Review copies Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale

March 2014

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Abrams C. Andrea. 2014. God and Blackness. Race, Gender, and Identity in a Middle Class Afrocentric Church.  New York and London: New York University Press. 208 pp. Pb.: $19.82. ISBN-13: 978-0814705247.

Addo, Ping-Ann. 2013. Creating a Nation with Cloth. Women, Wealth, and Tradition in the Tongan Diaspora. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 252 pp. Hb.: $95.00, ISBN: 978-0-85745-895-7

E.N.Anderson. 2014. Everyone Eats. New York University Press. 368 pp. Ppb.: $19.20. ISBN-13: 978-0814760062

Anderson, G. David, P. Robert Wishart and Virginie Vaté (eds.) 2013. About the Hearth. Perspectives on the Home, Hearth and Household in the Circumpolar North. New York and Oxford: Berrghahn Books. 338 pp. Hb.  $94,05.  ISBN-13: 978-0857459800

Argyrou, Vassos. 2013. The Gift of European Thought and the Cost of Living. Berghahn Books. 148 pp. Hb.: $66.67. ISBN-13: 978-1782380177

Arkin,  Kimberly A. 2013. Rhinestones,  Religion, and the Republic. Fashioning Jewishness in France. Stanford Studies in Jewish History. 320 pp. Hb. $58.50. ISBN-13: 978-0804786003

Barendregt, Bart and Jaffe, Rivke. (eds.) 2014. Green Consumption . The Global Rise of Eco – Chic. London. New Delhi. New York. Sydney. Bloomsburry Academic. 224 pp. Ppb.: $36.55. ISBN-13: 978-0857857149

Berckerman, Stephen and Lizarralde Roberto (eds.) 2013. The Ecology of the Bari. Rainforest Horticulturalists of South America. Austin: University of Texas Press. 291 pp. Hb.: $49.50,  ISBN-13: 978-0292748194

Beidelman. T.O. 2012. The Culture of Colonialism. The Cultural Subjection of Ukaguru. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press. 414 pp. Ppb.: $30. ISBN: 978-0-253-00208-2

Bollig, Michael, Schnegg, Michael and Wotzka Hans-Peter. 2013. Pastoralism in Africa. Past, Present and Future. Berghahn Books. 544 pp. Hb.  $99.00. ISBN   978-0-85745-908-4

Bräuchler, Birgit. 2013. Cyberidentities at War. The Moluccan Conflict on the Internet. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 414 pp. Hb. $102.41. ISBN: 978-0857458544

Breglia, Lisa. 2013. Living with Oil. Promises, Peaks, and Declines on Mexico’s Gulf Coast. University of Texas Press. 325 pp. Hardback. 49.50 USD. ISBN-13: 978-0292744615

Brown. R. Keith. 2013. Buying into Fair Trade. Culture, Morality and Consumption.  New York: New York University Press. 199 pp. Pb. $21.00. ISBN: 978-0814725375

Buchli, Victor. 2013. An Anthropology of Architecture. Bloomsbury Academic. 224 pp. Pb.  $29.98. ISBN-13: 978-1845207830

Black E. Rachel. 2012. Porta Palazzo. The Anthropology of an Italian Market. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 240 Ppb. Hb.: $49.95, ISBN: 978-0812244069

Boyer, Dominic . 2013. The Life Informatic. Newsmaking in the Digital Era. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.  248pp. Pb.: $27.95, ISBN: 978-0801478581

Bretéque, Estelle Amy de la. 2013. Paroles mélodisées. Récits épiques et lamentations chez les Yézidis d’Arménie. Classiq Garnier.  Pp.  230 pp. EUR 17.00. ISBN-13: 978-2812407871

Büscher, Bram. 2013. Transforming the frontier. Peace Parks and the Politics of Neoliberal Conservation in Southern Africa. Durham: Duke University Press. 312 pp. Pb.  $22.46.  ISBN: 978-0822354208.

Canevacci, Massimo. 2013. The Line of Dust. Bororo Culture Between Tradition, Mutation and Self-Representation. Sean Kingston Publishing. 246 pp. Hb. $121.21. ISBN-13: 978-1907774263

Cecla La, Franco and Zanini Piero. 2013. The Culture of Ethics (Paradigm).  Prickly Paradigm Press. 88 pp. Ppb.: $9.90. ISBN-13: 978-0984201044

Choy, Ceniza Catherine. 2013. Global Families. A History of Asian International Adoption in America. NYU Press. 240 pp. Ppb. $18.40.  ISBN-13: 978-1479892174

Coburn, Noah and Larson, Anna. Derailing Democracy in Afghanistan. Elections in an Unstable Political Landscape. Columbia University Press. 306 pp. Pb.: $45.00. ISBN-13: 978-0231166201

Coe, Cati. 2013. The Scattered Family, Parenting, African Migrants, and Global Inequality. The University of Chicago Press. 256 pp. Ppb.  $21.91. ISBN-13: 978-0-226-07238-8

Copans, Jean. 2014. Georges Balandier. Un anthropologue en première ligne. Presses Universitaires de France. Puf. 313 pp. Ppb.: $40.29. ISBN-13: 978-2130607670

Coupaye, Ludovic. 2013. Growing Artefacts, Displaying Relationships. Yams, Art and Technology Amongst the Nyamikum Abelam of Papua New Guinea. Berghahn Books. 374 pp. Hb. $86.96. ISBN: 978-0857457332

Craciun, Magdalena. 2013. Material Culture and Authenticity. Fake Branded Fashion in Europe. Bloomsbury Academic.  176 pp. Pb.:  $33.07. ISBN: 978-0-85785-451-3

Dahl, Gudrun, Bartholdson, Örjan, Favero, Paolo, and Khosravi, Shahram. Modernitites on the Move. Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. Ppb. 116pp.  ISBN: 978-91-86071-98-1

David, A. Napier. 2013. Making Things Better. Oxford University Press. 208 pp. Ppb.: $22.46. ISBN-13: 978-0199969364

Degnen, Cathrine. 2012. Ageing Selves and Everyday Life in the North of England. Years in the Making. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Hb. GBP65.00 . ISBN: 978-0-7190-8308-2

Diaz R. David and Torres D. Rodolfo eds. 2012. The Politics of Planning, Policy, and Redevelopment. New York University Press. 240 pp. Ppb. $24.00. ISBN-978-0814784051

Dietrich, Alexa S. 2013. The Drug Company Next Door. Pollution, Jobs, and Community Health in Puerto Rico. New York University Press. 251 pp. Paperback. $24.00. ISBN: 9780814724736

Dimova. Rozita. 2013. Ethno-Baroque: Materiality, Aesthetics and Conflict in Modern-Day Macedonia. Berghahn Books. 176 pp. Hb.: $67.34. ISBN-13: 978-1782380405

Dyck, Noel. 2012. Fields of Play. An Ethnography of Children’s Sports. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 978-1442600799

Dunaway, A Wilma. (eds.) 2013. Gendered Commodity Chains. Seeing Women’s Work and Households in Global Production. Stanford University Press. 312 pp. Ppb.: $26.96. ISBN-13: 978-0804789080

Duncan, R. Christopher. 2013. Violence and Vengeance.  Religious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia. Cornell University Press. 240 pp. Ppb.  $23.78.  ISBN-13: 978-0801479137

Durrenberger, Paul E and Erem, Suzan. 2010. Anthropology Unbound. A Field Guide to the 21st Century.  Oxford University Press. 352 pp. Ppb.: $35.13. ISBN-13: 978-0199945870

Ellison, Nicolas. 2013. Semé sans compter. Maison Des Sciences De L’homme.  453 pp. Ppb. $59.88. ISBN-13: 978-2735115365

Enloe, Cynthia. 2013. Seriously!: Investigating Crashes and Crises as If Women Mattered. University of California Press. 264 pp. Ppb.: $24.76. ISBN-13: 978-0520275379

Erazo S. Juliet. 2013. Governing Indigenous Territories: Enacting Sovereignty in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Durham: Duke University Press. 264 pp. Pb.: $19.20, ISBN: 978-0822354543

Eriksen, Thomas Hylland. 2014.  Globalization: The Key Concepts. Bloomsbury Academic. 224 pp. $26.30. ISBN-13: 978-0857857422

Espirito Santo, Diana and Tassi, Nico (eds.) 2013. Making Spirits: Materiality and Transcendence in Contemporary Religions (Library of Modern Religion). London, New York. I.B. Tauris. 320 pp. Hb.: $89.10. ISBN-13: 978-1848857964

Ewart, Elizabeth. 2013.  Space and Society in Central Brazil. A Panará Ethnography. Bloomsbury Academic. 304 pp. Pb. $42.60. ISBN-13: 978-0857857262

Fassin, Didier and Lézé Samuel. Moral Anthropology. A Critical Reader. Routledge. 400 pp. Pb.: $52.20. ISBN-13: 978-0415627276

Few, Martha and Zeb Tortorici (eds.) 2013. Centering Animals in Latin American History. Durham: Duke University Press. 408 pp. Pb.: $23.17.  ISBN: 978-0822353973

Fischer, Brodwyn and McCann, Bryan (eds.) 2014. Cities from Scratch. Poverty and Informality in Urban Latin America. Durham and London. Duke University Press Books. 304 pp. Ppb.: $22.46. ISBN-13: 978-0822355335

Flores, Edward Orozo. 2013. God’s Gangs. Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery. New York University Press. 256 pp. Pb.: $15,23. ISBN: 978-1-4798-7812-3.

Franklin, Sarah. 2013. Biological Relatives. IVF, Stem Cells, and the Future of Kinship. Durham: Duke University Press. 376 pp. Pb.: $21.56.  ISBN-13: 978-0822354994

Frois, Catarina. 2013. Peripherial Vision. Politics, Technology and Surveillance.  Berghahn Books. 166 pp. Hb.: $80.75. ISBN-13: 978-1782380238

Funck Carolin, Cooper Malcolm. (eds.) 2013. Japanese Tourism. Spaces, Places and Structures. New York. Oxford: Berghahn Books. 243 pp. Hb.: $81.00. ISBN-13: 978-1782380757

Garcia, Cindy. 2013.  Salsa Crossings: Dancing Latinidad in Los Angeles (Latin America Otherwise) Duke University Press Books. 208 pp. Pp.:  $19.10. ISBN-13: 978-0822354970

Geismar, Haidy. 2013. Treasured Possessions. Indigenous Interventions into Cultural and Intellectual Property. Durham: Duke University Press. 328 pp. Pb.: 20.00 USD. ISBN: 978-0822354277

Gellner, David N. 2013. Borderland Lives in Northern South Asia. Duke University Press. 320 pp. Pb. $20.50. ISBN-13: 978-0822355564

Gibson, Lorraine. 2013. Aboriginal Art and Culture in Wilcannia, New South Wales. Wantage (UK): Sean Kingston Publishing.  Hb.: 150.00 USD. ISBN: 978-1907774096

Goldman, Marcio. 2013. How Democracy Works. An Ethnographic Theory of Politics. Sean Kingston Publishing. 330 pp. Ppb. $111.04. ISBN-13: 978-1907774157

Golub, Alex. 2014. Leviathans at the Gold Mine. Creating Indigenous and Corporate Actors in Papua New Guinea. Durham and London: Duke University Press. 264 pp. Ppb.: $21.56, ISBN-13: 978-0822355083

Grabski Joanna & Magee Carol. 2013. African Art, Interviews, Narratives. Bodies of Knowledge at Work.  Indiana University Press. Ppb. $25.20.  ISBN-13: 978-0253006875

Grassiani, Erella. Soldiering Under Occupation. Processes of Numbing among Israeli Soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Intifada. Berghahn Books. Hb. $90.00. ISBN:  978-0-85745-956-5

Gronseth, Anne Sigfrid. 2013. Being Human, Being Migrant: Senses of Self and Well-Being.  Berghahn Books.  176 pp. Hb.:  $54.00. ISBN-13: 978-1782380450

Green R. David and Green Lesley. 2013. Knowing the Day, Knowing the World. Engaging Amerindian Thought in Public Archeology. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 320 pp. Hb.: $44.22. ISBN-13: 978-0816530373

Gunn, Wendy and Jared Donovan eds. 2012. Design and Anthropology. Surrey, England; Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate 268pp. Hb. $114.95.  ISBN: 978-1-4094-2158-0

Hafez, Sherine & Slyomovics, Susan. (eds.) 2013. Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa. Indiana University Press. 414 pp. Ppb. $26.52  ISBN-10: 0253007534

Hafsteinsson, Sigurjon Baldur. 2013. Unmasking Deep Democracy. An Anthropology of Indigenous Media in Canada. Aarhus: Intervention Press. Pb.: GBP25.00 . ISBN: 978-87-92724-08-3

Happe, Kelly. 2013. The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project. New York: New York University Press. 303 pp. Paperback. $21.60. ISBN-13: 978-0814790687

Haugerud, Angelique. 2013. No Billionaire Left Behind: Satirical Activism in America. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 288 pp. Ppb. $17.71 .  ISBN: 978-0804781534.

Hausner L. Sondra.(ed.) 2013. Durkheim in Dialogue. A Centenary Celebration of The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 267 pp Hb.: $94.05. ISBN-13: 978-1782380214

Hellermann, von Pauline. 2013. Things Fall Apart? The Political Ecology of Forest Governance in Southern Nigeria. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 266 pp. Hb. $18.31. ISBN-13: 978-0857459893

Heyes, A. Scott & Helgen M. Kristofer. (eds.) 2014. Mammals of Ungava and Labrador: The 1882-1884 Fieldnotes of Lucien M. Turner together with Inuit and Innu Knowledge. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. 384 pp. Hb.: $40.05. ISBN-13: 978-1935623212

Hindman, Heather. 2013. Mediating the Global. Expatria’s Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu. Stanford University Press. 288 pp. Hb. $36.00. ISBN-13: 978-0804786515

Holland, Maximilian. 2012. Social Bonding and Nurture Kinship. Compatibility between Cultural and Biological Approaches. Createspace Independent Publishing. 352 pp. Pb. $11.41. ISBN: 978-1480182004

Hudson J. Mark and Lewallen, Anne-Elise and Watson K. Mark. (eds.) 2014. Beyond Ainu Studies. Changing Academic and Public Perspectives. Honolulu. University of Hawai’I Press.  257 pp. Hb.: $46.80. ISBN-13: 978-0824836979

Jay, Martin and Ramaswamy, Sumathi (eds.) 2014. Empires of Vision. A Reader. Durham and London. Duke University Press. 688 pp. Ppb.: $26.42. ISBN-13: 978-0822354482

Jimeno, Myriam. 2014. Juan Gregario Palechor. The Story of My Life. Durham and London: Duke University Press. 248 pp. Ppb.: $19.86, ISBN-13: 978-0822355373

Jinba, Tenzin. 2013. In the Land of Eastern Queendom. The Politics of  Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino – Tibetan Border. University of Washington Press. 188 pp. Ppb.  $18.00.  ISBN-13: 978-0295993072

Kasfir Littlefield, Sidney and Förster Till.  (eds.) 2013. African Art and Agency in the Workshop. Indiana University Press. 424 pp. Ppb. $27.00.  ISBN-13: 978-0253007490
Keshodkar, Akbar.  Tourism and Social Change in Post-Socialist Zanzibar. Struggles for Identity, Movement, and  Civilization. Lexington Books. 202 pp. Hb. $77.00.  ISBN: 978-0-7391-7543-9

Kieschnick, John amd Shahar, Meir. (eds.) 2014. India in the Chinese Imagination. Myth, Religion, and Thought. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. 352 pp. Hb.: $53.80. ISBN-13: 978-0812245608

Kim, Jaesok. 2013. Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 304 pp. Hb.: $40.50 ISBN: 978-0804784542

Kirksey, Eben. 2012. Freedom in Entangled Worlds. West Papua and the Architecture of Global Power. AIDS. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 328 pp. Ppb. GBP15.99 . ISBN 978-0-8223-5134-4

Koinova, Maria. 2013. Ethnonationalist Conflict in Postcommunist States. Varieties of Governance in Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Kosovo. Pittsburg: University of Pennsylvania Press. 320 pp. Hb.: $60.15, ISBN: 978-0812245226

Kwon, Soo Ah. 2013. Uncivil Youth: Race, Activism, and Affirmative Governmentality. Durham: Duke University Press. 184 pp. Pb. $19.86. ISBN: 978-0822354239

Larson, Jonathan. 2013. Critical Thinking in Slovakia after Socialism. Rochester: University of Rochester Press. 248pp. Hb.: £60.00, ISBN: 9781580464376

Leinaweaver, Jessaca B. 2013.  Adoptive Migration. Raising Latinos in Spain. Duke University Press. 216 pp. Paperback. $18.40. ISBN-10: 0822355078

Lentz, Carola. 2013. Land, Mobility, and Belonging in West Africa.  Indiana University Press.  348 pp. Ppb.: $24.33. ISBN-13: 978-0253009579

Lewis A. Laura. 2012. Chocolate and Corn Flour. History, Race, and Place in the Making of “Black” Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press. 392 pp. Pb.: $25.95, ISBN: 9780822351320

Lois, Jennifer. 2012. Home is Where the School is. The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering. New York: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY Press. 256pp. Pb.: $22.00.  ISBN: 978-0-8147-5252-4

Long, J. Nicholas & Henrietta L. Moore. 2012. Sociality: New Directions. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books. 244pp. Hb. $80.00. ISBN: 978-0-85745-789-9

Lovell M Anne, Stefania Pandolfo , Veena Das , Sandra Laugier, 2013. Face aux désastres.  Une conversation a quatre voix sur la folie, le care et les grandes detresses collectives. Ithaque. 204 pp. Pb.: €23.00. ISBN:  978-2-916120-38-6
MacClancy, Jeremy  and Fuentes Agustin. 2013. Ethics in the Field. Contemporary Challenges. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books. Hb. $70.00. ISBN  978-0-85745-962-6

Majic, Samantha. 2014. Sex Work Politics. From Protest to Service Provision. University of Pennsylvania Press. 216 pp. Ppb.: $40.65.  ISBN-13: 978-0812245639

Mankekar, Purnima and Louis Schein, eds. 2013. Media, Erotics and Transnational Asia. Durham: Duke University Press. Pb. $25.16. ISBN: 978-0822345770

Martin, Keir. 2013. The Death of the Big Men and the Rise of the Big Shots. Custom and Conflict in East New Britain. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 256 pp. Hb.: $90.25. ISBN: 978-0857458728

Massengill, Peeples Rebekah. 2013. Wal-Mart Wars: Moral Populism in the Twenty-First Century. New York: New York University Press. 256 pp. Paperback. $17.62. ISBN: 978-0814763346

McAllister, Carlota and Nelson M. Diane (eds.) 2013. War By Other Means. Aftermath in Post-Genocide Guatemala. Durham: Duke University Press. 408 pp. Ppb. $23.79. ISBN-13-978-0822355090

McCullough B. Megan and Hardin A. Jessica (eds.) 2013. Reconstructing Obesity. The Meaning of Measures and the Measure of Meanings. New York. Oxford: Berghahn Books. 256 pp. Hb.: $85.50, ISBN-13: 978-1782381419

Meeker, Lauren. 2013. Sounding Out Heritage: Cultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan Ho Folk Song in Northern Vietnam (Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning, & Memory). Univ of Hawaii Press. 200 pp. Hb.: $40.50. ISBN-13: 978-0824835682

Miller, Daniel and Sinanan Jolynna. 2014. Webcam. Polity. 220 pp. Ppb.: $64.95. ISBN-13: 978-0745671468

Morris, Theresa. 2013. Cut it Out. The C-Section Epidemic in America. New York: NYU Press. 256 pp. Hb.: $22.13. ISBN-13-978-0814764114

Moutu, Andrew. 2013. Names are Thicker Than Blood. Kinship and Ownership amongst the latimul. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 220 pp. Hb.: $63.60.  ISBN: 978-0197264454

Muehlmann, Shazlin. 2013. Where the River Ends. Contested Indigeneity in the Mexican Colorado Delta. Durham: Duke University Press. 240 pp. Pb.: $21.56, ISBN: 978-0822354451

Murray, Stephen. 2013. American Anthropology & Company. Historical Explanations. (Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology).  University of Nebraska Press. 400 pp. Hb.:  $54.47. ISBN: 978-0803243958

Naber, Nadine 2012. Arab America. Gender, Cultural Politics, and Activism. New York: New York University Press. 320 pp. Pb.: $24.00, ISBN: 978-0-8147-5887-8

Nativ, Assaf. 2013. Prioritizing Death and Society. The Archeology of Chalcolithic and Contemporary Cemeteries in the Southern Levant. Acumen Publishing. 288 pp. Hb.: $114.00. ISBN-13: 978-1844657513

Niezen, Ronald. Truth and Indignation. Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools. University of Toronto Press. 192 pp. Pb. $20.70.  ISBN-13: 978-1442606302

Otmazgin, Nissim Kadosh. 2013. Regionalizing Culture. The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia. University of Hawai’i Press. Hb. $37.80 ISBN:978-0-8248-3694-8.

Pelkmans, Mathijs (eds.) 2013. Ethnographies of Doubt. Faith and Uncertainty in Contemporary Societies. I.B. Tauris. 256 pp. Hardback. GBP48.05 .  ISBN-13: 978-1848858107

Phillips, A. Susan. 2012. Operation Fly Trap: L. A. Gangs, Drugs, and the Law. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. 192 pp. Pb.:  $18.00, ISBN: 978-0226667669

Pinn B. Anthony. 2013. What is Humanism, and Why Does it Matter? (Studies in Humanist Thought and Praxis).  Durham: Acumen Publishing. 256 pp. Pb.: $90.25. ISBN: 978-1844656592

von Poser, Anita. 2013. Foodways & Empathy. Relatedness in a Ramu River Society, Papua New Guinea. Oxford, London: Berghahn Books. 274 pp. Hb.: $85.50, ISBN: 978-0857459190

Prentice, Rachel. 2012. Bodies in Formation: An Ethnography of Anatomy and Surgery Education.  Durham: Duke University Press Books.  312pp. Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 978-0-8223-5157-3

Raikhel, Eugene and William Garriott (eds.) 2013. Addiction Trajectories. Durham: Duke University Press. 360 pp. Paperback.  19.04 USD.  ISBN: 978-0822353645

Rice, Tom. 2013. Hearing and the Hospital: Sound, Listening, Knowledge and Experience. Sean Kingston Publishing.  214 pp. Hb. $95.48. ISBN-13: 978-1907774249

Ruth Walker, Andrew Whelan and Christopher Moore (eds.) 2013. Zombies in the Academy. Bristol: Intellect Ltd. 274 pp. Pb.: $12.39, ISBN: 9781841507149

Samson, Colin. 2013. A World You Do Not Know: Settler Societies, Indigenous Peoples and the Attack on Cultural Diversity. Institute of Commonwealth Studies. 284 pp. Ppb.: $27.00. ISBN-13: 978-0957521001

Sanjek, Roger. 2014. Ethnography in Today’s World. Color Full Before Color Blind. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. 312 pp. Hb.: $48.18. ISBN-13: 978-0812245455

Saxer, Martin. 2013. Manufacturing Tibetan Medicine. The Creation of an Industry and the Moral Economy of Tibetanness. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 304 pp. Hb.: $95.00, ISBN: 978-0-85745-772-1

Schachter, Judith. 2013. The Legacies of a Hawaiian Generation. From Territorial Subject to American Citizen. Berghahn Books. 240 pp. Hb. $79.43. ISBN: 978-1782-380115

Schackt, Jon. 2014. A People of Stories in the Forest of Myth. The Yukuna of Miritiparaná. Novus Press. 271 pp. Ppb. : $57.60. ISBN-13: 978-8270997428

Schneider Arno and Wright Christopher (eds.) Anthropology and Art Practice. Bloomsbury Academic. 184 pp. Pb. $24.12. ISBN-13: 978-0857851802

Schneider, Katharina. 2012. Saltwater Sociality. A Melanesian Island Ethnography. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 260 pp. Hb.: $95.00, ISBN: 978-0857453013

Scott, David. 2014. Omens of Adversity. Tragedy, Time, Memory, Justice. Durham and London. Duke University Press. 228 pp. Ppb.: $14.89. ISBN: 082235621X

Seligmann J. Linda. 2013. Broken Links, Enduring Ties. American Adoption Across Race, Class, and Nation. Stanford: Stanford University Press.  344 pp. Pb.  $22.13. ISBN-13: 978-0804786065

Seng, Loh Kah. 2013. Squatters into Citizens. The 1961 Bukit Ho Swee Fire and the Making of Modern Singapore. Honolulu: University of Hawai Press. 344 pp. Pb.: $28.80. ISBN-13: 978-0824839468.

Sera-Shriar, Efran. 2013. The Making of British Anthropology, 1813-1871. London: Pickerings & Chatto Ltd. 272 pp. Hb.: $99.00, ISBN: 978-1848933941

Solahudin. 2013. The Roots of Terrorism in Indonesia: From Darul Islam to Jema’ah Islamiyah. Ithaca and LondonNew South Wales Univ. Press Ltd. 256 pp. Ppb.: $79.95. ISBN-13: 978-1742233765

Sopranzetti, Claudio. 2012. Red Journeys. Inside the Thai Red – Shirt Movement. Silkworm Books. 137 pp. Pb.: $14.99.  ISBN: 978-6162150357

Sosa, Lionel (eds.) 2013. The Children of the Revolution. How the Mexican Revolution Changed America. Sosa and Sosa Consultation and Design, San Antonio, Texas. 156 pp. Hardcover. $29.29. ISBN-13: 978-0292748583

Spyridakis, Manos. 2013. The Liminal Worker. An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary Greece. Ashgate Pub. Co. 266 pp. Hb.: $113.95. ISBN-13: 978-1409428237

Stack, Trevor. 2012. Knowing History in Mexico. An Ethnography of Citizenship. Albuquerque. University of New Mexico Press. 185 pp. Ppb.: $36.35. ISBN: 0826352529

Stephen, Lynn. 2013. We are the Face of Oaxaca. Testimony and Social Movements. Duke University Press. 368 pp. Ppb. $21.47.   ISBN-13: 978-0822355342

Taylor. B. Erin. 2013. Materializing Poverty. How the Poor Transform Their Lives. Rowman & Littlefield. 192 pp. Hb. $54.60. ISBN: 978-0-7591-2421-9

Theidon, Kimberly. 2012. Intimate Enemies. Violence and Reconciliation in Peru. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 488pp. Hardback.  $75.00. ISBN: 978-0812-244502

Truitt. J. Allison. 2013. Dreaming of Money in Ho Chi Minh City (Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies). Washington: University of  Washington Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $26.99.  ISBN: 978-0295992747

Tythacott, Louise. 2011. The Lives of Chinese Objects. Buddhism, Imperialism and Display. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 288 pp. Hb.: $95.00/£56.00, ISBN: 978-0-85745-238-2

Ullberg, Susann. 2013.  Watermarks. Urban Flooding and Memoryscape in Argentina. Stockholm.  Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. 315 pp. Ppb.:  kr114.48  ISBN: 978-91-87235-26-9

Van Heekeren, Deborah. 2012. The Shark Warrior of Alewai. A Phenomenology of Melanesian Identity. Wantage (UK): Sean Kingston Publishing. 224 pp. Hb.: $110.00. ISBN: 978-1907774034

Viti, Fabio. 2013. Travail et apprentissage en Afrique de l’Ouest. Sénégal, Côte d’Ivoire, Togo. Karthala. 312 pp. Ppb.: € 27.00. ISBN: 9782811110291

van der Veer, Peter. 2013. The Modern Spirit of Asia. The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India. Princeton University Press. 289 pp. Pb.: $20.31. ISBN: 0691128146

Walkowitz J. Daniel.  2010. City Folk. English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America. NYU Press. 352 pp. Ppb. $22.52. ISBN-13: 978-0814794692

Wallis, Cara. 2013. Technomobility in China. Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones. New York: New York University Press. 288pp. Hb.: $45.00.  ISBN: 978-0814795262

Wikan, Unni. 2012. Resonance. Beyond the Words. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Pb. $27.00. ISBN: 978-0226924472

Winson, Anthony. 2013. The Industrial Diet. The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating. NYU Press. 352 pp. Ppb.: 352 pp. $20.85. ISBN-978-1479862795

Winter, Trish and Simon Keegan-Phipps. 2013. Performing Englishness in a Contemporary Folk Resurgence. (New Ethnographies). Manchester: Manchester University Press. 224 pp. Hb.: $81.37/£60 ISBN: 978-0719085390

Wintle Claire, 2013. Colonial Collecting and Display. Encounters with Material Culture from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 264 pp. Hardback.  $120.00.  ISBN   978-0-85745-941-1

Wood, C. Donald. 2012. Ogata-Mura: Sowing Dissent and Reclaiming Identity in a Japanese Farming Village. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 260 pp. Hb.: 53.20 GBP. ISBN- 978-0857455246

Wortha, Erica Cusi. 2013. Indigenous Media in Mexico. Culture, Community, and the State. Duke University Press. 288 pp. Ppb. : $20.00. ISBN-13: 978-0822355007

Wright, Christopher. 2013. The Echo of Things. The Lives of Photograhs in the Solomon Islands. Duke University Press. 240 pp. Ppb. : $23.25. ISBN-13: 978-0822355106

Yano, R. Christine. 2013. Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific. Durham: Duke University Press Books. 336 pp. Pb.: $21.01. ISBN: 978-0822353638

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Addo, Ping-Ann. 2013. Creating a Nation with Cloth. Women, Wealth, and Tradition in the Tongan Diaspora. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 252 pp. Hb.: $95.00, ISBN: 978-0-85745-895-7

E.N.Anderson. 2014. Everyone Eats. New York University Press. 368 pp. Ppb.: $19.20. ISBN-13: 978-0814760062

Anderson, G. David, P. Robert Wishart and Virginie Vaté (eds.) 2013. About the Hearth. Perspectives on the Home, Hearth and Household in the Circumpolar North. New York and Oxford: Berrghahn Books. 338 pp. Hb.  $94,05.  ISBN-13: 978-0857459800

Argyrou, Vassos. 2013. The Gift of European Thought and the Cost of Living. Berghahn Books. 148 pp. Hb.: $66.67. ISBN-13: 978-1782380177

Arkin,  Kimberly A. 2013. Rhinestones,  Religion, and the Republic. Fashioning Jewishness in France. Stanford Studies in Jewish History. 320 pp. Hb. $58.50. ISBN-13: 978-0804786003

Beidelman. T.O. 2012. The Culture of Colonialism. The Cultural Subjection of Ukaguru. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press. 414 pp. Ppb.: $30. ISBN: 978-0-253-00208-2

Bellwood, Peter. 2013. First Migrants. Ancient Migration in Global Perspectives. Wiley-Blackwell. 326 pp. Ppb.  Eur 23.50. ISBN: 978-1-4051-8908-8

Blanes, Ruy and Santo, Diana Espirito. 2013. The Social Life of Spirits. 2013.  The University of Chicago Press. 312 pp. Ppb.  $23.85  ISBN-13: 978-0-226-08177-9

Bolten, E. Catherine. 2012. I Did it to Save My Life. Love and Survival in Sierra Leone. Berkeley: University of California Press. 296 Ppb. $29.95.  ISBN: 978-0520273795

Bollig, Michael, Schnegg, Michael and Wotzka Hans-Peter. 2013. Pastoralism in Africa. Past, Present and Future. Berghahn Books. 544 pp. Hb.  $99.00. ISBN   978-0-85745-908-4

Bräuchler, Birgit. 2013. Cyberidentities at War. The Moluccan Conflict on the Internet. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 414 pp. Hb. $102.41. ISBN: 978-0857458544

Breglia, Lisa. 2013. Living with Oil. Promises, Peaks, and Declines on Mexico’s Gulf Coast. University of Texas Press. 325 pp. Hardback. 49.50 USD. ISBN-13: 978-0292744615

Brown. R. Keith. 2013. Buying into Fair Trade. Culture, Morality and Consumption.  New York: New York University Press. 199 pp. Pb. $21.00. ISBN: 978-0814725375

Buchli, Victor. 2013. An Anthropology of Architecture. Bloomsbury Academic. 224 pp. Pb.  $29.98. ISBN-13: 978-1845207830

Black E. Rachel. 2012. Porta Palazzo. The Anthropology of an Italian Market. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 240 Ppb. Hb.: $49.95, ISBN: 978-0812244069

Boyer, Dominic . 2013. The Life Informatic. Newsmaking in the Digital Era. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.  248pp. Pb.: $27.95, ISBN: 978-0801478581

Bretéque, Estelle Amy de la. 2013. Paroles mélodisées. Récits épiques et lamentations chez les Yézidis d’Arménie. Classiq Garnier.  Pp.  230 pp. EUR 17.00. ISBN-13: 978-2812407871

Büscher, Bram. 2013. Transforming the frontier. Peace Parks and the Politics of Neoliberal Conservation in Southern Africa. Durham: Duke University Press. 312 pp. Pb.  $22.46.  ISBN: 978-0822354208.

Canevacci, Massimo. 2013. The Line of Dust. Bororo Culture Between Tradition, Mutation and Self-Representation. Sean Kingston Publishing. 246 pp. Hb. $121.21. ISBN-13: 978-1907774263

Cecla La, Franco and Zanini Piero. 2013. The Culture of Ethics (Paradigm).  Prickly Paradigm Press. 88 pp. Ppb.: $9.90. ISBN-13: 978-0984201044

Choy, Ceniza Catherine. 2013. Global Families. A History of Asian International Adoption in America. NYU Press. 240 pp. Ppb. $18.40.  ISBN-13: 978-1479892174

Coburn, Noah and Larson, Anna. Derailing Democracy in Afghanistan. Elections in an Unstable Political Landscape. Columbia University Press. 306 pp. Pb.: $45.00. ISBN-13: 978-0231166201

Coe, Cati. 2013. The Scattered Family, Parenting, African Migrants, and Global Inequality. The University of Chicago Press. 256 pp. Ppb.  $21.91. ISBN-13: 978-0-226-07238-8

Coupaye, Ludovic. 2013. Growing Artefacts, Displaying Relationships. Yams, Art and Technology Amongst the Nyamikum Abelam of Papua New Guinea. Berghahn Books. 374 pp. Hb. $86.96. ISBN: 978-0857457332

Craciun, Magdalena. 2013. Material Culture and Authenticity. Fake Branded Fashion in Europe. Bloomsbury Academic.  176 pp. Pb.:  $33.07. ISBN: 978-0-85785-451-3

Dahl, Gudrun, Bartholdson, Örjan, Favero, Paolo, and Khosravi, Shahram. Modernitites on the Move. Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. Ppb. 116pp.  ISBN: 978-91-86071-98-1

Degnen, Cathrine. 2012. Ageing Selves and Everyday Life in the North of England. Years in the Making. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Hb. GBP65.00 . ISBN: 978-0-7190-8308-2

Diaz R. David and Torres D. Rodolfo eds. 2012. The Politics of Planning, Policy, and Redevelopment. New York University Press. 240 pp. Ppb. $24.00. ISBN-978-0814784051

Dietrich, Alexa S. 2013. The Drug Company Next Door. Pollution, Jobs, and Community Health in Puerto Rico. New York University Press. 251 pp. Paperback. $24.00. ISBN: 9780814724736

Dimova. Rozita. 2013. Ethno-Baroque: Materiality, Aesthetics and Conflict in Modern-Day Macedonia. Berghahn Books. 176 pp. Hb.: $67.34. ISBN-13: 978-1782380405

Dyck, Noel. 2012. Fields of Play. An Ethnography of Children’s Sports. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 978-1442600799

Dunaway, A Wilma. (eds.) 2013. Gendered Commodity Chains. Seeing Women’s Work and Households in Global Production. Stanford University Press. 312 pp. Ppb.: $26.96. ISBN-13: 978-0804789080

Duncan, R. Christopher. 2013. Violence and Vengeance.  Religious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia. Cornell University Press. 240 pp. Ppb.  $23.78.  ISBN-13: 978-0801479137

Ellison, Nicolas. 2013. Semé sans compter. Maison Des Sciences De L’homme.  453 pp. Ppb. $59.88. ISBN-13: 978-2735115365

Enloe, Cynthia. 2013. Seriously!: Investigating Crashes and Crises as If Women Mattered. University of California Press. 264 pp. Ppb.: $24.76. ISBN-13: 978-0520275379

Erazo S. Juliet. 2013. Governing Indigenous Territories: Enacting Sovereignty in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Durham: Duke University Press. 264 pp. Pb.: $19.20, ISBN: 978-0822354543

Ewart, Elizabeth. 2013.  Space and Society in Central Brazil. A Panará Ethnography. Bloomsbury Academic. 304 pp. Pb. $42.60. ISBN-13: 978-0857857262

Fassin, Didier and Lézé Samuel. Moral Anthropology. A Critical Reader. Routledge. 400 pp. Pb.: $52.20. ISBN-13: 978-0415627276

Few, Martha and Zeb Tortorici (eds.) 2013. Centering Animals in Latin American History. Durham: Duke University Press. 408 pp. Pb.: $23.17.  ISBN: 978-0822353973

Flores, Edward Orozo. 2013. God’s Gangs. Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery. New York University Press. 256 pp. Pb.: $15,23. ISBN: 978-1-4798-7812-3.

Franklin, Sarah. 2013. Biological Relatives. IVF, Stem Cells, and the Future of Kinship. Durham: Duke University Press. 376 pp. Pb.: $21.56.  ISBN-13: 978-0822354994

Frois, Catarina. 2013. Peripherial Vision. Politics, Technology and Surveillance.  Berghahn Books. 166 pp. Hb.: $80.75. ISBN-13: 978-1782380238

Garcia, Cindy. 2013.  Salsa Crossings: Dancing Latinidad in Los Angeles (Latin America Otherwise) Duke University Press Books. 208 pp. Pp.:  $19.10. ISBN-13: 978-0822354970

Geismar, Haidy. 2013. Treasured Possessions. Indigenous Interventions into Cultural and Intellectual Property. Durham: Duke University Press. 328 pp. Pb.: 20.00 USD. ISBN: 978-0822354277

Gellner, David N. 2013. Borderland Lives in Northern South Asia. Duke University Press. 320 pp. Pb. $20.50. ISBN-13: 978-0822355564

Gibson, Lorraine. 2013. Aboriginal Art and Culture in Wilcannia, New South Wales. Wantage (UK): Sean Kingston Publishing.  Hb.: 150.00 USD. ISBN: 978-1907774096

Goldman, Marcio. 2013. How Democracy Works. An Ethnographic Theory of Politics. Sean Kingston Publishing. 330 pp. Ppb. $111.04. ISBN-13: 978-1907774157

Grabski Joanna & Magee Carol. 2013. African Art, Interviews, Narratives. Bodies of Knowledge at Work.  Indiana University Press. Ppb. $25.20.  ISBN-13: 978-0253006875

Grassiani, Erella. Soldiering Under Occupation. Processes of Numbing among Israeli Soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Intifada. Berghahn Books. Hb. $90.00. ISBN:  978-0-85745-956-5

Gronseth, Anne Sigfrid. 2013. Being Human, Being Migrant: Senses of Self and Well-Being.  Berghahn Books.  176 pp. Hb.:  $54.00. ISBN-13: 978-1782380450

Green R. David and Green Lesley. 2013. Knowing the Day, Knowing the World. Engaging Amerindian Thought in Public Archeology. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 320 pp. Hb.: $44.22. ISBN-13: 978-0816530373

Gunn, Wendy and Jared Donovan eds. 2012. Design and Anthropology. Surrey, England; Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate 268pp. Hb. $114.95.  ISBN: 978-1-4094-2158-0

Hafez, Sherine & Slyomovics, Susan. (eds.) 2013. Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa. Indiana University Press. 414 pp. Ppb. $26.52  ISBN-10: 0253007534

Hafsteinsson, Sigurjon Baldur. 2013. Unmasking Deep Democracy. An Anthropology of Indigenous Media in Canada. Aarhus: Intervention Press. Pb.: GBP25.00 . ISBN: 978-87-92724-08-3

Happe, Kelly. 2013. The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project. New York: New York University Press. 303 pp. Paperback. $21.60. ISBN-13: 978-0814790687

Harvey, Graham. 2013. The Handbook of Contemporary Animism. Acumen Publishing. 640 pp. Hardback. $116.49 ISBN-13: 978-1844657117

Haugerud, Angelique. 2013. No Billionaire Left Behind: Satirical Activism in America. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 288 pp. Ppb. $17.71 .  ISBN: 978-0804781534.

Hausner L. Sondra.(ed.) 2013. Durkheim in Dialogue. A Centenary Celebration of The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 267 pp Hb.: $94.05. ISBN-13: 978-1782380214

Hellermann, von Pauline. 2013. Things Fall Apart? The Political Ecology of Forest Governance in Southern Nigeria. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 266 pp. Hb. $18.31. ISBN-13: 978-0857459893

Hindman, Heather. 2013. Mediating the Global. Expatria’s Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu. Stanford University Press. 288 pp. Hb. $36.00. ISBN-13: 978-0804786515

Jinba, Tenzin. 2013. In the Land of Eastern Queendom. The Politics of  Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino – Tibetan Border. University of Washington Press. 188 pp. Ppb.  $18.00.  ISBN-13: 978-0295993072

Kasfir Littlefield, Sidney and Förster Till.  (eds.) 2013. African Art and Agency in the Workshop. Indiana University Press. 424 pp. Ppb. $27.00.  ISBN-13: 978-0253007490

Keshodkar, Akbar.  Tourism and Social Change in Post-Socialist Zanzibar. Struggles for Identity, Movement, and  Civilization. Lexington Books. 202 pp. Hb. $77.00.  ISBN: 978-0-7391-7543-9

Kim, Jaesok. 2013. Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 304 pp. Hb.: $40.50 ISBN: 978-0804784542

King E. Diane. 2013. Kurdistan on the Global Stage. Rutgers University Press. 272 pp. Pb.: $26.06. ISBN-13: 978-0813563527

Kirksey, Eben. 2012. Freedom in Entangled Worlds. West Papua and the Architecture of Global Power. AIDS. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 328 pp. Ppb. GBP15.99 . ISBN 978-0-8223-5134-4

Koinova, Maria. 2013. Ethnonationalist Conflict in Postcommunist States. Varieties of Governance in Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Kosovo. Pittsburg: University of Pennsylvania Press. 320 pp. Hb.: $60.15, ISBN: 978-0812245226

Kwon, Soo Ah. 2013. Uncivil Youth: Race, Activism, and Affirmative Governmentality. Durham: Duke University Press. 184 pp. Pb. $19.86. ISBN: 978-0822354239

Larson, Jonathan. 2013. Critical Thinking in Slovakia after Socialism. Rochester: University of Rochester Press. 248pp. Hb.: £60.00, ISBN: 9781580464376

Leinaweaver, Jessaca B. 2013.  Adoptive Migration. Raising Latinos in Spain. Duke University Press. 216 pp. Paperback. $18.40. ISBN-10: 0822355078

Lentz, Carola. 2013. Land, Mobility, and Belonging in West Africa.  Indiana University Press.  348 pp. Ppb.: $24.33. ISBN-13: 978-0253009579

Lewis A. Laura. 2012. Chocolate and Corn Flour. History, Race, and Place in the Making of “Black” Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press. 392 pp. Pb.: $25.95, ISBN: 9780822351320

Lois, Jennifer. 2012. Home is Where the School is. The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering. New York: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY Press. 256pp. Pb.: $22.00.  ISBN: 978-0-8147-5252-4

Long, J. Nicholas & Henrietta L. Moore. 2012. Sociality: New Directions. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books. 244pp. Hb. $80.00. ISBN: 978-0-85745-789-9

Lovell M Anne, Stefania Pandolfo , Veena Das , Sandra Laugier, 2013. Face aux désastres.  Une conversation a quatre voix sur la folie, le care et les grandes detresses collectives. Ithaque. 204 pp. Pb.: €23.00. ISBN:  978-2-916120-38-6

MacClancy, Jeremy  and Fuentes Agustin. 2013. Ethics in the Field. Contemporary Challenges. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books. Hb. $70.00. ISBN  978-0-85745-962-6

Mankekar, Purnima and Louis Schein, eds. 2013. Media, Erotics and Transnational Asia. Durham: Duke University Press. Pb. $25.16. ISBN: 978-0822345770

Martin, Keir. 2013. The Death of the Big Men and the Rise of the Big Shots. Custom and Conflict in East New Britain. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 256 pp. Hb.: $90.25. ISBN: 978-0857458728

Massengill, Peeples Rebekah. 2013. Wal-Mart Wars: Moral Populism in the Twenty-First Century. New York: New York University Press. 256 pp. Paperback. $17.62. ISBN: 978-0814763346

McAllister, Carlota and Nelson M. Diane (eds.) 2013. War By Other Means. Aftermath in Post-Genocide Guatemala. Durham: Duke University Press. 408 pp. Ppb. $23.79. ISBN-13-978-0822355090

Meeker, Lauren. 2013. Sounding Out Heritage: Cultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan Ho Folk Song in Northern Vietnam (Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning, & Memory). Univ of Hawaii Press. 200 pp. Hb.: $40.50. ISBN-13: 978-0824835682

Morris, Theresa. 2013. Cut it Out. The C-Section Epidemic in America. New York: NYU Press. 256 pp. Hb.: $22.13. ISBN-13-978-0814764114

Moutu, Andrew. 2013. Names are Thicker Than Blood. Kinship and Ownership amongst the latimul. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 220 pp. Hb.: $63.60.  ISBN: 978-0197264454

Muehlmann, Shazlin. 2013. Where the River Ends. Contested Indigeneity in the Mexican Colorado Delta. Durham: Duke University Press. 240 pp. Pb.: $21.56, ISBN: 978-0822354451

Murray, Stephen. 2013. American Anthropology & Company. Historical Explanations. (Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology).  University of Nebraska Press. 400 pp. Hb.:  $54.47. ISBN: 978-0803243958

Naber, Nadine 2012. Arab America. Gender, Cultural Politics, and Activism. New York: New York University Press. 320 pp. Pb.: $24.00, ISBN: 978-0-8147-5887-8

Nativ, Assaf. 2013. Prioritizing Death and Society. The Archeology of Chalcolithic and Contemporary Cemeteries in the Southern Levant. Acumen Publishing. 288 pp. Hb.: $114.00. ISBN-13: 978-1844657513

Niezen, Ronald. Truth and Indignation. Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools. University of Toronto Press. 192 pp. Pb. $20.70.  ISBN-13: 978-1442606302

Otmazgin, Nissim Kadosh. 2013. Regionalizing Culture. The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia. University of Hawai’i Press. Hb. $37.80 ISBN:978-0-8248-3694-8.

Pelkmans, Mathijs (eds.) 2013. Ethnographies of Doubt. Faith and Uncertainty in Contemporary Societies. I.B. Tauris. 256 pp. Hardback. GBP48.05 .  ISBN-13: 978-1848858107

Phillips, A. Susan. 2012. Operation Fly Trap: L. A. Gangs, Drugs, and the Law. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. 192 pp. Pb.:  $18.00, ISBN: 978-0226667669

Pinn B. Anthony. 2013. What is Humanism, and Why Does it Matter? (Studies in Humanist Thought and Praxis).  Durham: Acumen Publishing. 256 pp. Pb.: $90.25. ISBN: 978-1844656592

von Poser, Anita. 2013. Foodways & Empathy. Relatedness in a Ramu River Society, Papua New Guinea. Oxford, London: Berghahn Books. 274 pp. Hb.: $85.50, ISBN: 978-0857459190

Prentice, Rachel. 2012. Bodies in Formation: An Ethnography of Anatomy and Surgery Education.  Durham: Duke University Press Books.  312pp. Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 978-0-8223-5157-3

Raikhel, Eugene and William Garriott (eds.) 2013. Addiction Trajectories. Durham: Duke University Press. 360 pp. Paperback.  19.04 USD.  ISBN: 978-0822353645

Rice, Tom. 2013. Hearing and the Hospital: Sound, Listening, Knowledge and Experience. Sean Kingston Publishing.  214 pp. Hb. $95.48. ISBN-13: 978-1907774249

Ruth Walker, Andrew Whelan and Christopher Moore (eds.) 2013. Zombies in the Academy. Bristol: Intellect Ltd. 274 pp. Pb.: $12.39, ISBN: 9781841507149

Samson, Colin. 2013. A World You Do Not Know: Settler Societies, Indigenous Peoples and the Attack on Cultural Diversity. Institute of Commonwealth Studies. 284 pp. Ppb.: $27.00. ISBN-13: 978-0957521001

Saxer, Martin. 2013. Manufacturing Tibetan Medicine. The Creation of an Industry and the Moral Economy of Tibetanness. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 304 pp. Hb.: $95.00, ISBN: 978-0-85745-772-1

Schachter, Judith. 2013. The Legacies of a Hawaiian Generation. From Territorial Subject to American Citizen. Berghahn Books. 240 pp. Hb. $79.43. ISBN: 978-1782-380115

Schackt, Jon. 2014. A People of Stories in the Forest of Myth. The Yukuna of Miritiparaná. Novus Press. 271 pp. Ppb. : $57.60. ISBN-13: 978-8270997428

Schneider Arno and Wright Christopher (eds.) Anthropology and Art Practice. Bloomsbury Academic. 184 pp. Pb. $24.12. ISBN-13: 978-0857851802

Schneider, Katharina. 2012. Saltwater Sociality. A Melanesian Island Ethnography. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 260 pp. Hb.: $95.00, ISBN: 978-0857453013

Seligmann J. Linda. 2013. Broken Links, Enduring Ties. American Adoption Across Race, Class, and Nation. Stanford: Stanford University Press.  344 pp. Pb.  $22.13. ISBN-13: 978-0804786065

Sera-Shriar, Efran. 2013. The Making of British Anthropology, 1813-1871. London: Pickerings & Chatto Ltd. 272 pp. Hb.: $99.00, ISBN: 978-1848933941

Shore, Chris and Trnka, Susanna. 2013.  Up, Close and Personal. On Peripheral Perspectives and the Production of Anthropological Knowledge. Berghahn Books. 284 pp. Hb.: $95.00 ISBN   978-0-85745-846-9

Sopranzetti, Claudio. 2012. Red Journeys. Inside the Thai Red – Shirt Movement. Silkworm Books. 137 pp. Pb.: $14.99.  ISBN: 978-6162150357

Sosa, Lionel (eds.) 2013. The Children of the Revolution. How the Mexican Revolution Changed America. Sosa and Sosa Consultation and Design, San Antonio, Texas. 156 pp. Hardcover. $29.29. ISBN-13: 978-0292748583

Spyridakis, Manos. 2013. The Liminal Worker. An Ethnography of Work, Unemployment and Precariousness in Contemporary Greece. Ashgate Pub. Co. 266 pp. Hb.: $113.95. ISBN-13: 978-1409428237

Stephen, Lynn. 2013. We are the Face of Oaxaca. Testimony and Social Movements. Duke University Press. 368 pp. Ppb. $21.47.   ISBN-13: 978-0822355342

Taylor. B. Erin. 2013. Materializing Poverty. How the Poor Transform Their Lives. Rowman & Littlefield. 192 pp. Hb. $54.60. ISBN: 978-0-7591-2421-9

Theidon, Kimberly. 2012. Intimate Enemies. Violence and Reconciliation in Peru. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 488pp. Hardback.  $75.00. ISBN: 978-0812-244502

Truitt. J. Allison. 2013. Dreaming of Money in Ho Chi Minh City (Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies). Washington: University of  Washington Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $26.99.  ISBN: 978-0295992747

Tythacott, Louise. 2011. The Lives of Chinese Objects. Buddhism, Imperialism and Display. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 288 pp. Hb.: $95.00/£56.00, ISBN: 978-0-85745-238-2

Ullberg, Susann. 2013.  Watermarks. Urban Flooding and Memoryscape in Argentina. Stockholm.  Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. 315 pp. Ppb.:  kr114.48  ISBN: 978-91-87235-26-9

Van Heekeren, Deborah. 2012. The Shark Warrior of Alewai. A Phenomenology of Melanesian Identity. Wantage (UK): Sean Kingston Publishing. 224 pp. Hb.: $110.00. ISBN: 978-1907774034

van der Veer, Peter. 2013. The Modern Spirit of Asia. The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India. Princeton University Press. 289 pp. Pb.: $20.31. ISBN: 0691128146

Walkowitz J. Daniel.  2010. City Folk. English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America. NYU Press. 352 pp. Ppb. $22.52. ISBN-13: 978-0814794692

Wallis, Cara. 2013. Technomobility in China. Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones. New York: New York University Press. 288pp. Hb.: $45.00.  ISBN: 978-0814795262

Wikan, Unni. 2012. Resonance. Beyond the Words. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Pb. $27.00. ISBN: 978-0226924472

Winson, Anthony. 2013. The Industrial Diet. The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating. NYU Press. 352 pp. Ppb.: 352 pp. $20.85. ISBN-978-1479862795

Winter, Trish and Simon Keegan-Phipps. 2013. Performing Englishness in a Contemporary Folk Resurgence. (New Ethnographies). Manchester: Manchester University Press. 224 pp. Hb.: $81.37/£60 ISBN: 978-0719085390

Wintle Claire, 2013. Colonial Collecting and Display. Encounters with Material Culture from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 264 pp. Hardback.  $120.00.  ISBN   978-0-85745-941-1

Wood, C. Donald. 2012. Ogata-Mura: Sowing Dissent and Reclaiming Identity in a Japanese Farming Village. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 260 pp. Hb.: 53.20 GBP. ISBN- 978-0857455246

Wortha, Erica Cusi. 2013. Indigenous Media in Mexico. Culture, Community, and the State. Duke University Press. 288 pp. Ppb. : $20.00. ISBN-13: 978-0822355007

Wright, Christopher. 2013. The Echo of Things. The Lives of Photograhs in the Solomon Islands. Duke University Press. 240 pp. Ppb. : $23.25. ISBN-13: 978-0822355106

Yano, R. Christine. 2013. Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific. Durham: Duke University Press Books. 336 pp. Pb.: $21.01. ISBN: 978-0822353638

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Addo, Ping-Ann. 2013. Creating a Nation with Cloth. Women, Wealth, and Tradition in the Tongan Diaspora. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 252 pp. Hb.: $95.00, ISBN: 978-0-85745-895-7

Anderson, G. David, P. Robert Wishart and Virginie Vaté (eds.) 2013. About the Hearth. Perspectives on the Home, Hearth and Household in the Circumpolar North. New York and Oxford: Berrghahn Books. 338 pp. Hb.  $94,05.  ISBN-13: 978-0857459800

Argyrou, Vassos. 2013. The Gift of European Thought and the Cost of Living. Berghahn Books. 148 pp. Hb.: $66.67. ISBN-13: 978-1782380177

Beidelman. T.O. 2012. The Culture of Colonialism. The Cultural Subjection of Ukaguru. Bloomington, Ind.: Indiana University Press. 414 pp. Ppb.: $30. ISBN: 978-0-253-00208-2

Bellwood, Peter. 2013. First Migrants. Ancient Migration in Global Perspectives. Wiley-Blackwell. 326 pp. Ppb.  Eur 23.50. ISBN: 978-1-4051-8908-8

Blanes, Ruy and Santo, Diana Espirito. 2013. The Social Life of Spirits. 2013.  The University of Chicago Press. 312 pp. Ppb.  $23.85  ISBN-13: 978-0-226-08177-9

Bolten, E. Catherine. 2012. I Did it to Save My Life. Love and Survival in Sierra Leone. Berkeley: University of California Press. 296 Ppb. $29.95.  ISBN: 978-0520273795

Bollig, Michael, Schnegg, Michael and Wotzka Hans-Peter. 2013. Pastoralism in Africa. Past, Present and Future. Berghahn Books. 544 pp. Hb.  $99.00. ISBN   978-0-85745-908-4

Bräuchler, Birgit. 2013. Cyberidentities at War. The Moluccan Conflict on the Internet. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 414 pp. Hb. $102.41. ISBN: 978-0857458544

Breglia, Lisa. 2013. Living with Oil. Promises, Peaks, and Declines on Mexico’s Gulf Coast. University of Texas Press. 325 pp. Hardback. 49.50 USD. ISBN-13: 978-0292744615

Brown. R. Keith. 2013. Buying into Fair Trade. Culture, Morality and Consumption.  New York: New York University Press. 199 pp. Pb. $21.00. ISBN: 978-0814725375

Buchli, Victor. 2013. An Anthropology of Architecture. Bloomsbury Academic. 224 pp. Pb.  $29.98. ISBN-13: 978-1845207830

Black E. Rachel. 2012. Porta Palazzo. The Anthropology of an Italian Market. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 240 Ppb. Hb.: $49.95, ISBN: 978-0812244069

Boyer, Dominic . 2013. The Life Informatic. Newsmaking in the Digital Era. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.  248pp. Pb.: $27.95, ISBN: 978-0801478581

Bretéque, Estelle Amy de la. 2013. Paroles mélodisées. Récits épiques et lamentations chez les Yézidis d’Arménie. Classiq Garnier.  Pp.  230 pp. EUR 17.00. ISBN-13: 978-2812407871

Büscher, Bram. 2013. Transforming the frontier. Peace Parks and the Politics of Neoliberal Conservation in Southern Africa. Durham: Duke University Press. 312 pp. Pb.  $22.46.  ISBN: 978-0822354208.

Canevacci, Massimo. 2013. The Line of Dust. Bororo Culture Between Tradition, Mutation and Self-Representation. Sean Kingston Publishing. 246 pp. Hb. $121.21. ISBN-13: 978-1907774263

Cecla La, Franco and Zanini Piero. 2013. The Culture of Ethics (Paradigm).  Prickly Paradigm Press. 88 pp. Ppb.: $9.90. ISBN-13: 978-0984201044

Choy, Ceniza Catherine. 2013. Global Families. A History of Asian International Adoption in America. NYU Press. 240 pp. Ppb. $18.40.  ISBN-13: 978-1479892174

Coe, Cati. 2013. The Scattered Family, Parenting, African Migrants, and Global Inequality. The University of Chicago Press. 256 pp. Ppb.  $21.91. ISBN-13: 978-0-226-07238-8

Coupaye, Ludovic. 2013. Growing Artefacts, Displaying Relationships. Yams, Art and Technology Amongst the Nyamikum Abelam of Papua New Guinea. Berghahn Books. 374 pp. Hb. $86.96. ISBN: 978-0857457332

Dahl, Gudrun, Bartholdson, Örjan, Favero, Paolo, and Khosravi, Shahram. Modernitites on the Move. Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. Ppb. 116pp.  ISBN: 978-91-86071-98-1

Degnen, Cathrine. 2012. Ageing Selves and Everyday Life in the North of England. Years in the Making. Manchester: Manchester University Press. Hb. GBP65.00 . ISBN: 978-0-7190-8308-2

Diaz R. David and Torres D. Rodolfo eds. 2012. The Politics of Planning, Policy, and Redevelopment. New York University Press. 240 pp. Ppb. $24.00. ISBN-978-0814784051

Dietrich, Alexa S. 2013. The Drug Company Next Door. Pollution, Jobs, and Community Health in Puerto Rico. New York University Press. 251 pp. Paperback. $24.00. ISBN: 9780814724736

Dimova. Rozita. 2013. Ethno-Baroque: Materiality, Aesthetics and Conflict in Modern-Day Macedonia. Berghahn Books. 176 pp. Hb.: $67.34. ISBN-13: 978-1782380405

Dyck, Noel. 2012. Fields of Play. An Ethnography of Children’s Sports. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 978-1442600799

Dunaway, A Wilma. (eds.) 2013. Gendered Commodity Chains. Seeing Women’s Work and Households in Global Production. Stanford University Press. 312 pp. Ppb.: $26.96. ISBN-13: 978-0804789080

Duncan, R. Christopher. 2013. Violence and Vengeance.  Religious Conflict and Its Aftermath in Eastern Indonesia. Cornell University Press. 240 pp. Ppb.  $23.78.  ISBN-13: 978-0801479137

Ellison, Nicolas. 2013. Semé sans compter. Maison Des Sciences De L’homme.  453 pp. Ppb. $59.88. ISBN-13: 978-2735115365

Enloe, Cynthia. 2013. Seriously!: Investigating Crashes and Crises as If Women Mattered. University of California Press. 264 pp. Ppb.: $24.76. ISBN-13: 978-0520275379

Erazo S. Juliet. 2013. Governing Indigenous Territories: Enacting Sovereignty in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Durham: Duke University Press. 264 pp. Pb.: $19.20, ISBN: 978-0822354543

Fardon, Richard. 2013. Mary Douglas. Cultures and Crises. Understanding Risk and Resolution. Sage Publications. 344 pp. Pb.: $43.81.  ISBN: 978-1446254677

Few, Martha and Zeb Tortorici (eds.) 2013. Centering Animals in Latin American History. Durham: Duke University Press. 408 pp. Pb.: $23.17.  ISBN: 978-0822353973

Flores, Edward Orozo. 2013. God’s Gangs. Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery. New York University Press. 256 pp. Pb.: $15,23. ISBN: 978-1-4798-7812-3.

Franklin, Sarah. 2013. Biological Relatives. IVF, Stem Cells, and the Future of Kinship. Durham: Duke University Press. 376 pp. Pb.: $21.56.  ISBN-13: 978-0822354994

Frois, Catarina. 2013. Peripherial Vision. Politics, Technology and Surveillance.  Berghahn Books. 166 pp. Hb.: $80.75. ISBN-13: 978-1782380238

Garcia, Cindy. 2013.  Salsa Crossings: Dancing Latinidad in Los Angeles (Latin America Otherwise) Duke University Press Books. 208 pp. Pp.:  $19.10. ISBN-13: 978-0822354970

Geismar, Haidy. 2013. Treasured Possessions. Indigenous Interventions into Cultural and Intellectual Property. Durham: Duke University Press. 328 pp. Pb.: 20.00 USD. ISBN: 978-0822354277

Gibson, Lorraine. 2013. Aboriginal Art and Culture in Wilcannia, New South Wales. Wantage (UK): Sean Kingston Publishing.  Hb.: 150.00 USD. ISBN: 978-1907774096

Goldman, Marcio. 2013. How Democracy Works. An Ethnographic Theory of Politics. Sean Kingston Publishing. 330 pp. Ppb. $111.04. ISBN-13: 978-1907774157

Grabski Joanna & Magee Carol. 2013. African Art, Interviews, Narratives. Bodies of Knowledge at Work.  Indiana University Press. Ppb. $25.20.  ISBN-13: 978-0253006875

Grassiani, Erella. Soldiering Under Occupation. Processes of Numbing among Israeli Soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Intifada. Berghahn Books. Hb. $90.00. ISBN:  978-0-85745-956-5

Gronseth, Anne Sigfrid. 2013. Being Human, Being Migrant: Senses of Self and Well-Being.  Berghahn Books.  176 pp. Hb.:  $54.00. ISBN-13: 978-1782380450

Green R. David and Green Lesley. 2013. Knowing the Day, Knowing the World. Engaging Amerindian Thought in Public Archeology. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 320 pp. Hb.: $44.22. ISBN-13: 978-0816530373

Gunn, Wendy and Jared Donovan eds. 2012. Design and Anthropology. Surrey, England; Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate 268pp. Hb. $114.95.  ISBN: 978-1-4094-2158-0

Hafez, Sherine & Slyomovics, Susan. (eds.) 2013. Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa. Indiana University Press. 414 pp. Ppb. $26.52  ISBN-10: 0253007534

Hafsteinsson, Sigurjon Baldur. 2013. Unmasking Deep Democracy. An Anthropology of Indigenous Media in Canada. Aarhus: Intervention Press. Pb.: GBP25.00 . ISBN: 978-87-92724-08-3

Happe, Kelly. 2013. The Material Gene: Gender, Race, and Heredity after the Human Genome Project. New York: New York University Press. 303 pp. Paperback. $21.60. ISBN-13: 978-0814790687

Harvey, Graham. 2013. The Handbook of Contemporary Animism. Acumen Publishing. 640 pp. Hardback. $116.49 ISBN-13: 978-1844657117

Haugerud, Angelique. 2013. No Billionaire Left Behind: Satirical Activism in America. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 288 pp. Ppb. $17.71 .  ISBN: 978-0804781534.

Hellermann, von Pauline. 2013. Things Fall Apart? The Political Ecology of Forest Governance in Southern Nigeria. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 266 pp. Hb. $18.31. ISBN-13: 978-0857459893

Hindman, Heather. 2013. Mediating the Global. Expatria’s Forms and Consequences in Kathmandu. Stanford University Press. 288 pp. Hb. $36.00. ISBN-13: 978-0804786515

Jinba, Tenzin. 2013. In the Land of Eastern Queendom. The Politics of  Gender and Ethnicity on the Sino – Tibetan Border. University of Washington Press. 188 pp. Ppb.  $18.00.  ISBN-13: 978-0295993072

Joshua A. Bell, Allison K. Brown and Robert J. Gordon (eds.) 2013. Recreating First Contact. Expeditions, Anthropology, and Popular Culture. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press. 276 pp. Hb.: $40.05, ISBN: 978-1935623144

Kasfir Littlefield, Sidney and Förster Till.  (eds.) 2013. African Art and Agency in the Workshop. Indiana University Press. 424 pp. Ppb. $27.00.  ISBN-13: 978-0253007490

Keshodkar, Akbar.  Tourism and Social Change in Post-Socialist Zanzibar. Struggles for Identity, Movement, and  Civilization. Lexington Books. 202 pp. Hb. $77.00.  ISBN: 978-0-7391-7543-9

Kim, Jaesok. 2013. Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 304 pp. Hb.: $40.50 ISBN: 978-0804784542

Kirksey, Eben. 2012. Freedom in Entangled Worlds. West Papua and the Architecture of Global Power. AIDS. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 328 pp. Ppb. GBP15.99 . ISBN 978-0-8223-5134-4

Koinova, Maria. 2013. Ethnonationalist Conflict in Postcommunist States. Varieties of Governance in Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Kosovo. Pittsburg: University of Pennsylvania Press. 320 pp. Hb.: $60.15, ISBN: 978-0812245226

Kwon, Soo Ah. 2013. Uncivil Youth: Race, Activism, and Affirmative Governmentality. Durham: Duke University Press. 184 pp. Pb. $19.86. ISBN: 978-0822354239

Larson, Jonathan. 2013. Critical Thinking in Slovakia after Socialism. Rochester: University of Rochester Press. 248pp. Hb.: £60.00, ISBN: 9781580464376

Leinaweaver, Jessaca B. 2013.  Adoptive Migration. Raising Latinos in Spain. Duke University Press. 216 pp. Paperback. $18.40. ISBN-10: 0822355078

Lentz, Carola. 2013. Land, Mobility, and Belonging in West Africa.  Indiana University Press.  348 pp. Ppb.: $24.33. ISBN-13: 978-0253009579

Lewis A. Laura. 2012. Chocolate and Corn Flour. History, Race, and Place in the Making of “Black” Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press. 392 pp. Pb.: $25.95, ISBN: 9780822351320

Lois, Jennifer. 2012. Home is Where the School is. The Logic of Homeschooling and the Emotional Labor of Mothering. New York: NEW YORK UNIVERSITY Press. 256pp. Pb.: $22.00.  ISBN: 978-0-8147-5252-4

Long, J. Nicholas & Henrietta L. Moore. 2012. Sociality: New Directions. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books. 244pp. Hb. $80.00. ISBN: 978-0-85745-789-9

MacClancy, Jeremy  and Fuentes Agustin. 2013. Ethics in the Field. Contemporary Challenges. Oxford & New York: Berghahn Books. Hb. $70.00. ISBN  978-0-85745-962-6

Mankekar, Purnima and Louis Schein, eds. 2013. Media, Erotics and Transnational Asia. Durham: Duke University Press. Pb. $25.16. ISBN: 978-0822345770

Martin, Keir. 2013. The Death of the Big Men and the Rise of the Big Shots. Custom and Conflict in East New Britain. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 256 pp. Hb.: $90.25. ISBN: 978-0857458728

Massengill, Peeples Rebekah. 2013. Wal-Mart Wars: Moral Populism in the Twenty-First Century. New York: New York University Press. 256 pp. Paperback. $17.62. ISBN: 978-0814763346

McAllister, Carlota and Nelson M. Diane (eds.) 2013. War By Other Means. Aftermath in Post-Genocide Guatemala. Durham: Duke University Press. 408 pp. Ppb. $23.79. ISBN-13-978-0822355090

Meeker, Lauren. 2013. Sounding Out Heritage: Cultural Politics and the Social Practice of Quan Ho Folk Song in Northern Vietnam (Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning, & Memory). Univ of Hawaii Press. 200 pp. Hb.: $40.50. ISBN-13: 978-0824835682

Morris, Theresa. 2013. Cut it Out. The C-Section Epidemic in America. New York: NYU Press. 256 pp. Hb.: $22.13. ISBN-13-978-0814764114

Moutu, Andrew. 2013. Names are Thicker Than Blood. Kinship and Ownership amongst the latimul. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 220 pp. Hb.: $63.60.  ISBN: 978-0197264454

Muehlmann, Shazlin. 2013. Where the River Ends. Contested Indigeneity in the Mexican Colorado Delta. Durham: Duke University Press. 240 pp. Pb.: $21.56, ISBN: 978-0822354451

Murray, Stephen. 2013. American Anthropology & Company. Historical Explanations. (Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology).  University of Nebraska Press. 400 pp. Hb.:  $54.47. ISBN: 978-0803243958

Naber, Nadine 2012. Arab America. Gender, Cultural Politics, and Activism. New York: New York University Press. 320 pp. Pb.: $24.00, ISBN: 978-0-8147-5887-8

Niezen, Ronald. Truth and Indignation. Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Indian Residential Schools. University of Toronto Press. 192 pp. Pb. $20.70.  ISBN-13: 978-1442606302

Otmazgin, Nissim Kadosh. 2013. Regionalizing Culture. The Political Economy of Japanese Popular Culture in Asia. University of Hawai’i Press. Hb. $37.80 ISBN:978-0-8248-3694-8.

Pelkmans, Mathijs (eds.) 2013. Ethnographies of Doubt. Faith and Uncertainty in Contemporary Societies. I.B. Tauris. 256 pp. Hardback. GBP48.05 .  ISBN-13: 978-1848858107

Phillips, A. Susan. 2012. Operation Fly Trap: L. A. Gangs, Drugs, and the Law. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. 192 pp. Pb.:  $18.00, ISBN: 978-0226667669

Pinn B. Anthony. 2013. What is Humanism, and Why Does it Matter? (Studies in Humanist Thought and Praxis).  Durham: Acumen Publishing. 256 pp. Pb.: $90.25. ISBN: 978-1844656592

von Poser, Anita. 2013. Foodways & Empathy. Relatedness in a Ramu River Society, Papua New Guinea. Oxford, London: Berghahn Books. 274 pp. Hb.: $85.50, ISBN: 978-0857459190

Prentice, Rachel. 2012. Bodies in Formation: An Ethnography of Anatomy and Surgery Education.  Durham: Duke University Press Books.  312pp. Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 978-0-8223-5157-3

Raikhel, Eugene and William Garriott (eds.) 2013. Addiction Trajectories. Durham: Duke University Press. 360 pp. Paperback.  19.04 USD.  ISBN: 978-0822353645

Rice, Tom. 2013. Hearing and the Hospital: Sound, Listening, Knowledge and Experience. Sean Kingston Publishing.  214 pp. Hb. $95.48. ISBN-13: 978-1907774249

Ruth Walker, Andrew Whelan and Christopher Moore (eds.) 2013. Zombies in the Academy. Bristol: Intellect Ltd. 274 pp. Pb.: $12.39, ISBN: 9781841507149

Samson, Colin. 2013. A World You Do Not Know: Settler Societies, Indigenous Peoples and the Attack on Cultural Diversity. Institute of Commonwealth Studies. 284 pp. Ppb.: $27.00. ISBN-13: 978-0957521001

Saxer, Martin. 2013. Manufacturing Tibetan Medicine. The Creation of an Industry and the Moral Economy of Tibetanness. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books. 304 pp. Hb.: $95.00, ISBN: 978-0-85745-772-1

Schachter, Judith. 2013. The Legacies of a Hawaiian Generation. From Territorial Subject to American Citizen. Berghahn Books. 240 pp. Hb. $79.43. ISBN: 978-1782-380115

Schneider, Katharina. 2012. Saltwater Sociality. A Melanesian Island Ethnography. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 260 pp. Hb.: $95.00, ISBN: 978-0857453013

Seligmann J. Linda. 2013. Broken Links, Enduring Ties. American Adoption Across Race, Class, and Nation. Stanford: Stanford University Press.  344 pp. Pb.  $22.13. ISBN-13: 978-0804786065

Sera-Shriar, Efran. 2013. The Making of British Anthropology, 1813-1871. London: Pickerings & Chatto Ltd. 272 pp. Hb.: $99.00, ISBN: 978-1848933941

Shore, Chris and Trnka, Susanna. 2013.  Up, Close and Personal. On Peripheral Perspectives and the Production of Anthropological Knowledge. Berghahn Books. 284 pp. Hb.: $95.00 ISBN   978-0-85745-846-9

Sopranzetti, Claudio. 2012. Red Journeys. Inside the Thai Red – Shirt Movement. Silkworm Books. 137 pp. Pb.: $14.99.  ISBN: 978-6162150357

Sosa, Lionel (eds.) 2013. The Children of the Revolution. How the Mexican Revolution Changed America. Sosa and Sosa Consultation and Design, San Antonio, Texas. 156 pp. Hardcover. $29.29. ISBN-13: 978-0292748583

Stephen, Lynn. 2013. We are the Face of Oaxaca. Testimony and Social Movements. Duke University Press. 368 pp. Ppb. $21.47.   ISBN-13: 978-0822355342

Taylor. B. Erin. 2013. Materializing Poverty. How the Poor Transform Their Lives. Rowman & Littlefield. 192 pp. Hb. $54.60. ISBN: 978-0-7591-2421-9

Theidon, Kimberly. 2012. Intimate Enemies. Violence and Reconciliation in Peru. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 488pp. Hardback.  $75.00. ISBN: 978-0812-244502

Truitt. J. Allison. 2013. Dreaming of Money in Ho Chi Minh City (Critical Dialogues in Southeast Asian Studies). Washington: University of  Washington Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $26.99.  ISBN: 978-0295992747

Tythacott, Louise. 2011. The Lives of Chinese Objects. Buddhism, Imperialism and Display. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 288 pp. Hb.: $95.00/£56.00, ISBN: 978-0-85745-238-2

Ullberg, Susann. 2013.  Watermarks. Urban Flooding and Memoryscape in Argentina. Stockholm.  Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis. 315 pp. Ppb.:  kr114.48  ISBN: 978-91-87235-26-9

Van Heekeren, Deborah. 2012. The Shark Warrior of Alewai. A Phenomenology of Melanesian Identity. Wantage (UK): Sean Kingston Publishing. 224 pp. Hb.: $110.00. ISBN: 978-1907774034

van der Veer, Peter. 2013. The Modern Spirit of Asia. The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India. Princeton University Press. 289 pp. Pb.: $20.31. ISBN: 0691128146

Walkowitz J. Daniel.  2010. City Folk. English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America. NYU Press. 352 pp. Ppb. $22.52. ISBN-13: 978-0814794692

Wallis, Cara. 2013. Technomobility in China. Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones. New York: New York University Press. 288pp. Hb.: $45.00.  ISBN: 978-0814795262

Wentzell A. Emily. 2013. Maturing Masculinities. Aging, Chronic Illness, and Viagra in Mexico. Durham: Duke University Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $19.20 USD, ISBN: 978-0822355069.

Whitehead, L. Neil and Sverker Finnström. 2013. Virtual War and Magical Death: Technologies and Imaginaries for Terror and Killing. Durham: Duke University Press. 304 pp. Pb.  $21.59. ISBN: 978-0822354475

Wikan, Unni. 2012. Resonance. Beyond the Words. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Pb. $27.00. ISBN: 978-0226924472

Winson, Anthony. 2013. The Industrial Diet. The Degradation of Food and the Struggle for Healthy Eating. NYU Press. 352 pp. Ppb.: 352 pp. $20.85. ISBN-978-1479862795

Winter, Trish and Simon Keegan-Phipps. 2013. Performing Englishness in a Contemporary Folk Resurgence. (New Ethnographies). Manchester: Manchester University Press. 224 pp. Hb.: $81.37/£60 ISBN: 978-0719085390

Wintle Claire, 2013. Colonial Collecting and Display. Encounters with Material Culture from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 264 pp. Hardback.  $120.00.  ISBN   978-0-85745-941-1

Wood, C. Donald. 2012. Ogata-Mura: Sowing Dissent and Reclaiming Identity in a Japanese Farming Village. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 260 pp. Hb.: 53.20 GBP. ISBN- 978-0857455246

Wortha, Erica Cusi. 2013. Indigenous Media in Mexico. Culture, Community, and the State. Duke University Press. 288 pp. Ppb. : $20.00. ISBN-13: 978-0822355007

Wright, Christopher. 2013. The Echo of Things. The Lives of Photograhs in the Solomon Islands. Duke University Press. 240 pp. Ppb. : $23.25. ISBN-13: 978-0822355106

Yano, R. Christine. 2013. Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific. Durham: Duke University Press Books. 336 pp. Pb.: $21.01. ISBN: 978-0822353638

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