Review copies Social Anthropology/Anthropologie Sociale

December,   2014

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Abramowitz, Sharon Alane. 2014. Searching for Normal in the Wake of the Liberian War. Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights. University of Pennsylvania Press. 280 pp. Hb.: $50.94. ISBN-13: 978-0812246261.

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

Anders, Gerhard and Zenker Olaf. 2014. Transition and Justice: Negotiating the Terms of New Beginnings in Africa (Development and Change Special Issues). 256 pp. Ppb.: $31.13. ISBN-13: 978-1118944776.

Bacas, Lauth Jutta and Kavanagh William (eds.) 2013. Border Encounters: Asymmetry and Proximity at Europe’s Frontiers Berghahn Books. 304 pp. Hb.: $55.53. ISBN-13: 978-1845453961

Bardhoshi, Nebi and Rapper, de Gilles and Sintés, Pierre. (eds.) 2013. Social Practices and Local Configurations in the Balkans. UET Press. 295 pp. Ppb. ISBN : 978-99956-39-67-9.

Beckmann, Nadine and Alessandro Gusman (eds.) 2014. Strings Attached: AIDS and the Rise of Transnational Connections in Africa (Proceedings of the British Academy). Oxford University Press. 330 pp. Hb.: $87.31, ISBN-13: 978-0197265680

Ben-Zion, Sigalit. 2014. Constructing Transnational and Transracial Identity. Adoption and Belonging in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. Palgrave MacMillan. 272 pp. Hb.: £57.95. ISBN-13: 978-1137480644.

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.

Bessire, Luckas. 2014. Behold the Black Caiman: A Chronicle of Ayoreo Life. The University of Chicago Press. 296 pp. Ppb.: $23.76. ISBN-13: 978-0226175577.

Bethmann, Carla. 2013. “Clean, Friendly, Profitable”?: Tourism and the Tourism Industry in Varna, Bulgaria (Halle Studies in the Anthropology of Eurasia). ). LIT Verlag. Ppb.: $37.82. ISBN-13: 978-3643904911.

Boskovic,  Aleksandar & Hann, Chris (eds.) 2013. The Anthropological Field on the Margins of Europe,1945-1991 (Halle Studies in the Anthropology of Eurasia). LIT Verlag. Ppb: $8.78. ISBN-13: 978-3643905079.

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

Bunescu, Iona. 2014. Roma in Europe. The Politics of Collective Identity Formation. Ashgate. 222 pp. Hb.: £62.62. ISBN-13: 978-1472420589.

Burt, Ben and Bolton, Lissant (eds) 2014. The Things We Value. Culture and History in Solomon Islands. Sean Kingston Publishing. 156 pp. Hb.:  $152.00. ISBN-13: 978-1907774218

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.

Cam Thai, Hung. 2014. Insufficient Funds: The Culture of Money in Low-Wage Transnational Families. Stanford University Press. 304 pp. Ppb.: $22.46. ISBN-13: 978-0804777322

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

Chawla, Devika. 2014. Home, Uprooted. Oral Histories of India’s Partition. Fordham University Press. 288 pp. Ppb.: $24.23. ISBN-13: 978-0823256440

Christensen, Refslund, Dorthe and Sandvik, Kjetil (eds.) 2014. Mediating and Remediating Death. Ashgate. 304 pp. Hb.: $118.46. ISBN-13: 978-1472413031

Clark-Decès, Isabelle. 2014. The Right Spouse: Preferential Marriages in Tamil Nadu. Stanford University Press. 224 pp. Ppb.: $15.23. ISBN-13: 978-0804790499

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

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

Cross, Jamie. Dream Zones. Anticipating Capitalism and Development in India. Pluto Press. 320 pp. Ppb.: $29.42. ISBN: 978-0-7453-3372-4.

Curtis, Jennifer. 2014. Human Rights as War by Other Means. University of Pennsylvania Press. 296 pp. Hb.: $61.70. ISBN-13: 978-0812246193.

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

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

Dewind, Josh & Segura, Renata (eds.) Diaspora Lobbies and the US Government: Convergence and Divergence in Making Foreign Policy (Social Science Research Council). NYU Press. 320 pp. Hb.: $45.00. ISBN-13: 978-1479818761.

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

Dransart, Penelope. (eds.) 2013. Living Beings: Perspectives on Interspecies Engagements. Bloomsbury Academic. 232 pp. Ppb.: $36.05. ISBN-13: 978-0857858429.

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

Dupuis, Annie. 2014. Ethnocentrisme et creation. Maison Des Sciences De L’homme. 541 pp. Ppb.: $34.07. ISBN-13: 978-2735112982

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

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

Falls, Susan. 2014. Clarity, Cut and Culture. New York University Press. 224 pp. Ppb.: $15.23. ISBN:  978-1-4798-7990-8

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

Fehérváry, Krisztina. 2013. Politics in Color and Concrete: Socialist Materialities and the Middle Class in Hungary (New Anthropologies of Europe). Indiana University Press. 312 pp. Ppb.: $25.60. ISBN-13: 978-0253009944

Eicher, B. Joanne,  Evenson, Sandra Lee, Lutz. A Hazel. 2014. The Visible Self: Global Perspectives on Dress, Culture and Society. Fairchild Books. 424 pp. Ppb.: $109.25. ISBN-13: 978-1609018702.

Fischer, F. Edward. 2014. The Good Life. Aspiration, Dignity, and the Anthropology of Wellbeing. Stanford University Press. 280 pp. Ppb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9780804792530.

Fletcher, Robert. 2014. Romancing the Wild: Cultural Dimensions of Ecotourism (New Ecologies for the Twenty-First Century). Duke University Press Books. 264 pp. Ppb.: $22.01. ISBN-13: 978-0822356004

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

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

Gammeltoft, M. Tine. 2014. Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam (Philip E. Lilienthal Books). University of California Press. 336 pp. Ppb.: $32.65. ISBN-13: 978-0520278431

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

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

Gilman, J. Daniel. 2014. Cairo Pop: Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt. Youth Music in Contemporary Egypt. Univ Of Minnesota Press. 280 pp. Ppb.: $21.42. ISBN-13: 978-0816689286.

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

Graham, Mark. 2014. Anthropological Explorations in Queer Theory (Queer Interventions). Ashgate Pub Co. 169 pp. Hb.: $104.45. ISBN-13: 978-1409450665.

Gulbrandsen, Ornulf. 2014. The State and the Social. State Formation in Botswana and Its Precolonial and Colonial Genealogies. Berghahn Books. 364 pp. Ppb.: $34.95. ISBN  978-1-78238-325-3.

Gutiérrez, Raquel Aguilar. 2014. Rhythms of the Pachakuti: Indigenous Uprising and State Power in Bolivia. Duke University Press Books. 336 pp. Ppb.: $20.47. ISBN-13: 978-0822356042.

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

Hartmann, Heinrich & Unger R. Corinna. 2014. A World of Populations. Transnational Perspectives on Demography in the Twentieth Century. Berghahn Books. 260 pp. Hb.: £60.00. ISBN-13: 978-1782384274

Harlyck, Charlotte and Pettid, Michael (eds.) 2014. Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in Korea. From Ancient to Contemporary Times. Univ of Hawaii Press. 265 pp. Hb.: $43.20. ISBN-13: 978-0824839680.

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

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

Hviding, Edvard & Berg, Cato (eds.) 2014. The Ethnographic Experiment. A.M. Hocart and W.H.R. Rivers in Island Melanesia, 1908. Berghahn Books. 336 pp. Hb.: $84.22. ISBN-13: 978-1782383420.

James, Deborah. 2014. Money from Nothing: Indebtedness and Aspiration in South Africa. Stanford University Press. 304 pp. Ppb.: $21.54. ISBN-13: 978-0804792677.

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

Josephides, Lisette and Hall , Alexandra (eds.) 2014. We the Cosmopolitans: Moral and Existential Conditions of Being Human. Berghahn Books. 196 pp. Hb.: $80.00, ISBN-13: 978-1782382768

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

Kasmir, Sharryn and Carbonella. 2014. Blood and Fire. Toward a Global Anthropology of Labor. Berghahn Books. 298 pp. Hb.: $95.00. ISBN  978-1-78238-363-5.

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

Kistler, S. Ashley. 2014. Maya Market Women. Power and Tradition in San Juan Chamelco, Guatemala. University of Illinois Press. 176 pp. Ppb.: £16.99. ISBN-13: 978-0252079887.

Kittler, A. Friedrich. 2013. The Truth of the Technological World. Stanford University Press. 400 pp. Ppb.: $25.74. ISBN-13: 978-0804792547.

Kleeman, Faye Yuan. 2014. In Transit. The Formation of the Colonial East Asian Cultural Sphere. University of Hawaii Press. 295 pp. Hb.: $46.80. ISBN-13: 978-0824838607

Klein, A. Jakob and Murcott Anne (eds.) 2014. Food Consumption in Global Perspective. Essays in the Anthropology of Food in Honour of Jack Goody (Consumption and Public Life). Palgrave Macmillan. 248 pp. Hb.: $90.15. ISBN-13: 978-1137326409.

Knörr, Jacqueline.  2014. Creole Identity in Postcolonial Indonesia. Berghahn Books. 236 pp. Ppb.: $84.02. ISBN-10: 1782382682.

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

Krautwurst, Udo. 2014. Culturing Bioscience. A Case Study in the Anthropology of Science. University of Toronto Press. 224 pp. Ppb.: $15.23. ISBN: 978-1-4426-0462-9

Kressel, M. Gideon. 2014. The Charm of Graves: Perceptions of Death and After-Death Among the Negev Bedouin. Sussex Academic Press. 256 pp. Hb.: $74.95  ISBN-13: 978-1845195847.

Kuper, Adam. 2014. Anthropology and Anthropologists: The British School in the Twentieth Century.  Routledge. 170pp. Ppb.: $42.70. ISBN-13: 978-0415736343.

Langfur, Hal. 2014. Native Brazil: Beyond the Convert and the Cannibal, 1500-1900. University of New Mexico Press. 304 pp. Ppb.: $29.24. ISBN-13: 978-0826338419

Larsen, Timothy. 2014. The Slain God. Anthropologists & the Christian Faith. OUP Oxford. Hb.: $38.41. ISBN: 978 – 0-19-965787-2.

Lavie, Smadar. 2014. Wrapped in the Flag of Israel: Mizrahi Single Mothers and Bureaucratic Torture. Berghahn Books. 216 pp. Hb.: $37.95. ISBN-13: 978-1782382225.

Lee, Jonathan H.X and Nadeau Kathleen. 2014. Asian American Identities and Practices: Folkloric Expressions in Everyday Life. Lexington Books. 282 pp. Hb.: $85.50. ISBN-13: 978-0739147320.

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

Lincoln, Bruce. 2014. Discourse and the Construction of Society. Comparative Studies of Myth, Ritual and Classification. Oxford University Press. 304 pp. Ppb.: $33.25. ISBN-13: 978-0199372362.

Little C. Peter. 2014. Toxic Town: IBM, Pollution, and Industrial Risks. NYU Press. 264 pp. Ppb.: $19.24. ISBN-13: 978-0814770924

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

Merabet, Sofian. 2014. Queer Beirut. University of Texas Press. 304 pp. Hb: $51.62. ISBN 978-0-292-76096-7.

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

Moss, Pamela & Prince,  J. Michael. 2014. Weary Warriors: Power, Knowledge, and the Invisible Wounds of Soldiers. Berghahn Books. 270 pp. Hb.: $86.20. ISBN-13: 978-1782383468.

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

Mulla, Sameena. 2014. The Violence of Care. Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexault Assault Intervention. New York University Press. 288 pp. Ppb. $16.79.  ISBN: 978-1-4798-6721-9.

Mulligan, M. Jessica. 2014. Unmanageable Care. An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico. New York University Press. 320 pp. Ppb.: $20.85. ISBN-13: 978-0814770313.

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

Murray, Li Tania. 2014. Land’s End: Capitalist Relations on an Indigenous Frontier. Duke University Press. 240 pp. Ppb.: $19.10. ISBN-13: 978-0822357056.

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

Naples, A. Nancy (Editor), Bickham, Jennifer Mendez. 2014. Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization. NYU Press. 368 pp. Ppb.: $22.47. ISBN-13: 978-1479847761.

Naraindas, Harish, Johannes Quack, William S. Sax (eds.) 2014. Berghahn Books. 276 pp. Hb.: $82.59. ISBN-13: 978-1782383086

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

Obarrio, Juan. 2014. The Spirit of the Laws in Mozambique. University of Chicago Press. 280 pp. Ppb.: £19.68. ISBN-13: 978-0226153865.

Ochoa, Marcia. 2014. Queen for a Day: Transformistas, Beauty Queens, and the Performance of Femininity in Venezuela (Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe). Duke University Press Books. 296 pp. Ppb.: $19.73, ISBN-13: 978-0822356264

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.

Pandian, Anand and Mariappan, M.P. 2014. Ayya’s Accounts: A Ledger of Hope in Modern India. Indiana University Press. 232 pp. Ppb.: $15.99. ISBN: 978-0-253-01250-0.

Park, A Young. 2014. Unexpected Alliances. Independent Filmmakers, the State and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea. Stanford University Press. 224 pp. Hb.:  $35.96. ISBN-13: 978-0804783613.

Peterson , Kristin. 2014. Speculative Markets: Drug Circuits and Derivative Life in Nigeria. Duke University Press. 256 pp. Ppb.: $18.80. ISBN-13: 978-0822357025.

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

Plancke, Carine. 2014. Flux, rencontres et émergences affectives. Pratiques chantées et dansées chez les Punu du Congo-Brazzaville. Presses Universitaires Du Mirail. 418 pp. Ppb.: €25.00. ISBN: 978-2-8107-0306-7.

Polanco, Mieka Brand, 2014. Historically Black. Imagining Community in a Black Historic District. New York University Press. 208 pp. Ppb.: $18.48. ISBN: 978-0-8147-6348-3.

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

Pozniak, Kinga. 2014. Nowa Huta. Generations of Change in a Model Socialist Town. University of Pittsburgh Press. 240 pp. Ppb.: $23.66.  ISBN-13: 978-0822963189

Prearo Massimo, 2014. Moment politique de l homosexualite. P U De Lyon. 329 pp. Ppb.: $29.94. ISBN-13: 978-2729708757

Prince, Sabiya. 2014. African Americans and Gentrification in Washington, D.C. (Urban Anthropology). Ashgate Pub. Co.  182 pp. Hb.: $99.70. ISBN-13: 978-1409446125

Reinarz, Jonathan. 2014. Past Scents: Historical Perspectives on Smell (Studies in Sensory History) University of Illinois Press. 296 pp. Ppb.: $21.19. ISBN-13: 978-0252079795

Renard, Le Amélie. 2014. A Society of Young Women: Opportunities of Place, Power, and Reform in Saudi Arabia. Stanford University Press. 224 pp. $22.46. ISBN-13: 978-0804785440.

Rollason, Will (eds.) 2014. Pacific Futures. Projects, Politics and Interests. Berghahn Books. 248 pp. Hb.: $88.88. ISBN-13: 978-1782383505.

Salman, Ton and Marti I Puig, Salvador, Van der Haar, Gemma. (eds.) 2014. Dignity for the Voiceless: Willem Assies’ Anthropological Work in Context (Cedla Latin America Studies). Berghahn Books. 334 pp.Hb.: $83.78. ISBN-13: 978-1782382928

Sayers, O. Daniel. 2014. A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp (Co-published with The Society for Historical Archaeology). 288 pp. Hb.: $63.96. ISBN-13: 978-0813060187.

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

Sered, Susan Starr and Norton-Hawk, Maureen. Can’t Catch a Break: Gender, Jail, Drugs, and the Limits of Personal Responsibility. University of California Press. 232 pp. Ppb.: $23.82. ISBN-13: 978-0520282797.

Shaul, David Leedom. 2014. A Prehistory of Western North America: The Impact of Uto-Aztecan Languages. University of New Mexico Press. 400 pp. Hb.: $61.75. ISBN-13: 978-0826354808

Schmidgen, Henning. 2014. Bruno Latour in Pieces: An Intellectual Biography (Forms of Living. Fordham University Press. 194 pp. Ppb.: $17.60. ISBN-13: 978-0823263707.

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

Shokeid, Moshe. 2014. Gay Voluntary Associations in New York: Public Sharing and Private Lives. University of Pennsylvania Press. 240 pp. Hb.: $42.08. ISBN-13: 978-0812246575.

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