Book Reviews


Review of Ritual Ground: Bent’s Old Fort, World Formation, and the Annexation of the Southwest, by Douglas C. Comer (University of California Press, 1996). Journal of Historical Geography 24(3):376-377. 1998.

Review of Everyday Architecture of the Mid-Atlantic: Looking at Buildings and Landscapes, by Gabrielle M. Lanier and Bernard L. Herman (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997). Historical Archaeology 33(2):134-136. 1999.

Review of Wine and the Vine: An Historical Geography of Viticulture and the Wine Trade, by Tim Unwin (Routledge, 1996). Journal of Cultural Geography 17(2):148-149. 1999.

Review of Main Street Revisited: Time, Space, and Image Building in Small-Town America, by Richard V. Francaviglia (University of Iowa Press, 1996). Journal of Historical Geography 25(4):581-583. 1999.

Review of Preserving Cultural Landscapes in America, edited by Arnold R. Alanen and Robert Z. Melnick (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000). Geographical Review 91(4):739-741. 2001.

Review of A Wetland Biography: Seasons on Louisiana’s Chenier Plain, by Gay M. Gomez (University of Texas Press, 1998). Journal of Cultural Geography 19(2):197-199. 2002.

Review of Indian Mounds of Wisconsin, by Robert A. Birmingham and Leslie E. Eisenberg (University of Wisconsin Press, 2000) and The Antiquities of Wisconsin as Surveyed and Described, by I.A. Lapham (University of Wisconsin Press, 2001; originally published by the Smithsonian Institution, 1855). Historical Geography 31:178-182. 2003.

Review of Exploring Ancient Native America: An Archaeological Guide, by David Hurst Thomas (Routledge, 1999). Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 47(3):245-246. 2004.

Review of When the Land was Young: Reflections on American Archaeology, by Sharman Apt Russell (University of Nebraska Press, 2001). Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 48(3):414-417. 2005.

Review of The Delaware Valley in the Early Republic: Architecture, Landscape, and Regional Identity, by Gabrielle M. Lanier (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005). The Pennsylvania Geographer 44(1):76-79. 2006.

Review of The Black Rock Desert, by William L. Fox and Matt Klett (University of Arizona Press, 2002). Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 49(3):246-247. 2006.

Review of Pittsburgh and the Appalachians: Cultural and Natural Resources in a Postindustrial Age, edited by Joseph L. Scarpaci with Kevin J. Patrick (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006). Journal of Geography 106:37-38. 2007.

Review of Methods of Teaching Travel Literature and Writing: Exploration of the World and Self, edited by Eileen L. Groom (Peter Lang, 2005). Focal Points 2:6. 2007.

Review of Explorers House: National Geographic and the World It Made, by Robert M. Poole (Penguin Books, 2004). Focal Points 6:4-5. 2008.

Review of Vanishing America: In Pursuit of our Elusive Landscapes, by James Conaway (Shoemaker & Hoard, 2007). Nevada Historical Society Quarterly 52(1):58-60. 2009.