Choice Awards Five Brill Publications as “Outstanding Academic Titles” in 2021


Brill is proud to announce that five Brill publications have made Choice magazine’s 2021 list of Outstanding Academic Titles. Selected by Choice review editors, the awarded titles are representative of Brill’s rich publishing program.

This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 440 books and digital resources chosen by the Choice editorial staff from titles reviewed by Choice during the past year. The awarded titles have been selected for their excellence in scholarship and presentation, the significance of their contribution to the field, and their value as an important— often the first—treatment of their subject. For more information about their selection criteria, please visit the Choice website.

Brill’s winning titles, with our sincere congratulations to their authors and editors:

Crossroads of Cuisine: The Eurasian Heartland, the Silk Roads and Food
Paul David Buell, Eugene N. Anderson, Montserrat de Pablo Moya, and Moldir Oskenbay
Plotinus on Love: An Introduction to his Metaphysics through the Concept of Eros
Alberto Bertozzi
Turkey: The Pendulum between Military Rule and Civilian Authoritarianism
Fatih Çağatay Cengiz
Uneven Landscapes of Violence: Geographies of Law and Accumulation in Mexico
Hepzibah Muñoz Martínez
A History of Population Health: Rise and Fall of Disease in Europe
Johan P. Mackenbach

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

Our Choice Outstanding Academic Titles from 2017, 2018 and 2019.

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