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Volume 92, Issue 4, October 2002
Geographical Field Note:
Enlightenment Geography: The Political Languages of British Geography, 1650-1850; by Robert J. Mayhew. Reviewer: Jonathan M. Smith, pp. 604-606.
A Landscape Transformed: The Ironmaking District of Salisbury, Connecticut; by Robert B. Gordon. Reviewer: Anne Kelly Knowles, pp. 606-608.
Empire Express: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad; by Stephen E. Ambrose. Reviewer: Thomas Frederick Howard, pp. 608-610.
Nothing Like it in the World: The Men Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869; by Stephen E. Ambrose. Reviewer: Thomas Frederick Howard, pp. 608-610.
Adventures in the Bone Trade: The Race to Discover Human Ancestors in Ethiopia's Afar Depression; by Jon Kalb. Reviewer: James L. Newman, pp. 610-612.
Mountain Environments and Communities; by Don Funnell and Romola Parish. Reviewer: Donald A. Friend, pp. 612-614.
Virtual Rivers: Lessons from the Mountain Rivers of the Colorado Front Range; by Ellen E. Wohl. Reviewer: William Wyckoff, pp. 614-615.
Concrete and Clay: Reworking Nature in New York City; by Matthew Gandy. Reviewer: Craig E. Colten, pp. 615-617.
The Grit Beneath the Glitter: Takes from the Real Las Vegas; edited by Hal K. Rothman and Mike Davis. Reviewer: Pauliina Raento, pp. 617-620.
Annual Index, pp. 621-630