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North American Odyssey: Historical Geographies for the Twenty-first Century

by Craig E. Colten & Geoffrey L. Buckley Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 27, 2014)

This groundbreaking volume offers a fresh approach to conceptualizing the historical geography of North America by taking a thematic rather than a traditional regional perspective. Leading geographers, building...


Space, Place, and Sex: Geographies of Sexualities

by Lynda Johnston & Robyn Longhurst Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 16, 2009)

This accessible and engaging book provides a critical geography of sex and sexuality from the body to the globe. Drawing on queer, feminist, gender, social, and cultural studies, Lynda Johnston and Robyn Longhurst...


The European Culture Area: A Systematic Geography

by Alexander B. Murphy, Terry G. Jordan-Bychkov & Bella Bychkova Jordan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 12, 2014)

Now in a fully updated edition, this leading textbook has been thoroughly revised to reflect the sweeping changes the past decade has brought to Europe and to incorporate new research and teaching approaches...


When the Earth Roars: Lessons from the History of Earthquakes in Japan

by Gregory Smits Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 21, 2014)

Japan, which is among the most earthquake-prone regions in the world, has a long history of responding to seismic disasters. However, despite advances in earthquake-related safety technologies, the destructiveness...


Cities of North America: Contemporary Challenges in U.S. and Canadian Cities

by Lisa Benton-Short Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 12, 2013)

This timely text provides a comprehensive overview of the dramatic and rapidly evolving issues confronting the cities of North America. Metropolitan areas throughout the United States and Canada face a range...


Travels in Paradox: Remapping Tourism

by Tim Oakes, Claudio Minca, Pauliina Raento & Steven Flusty et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 30, 2006)

This innovative volume focuses on tourism through the twin lenses of cultural theory and cultural geography. Presenting a set of innovative case studies on tourist places around the world, the contributors explore...


Engaging Film: Geographies of Mobility and Identity

by Tim Cresswell & Deborah Dixon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 20, 2002)

Engaging Film is a creative, interdisciplinary volume that explores the engagements among film, space, and identity and features a section on the use of films in the classroom as a critical pedagogical tool....


The American Way: A Geographical History of Crisis and Recovery

by Carville Earle Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 04, 2003)

The geography of contemporary U.S. political economy has roots that run deep into our past. Earle traces their growth to the seventeenth-century origins of liberalism, republicanism, and financial crises.


Six Billion Plus: World Population in the Twenty-first Century

by K. Bruce Newbold Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 25, 2006)

Recognizing that world population growth will be explosive well into the twenty-first century, Six Billion Plus offers a geographical and global perspective on the profound implications of this trend. This compact,...


Place, Power, Situation and Spectacle: A Geography of Film

by Stuart C. Aitken & Leo E. Zonn Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 29, 1994)

'Nowhere has such a fine collection of essays argued so forcefully on the power of film to shape and mediate human experiences of place and environment.'-Kenneth E. Foote, The University of Texas at Austin


Philosophy and Geography II: The Production of Public Space

by Jonathan M. Smith, Andrew Light, Mario Pascalev & Matthew Gorton et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 18, 1997)

Philosophers and geographers have converged on the topic of public space, fascinated and in many ways alarmed by fundamental changes in the way post-industrial societies produce space for public use, and in...


Women, Body, Illness: Space and Identity in the Everyday Lives of Women with Chronic Illness

by Pamela Moss & Isabel Dyck Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 14, 2003)

This provocative work explores concepts of body and space to understand the daily struggles of women with chronic illness. Moss and Dyck show how such women-coping with notions of illness, health, and being...


The Taste of American Place: A Reader on Regional and Ethnic Foods

by James R. Shortridge, Barbara G. Shortridge, Timothy C. Lloyd & James F. Hoy et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 01, 1999)

Tracing the intertwined roles of food, ethnicity, and regionalism in the construction of American identity, this textbook examines the central role food plays in our lives. Drawing on a range of disciplines-including...


Feminisms in Geography: Rethinking Space, Place, and Knowledges

by Pamela Moss & Karen Falconer Al-Hindi Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 27, 2007)

In this innovative reader, Pamela Moss and Karen Falconer Al-Hindi present a unique, reflective approach to what feminist geography is and who feminist geographers are. Their carefully crafted textbook invigorates...


Globalization and the Environment

by Peter Christoff & Robyn Eckersley Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 28, 2013)

This book by two leading scholars offers the first systematic analysis of the relationship between globalization and the environment from the early Modern period to the present. Peter Christoff and Robyn Eckersley...


Encountering Gorillas: A Chronicle of Discovery, Exploitation, Understanding, and Survival

by James L. Newman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 10, 2013)

James L. Newman brings a lifetime of study to this powerful exploration of the rich and varied interaction between gorillas and humans since earliest contact. Tragically, most free-living gorillas—facing habitat...


Global Information Society: Technology, Knowledge, and Mobility

by Mark I. Wilson, Aharon Kellerman & Kenneth E. Corey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 19, 2013)

This unique and empowering text offers a comprehensive, global perspective on the information society from a broad social science perspective. The authors, at the forefront of this dynamic field, provide an...


Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identity

by Jason Dittmer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2010)

This innovative and engaging textbook is the first to survey the field of popular geopolitics, exploring the relationship between popular culture and international relations from a geographical perspective....


The Geography of Religion: Faith, Place, and Space

by Roger W. Stump Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 04, 2008)

The only book of its kind, this balanced and accessibly written text explores the geographical study of religion. Roger W. Stump provides a full and impartial discussion of religious doctrines, beliefs, events,...


North America: The Historical Geography of a Changing Continent

by Thomas F. McIlwraith, Edward K. Muller, Anne Kelly Knowles & Louis DeVorsey et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 01, 2001)

This classic text retains the superb scholarship of the first edition in a thoroughly revised and accessibly written new edition. With both new and updated essays by distinguished American and Canadian authors,...


The City as Power

by Alexander C. Diener & Joshua Hagen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 18, 2018)

This interdisciplinary book considers national identity through the lens of urban spaces.

By bringing together scholars from a range of disciplines, The City as Power provides broad comparative perspectives...


A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada

by Lisa Benton-Short, John Rennie Short & Chris Mayda Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 25, 2018)

Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition, this text offers a comprehensive examination of North America’s physical and human geography, weaving in the key themes of environment and sustainability throughout....


Placing Animals: An Introduction to the Geography of Human-Animal Relations

by Julie Urbanik Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 23, 2012)

Placing Animals is the first book to survey the ways in which animals have been studied in geography. It includes both a historical overview of the development of animal geography and an assessment of the field...


Environmental Geopolitics

by Shannon O'Lear Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 12, 2018)

This thought-provoking and clearly argued text provides a critical geopolitical lens for understanding global environment politics. A subfield of political geography, environmental geopolitics examines how environmental...


Food and Place

by Pascale Joassart-Marcelli & Fernando J. Bosco Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 22, 2017)

This text provides a comprehensive and critical exploration of food from the unique perspective of place. It shows that our experiences with food are deeply influenced by their cultural, social, economic, and...


Globalization and Sovereignty

by John Agnew Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 15, 2017)

This provocative and important text offers a new way of thinking about sovereignty, both past and present. Distinguished geographer John Agnew boldly challenges the widely popular story that state sovereignty...


Reforming Federal Land Management: Cutting the Gordian Knot

by Allan K. Fitzsimmons Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 21, 2012)

For over a century, American have created laws, processes, objectives, priorities, and rules for federal land management that often conflict, contradict, and undermine each other. We now find ourselves with...


Making Political Geography

by John Agnew & Luca Muscarà Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 16, 2012)

Now thoroughly revised and updated, this concise text offers a deeply knowledgeable and balanced history and overview of political geography since its inception in the late nineteenth century. Rather than trying...


Scaling Identities

by Guntram H. Herb & David H. Kaplan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 04, 2017)

This comprehensive book examines the crucial connections between national identity, territory, and scale. Providing a powerful theoretical and organizational framework, the volume identifies four ways in which...


Navigating Ethnicity

by David H. Kaplan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 03, 2017)

This important book provides a novel perspective on ethnicity, nationality, and race by considering how they are shaped by their geography. Exploring the complicated terrain of ethnicity through an expansive...


Genocide and the Geographical Imagination

by James A. Tyner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 31, 2012)

This groundbreaking book brings an important spatial perspective to our understanding of genocide through a fresh interpretation of Germany under Hitler, Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, and China’s Great Leap...


Victims of Progress

by John H. Bodley Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 14, 2014)

Victims of Progress, now in its sixth edition, offers a compelling account of how technology and development affect indigenous peoples throughout the world. Bodley’s expansive look at the struggle between...


An Introduction to the Geography of Tourism

by Velvet Nelson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 03, 2017)

Tourism is an astonishingly complex phenomenon that is becoming an ever-greater part of life in today’s global world. This clear and engaging text introduces undergraduate students to this vast and diverse...


Population Geography

by K. Bruce Newbold Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 15, 2017)

This compact and accessible text provides a comprehensive, issue-oriented introduction to population geography. First grounding students in the fundamentals, Bruce Newbold then explains the tools and techniques...


Delicious Geography: From Place to Plate

by Gary Fuller & T. M. Reddekopp Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 01, 2017)

Take a journey with dynamic father and daughter duo geographer Gary Fuller and chef T. M. Reddekopp as they travel the globe tracing the enduring links between geography and food. They firmly believe that food...


Demography: The Science of Population

by Jay Weinstein & Vijayan K. Pillai Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 29, 2015)

A comprehensive, introductory text that emphasizes the major techniques, methods, and data sources of contemporary population studies. Written by a sociologist and a demographer, the book's principal aim is...


Geopolitics: The Geography of International Relations

by Saul Bernard Cohen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 25, 2014)

Written by one of the world’s leading political geographers, this fully revised and updated textbook examines the dramatic changes wrought by ideological, economic, sociocultural, and demographic changes unleashed...


The U.S.-Mexican Border Today: Conflict and Cooperation in Historical Perspective

by Paul Ganster & David E. Lorey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 01, 2015)

Now fully updated and revised, this book systematically explores the dynamic interface between Mexico and the United States. In a comprehensive, richly illustrated survey, the authors consider the historical...


Contemporary Ethnic Geographies in America

by Christopher A. Airriess Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 28, 2015)

This unique text examines a range of ethnic groups in both historical and contemporary context. Each rich case study offers a brief historical overview of the group’s immigration experience and settlement...


Placing Latin America: Contemporary Themes in Geography

by Edward L. Jackiewicz & Fernando J. Bosco Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 12, 2016)

This comprehensive text offers a thematic approach to Latin America, focusing on the dynamic connections among people, places, and environments. Providing a nuanced and clear perspective, this book will be an...


Cities of the World: Regional Patterns and Urban Environments

by Stanley D. Brunn, Maureen Hays-Mitchell, Donald J. Zeigler & Jessica K. Graybill Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 11, 2016)

This fully updated and revised sixth edition of the classic text, now in full color, offers readers a comprehensive set of tools for understanding the urban landscape, and, by extension, the world's politics,...


Exploring Everyday Life: Strategies for Ethnography and Cultural Analysis

by Billy Ehn, Orvar Löfgren & Richard Wilk Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 23, 2015)

Explores and explains how the mysteries of everyday life—from conversations and observations through web browsing and popular culture—can become the basis of rich ethnography and deep cultural analysis.


Atlas of the 2008 Elections

by Stanley D. Brunn, Gerald R. Webster, Richard L. Morrill & Fred M. Shelley et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2011)

The U.S. presidential election of 2008 was one of the most significant elections in recent American history. Bringing together leading geographers and political scientists, this unique atlas analyzes and maps...