Best Sellers: Geography, January 31, 2013

February 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America’s Rivers
McCool, Daniel
Columbia University Press
2012. ISBN 9780231161305. $34.50

2) The Beach Book: Science of the Shore
Hobbs, Carl H.
Columbia University Press
2012. ISBN 9780231160544. $60

3) Geography in Classical Antiquity
Dueck, Daniela
Cambridge University Press
2012. ISBN 9780521197885. $75

4) The Human Shore: Seacoasts in History
Gillis, John R.
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226922232. $27.50

5) Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America
Schulten, Susan
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226740683. $45

6) On the Edge: Mapping North America’s Coasts
McCoy, Roger M.
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199744046. $29.95

7) Dirty, Sacred Rivers: Confronting South Asia’s Water Crisis
Colopy, Cheryl
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199845019. $34.95

8) The Ice Balloon: S.A. Andree and the Heroic Age of Arctic Exploration
Wilkinson, Alec
Alfred A. Knopf
2012. ISBN 9780307594808. $25.95

9) Soundings: The Story of the Remarkable Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor
Felt, Hali
Henry Holt
2012. ISBN 9780805092158. $30

10) Water Drops: Celebrating the Wonder of Water
Black, Peter E.
State University of New York Press
2012. ISBN 9781438444871. $60

11) Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit
Chaplin, Joyce E.
Simon & Schuster
2012. ISBN 9781416596196. $35

12) Korea: A Cartographic History
Short, John Rennie
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226753645. $45

13) Rivers: A Very Short Introduction
Middleton, Nick
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199588671. $11.95

14) The Routledge Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction
Wisner, Ben
2012. ISBN 9780415590655. $250

15) The Antarctic: A Very Short Introduction
Dodds, Klaus
Oxford University Press
2012. ISBN 9780199697687. $11.95

16) Feminism and the Politics of Travel After the Enlightenment
Schlick, Yaël
Bucknell University Press
2012. ISBN 9781611484281. $70

17) Virtual Geographic Environments
Lin, Hui
ESRI Press
2011. ISBN 9781589483187. $49.95

18) Mapping Europe’s Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire
Seegel, Steven
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226744254. $55

19) Finding the River: An Environmental History of the Elwha
Crane, Jeff
Oregon State University Press
2011. ISBN 9780870716072. $24.95

20) Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education
Unwin, David
John Wiley
2012. ISBN 9780470748565. $129.95

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