New Books: April 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.

April 2013

  • Approaches to Disaster Management: Examining the Implications of Hazards, Emergencies and Disasters. Tiefenbacher, John. Manhattan, NY: InTech 2013. $Free Electronic (ISBN 978-953-51-1093-4).

  • Asia Rising: Growth and Resilience in an Uncertain Global Economy. Hill, Hal and Maria Socorro Gochoco-Bautista, eds. Northampton, Mass: Edward Elgar 2013. $185 Cloth (ISBN 978-1-781-00797-6).

  • Becoming Melungeon: Making an Ethnic Identity in the Appalachian South. Schrift, Melissa. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press 2013. $35.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-8032-7154-8).

  • Defensive Environmentalists and the Dynamics of Global Reform. Rudel, Thomas K. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press 2013. $95.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-1-107-03052-7).

  • Everyday Las Vegas: Local Life in a Tourist Town. Rowley, Rex J. Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press 2013. $ Cloth (ISBN 978-0-87417-905-7).

  • Growing Resistance: Canadian Farmers and the Politics of Genetically Modified Wheat. Eaton, Emily. Winnipeg, MB: University of Manitoba Press 2013. $31.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-88755-744-6).

  • History of Ancient Geography. Thomson, J. Oliver. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press 2013. $41.99 Paper (ISBN 978-1-107-68992-3).

  • Impossible Citizens: Dubai’s Indian Diaspora. Vora, Neha. Durham, NC: Duke University Press 2013. $24.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-8223-5393-5).

  • Mark My Words: Native Women Mapping Our Nations. Goeman, Mishuana. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press 2013. $25.00 Paper (ISBN 978-0-8166-7791-7).

  • Potent Landscapes: Place and Mobility in Eastern Indonesia. Allerton, Catherine. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’I Press 2013. $25 Paper (ISBN 978-0-8248-3800-3).

  • Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco. Henderson, Jason. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press 2013. $24.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-55849-999-7).

  • Sustainability. Thiele, Leslie. Malden, MA: Polity Books 2013. $22.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-7456-5610-6).

  • The Hub’s Metropolis: Greater Boston’s Development from Railroad Suburbs to Smart Growth. O’Connell, James C.. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2013. $34.95 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-262-01875-3).

  • The View from Above: The Science of Social Space. Haffner, Jeanne. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2013. $32.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-262-01879-1).

  • The World of Lucha Libre: Secrets, Revelations, and Mexican National Identity. Levi, Heather. Durham, NC: Duke University Press 2008. $ Paper (ISBN 978-0-8223-4232-8).

  • Views of the Cordilleras and Monuments of the Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: A Critical Edition. von Humboldt, Alexander with Vera M. Kutzinski, and Ottmar Ette, eds. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press 2012. $65.00 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-226-86506-5).

  • Conservation Planning: Shaping the Future. Craighead, F. Lance and Charles L. Convis Jr. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press 2013. $1119.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-58948-263-0).

  • Contested Water: The Struggle Against Water Privatization in the United States and Canada. Robinson, Joanna L. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press 2013. $23.00 Paper (ISBN 978-0-262-51039-0).

  • Getting to Know ArcGIS for Desktop, 3rd edition. Law, Michael and Amy Collins. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press 2013. $84.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-58948-308-8).

  • Lining Up Data in ArcGIS:A Guide to Map Projections, Second Edition. Maher, Margaret M. Redlands, CA: ESRI Press 2013. $24.95 Paper (ISBN 978-1-58948-342-2).

  • Between Giants: The Battle for the Baltics in World War II. Buttar, Prit. Long Island City, NY: Osprey Publishing 2013. $29.95 Cloth (ISBN 978-1-78096-163-7).

  • Food and Society: Principles and Paradoxes. Guptill, Amy E., Denise A. Copelton, and Betsy Lucal. Malden, MA: Polity Books 2012. $23.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-7456-7282-6).

  • Imperial Geographies in Byzantine and Ottoman Space. Bazzaz, Sahar, Yota Batsaki, and Dimiter Angelov. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press 2013. $24.95 Paper (ISBN 9780674066625).

  • Memorylands: Heritage and Identity in Europe Today. Macdonald, Sharon. New York, NY: Routledge 2013. $39.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-415-45334-9).

  • Migration and Climate Change. Graeme Hugo, ed. Northampton, Mass: Edward Elgar 2013. $520 Cloth (ISBN 978-1-84980-851-4).

  • Race and Immigration in the New Ireland. Ulin, Julieann Veronica, Heather Edwards, and Sean O’Brien, eds. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press 2013. $35.00 Paper (ISBN 978-0-268-02777-3).

  • Transnational Migration. Faist, Thomas, Margit Fauser, and Eveline Reisenauer. Malden, MA: Polity Books 2013. $22.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-7456-4978-8).

  • Traveling the 38th Parallel: A Water Line Around the World. Carle, David, and Janet Carle. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press 2013. $29.95 Cloth (ISBN 978-0-520-26654-4).

  • Urban China. Ren, Xuefei. Malden, MA: Polity Books 2013. $22.95 Paper (ISBN 978-0-7456-5359-4).

  • Regionalists on the Left: Radical Voices from the American West. Steiner, Michael C, ed. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press 2013. $39.95 Cloth (ISBN 9780806143408).