New Books in Geography

Interviews with Geographers about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/geography/

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episode 660: Chet Van Duzer, "Martin Waldseemüller’s 'Carta marina' of 1516: Study and Transcription of the Long Legends" (Springer, 2019)


Van Duzer presents the first detailed study of one of the most important masterpieces of Renaissance cartography...


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episode 42: Alberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" (Norton, 2019)


We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at?


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episode 54: Emanuela Grama, "Socialist Heritage: The Politics of Past and Place in Romania" (Indiana UP, 2019)


Grama explores the socialist state's attempt to create its own heritage, as well as the legacy of that project...


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episode 30: R. Cervero, E. Guerra, S. Al, "Beyond Mobility: Planning Cities for People and Places" (Island Press, 2017)


"Beyond Mobility" is about prioritizing the needs and aspirations of people and the creation of great places...


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episode 240: Margaret E. Schotte, "Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill, 1550-1800" (Johns Hopkins UP, 2019)


Schotte charts more than two hundred years of navigational history as she investigates how mariners solved the challenges of navigating beyond sight of land...


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episode 41: Serin D. Houston, "Imagining Seattle: Social Values in Urban Governance" (U Nebraska Press, 2019)


Houston’s finds three major social values--social justice, sustainability, and creativity—pervade policy creation in the city and condition privileges and oppressions...


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 2019-11-06  44m
 
 

episode 45: Kathryn Conrad on University Press Publishing


What do university presses do, and how do they do it?


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 2019-11-03  40m
 
 

episode 637: David Biggs, "Footprints of War: Militarized Landscapes in Vietnam" (U Washington Press, 2018)


By now we all know that Vietnam is a country, not a war. But how have decades, and even centuries, of war impacted the land of this southeast Asian nation?


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 2019-10-31  1h12m
 
 

episode 81: J. Neuhaus, "Geeky Pedagogy: A Guide for Intellectuals, Introverts, and Nerds Who Want to Be Effective Teachers" (West Virginia UP, 2019)


The things that make people academics do not necessarily make them good teachers...


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 2019-10-24  32m