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Choice Awards Brill Publications as “Outstanding Academic Titles” in 2016

Brill is proud to announce that three Brill publications have made Choice magazine’s 2016 list of Outstanding Academic Titles. Selected by Choice review editors, the awarded titles are representative of Brill’s rich publishing program.

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Brill is proud to announce that three Brill publications have made Choice magazine's 2016 list of Outstanding Academic Titles. Selected by Choice review editors, the awarded titles are representative of Brill's rich publishing program.

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. For more information about their selection criteria, please visit the Choice website.

This year, besides winning an "Outstanding Academic Titles" award, Brill's Encyclopaedia of Islam Online, third edition, was also chosen as the Top Internet Resource of 2016.

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 Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL), a division of the American Library Association (ALA).

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

The Encyclopaedia of Islam Online
Third edition
Edited by Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas and Everett Rowson


The Brill Dictionary of Ancient Greek
Franco Montanari
English Edition edited by Madeleine Goh and Chad Schroeder, under the auspices of the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University
Advisory Editors: Gregory Nagy and Leonard Muellner
Also available online.

Contesting the Yellow Dragon
Ethnicity, Religion, and the State in the Sino-Tibetan Borderland
Xiaofei Kangand Donald S. Sutton

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