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New geography books

Every month the AAG compiles a list of newly-published books in geography and related areas. Some are selected for review in the AAG Review of Books.

Publishers are welcome to send new volumes to the Editor-in-Chief (Kent Mathewson, Editor-in-Chief, AAG Review of Books, Department of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803).

Anyone interested in reviewing these or other titles should also contact the Editor-in-Chief.

August 2017 

Beyond Control:The Mississippi River's New Channel to the Gulf of Mexicoby James F. Barnett Jr. (University Press of Mississippi 2017)

The City is the Factory: New Solidarities and Spatial Strategies In An Urban Age by Miriam Greenberg and Penny Lewis (Cornell University Press 2017

Climate Change in Practice: Topics for Discussion with Group Exercises by Robert L. Wilby (Cambridge University Press 2017)

The Creative Destruction of New York City: Engineering the City for the Elite by Alessandro Busà (Oxford University Press 2017)

Documents That Changed the Way We Live by Joseph Janes (Rowman and Littlefield 2017)

The Driftless Reader by Curt Meine Keefe Keeley (eds.) (University of Wisconsin Press 2017)

Energy and Civilization: A History by Vaclav Smil (MIT Press 2017)   

Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change by Ashley Dawson (Verso Books 2017)

Facing Gaia: Eight Lectures on the New Climatic Regime by Bruno Latour (Polity Press 2017)

Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire by Gregory L. Simon (University of California Press 2017)

Florida Weather and Climate: More Than Just Sunshine by Jennifer M. Collins, Robert V. Rohli, and Charles H. Paxton (University Press of Florida 2017)

From California’s Gold Fields to the Mendocino Coast A Settlement History Across Time and Place by Samuel M. Otterstrom (University of Nevada Press 2017)

Hamilton and Philosophy: Revolutionary Thinking by Aaron Rabinowitz and Robert Arp (eds.) (Open Court Publishing Company 2017)

Indigeneity and the Sacred: Indigenous Revival and the Conservation of Sacred Natural Sites in the Americasby Fausto Sarmiento and Sarah Hitchner(eds.) (Berghahn Books 2017)

Key Thinkers on Cities by Regan Koch and Alan Latham (eds.) (Sage 2017)

Los Zetas Inc: Criminal Corporations, Energy, and Civil War in Mexico by Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (University of Texas Press 2017)

Making Spatial Decisions Using ArcGIS Pro: A Workbook by Kathryn Keranen and Robert Kolvoord (eds.) (ESRI Press 2017)

Mr. Robot and Philosophy: Beyond Good and Evil Corp by Richard Greene and Rachel Robison-Greene (Open Court Publishing Company 2017)

The Nature of Spectacle: On Images, Money, and Conserving Capitalism by Jim Igoe (University of Arizona Press 2017)

New Zealand Landscape: Behind the Scene by Paul Williams (Elsevier 2017)

The New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action by Alison Hope Alkon and Julie Guthman (eds.) (University of California Press 2017)

Newspaper City: Toronto’s Street Surfaces and the Liberal Press, 1860-1935 by Phillip Gordon Mackintosh (University of Toronto Press 2017)

A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World by Alexander Jones (Oxford University Press 2017)

Postcards From the Sonora Border: Visualizing Place Through a Popular Lens, 1900s-1950s by Daniel D. Arreola (University of Arizona Press 2017)

Science and Sensibility: Negotiating an Ecology of Place by Michael Vincent McGinnis (University of California Press 2017)

Slavery in the City: Architecture and Landscapes of Urban Slavery in North America by Clifton Ellis and Rebecca Ginsburg (eds.)  (University of Virginia Press 2017)

Springer Handbook of Global Navigation Satellite Systems by Peter Teunissen and Oliver Montenbruck (eds.) (Springer International Publishing 2017)

Turbulent and Mighty Continent: What Future for Europe?by Anthony Giddens (Polity Press 2017)

Unlikely Alliances: Native Nations and White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands by Zoltan Grossman (University of Washington Press 2017)

Where the Land Meets the Sea: Fourteen Millennia of Human History at Huaca Prieta, Peru by Tom D. Dillehay (ed.) (University of Texas Press 2017)