Book reviewed in this article:

THE SHAPING OF AMERICA: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History. Vol. 4: Global America, 1915–2000. By D. W. Meinig

THE PLANTING OF NEW VIRGINIA: Settlement and Landscape in the Shenandoah Valley. By Warren R. Hofstra

CUMBERLAND ISLAND NATIONAL SEASHORE: A History of Conservation Conflict. By Lary M. Dilsaver

AN UNNATURAL METROPOLIS: Wresting New Orleans from Nature. By Craig E. Colten

BLACK ROCK. By Peter Goin and Paul F. Starrs

RAMONA MEMORIES: Tourism and the Shaping of Southern California. By Dydia DeLyser

LANDSCAPES IN MUSIC: Space, Place, and Time in the World's Great Music. By David B. Knight