New Books: July 2018

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.

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.

July 2018

All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands by Stephanie Elizondo Griest (University of North Carolina Press 2017)

Atmospheric Things: On the Allure of Elemental Envelopmentby Derek P. McCormack (Duke University Press 2018)

The Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punkby Shawn Chandler Bingham and Lindsey A. Freeman (eds.) (University of North Carolina Press 2017)

The Bolivia Reader: History, Culture, Politics by Sinclair Thomson, Rossana Barragán, Xavier Albó, Seemin Qayum, and Mark Goodale (eds.) (Duke University Press 2018)

China and Russia: The New Rapprochement by Alexander Lukin (Polity Books 2018)

Climate Change and Human Mobility: Global Challenges to the Social Sciences by Kirsten Hastrup and Karen Fog Olwig (eds.) (Cambridge University Press 2017)

Earth Repair: A Transatlantic History of Environmental Restoration by Marcus Hall (University of Virginia Press 2018)

Evergreen: The Garrett Family, Collectors and Connoisseurs by Evergreen Museum & Library (Johns Hopkins University Press 2017)

GIS Tutorial for Crime Analysis, second edition by Wilpen L. Gorr, Kristen S. Kurland, and Zan M. Dodson (ESRI Press 2018)

The Geopolitics of Spectacle: Space, Synecdoche, and the New Capitals of Asia by Natalie Koch (Cornell University Press 2018)

Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China by Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng (The MIT Press 2017)

The Golden Age of Piracy: The Rise, Fall, and Enduring Popularity of Pirates by David Head (ed.) (University of Georgia Press 2018)

Grounded Authority: The Algonquins of Barriere Lake against the State by Shiri Pasternak (University of Minnesota Press 2017)

Hairy Hippies and Bloody Butchers: The Greenpeace Anti-Whaling Campaign in Norway by Juliane Riese (Berghahn Books 2017)

Imagining the Arctic: Heroism, Spectacle and Polar Explorationby Huw Lewis-Jones (I. B. Tauris 2017)

Island, River, and Field: Landscape Archaeology in the Llanos de Mojos by John H. Walker (University of New Mexico Press 2018)

Migrant Returns: Manila, Development, and Transnational Connectivity by Eric J. Pido (Duke University Press 2017)

Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land, Third Edition by John Opie, Char Miller, and Kenna Lang Archer (University of Nebraska Press 2018)

The Promise of Infrastructureby Nikhil Anand, Akhil Gupta, and Hannah Appel (eds.) (Duke University Press 2018)

Pushing Our Limits: Insights from Biosphere 2 by Mark Nelson (University of Arizona Press 2018)

Science and Environment in Chile: The Politics of Expert Advice in a Neoliberal Democracy by Javiera Barandiarán (The MIT Press 2018)

Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy by Anindya Ghose (The MIT Press 2017)

Transboundary Environmental Governance Across the World’s Longest Border by Stephen Brooks and Andrea Olive (eds.) (University of Manitoba Press 2018)

Understanding Conflicts about Wildlife: A Biosocial Approachby Catherine M. Hill, Amanda D. Webber and Nancy E. C. Priston (eds.) (Berghahn Books 2017)

Wildlife Crime: From Theory to Practice by William D. Moreto (ed.) (Temple University Press 2018)