March 31, 2017

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 Volume 30, Issue 1 (March 2024)

Original Articles

The perils of producing revolutionary moderation: entertainment, style, and the ‘Islamic Che’ in Iran
Narges Bajoghli

Brexit with a little ‘b’: navigating belonging, ordinary Brexits, and emotional relations
Cathrine Degnen Katharine Tyler Joshua Blamire

Changing economic experiences and understandings
James G. Carrier

The work of time: personhood, agency, and the negotiation of difference in married life in urban Pakistan
Ammara Maqsood

Authors of misfortune: interpretation and expertise in a model disaster
Tom Özden-Schilling

Exemplary differences: ethnicity, mythic histories, and essentialism in Khovd, Mongolia
Joe Ellis

Rethinking ritual: how rituals made our world and how they could save it
Harvey Whitehouse

How to be a good guest: American ethnographers in Turkey in the long 1968
Ali Sipahi

Of agency, Allah, and authority: the making of a divine trial among Muslims with same-sex attraction in Indonesia
Febi R. Ramadhan

Zainab’s traffic: spatial lives of an Islamic ritual across Southwest Asia
Emrah Yıldız

‘I will never forgive him’: blame, precarious kinship, and illness in low-income urban India
Lesley Branagan

Amazonian shamanic enquiry: formulaic composition and specialized discourse
Pedro de Niemeyer Cesarino

Long Reviews

Large questions from a brief encounter
James Laidlaw

Economic volatilities, gold mining, and subjective transformations in Mongolia
Manduhai Buyandelger

Book and Film Reviews

Art, property, and waste

Dent, Alexander SebastianDigital pirates: policing intellectual property in Brazil208 pp., bibliogr. Stanford: Univ. Press, 2020. £23.99 (paper)
Laura-Zoë Humphreys

O’Hare, PatrickRubbish belongs to the poor: hygienic enclosure and the waste commons. xiv, 218 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. London: Pluto Press, 2022. £19.99 (paper)
Manuel Rosaldo

Stainova, YanaSonorous worlds: musical enchantment in Venezuela. xiv, 265 pp., bibliogr. Ann Arbor: Univ. of Michigan Press, 2021. £25.95 (paper)
Geoffrey Baker

Weidman, AmandaBrought to life by the voice: playback singing and cultural politics in South India270 pp., table, illus., bibliogr. Oakland: Univ. of California Press, 2021. Open access; £30.00 (paper)
Nakul Krishnamurthy

Care and humanitarianism

Hannaford, DinahAid and the help: international development and the transnational extraction of care228 pp., bibliogr. Stanford: Univ. Press, 2023. £23.99 (paper)
Anindita Majumdar

Katharina Ivanyi & Rüdiger Lohlker (eds). Humanitarian Islam: reflecting on an Islamic concept194 pp., bibliogr. Paderborn: Brill Schöningh, 2023. €110.28 (cloth)
Jonathan Benthall

Varma, SaibaThe occupied clinic: militarism and care in Kashmir304 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2020. £24.99 (paper)
Ankur Datta

Clerics and prayer

Andreas Bandak (ed.). The social life of prayer: anthropological engagements with Christian practice122 pp., bibliogr. London: Routledge, 2021. £130.00 (cloth)
Jeff Levin

Menoret, PascalGraveyard of clerics: everyday activism in Saudi Arabia264 pp., illus., bibliogr. Stanford: Univ. Press, 2020. £21.99 (paper)
Zina Sawaf

Death, ageing, and the posthuman

Buchbinder, MaraScripting death: stories of assisted dying in America. viii, 234 pp., bibliogr. Oakland: Univ. of California Press, 2021. £23.00 (cloth)
Anthony Stavrianakis

Huberman, JenniferTranshumanism: from ancestors to avatars. xii, 292 pp., bibliogr. Cambridge: Univ. Press, 2021. £69.99 (cloth)
Jon Bialecki

Stonington, ScottThe spirit ambulance: choreographing the end of life in Thailand208 pp., bibliogr. Oakland: Univ. of California Press, 2020. £25.00 (paper)
Joanna Cook

Walton, ShireenAgeing with smartphones in urban Italy: care and community in Milan and beyond. xix, 188 pp., illus., bibliogr. London: UCL Press, 2021. £25.00 (paper)
Jay Sokolovsky

Plants, animals, and water

Bessire, LucasRunning out: in search of water on the High Plains264 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Princeton: Univ. Press, 2021. £22.00 (cloth)
Julia Sizek

Chao, SophieIn the shadow of the palms: more-than-human becomings in West Papua. x, 321 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2022. £24.99 (paper)
Julia C. Morris

Dickinson, JohnFireland dogs. 70 mins, colour. DVD. Watertown, Mass.: DER Films, 2019. $34.95 (home)
Luisa Amador Fanaro

Hetherington, , KreggThe government of beans: regulating life in the age of monocrops. viii, 296 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2020. £24.99 (paper)
Desirée Kumpf

Huhn, AriannaNourishing life: foodways and humanity in an African town. xviii, 216 pp., illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2020. £99.00 (cloth)
Bjørn Enge Bertelsen

Time and legacies

Buchanan, SherryOn the Ho Chi Minh Trail: the blood road, the women who defend it, the legacy. 278 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. London: Asia Ink, 2021. £20.00 (cloth)
Lam Minh Chau

Jeremy DeSilva (ed.); with an introduction by Janet Browne. A most interesting problem: what Darwin’s Descent of man got right and wrong about human evolution288 pp., illus., bibliogrs. Princeton: Univ. Press, 2021. £22.00 (cloth)
Rob Barton

Paolo Fortis & Susanne Küchler (eds). Time and its object: a perspective from Amerindian and Melanesian societies on the temporality of images214 pp., illus., bibliogrs. London: Routledge, 2021. £38.99 (eBook)
Inna Yaneva-Toraman

Sachedina, AmalCultivating the past, living the modern: the politics of time in the Sultanate of Oman300 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2021. £25.99 (paper)
Kamala Russell

Books and films received

Books and films received


Correction to “Interscalar maintenance: configuring an Indigenous ‘premium carbon product’ in northern Australia (and beyond)”