March 31, 2017

Current issue

Volume 25, Issue 2 (June 2019)

Original Articles

Of wildmen and white men: cryptozoology and inappropriate/d monsters at the cusp of the Anthropocene
Nils Bubandt

Weathering climate: telescoping change
Cristián Simonetti

Masters of hybridity: how activists reconstructed Nepali society
David N. Gellner

Resonant herbs: botanical socialities, personal boundary work, and the politics of self‐care in Southern California
Michael Vine

My mother or father: person, metaperson, and transcendence in ethnographic theory
João de Pina‐Cabral

Racial hair: the persistence and resistance of a category
Emma Tarlo

Be our guest/worker: reciprocal dependency and expressions of hospitality in Ni‐Vanuatu overseas labour migration
Rachel E. Smith

Before and beyond Brexit: political dimensions of UK lifestyle migration
Jeremy MacClancy

Book and Film Reviews

Archaeological explorations

Beyyette, Bethany J. & LeCount, Lisa J.. ‘The only true people’: linking Maya identities past and present. xviii, 288 pp., maps, tables, figs, illus., bibliogr. Boulder: Univ. Press of Colorado, 2017. £54.00 (cloth)
Walter E. Little

Scott E. Burnett & Joel D. Irish (eds). A world view of bioculturally modified teeth. xx, 345 pp., maps, tables, illus., bibliogrs. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida, 2017. £118.00 (cloth)
Nicole E. Smith‐Guzmán

Pam J. Crabtree & Peter Bogucki (eds). European archaeology as anthropology: essays in memory of Bernard Wailes. xiii, 271 pp., maps, tables, illus., bibliogr. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. £45.00 (cloth)
Timothy Champion

John G. Douglass & William M. Graves (eds). New Mexico and the Pimerí a Alta: the colonial period in the American Southwest. xxiii, 428 pp., maps, figs, illus., bibliogrs. Boulder: Univ. Press of Colorado, 2017. £74.00 (cloth)
Judith A. Habicht‐Mauche

Scott R. Hutson (ed.). Ancient Maya commerce: multidisciplinary research at Chunchucmil. xix, 376 pp., map, figs, tables, illus., bibliogr. Boulder: Univ. Press of Colorado, 2017. £54.00 (cloth)
Dominique Michelet

Urton, Gary. Inka history in knots: reading khipus as primary sources. xvii, 293 pp., maps, figs, tables, illus., bibliogr. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 2017. £23.99 (paper)
Davide Domenici

Vogel, Melissa A. The Casma city of El Purgatorio : ancient urbanism in the Andes. xxiii, 274 pp., maps, tables, illus., bibliogr. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida, 2016. £82.95 (cloth)
Henry Tantaleán

Weiss, Elizabeth. Reading the bones: activity, biology, and culture. xix, 183 pp., bibliogr. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida, 2017. £85.95 (cloth)
Douglas H. Ubelaker

Thomas Wynn & Frederick L. Coolidge (eds). Cognitive models in Palaeolithic archaeology. xi, 240 pp., maps, figs, tables, bibliogrs. Oxford: Univ. Press, 2017. £58.00 (cloth)
Michael Walker

Borders, borderlands, and nations

Agier, Michel. Borderlands. ix, 186 pp., bibliogr. Cambridge: Polity, 2016. £15.99 (paper)
Nicholas Cullen

Büscher, Bram. Transforming the frontier: peace parks and the politics of neoliberal conservation in Southern Africa. xx, 290 pp., maps, table, illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2013. £17.99 (paper)
Saleem H. Ali

Andrew K. Frank & A. Glenn Crothers (eds). Borderland narratives: negotiation and accommodation in North America’s contested spaces, 1500‐1850. 217 pp., bibliogrs. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida, 2017. £75.50 (cloth)
Tuulikki Kurki

Ulf Hannerz & Andre Gingrich (eds). Small countries: structures and sensibilities. vi, 346 pp., figs, bibliogrs. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2017. £56.00 (cloth)
John H. Bodley

Issues in medical anthropology

Zsuzsa Berend. The online world of surrogacy. x, 255 pp., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. £85.00 (cloth)
Hal B. Levine

Megan Crowley‐Matoka. Domesticating organ transplant: familial sacrifice and national aspiration in Mexico. xiv, 316 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2016. £19.99 (paper)
Ciara Kierans

Philip Kreager & Astrid Bochow (eds). Fertility, conjuncture, difference: anthropological approaches to the heterogeneity of modern fertility declines. 345 pp., map, figs, tables, bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2017. £92.00 (cloth)
Duška Knežević Hočevar

Mobilities

Jennifer Cole & Christian Groes (eds). Affective circuits: African migrations to Europe and the pursuit of social regeneration. x, 354 pp., illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2016. £26.50 (paper)
Apostolos Andrikopoulos

Michael A. Di Giovine & David Picard (eds). The seductions of pilgrimage: sacred journeys afar and astray in the Western religious tradition. xxi, 266 pp., maps, tables, illus., bibliogrs. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2015. £70.00 (cloth)
Mario Katić

Alice Elliot, Roger Norum & Noel B. Salazar (eds) (afterword by Simone, Abram). Methodologies of mobility: ethnography and experiment. viii, 207 pp., maps, illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2017. £67.00 (cloth)
Marthe Achtnich

Feldman‐Savelsberg, Pamela. Mothers on the move: reproducing belonging between Africa and Europe. xvi, 243 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2016. £21.00 (paper)
Wiebe Ruijtenberg

Sanders, Rita. Staying at home: identities, memories and social networks of Kazakhstani Germans. xiv, 256 pp., map, tables, illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. £78.00 (cloth)
Phi Hong Su Mariana Garcia

New directions in theory

de Brosses, Charles, Morris, Rosalind C. & Leonard, Daniel H.. The returns of fetishism: Charles de Brosses and the afterlives of an idea; with a new translation of On the worship of fetish gods. xvi, 425 pp., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2017. £26.00 (paper)
Alf Hornborg

Graeber, David & Sahlins, Marshall. On kings. xv, 536 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2018. £22.50 (paper)
Hans Steinmüller

Mosko, Mark S. (foreword by Eduardo Viveiros de Castro). Ways of baloma : rethinking magic and kinship from the Trobriands. 473 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2017. £30.00 (paper)
Knut Rio

Wade, Peter. Degrees of mixture, degrees of freedom: genomics, multiculturalism, and race in Latin America. xii, 331 pp., maps, figs, illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2017. £20.99 (paper)
Robin E. Sheriff

Wilkis, Ariel. The moral power of money: morality and economy in the life of the poor. xii, 206 pp., bibliogr. Stanford: Univ. Press, 2018. £24.99 (paper)
Mariano Daniel Perelman

Politics

Farfán‐Santos, Elizabeth. Black bodies, black rights: the politics of quilombolismo in contemporary Brazil. xx, 196 pp., illus., bibliogr. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press, 2016. £21.99 (paper)
Kenneth Williamson

Grossberg, Lawrence. Under the cover of chaos: Trump and the battle for the American right. xv, 165 pp., tables, bibliogr. London: Pluto Press, 2017. £14.99 (paper)
Paul Stoller

Lazar, Sian. The social life of politics: ethics, kinship, and union activism in Argentina. xi, 243 pp., illus., bibliogr. Stanford: Univ. Press, 2017. £23.99 (paper)
Mariano Daniel Perelman

Theory and method

Gretchen Bakke & Marina Peterson (eds). Between matter and method: encounters in anthropology and art. xviii, 226 pp., illus., bibliogr. London: Bloomsbury, 2018. £24.99 (paper)
Jeremy MacClancy

Ryan, Michael J. (foreword by Thomas A. Green). Venezuelan stick fighting: the civilizing process in martial arts. xxi, 162 pp., fig., illus., bibliogr. Lanham, Md: Lexington Books, 2016. $80.00 (cloth)
D.S. Farrer

Suzuki, Yuka. The nature of whiteness: race, animals and nation in Zimbabwe. xiv, 210 pp., illus., bibliogr. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press, 2017. £25.99 (paper)
Leila Sinclair‐Bright

Venkatraman, Shiram. Social media in South India. 244 pp., tables, figs, illus., bibliogr. London: UCL Press, 2017. £35.00 (paper)
Annamaria Motrescu‐Mayes

Trust, mistrust, and secrets

Archambault, Julie Soleil. Mobile secrets: youth, intimacy, and the politics of pretense in Mozambique. xx, 183 pp., illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2017. £22.50 (paper)
Inge Brinkman

Vigdis Broch‐Due & Margit Ystanes (eds). Trusting and its tribulations: interdisciplinary engagements with intimacy, sociality and trust. xii, 282 pp., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. £67.00 (cloth)
Kate Hampshire

Carey, Matthew. Mistrust: an ethnographic theory. xiv, 128 pp., bibliogr. Chicago: Hau Books, 2017. £19.00 (paper)
David Crawford