New Books: April 2014

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 BooksDepartment 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.

April, 2014

  • The Age of Ecology by Radkau, Joachim (Polity Books 2014)
  • At Pyramid Lake by Mergen, Bernard  (University of Nevada Press 2014)
  • Beyond Discrimination: Racial Inequality in a Postracist Era by Harris, Fredrick C. and Robert C. Lieberman (Russell Sage Foundation 2013)
  • Clear Skies, Deep Water: A Chautauqua Memoir by  Peyton, Beth (State University of New York Press 2014)
  • Contested Spaces of Early America by Barr, Juliana and Edward Countryman (University of Pennsylvania Press 2014)
  • Dealing with Darwin: Place, Politics, and Rhetoric in Religious Engagements with Evolution by Livingstone, David N. (John Hopkins University Press 2014)
  • Development, Security, and Aid: Geopolitics and Geoeconomics at the U.S. Agency for International Development by Essex, Jamey (University of Georgia Press 2014)
  • DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton: Geology and Power in Early New York by Spanagel, David I. (University of John Hopkins Press 2014)
  • Encountering Ellis Island: How European Immigrants Entered America by Bayor, Ronald H. (John Hopkins University Press 2014)
  • Eurasian Corridors of Interconnection: From the South China to the Caspian Sea by Walcott, Susan M. and Corey Johnson (Routledge 2013)
  • Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy by  Sassen, Saskia (Harvard University Press 2014)
  • Green Consumption:The Global Rise of Eco-Chic by  Barendregt, Bart and Rivke Jaffe (Bloomsbury 2014)
  • The Greenest Nation?: A New History of German Environmentalism by Uekötter, Frank  (MIT Press 2014)
  • Green Utopianism: Perspectives, Politics and Micro-Practices by Bradley, Karin and Johan Hedrén (Routledge 2014)
  • Haiti: From Revolutionary Slaves to Powerless Citizens Essays on the Politics and Economics of Underdevelopment, 1804-2013 by Dupuy, Alex (Routledge 2014)
  • Indigenous Discourses on Knowledge and Development in Africa by Shizha, Edward and Ali A. Abdi (Routledge 2013)
  • Jamestown, New York: A Guide to the City and Its Urban Landscape by  Lombardi, Peter A. (State University of New York Press 2014)
  • Land and Wine: The French Terroir by Frankel, Charles (University of Chicago Press 2014)
  • Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet by Mayhew, Robert J.  (Harvard University Press 2014)
  • Mapping in the Cloud by Peterson, Michael P. (Guilford Press, 2014)
  • Modern Geopolitics and Security: Strategies for Unwinnable Conflicts by Guiora, Amos N. (CRC Press 2013)
  • North American Odyssey: Historical Geographies for the Twenty-first Century by Colten, Craig E. and Geoffrey L. Buckley (Rowman and Littlefield 2014)
  • The People, Place, and Space Reader by Gieseking, Jen Jack, William Mangold, Cindi Katz, Setha Low, Susan Saegert (Routledge 2014)
  • The Politics of the Encounter: Urban Theory and Protest under Planetary Urbanization by Merrifield, Andy (University of Georgia Press 2014)
  • The Politics of Narcotic Drugs: A Survey by Buxton, Julia (Routledge 2014)
  • Properties of Violence: Law and Land Grant Struggle in Northern New Mexico by David Correia  (University of Georgia Press 2014)
  • Rethinking the South African Crisis: Nationalism, Populism, Hegemony by Hart, Gillian (University of Georgia Press 2014)
  • Successful Adaptation to Climate Change by Moser, Susanne C. and Maxwell T. Boykoff (Routledge 2013)
  • The Sub-Saharan Africa Map Book by Esri (ESRI Press 2013)
  • Toward Spatial Humanities: Historical GIS and Spatial History by Gregory, Ian N., and Alistair Geddes (Indiana University Press 2014)
  • Travel Writing by Thompson, Carl (Routledge, 2014)
  • Water Worlds: Human Geographies of the Ocean by Anderson, Jon and Kimberly Peters (Ashgate 2014)
  • Yucatán: Recipes from a Culinary Expedition by Sterling, David (University of Texas Press 2014)
  • The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Cultural Geography by Johnson, Nuala C., Richard H. Schein, and Jamie Winders  (Wiley-Blackwell 2014)
  • A World After Climate Change and Culture-Shift by Norwine, Jim (Springer 2014)