New Books: August 2013

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.

August 2013

  • A Peculiar Mixture: German-Language Cultures and Identities in Eighteenth-Century North America. Stievermann, Jan and Oliver Scheiding, eds. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press 2013. $69.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-271-05949-5).

  • Ageing and Youth Cultures: Music, Style and Identity. Bennett, Andy and Paul Hodkinson, eds. New York, NY: Berg 2012. $35.95 paper (ISBN 978-1-8478-8835-8).

  • Anthropology at Harvard: A Biographical History, 1790–1940. Browman, David L., and Stephen Williams. Cambridge, MA: Peabody Museum Press 2013. $65.00 cloth (ISBN 978-0-87365-913-0).

  • Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany. Clarke, Robert C., and Mark D. Merlin. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press 2013. $95.00 cloth (ISBN 978-0-520-27048-0).

  • Creative Economies in Post-Industrial Cities. Margulies Breitbart, Myrna, ed. Burlington, VT: Ashgate 2013. $119.95 cloth (ISBN 978-1-4094-1084-3).

  • The Democratic Transition of Post-Communist Europe. Petrovic. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan 2013. $85.00 cloth (ISBN 978-0-230-35431-9).

  • Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity. Whitney, Meredith. New York, NY: Penguin Books 2013. $27.95 cloth (ISBN 978-1-59184-570-6).

  • Houses Without Names: Architectural Nomenclature and the Classification of America’s Common Houses. Thomas C. Hubka. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press 2013. $29.95 paper (ISBN 978-1-57233-947-7).

  • Lifeblood: Oil, Freedom, and the Forces of Capital. Huber, Matthew T. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press 2013. $25 paper (ISBN 978-0-8166-7785-6).

  • Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing. Smil, Vaclav. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2013. $27.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-262-01938-5).

  • Making Sense of Nature. Castree, Noel. New York, NY: Routledge 2013. $49.99 paper (ISBN 978-0-415-54550-1).

  • Mapping the Medieval City: Space, Place and Identity in Chester c. 1200–1600. Clarke, Catherine A.M. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press 2013. $30.00 paper (ISBN 978-0-7083-2652-7).

  • Multilateral Development Cooperation in a Changing Global Order. Besada, Hany and Shannon Kindornay, eds. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan 2013. $95.00 cloth (ISBN 978-1-137-29775-4).

  • The Most Defiant Devil: William Temple Hornaday and His Controversial Crusade to Save American Wildlife. Dehler, Gregory J. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press 2013. $29.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-8139-3410-5).

  • Peacebuilding in Practice: Local Experience in Two Bosnian Towns. Moore, Adam. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press 2013. $45.00 cloth (ISBN 978-0-8014-5199-7).

  • Postcards from the Río Bravo Border: Picturing the Place, Placing the Picture, 1900–1950s. Arreola, Daniel D. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press 2013. $40.00 cloth (ISBN 978-0-292-75280-1).

  • Red Stamps and Gold Stars: Fieldwork Dilemmas in Upland Socialist Asia. Turner, Sarah. Vancouver, BC: University of British Columbria Press 2013. $95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-7748-2494-1).

  • Sea Monsters: A Voyage Around the World’s Most Beguiling Map. Nigg, Joseph. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press 2013. $40 cloth (ISBN 978-0-226-92516-5).

  • Second Home Tourism in Europe-Lifestyle Issues and Policy Responses. Roca, Zoran. Burlington, VT: Ashgate 2013. $121.46 cloth (ISBN 978-1-4094-5071-9).

  • Upton Sinclair: California Socialist, Celebrity Intellectual. Coodley, Lauren. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2013. $28.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-8032-4382-8).

  • Why Europe Matters: The Case for the European Union. McCormick, John. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan 2013. $25.00 paper (ISBN 978-1-137-01687-4).

  • Wide Open Fairways: A Journey across the Landscapes of Modern Golf. Klein, Bradley S. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2013. $24.95 cloth (ISBN 978-0-8032-4037-7).

  • Wine and Culture: Vineyard to Glass. Black, Rachel E., and Robert C. Ulin, eds. New York, NY: Bloomsbury 2013. $42.95 paper (ISBN 978-0-85785-401-8).