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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.

November 2019

America's Johannesburg: Industrialization and Racial Transformation in Birmingham by Bobby M. Wilson (University of Georgia Press 2019)

Deported to Death: How Drug Violence is Changing Migration on the US Border by Jeremy Slack (University of California Press 2019)

Fifty Maps and the Stories they Tellby Jerry Brotton and Nick Millea (Bodleian Library 2019)

For a Politics of the Common Good by Alain Badiou and Peter Engelman (Polity 2019)

Geographies of City Science: Urban Lives and Origin Debates in Late Victorian Dublin by Tanya O'Sullivan (University of Pittsburgh Press 2019)

Infinite Cities: A Trilogy of Atlases—San Francisco, New Orleans, New York by Rebecca Solnit, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro, Rebecca Snedeker (University of California Press 2019)

Islamic Maps by Yossef Rapoport (Bodleian Library 2020)

Limits: Why Malthus Was Wrong and Why Environmentalists Should Care by Giorgos Kallis (Stanford University Press 2019)

Manufacturing Decline: How Racism and the Conservative Movement Crush the American Rust Belt by Jason Hackworth (Columbia University Press 2019)

Mapping Beyond Measure: Art, Cartography and the Space of Global Modernity by Simon Ferdinand (University of Nebraska Press 2019)

On the Backs of Tortoises: Darwin, the Galápagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden by Elizabeth Hennessy (Yale University Press 2019)

Power, Participation, and Protest in Flint, Michigan: Unpacking the Policy Paradox of Municipal Takeovers by Ashley E. Nickels (Temple University Press 2019)

Public Los Angeles: A Private City's Activist Futures by Don Parson, edited by Roger Keil and Judy Branfman (University of Georgia Press 2019)

Red, Black, White: The Alabama Communist Party 1930-1950 by Mary Stanton (University of Georgia Press 2019)

Suspect Communities: Anti-Muslim Racism and the Domestic War on Terror by Nicole Nguyen (University of Minnesota Press 2019)

The Company We Keep: Interracial Friendships and Romantic Relationships from Adolescence to Adulthood by Grace Kao, Kara Joyner, and Kelly Stamper Balistreri (Russel Sage Foundation 2019)

The Far Right Today by Cas Mudde (Polity 2019)

The Global Interior: Mineral Frontiers and American Power by Megan Black (Harvard University Press 2018)

The Selden Map of China: A New Understanding of the Ming Dynasty by Hongping Annie Nie (Bodleian Library 2019)

Water, Life, and Profit: Fluid Economies and Cultures of Niamey, Niger by Sarah Beth Keough and Scott M. Youngstedt (Bergahn Books 2019)

Writing Revolution: Hispanic Anarchism in the United States by Christopher J. Castaneda and Montse Feu, eds. (University of Illinois Press 2019)