Geography Book Reviews
Reviews about geography publications. Reviewed here are atlases, poetry, novels, and geography related non-fiction.
More anecdotal than history, License to Travel is both an engaging and instructive book.
Ian Morris provides a most-useful survey history of Britain from geologic time to the present centered around three maps.
'Hella Town: Oakland’s History of Development and Disruption' by Mitchell Schwarzer is a superb example of urban history.
This book sets out, in some nine chapters, both the ‘turbulent’ journey of that one species living 3.7 billion years ago to the 8.7 million today and the human activity threatening that biodiversity.