distribution, Biogeography, Diversity and Conservation Status
Aljos Farjon, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK and Denis Filer, University of Oxford

• Asian Women and Intimate Work
Edited by Ochiai Emiko, Kyoto University, and Aoyama Kaoru, Kobe University

• Everyday Life in Joseon-Era Korea
Economy and Society
The Organization of Korean Historians, Seoul. Edited by Michael D. Shin, University of Cambridge

• An Intellectual History of China (Volume 1)
Knowledge, Thought, and Belief before the Seventh Century CE
Ge Zhaoguang, Fudan University; Translated by Michael S. Duke, University of British Columbia and Josephine Chiu-Duke, University of British Columbia

• Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World
Edited by Philip Ford (†), Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi

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