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Every month the AAG compiles a list of newly-published books in geography and related fields. Some are selected for review in the AAG Review of Books. Anyone interested in reviewing these or other titles should contact the Editor-in-Chief, Kent Mathewson (kentm [at] lsu [dot] edu). Listed below are the books received from publishers in the last month.

March 2018

Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States by James C. Scott (Yale University Press 2017)

America Classifies the Immigrants: From Ellis Island to the 2020 Census by Joel Perlmann (Harvard University Press 2018)

The American Environment Revisited: Environmental Historical Geographies of the United States by Geoffrey L. Buckley and Yolonda Youngs (eds.) (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2018)

Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters by Dwight B. Billingsand Ann E. Kingsolver (eds.) (The University Press of Kentucky 2018)

Building the New American Economy: Smart, Fair, and Sustainable by Jeffrey D. Sachs (Columbia University Press 2017)

Carving Out The Commons: Tenant Organizing and Housing Cooperatives in Washington, D.C. by Amanda Huron (University of Minnesota Press 2018)

Climate Change in Human History: Prehistory to the Present by Benjamin Lieberman and Elizabeth Gordon (Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2018)

Coming Home to Indigenous Place Names in Canada by Margaret Wickens Pearce (Canadian-American Center 2018)

Designs for the Pluriverse: Radical Interdependence, Autonomy, and the Making of Worlds by Arturo Escobar (Duke University Press 2017)

Globalized Authoritarianism: Megaprojects, Slums, and Class Relations in Urban Morocco by Koenraad Bogaert (University of Minnesota Press 2018)

Green Wars: Conservation and Decolonization in the Maya Forest by Megan Ybarra (University of California Press 2018)

Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba by Luis Martínez-Fernández (University of Florida Press 2018)

Kropotkin and the Anarchist Intellectual Tradition by Jim Mac Laughlin (Pluto Press 2016, https://www.plutobooks.com)

Landscapes of Freedom: Building a Postemancipation Society in the Rainforests of Western Colombia by Claudia Leal (The University of Arizona Press 2018)

Limits to Decolonization: Indigeneity, Territory, and Hydrocarbon Politics in the Bolivian Chaco by Penelope Anthias (Cornell University Press 2018)

Making New Nepal: From Student Activism to Mainstream Politics by Amanda Thérèse Snellinger (University of Washington Press 2018)

Managing Northern Europe’s Forests: Histories from the Age of Improvement to the Age of Ecology by K. Jan Oosthoek and Richard Hölzl (eds.) (Berghahn Books 2018)

A Natural History of the Mojave Desert by Lawrence R. Walker and Frederick H. Landau (The University of Arizona Press 2018)

Rare Earth Frontiers: From Terrestrial Subsoils to Lunar Landscapes by Julie Michelle Klinger (Cornell University Press 2018)

Revolting New York: How 400 Years of Riot, Rebellion, Uprising, and Revolution Shaped a City by Neil Smith, Don Mitchell, Erin Siodmak, JenJoy Roybal, Marnie Brady, and Brendan O’Malley (eds.) (University of Georgia Press 2018)

Sinking Chicago: Climate Change and the Remaking of a Flood-Prone Environment by Harold L. Platt (Temple University Press 2018)

Storied Ground: Landscape and the Shaping of English National Identity by Paul Readman (Cambridge University Press 2018)

Thin on the Ground: Soil Science in the Tropics, Second Edition by Anthony Young (Land Resource Books 2017)

Thinking Big Data in Geography: New Regimes, New Research by Jim Thatcher, Josef Eckert, and Andrew Shears (eds.) (University of Nebraska Press 2018)