New Books in Geography

Interviews with Geographers about their New Books

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 54m. Bisher sind 111 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 12 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts


episode 47: Elizabeth Cullen Dunn, "No Path Home: Humanitarian Camps and the Grief of Displacement" (Cornell UP, 2018)

"No Path Home" is the engaging result of more than sixteen years of fieldwork in Georgian IDP camps.



episode 22: Mark Monmonier, "Connections and Content: Reflections on Networks and the History of Cartography" (ESRI Press, 2019)

Monmonier shares his insights about the relationships between networks and maps through a collection of essays...



episode 81: Humphrey Davies and Lesley Lababid, "A Field Guide to the Street Names of Central Cairo" (AU in Cairo Press, 2018)

Guides have been written to the city of Cairo for generations...



episode 99: Bathsheba Demuth, "Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait" (W. W. Norton, 2019)

Demuth reveals how people have turned ecological wealth in a remote region into economic growth and state power for more than 150 years...


 2019-09-10  54m

episode 21: Laura Alice Watt, "The Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore" (U California Press, 2016)

Watt precisely narrates a rich case study of the sweeping lands and waters surrounding Point Reyes, an hour north of San Francisco in Marin County,..


 2019-07-16  1h17m

episode 199: Lina del Castillo, "Crafting a Republic for the World: Scientific, Geographic and Historiographic Inventions of Colombia" (U Nebraska Press, 2018)

Lina del Castillo’s book explores scientific, geographic, and historiographic inventions in nineteenth-century Colombia...


 2019-07-09  1h5m

episode 141: Genevieve Carpio, "Collisions at the Crossroads: How Place and Mobility Make Race" (U California Press, 2019)

Carpio considers tensions around mobility and settlement in the 19th- and 20th-century American West, especially California’s Inland Empire....


 2019-07-08  1h11m

episode 134: Gregory H. Wolf, "Wrigley Field: The Friendly Confines at Clark and Addison" (SABR, 2019)

Wrigley Field is one of a handful of sports stadiums to have transcended its athletic purpose to become a true American landmark...


 2019-06-25  1h12m

episode 20: Matthew Edney, "Cartography: The Ideal and Its History" (U Chicago Press, 2019)

Edney chronicles precisely how the ideal of cartography that has developed in the West since 1800 has gone astray...


 2019-06-25  59m

episode 5: Chris S. Duvall, "The African Roots of Marijuana" (Duke UP, 2019)

Duvall helps us understand cannabis as a crop, commodity, and tool in African culture and in the history of slavery...


 2019-06-24  50m