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Geography, May 2014 | Best Sellers

August 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

  1. A History of the World in 12 Maps
    Brotton, Jerry
    2013. ISBN 9780670023394. $40
  2. Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps
    Van Duzer, Chet A.
    British Library
    2013. ISBN 9780712358903. $35
  3. The Science of Ocean Waves: Ripples, Tsunamis, and Stormy Seas
    Zirker, Jack B.
    Johns Hopkins University
    2013. ISBN 9781421410784. $39.95
  4. Romantic Geography: In Search of the Sublime Landscape
    Tuan, Yi-Fu
    University of Wisconsin Press
    2013. ISBN 9780299296803. $24.95
  5. Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
    Cooper, Artemis
    New York Review Books
    2013. ISBN 9781590176740. $30
  6. Meeting Place: The Human Encounter and the Challenge of Coexistence
    Carter, Paul
    University of Minnesota Press
    2013. ISBN 9780816685363. $75
  7. Reinterpreting Exploration: The West in the World
    Kennedy, Dane
    Oxford University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780199755349. $99
  8. Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review. Vol. 51
    Hughes, R.N.
    CRC Press
    2013. ISBN 9781466568662. $189.95
  9. Improbable Women: Five Who Explored the Middle East
    Cotterman, William Woods
    Syracuse University
    2013. ISBN 9780815610236. $29.95
  10. Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas
    Solnit, Rebecca
    University of California Press
    2013. ISBN 9780520274037. $49.95
  11. GPS Declassified: From Smart Bombs to Smartphones
    Easton, Richard D.
    Potomac Books
    2013. ISBN 9781612344089. $34.95
  12. Map Worlds: A History of Women in Cartography
    Van den Hoonaard, Will C.
    Wilfrid Laurier University Press
    2013. ISBN 9781554589326. $59.99
  13. A Deeper Sense of Place: Stories and Journeys of Collaboration in Indigenous Research
    Johnson, Jay T.
    Oregon State University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780870717222. $22.95
  14. Making Human Geography
    Cox, Kevin R.
    2014. ISBN 9781462512898. $65
  15. Mr. Selden’s Map of China: Decoding the Secrets of a Vanished Cartographer
    Brook, Timothy
    2013. ISBN 9781620401439. $25
  16. The Archaeology of Australia’s Deserts
    Smith, Mike
    Cambridge University Press
    2013. ISBN 9780521407458. $95
  17. The Archaeology of Mediterranean Landscapes: Human Environment Interaction from the Neolithic to the Roman Period
    Walsh, Kevin
    Cambridge University Press
    2014. ISBN 9780521853019. $99
  18. The Plausible World: A Geocritical Approach to Space, Place, and Maps
    Westphal, Bertrand
    Palgrave Macmillan
    2013. ISBN 9781137364586. $85
  19. National Geographic Global Atlas
    National Geographic
    National Geographic Society
    2013. ISBN 9781426212017. $50
  20. Transatlantic Travels in Nineteenth-Century Latin America: European Women Pilgrims
    Méndez Rodenas, Adriana
    Bucknell University Press
    2014. ISBN 9781611485073. $85