Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Top Ten Books of 2015

Here are the outstanding books of the year (featuring 2 Royal Holloway authors):

1 Dunlop, Catherine Tatiana.  2015.  Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland.  University of Chicago Press.

2 Brummett, Palmira.  2015.  Mapping the Ottomans: Sovereignty, Territory, and Identity in the Early Modern Mediterranean.  Cambridge University Press.

3 Yeazell, Ruth Bernard.  2015.  Picture Titles: How and Why Western Paintings Acquired Their Names.  Princeton University Press.

4 Wulf, Andrea.  2015. The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt. John Murray.

5 MacFarlane, Robert.  2015.  Landmarks.  Henry Holt.

6 Tomaszewski, Brian.  2015.  GIS for Disaster Management.  CRC Press.

7 Hu, Tung-Hui.  2015.  A Prehistory of the Cloud.  The MIT Press.

8 Hawkins, Harriet and Straughan Elizabeth. (eds.).  2015.  Geographical Aesthetics: Imagining Space, Staging Encounters.  Ashgate.

9 Keighren, Innes M.; Withers, Charles W.J.; and Bell, Bill.  2015.  Travels Into Print: Exploration, Writing, and Publishing With John Murray 1773-1859.  University of Chicago Press.

10 Harris, Alexandra.  2015.  Weatherland: Writers and Artists Under English Skies.  Thames and Hudson.