March 31, 2017

Current issue

Volume 27, Issue 2 (June 2021)


Original Articles

Deadly secret: situating the unknowing and knowing of the source of the Ebola epidemic in Northern Uganda
Sung‐Joon Park

Children of the palms: growing plants and growing people in a Papuan Plantationocene
Sophie Chao

A sacred social: Christian relationalism and the re‐enchantment of the world
Nofit Itzhak

Beyond the senses: perception, the environment, and vision impairment
Karis Jade Petty

Precarity’s reach: intersections of history, life, and labour in the Australian horticultural industry
Victoria Stead

New media and the digitized paranormal: instrumentation, affective atmospheres, and the production of history in Chile
Diana Espírito Santo, Gonzalo Barceló

Realities of illusion: tracing an anthropology of the unreal from Torres Strait to virtual reality
Lisa Messeri

How Malinowski sailed the Midnight Sun: the academic conference as ethnographic performance
Sergio Jarillo

How is it between us? Relational ethics and transcendence
Jarrett Zigon


Review articles

Pitfalls and promises in the anthropology of Africa

Adebanwi, Wale (ed.). The political economy of everyday life in Africa: beyond the margins. xviii, 364 pp., maps, figs, tables, illus., bibliogrs. Woodbridge, Suffolk: James Currey, 2017. £60.00 (cloth) Brian Goldstone & Obarrio Juan (eds). African futures: essays on crisis, emergence, and possibility. 264 pp., table, bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2017. £22.50 (paper)
Peter Lockwood

Book reviews

Changing environments

Kaur, Raminder, . Kudankulam: the story of an Indo‐Russian nuclear power plant. 392 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. Oxford: Univ. Press, 2020. £42.99 (cloth)
Itty Abraham

Luque, Diana, Angelina, Martínez‐Yrízar, Alberto, Búrquez, Gerardo, López Cruz & Murphy, Arthur D.. Complejos bioculturales de Sonora pueblos y territorios indígenas. 496 pp., maps, tables, illus., bibliogrs. Mexico: CIAD, CONACYT, 2016. 200 MXN (paper)
Nemer E. Narchi

Olson, Valerie. Into the extreme: US environmental systems and politics beyond Earth. x, 290 pp., illus., bibliogr. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press, 2018. £20.99 (paper)
John W. Traphagan

Velásquez, Runk, Julie. Crafting Wounaan landscapes: identity, art, and environmental governance in Panama’s Darién. xxii, 313 pp., maps, tables, illus., bibliogr. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 2018. £58.50 (cloth)
Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

Critical curation

Bogre, Michelle. Documentary photography reconsidered: history, theory and practice. 264 pp., illus., bibliogr. London: Bloomsbury, 2019. £34.99 (paper)
Graham Wilson

Davida, Dena , Hudon Véronique, Gabriels Jane & Pronovost Marc (eds). Curating live arts: critical perspectives, essays, and conversations on theory and practice. xxiv, 392 pp., illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £27.95 (paper)
Roger Sansi

Kay, Jon (ed.). The expressive lives of elders: folklore, art and aging. xii, 207 pp., illus., bibliogr. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2018. £31.00 (paper)
Jason Danely

Levent, Nina & Irina D. Mihalache (eds). Food and museums. xiv, 368 pp., illus., bibliogrs. London: Bloomsbury, 2018. £29.99 (paper)
Robert Dirks

Urdea, Alexandra. From storeroom to stage: Romanian attire and the politics of folklore. x, 199 pp., illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. £99.00 (cloth)
Irina Culic

Economies in action

Baral, Anna. Bad guys, good life: an ethnography of morality and change in Kisekka market (Kampala, Uganda). 321 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Uppsala: Univ., 2018. 240 SEK (paper)
Annika Witte

Maurer, Bill , Smoki Musaraj & Ivan Small (eds). Money at the margins: global perspectives on technology, financial inclusion, and design. 321 pp., tables, figs, illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £99.00 (cloth)
Daromir Rudnyckyj

Murra, , , John V.; prepared by Freda Yancy Wolf & Heather Lechtman. Reciprocity and redistribution in Andean civilizations: the 1969 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures. xxvi, 94 pp., maps, figs, tables, illus., bibliogr. Chicago: Hau Books, 2017. $40.00 (paper)
Penelope Dransart

Parry, Jonathan. Classes of labour: work and life in a central Indian steel town. xxx, 702 pp., maps, tables, figs, illus., bibliogr. London: Routledge, 2020. £140.00 (cloth)
Keith Hart

Sánchez Hall, Alison. All or none: cooperation and sustainability in Italy’s Red Belt. ix, 263 pp., tables, illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £99.00 (cloth)
Giovanni Orlando

Sumich, Jason. The middle class in Mozambique: the state and the politics of transformation in Southern Africa. xiv, 174 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Cambridge: Univ. Press, 2018. £75.00 (cloth)
Henning Melber

Faith and magic

Li, Geng. Fate calculation experts: diviners seeking legitimation in contemporary China. vi, 151 pp., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2019. £89.00 (cloth)
Stéphanie Homola

Suhr, Christian. Descending with angels: Islamic exorcism and psychiatry: a film monograph. xx, 219 pp., illus., bibliogr. Manchester: Univ. Press, 2019. £25.00 (paper)
Iain R. Edgar

Walker‐Said, Charlotte. Faith, power and family: Christianity and social change in French Cameroon. xxii, 314 pp., maps, bibliogr. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 2018. £40.00 (cloth)
Natalia Zawiejska

Lives in conflict

Berhane‐Selassie, Tsehai. Ethiopian warriorhood: defence, land and society 1800‐1941. xxvi, 309 pp., maps, figs, illus., bibliogr. Rochester, N.Y.: James Currey, 2018. £60.00 (cloth)
Thomas Zitelmann

Ellison, Susan Helen. Domesticating democracy: the politics of conflict resolution in Bolivia. xiv, 281 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2018. £19.99 (paper)
Mareike Winchell

Johnson, Jessica. In search of gender justice: rights and relationships in matrilineal Malawi. xvi, 197 pp., maps, bibliogr. Cambridge: Univ. Press, 2018. £75.00 (cloth)
Carol Minton‐Ryan

Monterescu, Daniel & Hazan, Haim. Twilight nationalism: politics of existence at life’s end. xiv, 270 pp., illus., bibliogr. Stanford: Univ. Press, 2018. £19.99 (paper)
Andreas Hackl

Musa, Suad M.E. Hawks and doves in Sudan’s armed conflict: Al‐Hakkamat Baggara women of Darfur. 220 pp., maps, figs, tables, illus., bibliogr. Rochester, N.Y.: James Currey, 2018. £60.00 (cloth)
Gunnar M. Sørbø

Wright, Fiona. The Israeli radical left: an ethics of complicity. xii, 192 pp., illus., bibliogr. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. £58.00 (cloth)
Yarden Enav

Movement

Burke, Paul. An Australian Indigenous diaspora: Warlpiri matriarchs and the refashioning of tradition. x, 237 pp., maps, fig., illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £85.00 (cloth)
Melinda Hinkson

Chan, Carol. In sickness and in wealth: migration, gendered morality, and Central Java. xvi, 215 pp., bibliogr. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2018. £27.99 (paper)
Mirjam Lücking

Lems, Annika. Being‐here: placemaking in a world of movement. x, 240 pp., illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £85.00 (cloth)
Jan Patrick Heiss

MacCarthy, Michelle. Making the modern primitive: cultural tourism in the Trobriand Islands. xii, 270 pp., map, illus., bibliogr. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawai‘i Press, 2016. £68.00 (cloth)
Céline Travési

Steinberg, Jonah. A garland of bones: child runaways in India. xiv, 337 pp., illus., bibliogr. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 2019. £45.00 (cloth)
Heather Montgomery

Tuckett, Anna. Rules, paper, status: migrants and precarious bureaucracy in contemporary Italy. xiv, 178 pp., illus., bibliogr. Stanford: Univ. Press, 2018. £19.99 (paper)
Isabella Clough Marinaro

Vindrola‐Padros, Cecilia , Ginger A. Johnson & Anne E. Pfister (eds). Healthcare in motion: (im)mobilities in health service delivery and access. viii, 232 pp., tables, figs, illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £99.00 (cloth)
Cinzia Greco

Narrative imaginings

Feldman, Leah. On the threshold of Eurasia: revolutionary poetics in the Caucasus. xvi, 276 pp., illus., bibliogr. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press, 2018. £48.00 (cloth)
Lale Yalçın‐Heckmann

Galbraith, Patrick W. Otaku and the struggle for imagination in Japan. x, 325 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2019. £22.99 (paper)
Emma E. Cook

Girke, Felix. The wheel of autonomy: rhetoric and ethnicity in the Omo Valley. x, 296 pp., maps, illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £100.00 (cloth)
Jon Abbink

Heuser, Eric Anton. Friendship in Java: narratives of relatedness and culture politics in postcolonial Indonesia. 221 pp., bibliogr. Berlin: regiospectra Verlag, 2018. €28.90 (paper)
Eldar Bråten

Ringel, Felix. Back to the postindustrial future: an ethnography of Germany’s fastest‐shrinking city. xvi, 219 pp., illus., bibliogr. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2018. £99.00 (cloth)
Thomas Wolfe

Theory and method

Bendix, Regina F. Culture and value: tourism, heritage, and property. vii, 279 pp., bibliogrs. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2018. £33.00 (paper)
Duane Jethro

Jones, Graham M. Magic’s reason: an anthropology of analogy. x, 208 pp., bibliogr. Chicago: Univ. Press, 2018. £19.00 (paper)
Katherine Swancutt

Kohler, Timothy A. & Michael E. Smith (eds). Ten thousand years of inequality: the archaeology of wealth differences. x, 337 pp., maps, figs, tables, bibliogrs. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press, 2018. £43.50 (paper)
Grace Erny

McGranahan, Carole & John F. Collins (eds). Ethnographies of US empire. xii, 548 pp., illus., bibliogr. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press, 2018. £92.00 (cloth)
John. A. Hall

Books and films received

Books and films received

Corrigendum

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