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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.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to current public health policies which have prompted the closing of most offices, we are unable to access incoming books at this time. We are working on a solution during this transition and will continue our new books processing as soon as we can. In the meantime, please feel free to peruse previous books from our archived lists.

December 2019

After Geoengineering: Climate Tragedy, Repair, and Restoration by Holly Jean Buck (Verso Books 2019)

Blue Legalities: The Life and Laws of the Sea by Irus Braverman and Elizabeth R. Johnson, eds (Duke University Press 2020)

City of Refuge: Slavery and Petit Marronage in the Great Dismal Swamp, 1763-1856 by Marcus P. Nevius (University of Georgia Press 2020)

Disaster Upon Disaster: Exploring the Gap Between Knowledge, Policy and Practice by Susanna M. Hoffman (Bergahn Books 2019)

Half Broke: A Memoir by Ginger Gaffney (W. W. Norton & Company 2020)

The Licit Life of Capitalism: US Oil in Equatorial Guinea by Hannah Appel (Duke University Press 2019)

Making Industrial Pittsburgh Modern: Environment, Landscape, Transportation, Energy, and Planning by Jill Lindsey Harrison (MIT Press 2019)

Murals of the Americas: Mayer Center Symposium XVII, Readings in Latin American Studies by Victoria I. Lyall, ed (University of Oklahoma Press 2019)

Punctuations: How the Arts Think the Political by Michael J. Shapiro (Duke University Press 2019)