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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.

October 2019

The Atlas of Boston History by Nancy S. Seasholes. eds. (University of Chicago Press 2019)

Borderless Empire: Dutch Guiana in the Atlantic World, 1750–1800 by Bram Hoonhout (University of Georgia Press 2020)

Building Nazi Germany: Place, Space, Architecture, and Ideology by Joshua Hagen and Robert C. Ostergren (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2020)

The City as Power: Urban Space, Place, and National Identity by Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen, eds. (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2018)

The Confounding Island: Jamaica and the Postcolonial Predicament by Orlando Patterson (Harvard University Press 2019)

Detours: Travels and the Ethics of Research in the Global South by M. Bianet Castellanos (University of Arizona Press 2019)

Franz Boas: The Emergence of the Anthropologist by Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt (University of Nebraska Press 2019)

The Freedom Of Speech: Talk And Slavery In The Anglo-Caribbean World by Miles Ogborn (University of Chicago Press 2019)

The Global PR Revolution: How Thought Leaders Succeed in the Transformed World of PR by Maxim Behar (Allworth Press 2019)

How Nature Works: Rethinking Labor on a Troubled Planet by Sarah Besky and Alex

Blanchette, eds. (University of New Mexico Press 2019)

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 Crushed the American Rust Belt by Jason Hackworth (Columbia University Press 2019)

Mapping Populism: Taking Politics to the People by John Agnew and Michael Shin (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2019)

Necropolitics by Achille Mbembe (Duke University Press 2019)

Pepper: A Guide to the World's Favorite Spice by Joe Barth (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2019)

Postcards from the Chihuahua Border: Revisiting a Pictorial Past, 1900s–1950s by Daniel D. Arreola (University of Arizona Press 2019)

Racial Alterity, Wixarika Youth Activism, and the Right to the Mexican City by Diana Negrín (University of Arizona Press 2019)

Settler City Limits: Indigenous Resurgence and Colonial Violence in the Urban Prairie West by Heather Dorries, Robert Henry, David Hugill, Tyler McCreary, and Julie Tomiak, eds. (University of Manirova Press 2019)

Silk Roads: Peoples, Cultures, Landscapes by Susan Whitfield, eds. (University of California Press 2019)

Stranger Things and Philosophy: Thus Spake the Demogoron by Jeffrey A. Ewing and Andrew M. Winters, eds. (Open Court Publishing Company 2019)

Transforming Rural Water Governance: The Road from Resource Management to Political Activism in Nicaragua by Sarah T. Romano (University of Arizona Press 2019)

Undocumented Migration by Roberto G. Gonzalez, Nando Sigona, Martha C. Franco, Anna Papoutsi (Polity 2019)

Water Politics: Governance, Justice and the Right to Water by Farhana Sultana and Alex Loftus, eds. (Routledge 2020)