New & Notable

The Baltimore School of Urban Ecology
Space, Scale, and Time for the Study of Cities

J. Morgan Grove, Mary L. Cadenasso, Steward T. A. Pickett, Gary E. Machlis, and William R. Burch, Jr.; Foreword by Laura A. Ogden

The first “urban century” in history has arrived: a majority of the world’s population now resides in cities and their surrounding suburbs. Urban expansion marches on, and the planning and design of future cities requires attention to such diverse issues as human migration, public health, economic restructuring, water supply, climate and sea-level change, and much more.
This important book draws on two decades of pioneering social and ecological studies in Baltimore to propose a new way to think about cities and their social, political, and ecological complexity that will apply in many different parts of the world. Readers will gain fresh perspectives on how to study, build, and manage cities in innovati...

2015   248 pp.  10 color + 48 b/w illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300101133  $40.00 tx

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Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

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Gender Nonconformity and the Law

Grounds for Dreaming
Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

The World's Oldest Church
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Database of Dreams
The Lost Quest to Catalog Humanity

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A Natural History of Wine

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The Anglo-Saxon World

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A Complete Catalogue of His Photographs

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Black Mountain College 1933–1957

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Before Religion
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The Cherokee Diaspora
An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity

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