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  1. Age of Concrete
    Age of Concrete is about people building homes on tenuous ground in the outer neighborhoods of Maputo, Mozambique, places thought of simply as slums. But up close, they are an archive: houses of reeds, wood, zinc, and concrete... Learn More
    Published: 23rd July 2019
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  2. Trail of Footprints
    Trail of Footprints offers an intimate glimpse into the commission, circulation, and use of indigenous maps from colonial Mexico. A collection of one hundred, largely unpublished, maps from the late sixteenth to the eighteenth... Learn More
    Published: 12th July 2019
    Hardback | £69.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  3. Working with the Ancestors
    Throughout the Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia, forest spirits share space with ancestral ruins and active agricultural plots, affecting land use and heritage preservation. As their efforts to establish UNESCO World Heritage... Learn More
    Published: 11th July 2019
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  4. Finding Dr. Livingstone
    In 1870, journalist Henry M. Stanley embarked on a search for the famous explorer Dr. David Livingstone. In 1872, Stanley returned with the story of how he had found Livingstone near Lake Tanganyika, restored his health, and resupplied... Learn More
    Published: 10th July 2019
    Hardback | £65.00
  5. Hunters on the Track
    Captains of whaling vessels were experienced navigators of northern waters, and William Penny was in the vanguard of the whaling fraternity. Leading the first maritime expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, he stood out not... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2019
    Hardback | £31.00
  6. Stanley's Dream
    In 1964–65, an international team of thirty-eight scientists and assistants, led by Montreal physician Stanley Skoryna, sailed to the mysterious Rapa Nui (Easter Island) to conduct an unprecedented survey of its biosphere.... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2019
    Hardback | £31.00
  7. Inuit, Oblate Missionaries, and Grey Nuns in the Keewatin, 1865-1965
    Over the century between the first Oblate mission to the Canadian central Arctic in 1867 and the radical shifts brought about by Vatican II, the region was the site of complex interactions between Inuit, Oblate missionaries, and... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2019
    Hardback | £96.00
    Paperback | £31.00
  8. Allegories of the Anthropocene
    Published: 14th June 2019
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  9. The African Roots of Marijuana

    The African Roots of Marijuana

    By Chris S. Duvall

    Duke University Press Books

    In this authoritative history of cannabis in Africa, Chris S. Duvall challenges what readers thought they knew about cannabis by correcting widespread myths, outlining its relationship to slavery and colonialism, and highlighting... Learn More
    Published: 31st May 2019
    Hardback | £81.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  10. A Hero on Mount St. Helens
    Serendipity placed David Johnston on Mount St. Helens when the volcano rumbled to life in March 1980. Throughout that ominous spring, Johnston was part of a team that conducted scientific research that underpinned warnings about... Learn More
    Published: 16th May 2019
    Paperback | £14.99
  11. Shattered Dreams
    Shattered Dreams delves into the personal stories and recollections of several men and women who were in line to fly a specific or future space mission but lost that opportunity due to personal reasons, mission cancellations,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Hardback | £24.99
  12. Imagining Seattle
    Imagining Seattle dives into some of the most pressing and compelling aspects of contemporary urban governance in the United States. Serin D. Houston uses a case study of Seattle to shed light on how ideas about environmentalism,... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2019
    Hardback | £35.00
  13. Transported to Botany Bay
    In analyzing depictions of Australian convicts in novels, broadsides, and first-person accounts, Dorice Williams Elliott demonstrates how Britain linked class, race, and national identity at a key historical moment when it was... Learn More
    Published: 30th April 2019
    Hardback | £61.00
  14. The News at the Ends of the Earth
    Hester Blum examines the rich, offbeat collection of printed ephemera created by nineteenth- and early twentieth-century polar explorers, showing how ship newspapers and other writing shows how explores wrestled with questions... Learn More
    Published: 26th April 2019
    Hardback | £80.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  15. Water Brings No Harm
    Water Brings No Harm explores the history of community water management on Mount Kilimanjaro. Using the concept of waterscapes—describing how people “see” water and how physical resources intersect with beliefs, needs, and... Learn More
    Published: 9th April 2019
    Hardback | £61.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  16. Living with Oil and Coal
    The nineteenth-century discovery of oil in the eastern Himalayan foothills, together with the establishment of tea plantations and other extractive industries, continues to have a profound impact on life in the region. In the... Learn More
    Published: 2nd April 2019
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £22.99
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