New Books: February 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.

February 2013

  • A Place We Call Home: Gender, Race, and Justice in Syracuse. Ducre, K. Animashaun. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press 2012. $24.95 Cloth (ISBN 978-08156-3306-8).

  • A Theory of Grocery Shopping: Food, Choice and Conflict. Kock, Shelley L. New York, NY: Berg 2012. $34.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-8578-5151-2).

  • Ageing and Youth Cultures: Music, Style and Identity. Bennett, Andy and Paul Hodkinson. New York, NY: Berg 2012. $34.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-8478-8835-8).

  • Brazilian Food: Race, Class and Identity in Regional Cuisines. Fajans, Jane. New York, NY: Berg 2012. $29.95 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-85785-042-3).

  • Captial Fictions: The Literature of Latin America’s Export Age. Beckman, Erika. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press 2013. $25.00 Paper (ISBN 978-0-8166-7920-1).

  • Car Country: An Environmental History. Wells, Christopher W. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press 2013. $40.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-295-99215-0).

  • Changing Lanes: Visions and Histories of Urban Freeways. DiMento, Joseph F.C. and Cliff Ellis. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2013. $34.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-262-01858-6).

  • Cities, Regions and Flows. Hall, Peter V., and Markus Hesses. New York, NY: Routledge 2013. $145.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-415-68219-0).

  • Climate Change and Social Ecology: A New Perspective on the Climate Challenge. Wheeler, Stephen M.. New York, NY: Routledge 2012. $39.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-415-80987-0).

  • Climate Change in the Midwest: Impacts, Risks, Vulnerability, and Adaptation. Pryor, Sara C. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press 2013. $65 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-253-00682-0).

  • Development, Security, and Aid: Geopolitics and Geoeconomics at the U.S. Agency for International Development. Essex, Jamey. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press 2013. $24.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-8203-4454-6).

  • Digital Anthropology. Horst, Heather A. and Dniel Miller, eds. New York, NY: Berg 2012. $29.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-85785-290-8).

  • Essential World Atlas, Seventh Edition. Oxford. New York, NY: Oxford University Press 2012. $24.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-19-97155-8).

  • GIS Tutorial 2: Spatial Analysis Workbook, 10.1 edition. Allen, David W. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press 2013. $79.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-58948-337-8).

  • Gods of the Mississippi. Pasquier, Michael, ed. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press 2013. $27 Paper (ISBN 978-0-253-00806-0).

  • Life in Crisis: The Ethical Journey of Doctors Without Borders. Redfield, Peter. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press 2013. $29.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-520-27485-3).

  • Liminal Landscapes: Travel, experience and spaces in-between. Andrews, Hazel and Les Roberts. New York, NY: Routledge 2012. $146.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-415-66884-2).

  • Making Borders: Engaging the threat of Chinese textiles in Ghana. Axelsson, Linn. Stockholm, Sweden: Stockholm University Library 2012. $114,48 SEK Paper (ISBN 978-91-86071-99-8).

  • Mallorca: The Making of a Landscape. Buswell, Richard. Edinburgh, UK: Dunedin Academic Press 2013. $55 Cloth (ISBN 978-1-78046-010-9).

  • Metropolitan Governance in the Federalist Americas: Strategies for Equitable and Integrated Development. Spink, Peter K., Peter M. Ward, and Robert H. Wilson. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press 2012. $38.00 Paper (ISBN 978-0-268-04141-0).

  • Museums: A Visual Anthropology. Bouquet, Mary. New York, NY: Berg 2012. $29.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-8452-0812-7).

  • Ownership and Appropriation. Strang, Veronica and Mark Bussee. New York, NY: Berg 2011. $34.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-8478-8685-9).

  • Python Scripting for ArcGIS. Zandbergen, Paul A. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press 2013. $79.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-58948-282-1).

  • River of Dark Dreams: Slavery and Empire in the Cotton Kingdom. Johnson, Walter. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press 2013. $35.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-674-04555-2).

  • Routledge Handbook of Cosmopolitanism Studies. Delanty, Gerald, ed. New York, NY: Routledge 2012. $225.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-415-60081-1).

  • Space, Place, and Sex: Geographies of Sexualities. Johnston, Lynda, and Robyn Longhurst. Lanham, MD: Altamira Press 2010. $29.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-7425-5512-9).

  • The Anthropology of Alternative Medicine. Ross, Anamaria Iosif. New York, NY: Berg 2012. £55.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-1-84520-801-1).

  • The Interview: An Ethnographic Approach. Skinner, Jonathan, ed. New York, NY: Berg 2012. $99.95 Cloth (ISBN 978-1-84788-940-9).

  • The Right to Water: Politics, Governance, and Social Struggles. Sultana, Farhana and Alex Loftus. New York, NY: Routledge 2012. $53.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-84971-359-7).

  • The Routledge Handbook of Tourism and the Environment. Holden, Andrew and David Fennell, eds. New York, NY: Routledge 2013. $225.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-415-58207-0).

  • The White Rose of Stalingrad: The Real-Life Adventure of Lidiya Vladimirovna Litvyak, the Highest Scoring Female Air Cace of All Time. Yenne, Bill. Long Island City, NY: Osprey Publishing 2013. $27.95 Cloth (ISBN 978-1-84908-810-7).

  • Time and Memory in Indigenous Amazonia: Anthropological Perspectives. Fausto, Carlos, and Michael Heckenberger, eds. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida 2013. $29.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-8130-4479-8).

  • Unlearning the City: Infrastructure in a New Optical Field. Chattopadhyay, Swati. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press 2012. $30.00 Paper (ISBN 978-0-8166-7932-4).

  • Worldwide Destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism, 6th Edition. Boniface, Brian, Chris Cooper, and Robyn Cooper. New York, NY: Routledge 2012. $49.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-08-097040-0).

  • Territory, the State and Urban Politics: A Critical Appreciation of the Selected Writings of Kevin R. Cox. Jonas, Andrew E.G. and Andrew Wood. Farnham, England: Ashgate 2012. $ Paper (ISBN 978-0-7546-7998-1).