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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.

 March 2017

Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual by Jeremy Brecher (PM Press 2017)

Ain’t There No More: Louisiana’s Disappearing Coastal Plain by Carl A. Brasseux and Donald W. Davis (University Press of Mississippi 2017)

Anthropocene Feminism by Richard Grusin (ed.) (University of Minnesota Press 2017)

Behind the Carbon Curtain: The Energy Industry, Political Censorship, and Free Speechby Jeffrey A. Lockwood.  (University of New Mexico Press 2017)

Crafting Wounaan Landscapes: Identity, Art, and Environmental Governance in Panama’s Darien by Julie Velasquez Runk (University of Arizona Press 2017)

The Geography of Urban Transportation, 4th Edition by Genevieve Giuliano and Susan Hanson (eds.) (Guilford Press 2017)

Global Cities and Urban Theory by Donald McNeill (SAGE Publishing 2017)

Governing Affect: Neoliberalism and Disaster Reconstruction by Roberto E. Barrios (University of Nebraska Press 2017)

Governing Complex Systems: Social Capital for the Anthropoceneby Oran R. Young (MIT Press 2017)

The Great Plains: A Fire Surveyby Stephen J. Pyne (University of Arizona Press 2017)

A Louisiana Coastal Atlas: Resources, Economies, and Demographics by Scott A. Hemmerling (LSU Press  2017)

Living Well Now and in the Future: Why Sustainability Matters by Randall Curren and Ellen Metzger (MIT Press 2017)

Marriage Vows and Racial Choices by Jessica Vasquez-Tokos (Russell Sage Foundation 2017)

A Nation Without Borders: The United States and Its World in an Age of Civil Wars, 1830-1910 by Steven Hahn (Penguin Group 2017)

The New Geopolitics of Natural Gas by Agnia Grigas (Harvard University Press 2017)

No Friends but the Mountains: Dispatches from the World’s Violent Highlands by Judith Matloff (Basic Books 2017)

The Politics of Scale: A History of Rangeland Science by Nathan F. Sayre (University of Chicago Press 2017)

Postcolonial Thought and Social Theory by Julian Go (Oxford University Press 2016)

Smoking Geographies: Space, Place and Tobacco by Ross Barnett, Graham Moon, Jamie Pearce, Lee Thompson, and Liz Twigg (Wiley-Blackwell 2017)

Travels in North America, 1832-1834: A Concise Edition of the Journals of Prince Maximilian of Wied by Marsha V. Gallagher (ed.) (University of Oklahoma Press 2017)

Water: Abundance, Scarcity, and Security in the Age of Humanity by Jeremy J. Schmidt (New York University Press 2017)

We Want Land to Live: Making Political Space for Food Sovereigntyby Amy Trauger (University of Georgia Press 2017)

Wildness: Relations of People and Place by Gavin Van Horn and John Hausdoerffer (eds.) (University of Chicago Press 2017)

Zero Degrees: Geographies of the Prime Meridian by Charles W. J. Withers (Harvard University Press 2017)