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Peer Review: Are books peer reviewed before they're published?

It depends on the book's publisher. Some publishers peer review book proposals or book manuscripts before they are published. Such publishers include

A book's author(s) may thank reviewers in an acknowledgements statement. Otherwise, a book does not include a statement that it was peer reviewed. To determine whether or not a book was peer reviewed it is necessary to consult a publisher's editorial policy to determine whether it peer reviews its publications.