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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, 2012

  • Alkon, Alison Hope.  Black, White, and Green.  Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 2012. 206 and 7 pp., $69.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4390-7.
  • Bridge, Gavin and Billon, Philippe Le.  Oil.  Cambridge: Polity Press, 2013.  256 and 8 pp.,  $49.95, ISBN 978-0-7456-4926-9.
  • Cionnaith, Finnian O.  Mapping, Measurement and Metropolis: How Land Surveyors Shaped Eighteenth-Century Dublin.  Portland: Four Courts Press, 2012.  246 and 24 pp., €45.00, ISBN 978-1-84682-348-0.
  • Clarke, Colin and Clarke, Gillian.  Post-Colonial Trinidad: An Ethnographic Journal.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.  246 and 22 pp., $89.00, ISBN 978-0-230-62200-5. 
  • Danielsson, Sarah K.  The Explorer’s Roadmap to National-Socialism: Sven Hedin, Geography, and the Path to Genocide.  Burlington: Ashgate, 2012.  304 and 6 pp., $119.95, ISBN 9781-4094-3212-8.
  • Davies, Damian Walford.  Cartographies of Culture: New Geographies of Welsh Writing in English.  Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2012.  271 and 16 pp., £29.99, ISBN 978-0-7083-2476-9.
  • Foote, Stephanie and Mazzolini, Elizabeth ed.  Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Cultures, Social Justice.  Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2012.  291 and 6 pp., $50.00, ISBN 978-0-2625-1782-9.
  • Garfield, Simon.  On the Map: A Mind Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks.  New York: Gotham Books, 2013.  464 pp., $27.50, ISBN 978-1-59240779-8.
  • Ioris, Antonio Augusto Rossotto.  Tropical Wetland Management: The South American Pantanal and the International Experience.  Burlington: Ashgate, 2012.  351 and 19 pp., $124.95, ISBN 978-1-4094-1878-8.
  • Janowski, Monica and Ingold, Tim, ed.  Imagining Landscapes: Past, Present and Future.  Burlington: Ashgate, 2012.  169 and 12 pp., $99.95, ISBN 978-11-4094-2971-5.
  • Lave, Rebecca.  Fields and Streams: Stream Restoration, Neoliberalism, and the Future of Environmental Science.  Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 2012.  170 and 8 pp., $59.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4392-1.
  • Light, Duncan.  The Dracula Dilemma: Tourism, Identity and the State of Romania.  Burlington: Ashgate, 2012.  196 and 10 pp., $99.95, ISBN 978-1-4094-4021-5.
  • Loyd, Jenna M.  Beyond Walls and Cages: Prisons, Borders, and Global Crisis.  Athens: The University of Georgia Press, 2012.  372 and 11 pp., $69.95, ISBN 978-0-8203-4412-6.
  • Mithen, Steven.  Thrist: Water and Power in the Ancient World.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012.  347 and 17 pp., $25.95, ISBN 978-0-674-06693-9.
  • Motoyama, Yasuyuki.  Global Companies, Local Innovations: Why the Engineering Aspects of Innovation Making Require Co-location.  Burlington: Ashgate, 2012.  163 and 5 pp., $99.95, ISBN 978-1-4094-2146-7.
  • Rehder, John B.  Tennessee Log Buildings: A Folk Tradition.  Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 2012.  192 pp., $29.95, ISBN 978-1-57233-874-6. 
  • Talbert, Richard J.A., ed.  Ancient Perspectives: Maps and Their Place in Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, and Rome.  Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2012.  264 and 9 pp., $65.00, ISBN 978-0-226-78973-8.