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Choice Awards Three Brill Publications as “Outstanding Academic Titles” in 2015

Choice Awards Three Brill Publications as “Outstanding Academic Titles” in 2015

Leiden, The Netherlands  ()

Leiden (NL) / Boston (MA) / Singapore (SG) - 12 January 2016

Brill is proud to announce that three Brill publications have made Choice magazine's 2015 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 their website.

 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:

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Developmental Composition of the Bible

Eugene Ulrich,
University of Notre Dame

Networks and Trans-cultural Exchange

Slave Trading in the South Atlantic, 1590-1867
Edited by David Richardson, University of Hull, and Filipa Ribeiro da Silva, University of Macau

A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese

Paul W. Kroll
, Professor of Chinese at the University of Colorado
With the assistance of William G. Boltz, David R. Knechtges, Y. Edmund Lien, Antje Richter, Matthias L. Richter and Ding Xiang Warner
Also available in paperback.

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