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Lewis Henry Morgan's Comparisons
July 2019

Lewis Henry Morgan's Comparisons

Reassessing Terminology, Anarchy and Worldview in Indigenous Societies of America, Australia and Highland Middle India

Pfeffer, G.
Peace at All Costs
July 2019

Peace at All Costs

Catholic Intellectuals, Journalists, and Media in Postwar Polish–German Reconciliation

Frieberg, A. E.
Mobile Urbanity
July 2019

Mobile Urbanity

Somali Presence in Urban East Africa

Carrier, N. & Scharrer, T. (eds)
The Girl in the Text
July 2019

The Girl in the Text

Smith, A. (ed)
From Bullies to Officers and Gentlemen
July 2019

From Bullies to Officers and Gentlemen

How Notions of Professionalism and Civility Transformed the Ghana Armed Forces

Agyekum, H. A.
Civil–Military Entanglements
July 2019

Civil–Military Entanglements

Anthropological Perspectives

Sørensen, B. R. & Ben-Ari, E. (eds)
PC Worlds
July 2019

PC Worlds

Political Correctness and Rising Elites at the End of Hegemony

Friedman, J.
Critique of Identity Thinking
July 2019

Critique of Identity Thinking

Jackson, M.
Articulate Necrographies
July 2019

Articulate Necrographies

Comparative Perspectives on the Voices and Silences of the Dead

Panagiotopoulos, A. & Espírito Santo, D. (eds)
The Anti-Social Contract
July 2019

The Anti-Social Contract

Injurious Talk and Dangerous Exchanges in Northern Mongolia

Højer, L.
Multiple Nature-Cultures, Diverse Anthropologies
August 2019

Multiple Nature-Cultures, Diverse Anthropologies

Bruun Jensen, C. & Morita, A. (eds)
When Will We Talk About Hitler?
August 2019

When Will We Talk About Hitler?

German Students and the Nazi Past

Oeser, A.
Muted Memories
August 2019

Muted Memories

Heritage-Making, Bagamoyo, and the East African Caravan Trade

Lindström, J.
The Museum of Mankind
August 2019

The Museum of Mankind

Man and Boy in the British Museum Ethnography Department

Burt, B.
Fierce Medicines, Fragile Socialities
August 2019

Fierce Medicines, Fragile Socialities

Grounding Global HIV Treatment in Tanzania

Mattes, D.
The Vampire
September 2019

The Vampire

Origins of a European Myth

Bohn, T. M.
Ambiguous Childhoods
September 2019

Ambiguous Childhoods

Peer Socialisation, Schooling and Agency in a Zambian Village

Clemensen, N.
Shakespeare and the Ethics of War
September 2019

Shakespeare and the Ethics of War

Gray, P. (ed)
Repair, Brokenness, Breakthrough
September 2019

Repair, Brokenness, Breakthrough

Ethnographic Responses

Martínez, F. & Laviolette, P. (eds)
Water, Life, and Profit
September 2019

Water, Life, and Profit

Fluid Economies and Cultures of Niamey, Niger

Keough, S. B. & Youngstedt, S. M
Sometime Kin
October 2019

Sometime Kin

Layers of Memory, Boundaries of Ethnography

Wallman, S.
Claiming Homes
October 2019

Claiming Homes

Confronting Domicide in Rural China

Bruckermann, C.
Regimes of Responsibility in Africa
October 2019

Regimes of Responsibility in Africa

Genealogies, Rationalities and Conflicts

Rubbers, B. & Jedlowski, A. (eds)
Inward Looking
October 2019

Inward Looking

The Impact of Migration on Romanipe from the Romani Perspective

Marinov, A. G.
Disaster Upon Disaster
October 2019

Disaster Upon Disaster

Exploring the Gap Between Knowledge, Policy and Practice

Hoffman, S. M. & Barrios, R. E. (eds)
Bourdieu and Social Space
November 2019

Bourdieu and Social Space

Mobilities, Trajectories, Emplacements

Reed-Danahay, D.
Access to Assisted Reproductive Technologies
November 2019

Access to Assisted Reproductive Technologies

The Case of France and Belgium

Merchant, J. (ed)
It Happens Among People
November 2019

It Happens Among People

Resonances and Extensions of the Work of Fredrik Barth

Wu, K. & Weller, R. P. (eds)
Heritage Movements in Asia
November 2019

Heritage Movements in Asia

Cultural Heritage Activism, Politics, and Identity

Mozaffari, A. & Jones, T. (eds)
Born a Slave, Died a Pioneer
November 2019

Born a Slave, Died a Pioneer

Nathan Harrison and the Historical Archaeology of Legend

Mallios, S.
Nourishing the Nation
November 2019

Nourishing the Nation

Food as National Identity in Catalonia

Johannes, V.
Social Im/mobilities in Africa
November 2019

Social Im/mobilities in Africa

Ethnographic Approaches

Noret, J. (ed)
Brazilian Steel Town
November 2019

Brazilian Steel Town

Machines, Land, Money and Commoning in the Making of the Working Class

Mollona, M.
Privileges of Birth
November 2019

Privileges of Birth

Constellations of Care, Myth, and Race in South Africa

Rogerson, J. J. M.
Atlantic Perspectives
November 2019

Atlantic Perspectives

Places, Spirits and Heritage

Balkenhol, M., Blanes, R. L., & Sarró, R. (eds)
Becoming Vaishnava in an Ideal Vedic City
November 2019

Becoming Vaishnava in an Ideal Vedic City

Fahy, J.
A Human Garden
December 2019

A Human Garden

French Policy and the Transatlantic Legacies of Eugenic Experimentation

Rosental, P.-A.
Nationalism Revisited
December 2019

Nationalism Revisited

Austrian Social Closure from Romanticism to the Digital Age

Karner, C.
Institutionalised Dreams
January 2020

Institutionalised Dreams

The Art of Managing Foreign Aid

Drążkiewicz, E.
Fifty Years of Peasant Wars in Latin America
January 2020

Fifty Years of Peasant Wars in Latin America

Binford, L., Gill, L., & Striffler, S. (eds)
Jaguars of the Dawn
January 2020

Jaguars of the Dawn

Spirit Mediumship in the Brazilian Vale do Amanhecer

Pierini, E.
Sustaining Indigenous Songs
January 2020

Sustaining Indigenous Songs

Contemporary Warlpiri Ceremonial Life in Central Australia

Curran, G.
Management and Morality
January 2020

Management and Morality

An Ethnographic Exploration of Management Consultancy Seminars

Henningsen, E.
Big Capital in an Unequal World
January 2020

Big Capital in an Unequal World

The Micropolitics of Wealth in Pakistan

Armytage, R.
Money Counts
January 2020

Money Counts

Revisiting Economic Calculation

Schmidt, M. & Ross, S. (eds)
The Devil is Disorder
January 2020

The Devil is Disorder

Bodies, Spirits and Misfortune in a Trinidadian Village

Lynch, R.
On the Nervous Edge of an Impossible Paradise
February 2020

On the Nervous Edge of an Impossible Paradise

Affect, Tourism, Belize

Little, K.
The Roma and Their Struggle for Identity in Contemporary Europe
February 2020

The Roma and Their Struggle for Identity in Contemporary Europe

Barr, H. van & Kóczé, A. (eds)
Credit and Debt in an Unequal Society
February 2020

Credit and Debt in an Unequal Society

Establishing a Consumer Credit Market in South Africa

Schraten, J.
Media Practices and Changing African Socialities
March 2020

Media Practices and Changing African Socialities

Non-media-centric Perspectives

Helle-Valle, J. & Strom-Mathiesen, A. (eds)
After the Pink Tide
March 2020

After the Pink Tide

Corporate State Formation and New Egalitarianisms in Latin America

Gold, M. & Zagato, A. (eds)
Postwar Soldiers
March 2020

Postwar Soldiers

Historical Controversies and West German Democratization, 1945–1955

Echternkamp, J.
The Children of Gregoria
March 2020

The Children of Gregoria

Dogme Ethnography of a Mexican Family

Kristensen, R. & Adeath Vilamil, C.
Space, Place and Identity
March 2020

Space, Place and Identity

Woɗaaɓe of Niger in the 21st Century

Köhler, F.
Not Even Past
March 2020

Not Even Past

How the United States Ends Wars

Fitzgerald, D., Ryan, D., & Thompson, J. M. (eds)
Navigating Miscarriage
March 2020

Navigating Miscarriage

Social, Medical, and Conceptual Perspectives

Kilshaw, S. & Borg, K. (eds)
Friendship without Borders
March 2020

Friendship without Borders

Women's Stories of Power, Politics, and Everyday Life across East and West Germany

Leask, P.
Selfishness and Selflessness
April 2020

Selfishness and Selflessness

New Approaches to Understanding Morality

Layne, L. L. (ed)
Theorising Media and Conflict
April 2020

Theorising Media and Conflict

Budka, P. & Bräuchler, B. (eds)
Protest, Youth and Precariousness
April 2020

Protest, Youth and Precariousness

The Unfinished Fight against Austerity in Portugal

Carmo, R. M. & Vasconcelos Simões, J. A. (eds)
Total Atheism
April 2020

Total Atheism

Secular Activism and the Politics of Difference in South India

Binder, S.
Rhetorical Minds
April 2020

Rhetorical Minds

Meditations on the Cognitive Science of Persuasion

Oakley, T.
Spaces of Solidarity
May 2020

Spaces of Solidarity

Karen Activism in the Thai–Burma Borderlands

Sharples, R.
States of Imitation
May 2020

States of Imitation

Mimetic Governmentality and Colonial Rule

Ladwig, P. & Roque, R. (eds)
Structures of Protection?
May 2020

Structures of Protection?

Rethinking Refugee Shelter

Scott-Smith, T. & Breeze, M. E. (eds)
Abortion in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia
May 2020

Abortion in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia

Politics, Medicine and Morality

Maffi, I.
Blurring Timescapes, Subverting Erasure
May 2020

Blurring Timescapes, Subverting Erasure

Remembering Ghosts on the Margins of History

Surface-Evans, S., Garrison, A. E. & Supernant, K. (eds)
Forced from the Forest
May 2020

Forced from the Forest

Mobile Indigenous Peoples, Gender Equality and the Forest Rights Act

Sigamany, I.
Finding Ways Through Eurospace
May 2020

Finding Ways Through Eurospace

West African Movers Re-viewing Europe from the Inside

Schapendonk, J.
Can Academics Change the World?
May 2020

Can Academics Change the World?

An Israeli Anthropologist's Testimony on the Rise and Fall of a Protest Movement on Campus

Shokeid, M.
Ours Once More
June 2020

Ours Once More

Folklore, Ideology, and the Making of Modern Greece

Herzfeld, M.
Urban Sustainability in the Arctic
June 2020

Urban Sustainability in the Arctic

Measuring Progress in Circumpolar Cities

Orttung, R. W.
Time Work
June 2020

Time Work

Studies of Temporal Agency

Flaherty, M. G., Meinert, L., & Dalsgård, A. L. (eds)
Pacing Mobilities
June 2020

Pacing Mobilities

Timing, Intensity, Tempo and Duration of Human Movements

Amit, V. & Salazar, N. B. (eds)
Borders across Healthcare
June 2020

Borders across Healthcare

Moral Economies of Healthcare and Migration in Europe

Sahraoui, N. (ed)
Tides of Empire
July 2020

Tides of Empire

Religion, Development, and Environment in Cambodia

Work, C.
Facing the Crisis
July 2020

Facing the Crisis

Ethnographies of Work in Italian Industrial Capitalism

D'Aloisio, F. & Ghezzi, S. (eds)
Birds of Passage
July 2020

Birds of Passage

Hunting and Conservation in Malta

Falzon, M.-A.
Financialization
July 2020

Financialization

Relational Approaches

Hann, C. & Kalb, D. (eds)
Beyond Filial Piety
July 2020

Beyond Filial Piety

Rethinking Aging and Caregiving in Contemporary East Asian Societies

Shea, J., Moore, K., & Zhang, H. (eds)
Agency in Transnational Memory Politics
July 2020

Agency in Transnational Memory Politics

Wüstenberg, J. & Sierp, A. (eds)
After Society
July 2020

After Society

Anthropological Trajectories out of Oxford

Pina-Cabral, J. de & Bowman, G. (eds)
Working in Greece and Turkey
July 2020

Working in Greece and Turkey

A Comparative Labour History from Empires to Nation-States, 1840–1940

Papastefanaki, L. & Kabadayı, M. E. (eds)
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