New Books for Geographers: Winter 2021

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The AAG compiles a quarterly list of newly published geography books and books of interest to geographers. The list includes a diversity of books that represents the breadth of the discipline (including key sub-disciplines), but also recognizes the work which takes place at the margins of geography and overlap with other disciplines. While academic texts make up most of the books, we also include popular books, novels, books of poetry, and books published in languages other than English, for example.

Some of these books are selected for review in the AAG Review of Books. Publishers are welcome to contact the AAG Review of Books Editor-in-Chief Debbie Hopkins, as well as anyone interested in reviewing these or other titles.

Affective Trajectories Religion and Emotion in African Cityscapes by Editor(s): Hansjörg Dilger, Astrid Bochow, Marian Burchardt, Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon     Contributor(s): Rafael Cazarin, Alessandro Gusman, Murtala Ibrahim, Peter Lambertz, Isabelle L. Lange, Benedikt Pontzen, Hans Reihling, Isabel Mukonyora, Rijk van Dijk (Duke University, 2020)

Africobra: Experimental Art Towards a School of Thought by Wadsworth A Jarrell (Duke Press, 2020)

The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World by Hein de Haas, Stephen Castles, & Mark J. Miller (Guilford Press, 2020)

Antarctic Atlas: New Maps and Graphics That Tell the Story of A Continent by Peter Fretwell (Penguin Books, 2020)

The Anticapitalist Chronicles by David Harvey (Pluto Press, 2020)

A Brief History of Commercial Capitalism by Jairus Banaji (Haymarket Books, 2020)

The Chipko Movement by Shekhar Pathak (Orient Black Swan, 2020)

Cities at War by Edited by Mary Kaldor and Saskia Sassen (Columbia University Press, 2020)

The Commons in an Age of Uncertainty by Franklin Obeng-Odoom (University of Toronto Press, 2020)

The Coolie’s Great War – Indian Labour in a Global Conflict, 1914–1921 by Radhika Singha (Hurst, 2020)

Creating Spaces of Engagement by Leah R.E. Levac and Sarah Marie Wiebe (University of Toronto Press, 2020)

The Cuban Hustle: Culture, Politics, Everyday Life by Sujatha Fernandes (Duke Press, 2020)

Discorrelated Images by  Shane Denson (Duke Press, 2020)

Elementary Aspects of the Political – Histories from the Global South by Prathama Banerjee (Duke, 2020)

Elsewhere: A Journey into Our Age of Islands by Alastair Bonnett (University of Chicago Press, 2020)

Engaging Comparative Urbanism – Art Spaces in Beijing and Berlin by Julie Ren (Bristol University press, 2020)

An Ethnography of Urban Exploration by Kevin P Bingham (Palgrave, 2020)

Everyday Practices of Tourism Mobilities: Packing a Bag (2020) by Kaya Barry (Routledge, 2020)

Framing the World: Classical Influences on Sixteenth-Century Geographical Thoughtby Margaret Small (Boydell and Brewer, 2020)

Genetic Afterlives: Black Jewish Indigeneity in South Africa by Noah Tamarkin (Duke Press, 2020)

Geographies of Embodiment: Critical phenomenology and the world of strangers by Kirsten Simonsen – Roskilde and Lasse Koefoed – Roskilde  (Sage Publishing, 2020)

Geographies of Knowledge: Science, Scale, and Spatiality in the Nineteenth Century by Robert J. Mayhew and Charles W. J. Withers (John Hopkins, 2020)

Geopolitics, Culture, and the Scientific Imaginary in Latin America by editors María del Pilar Blanco & Joanna Page (Florida UP, 2020)

Glitch Feminism by Legacy Russell (Verso, 2020)

Global Warming in Local Discourses: How Communities around the World Make Sense of Climate Change by editors Michael Brüggemann & Simone Rödder (OpenBook, 2020)

The Greater India Experiment – Hindutva and the Northeast by ARKOTONG LONGKUMER (Stanford University Press, 2020)

Inequality Studies from the Global South by David Francis, Edward Webster, Imraan Valodia (Wits University , 2020)

Invisibility in African Displacements, From Marginalization to Strategies of Avoidance by Edited by Jesper Bjarnesen and Simon Turner (ZED, 2020)

Knowledge for Governance by Johannes Glückler, Gary Herrigel, and Michael Handke (Springer, 2020)

Living Earth Community: Multiple Ways of Being and Knowing by editors Sam Mickey, Mary Evelyn Tucker, & John Grim (OpenBook, 2020)

The Mantle of the Earth by Veronica della Dora (University of Chicago Press, 2020)

Mapping Crisis: Participation, Datafication and Humanitarianism in the Age of Digital Mapping by editors Doug Specht (London UP, 2020)

Mapping Indigenous Land: Native Land Grants in Colonial New Spain by Ana Pulido Rull (U Oklahoma Press, 2020)

Militarized Global Apartheid  by Catherine Besteman (Duke University, 2020)

Modelling Interactions Between Vector-Borne Diseases and Environment Using GIS by Hassan M Khormi and Lalit Kumar (CRC Press, 2020)

Mouth of Earth by Sarah P. Strong (U Nevada Press, 2020)

Native: Life in a Vanishing Landscape by Patrick Laurie (Birlinn General, 2020)

The New Map: Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations by Daniel Yergin (Penguin Books, 2020)

Non-representational theory  by Paul Simpson (Routledge, 2020)

The Occupied Clinic: Militariam and Care in Kashmir by Saiba Varma (Duke Press, 2020)

Plastiglomerate by Tim Cresswell (Waterstones, 2020)

The Politics Of Maps by Christine Leuenberger and Izhak Schnell (Oxford University Press, 2020)

The Progress of This Storm: Nature and Society in a Warming World by Andreas Malm (Verso Books, 2020)

Reconstructing public housing: Liverpool’s hidden history of collective alternatives by Matt Thompson (University of Liverpool Press, 2020)

Relative races: Genealogies of Interracial Kinship in Nineteenth-Century America by Brigitte Fielder (Duke Press, 2020)

Rivers of Power: How a Natural Force Raised Kingdoms, Destroyed Civilizations, and Shapes Our World by Laurence C. Smith (Penguin Books, 2020)

Rock| Water| Life: Ecology and humanities for a decolonial South Africa by Lesley Green (Wits University Press, 2020)

The (Un)governable City: Productive Failure in the Making of Colonial Delhi, 1858–1911 by Raghav Kishore (Orient BlackSwan, 2020)

The Urbanisation of the Sea by Nancy Couling, Carola Hein  (nai010, 2020)

Troubling Images, Visual Culture and the Politics of Afrikaner Nationalism by  Brenda Schmahmann, Federico Freschi, Lize van Robbroeck (Wits University Press, 2020)

Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert MacFarlane (Penguin Books, 2020)

Upheaval: How Nations Cope with Crisis and Change by Jared Diamond (Penguin Books, 2020)

Virulent Zones: Animal Disease and Global Health at China’s Pandemic Epicenter by Lyle Fearnley (Duke Press, 2020)

Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire by Jack Halberstam (Duke Press, 2020)