November 2017 Content Update Academic Core

Eight new titles and one updated title were released to Academic Core and Academic Core with Backfile in November 2017. 

There are now 853 titles in Academic Core with Backfile, and 717 titles in the Academic Core collection. If you subscribe to one of these packages, see a full title list in your Admin account (log-in required), or check it out on our corporate site: Academic Core with Backfile, Academic Core

New Academic Core Titles: 


Africa: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Society *

ISBN: 9781598846652

This encyclopedia will provide readers with an overview of contemporary customs and life in North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa through discussions of key concepts and topics that touch everyday life among the nations' peoples.


American Economic History: A Dictionary and Chronology *

ISBN: 9781610696975

A study of the U.S. economy is important to understanding U.S. politics, society, and culture. To make that study easier, this dictionary offers concise essays on many economics-related topics. Entries cover a broad array of pivotal information on historical events, legislation, economic terms, labor unions, inventions, interest groups, elections, court cases, economic policies and philosophies, economic institutions, and global processes.


American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum *

ISBN: 9781440828737

American Indian Culture: From Counting Coup to Wampum is organized by cultural form (Arts; Family, Education, and Community; Food; Language and Literature; Media and Popular Culture; Music and Dance; Spirituality; and Transportation and Housing). Examples of topics covered include icons of Native culture, such as pow wows, Indian dancing, and tipi dwellings; Native art forms such as pottery, rock art, sandpainting, silverwork, tattooing, and totem poles; foods such as corn, frybread, and wild rice; and Native Americans in popular culture.


Perspectives on Global Development 2017

ISBN: 9789264262539

Perspectives on Global Development 2017 presents an overview of the shifting of economic activity to developing countries and examines whether this shift has led to an increase in international migration towards developing countries. The report focuses on the latest data on migration between 1995 and 2015, and uses a new three-way categorisation of countries.


The 100 Greatest Bands of All Time: A Guide to the Legends Who Rocked the World *

ISBN: 9781440803390

From the Everly Brothers, to the Ramones, to Public Enemy, the work covers a wide variety of styles and genres, clearly illustrating the connections between them. Entries focus on the group's history, touring, membership, major releases, selected discography, bibliography, and influence.


The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society

ISBN: 9781118290743

The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society offers critical assessments of theoretical and applied research on digitally-mediated communication, a central area of study in the 21st century.


The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction

ISBN: 9781118611104

The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction is an invaluable reference work featuring contributions from leading global scholars that successfully brings into a single source, explication of Language and Social Interaction work developing globally and across subjects.


The Quotable Machiavelli

ISBN: 9780691164366

In The Quotable Machiavelli, Maurizio Viroli, one of the world's leading Machiavelli scholars, offers a rich collection of the Florentine's most memorable words on a wide range of subjects, including politics, the human condition, religion, love and happiness, antiquity and history, patriotism, and virtue.

* This title is not included in the "Multisite" version of this package. Subscribers to Academic Core Multisite should see this page.


Updated Academic Core Title: 


The Hutchinson Chronology of World History


A chronology of world history through to the present.


There were no retired titles this month. A full list of updated and retired titles is always available upon request to

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