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Mind and Nature by Gregory Bateson(PDF)

Field Guide to the High Line by Mark Dion

Ode to the Desert by Tamara Becerra Valdez

Water Yam by George Brecht

We Shall Independent Be: African American Place-Making and the Struggle to Claim Space in the United States by Angel David Nieves and Leslie M. Alexander.

Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On and Never Will By Judith Schalansky

Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies By Alastair Bonnett

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders By Joshua Foer, Dylan Thuras, Ella Morton

Walking and Mapping: Artists as Cartographers (Leonardo Book Series) By Karen O'Rourke

Mapping It Out: An Alternative Atlas of Contemporary Cartographies By Hans Ulrich Obrist

Cool Gray City of Love: 49 Views of San Francisco By Gary Kamiya

Portland Companion Walks By Briar Levit

Envisioning Information By Edward R. Tufte

The Acoustic City Jovis

All Over Coffee By Paul Madonna

Cosmigraphics By Michael Benson

The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People (Kathie and Ed Cox Jr. Books on Conservation Leadership, sponsored by The Meadows) By David A. Todd, Jonathan Ogren

The Image of the City By Kevin Lynch

On Looking: A Walker's Guide to the Art of Observation

By Alexandra Horowitz

Uncharted Places: An Atlas of Being Here

By Student Authors from Thurgood Marshall High School

Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas

By Rebecca Solnit

Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas

By Rebecca Solnit, Rebecca Snedeker

Mapping Manhattan: A Love (and Sometimes Hate) Story in Maps by 75 New Yorkers

By Becky Cooper

Denis Wood: Everything Sings, 2nd Revised Edition: Maps for a Narrative Atlas

By Denis Wood, Albert Mobilio, Ander Monson

You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination

By Katharine Harmon

Outside Lies Magic: Regaining History and Awareness in Everyday Places

By John R. Stilgoe, John Stilgoe

Walking and Mapping: Artists as Cartographers (Leonardo Book Series)

By Karen O'Rourke

Wanderlust: A History of Walking

By Rebecca Solnit

Where You Are: A Collection of Maps That Will Leave You Feeling Completely Lost

Visual Editions

An Atlas of Radical Cartography

By Avery Gordon, Trevor Paglen, Heather Rogers, Sarah Lewison, Maribel Casas, Jenny Price, Sebastian Cobbarubias, Alejandro De Acosta, Kolya Abramsky, Jai Sen

The Geographical Imagination in America, 1880-1950

By Susan Schulten

Quiet New York

By Siobhan Wall

The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces

By William H. Whyte

Topophilia: A Study of Environmental Perception, Attitudes, and Values

By Yi-Fu Tuan

The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society

By Lucy R. Lippard

The Practice of Everyday Life

By Michel de Certeau

The Production of Space

By Henri Lefebvre

The Ghost Map: A Street, an Epidemic and the Hidden Power of Urban Networks

By Steven Johnson


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