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The Edge of Extinction
Travels with Enduring People in Vanishing Lands
Jules Pretty
Jules Pretty explores life and change in a dozen environments and cultures across the world, taking us on a series of remarkable journeys to show that there are many different ways to live in cooperation with...



Zoned in the USA
The Origins and Implications of American Land-Use Regulation
Sonia A. Hirt, Sonia Hirt
Sonia A. Hirt argues that zoning laws are among the important but understudied reasons for the cross-continental differences between Europe and the United...



From the Outside In
Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia
Carolyn T. Adams
Carolyn T. Adams addresses the role of suburban elites in setting development agendas for urban municipalities and their larger metropolitan regions. She shows how major nongovernmental, nonmarket institutions are taking responsibility for reshaping...



This Luminous Coast
Walking England's Eastern Edge
Jules Pretty
Over the course of a year, Jules Pretty walked along the shoreline of East Anglia in southeastern England and here takes the reader with him on his journey over land and...



Border Work
Spatial Lives of the State in Rural Central Asia
Madeleine Reeves
Through an ethnography of social and spatial practice at the limits of the state, this book explores the contested work of producing and policing "territorial integrity" when significant stretches of new international borders remain to be conclusively demarcated or effectively policed.



Spatial Data Infrastructures at Work
Analysing the Spatial Enablement of Public Sector Processes
Ezra Dessers
Ezra Dessers introduces spatial enablement as a key concept to describe the realisation of SDI objectives in the context of individual public sector processes.



Taming Tibet
Landscape Transformation and the Gift of Chinese Development
Emily T. Yeh
Yeh examines how Chinese development projects in Tibet served to consolidate state space and power.



Peacebuilding in Practice
Local Experience in Two Bosnian Towns
Adam Moore
Through a grounded analysis of localized peacebuilding dynamics in two Bosnian cities, Adam Moore generates a powerful argument concerning the need to rethink how peacebuilding is done.



Kith, Kin, and Neighbors
Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno
David Frick
Perhaps the most complete reconstruction ever written of life in an early modern European city, this book sets a new standard for urban history and for work on the religious and communal life of Eastern Europe.



Divided Highways
Building the Interstate Highways, Transforming American Life
Tom Lewis
An engaging history of the people and policies that profoundly transformed the American landscape—and the daily lives of Americans.



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