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Luso-Tropicalism and Its Discontents
April 2019

Luso-Tropicalism and Its Discontents

The Making and Unmaking of Racial Exceptionalism

Anderson, W., Roque, R., & Ventura Santos, R. (eds)
Magical House Protection
April 2019

Magical House Protection

The Archaeology of Counter-Witchcraft

Hoggard, B.
Post-Ottoman Topologies
April 2019

Post-Ottoman Topologies

The Presence of the Past in the Era of the Nation-State

Argenti, N. (ed)
The Engaged Historian
April 2019

The Engaged Historian

Perspectives on the Intersections of Politics, Activism and the Historical Profession

Berger, S. (ed)
Planning Labour
April 2019

Planning Labour

Time and the Foundations of Industrial Socialism in Romania

Cucu, A.-S.
On the Geopragmatics of Anthropological Identification
April 2019

On the Geopragmatics of Anthropological Identification

Chun, A.
Gendering Post-1945 German History
April 2019

Gendering Post-1945 German History

Entanglements

Hagemann, K., & Harsch, D., & Brühöfner, F. (eds)
Cyborg Mind
April 2019

Cyborg Mind

What Brain–Computer and Mind–Cyberspace Interfaces Mean for Cyberneuroethics

MacKellar, C.
Engaging Evil
May 2019

Engaging Evil

A Moral Anthropology

Olsen, W. C. & Csordas, T. J. (eds)
The Brazilian Truth Commission
May 2019

The Brazilian Truth Commission

Local, National and Global Perspectives

SChneider, N. (ed)
Management by Seclusion
May 2019

Management by Seclusion

A Critique of World Bank Promises to End Global Poverty

Cochrane, G.
Political Networks and Social Movements
May 2019

Political Networks and Social Movements

Bolivian State–Society Relations under Evo Morales, 2006–2016

Valdiva Rivera, S.
Marketing Hope
May 2019

Marketing Hope

Get-Rich-Quick Schemes in Siberia

Schiffauer, L.
Making Bodies Kosher
June 2019

Making Bodies Kosher

The Politics of Reproduction among Haredi Jews in England

Kasstan, B.
Market Frictions
June 2019

Market Frictions

Trade and Urbanization at the Vietnam-China Border

Endres, K. W.
In Pursuit of Belonging
June 2019

In Pursuit of Belonging

Forging an Ethical Life in European-Turkish Spaces

Rottmann, S, B.
Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century
June 2019

Food and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century

Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives

Collinson, P., Young, I., Antal, L., & Macbeth, H. (eds)
Money Games
June 2019

Money Games

Gambling in a Papua New Guinea Town

Pickles, A. J.
Encounters with Emotions
June 2019

Encounters with Emotions

Negotiating Cultural Differences since Early Modernity

Gammerl, B., Nielsen, P., & Pernau, M. (eds)
24 Bars to Kill
June 2019

24 Bars to Kill

Hip Hop, Aspiration, and Japan's Social Margins

Armstrong, A. B.
Crossing Histories and Ethnographies
June 2019

Crossing Histories and Ethnographies

Following Colonial Historicities in Timor-Leste

Roque, R. & Traube, E. G. (eds)
The Configuration of the Spanish Public Sphere
June 2019

The Configuration of the Spanish Public Sphere

From the Enlightenment to the Indignados

Jiménez Torres, D. & Villamediana González, L. (eds)
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.
Twilight of the Merkel Era
July 2019

Twilight of the Merkel Era

Power and Politics in Germany after the 2017 Bundestag Election

Langenbacher, E. (ed)
Critique of Identity Thinking
July 2019

Critique of Identity Thinking

Jackson, M.
The Anti-Social Contract
July 2019

The Anti-Social Contract

Injurious Talk and Dangerous Exchanges in Northern Mongolia

Højer, L.
Peace at All Costs
July 2019

Peace at All Costs

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

Frieberg, A. E.
PC Worlds
July 2019

PC Worlds

Political Correctness and Rising Elites at the End of Hegemony

Friedman, J.
Articulate Necrographies
July 2019

Articulate Necrographies

Comparative Perspectives on the Voices and Silences of the Dead

Panagiotopoulos, A. & Espírito Santo, D. (eds)
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)
The Girl in the Text
July 2019

The Girl in the Text

Smith, A. (ed)
Mobile Urbanity
July 2019

Mobile Urbanity

Somali Presence in Urban East Africa

Carrier, N. & Scharrer, T. (eds)
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.
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.
Fierce Medicines, Fragile Socialities
August 2019

Fierce Medicines, Fragile Socialities

Grounding Global HIV Treatment in Tanzania

Mattes, D.
Water, Life, and Profit
September 2019

Water, Life, and Profit

Fluid Economies and Cultures of Niamey, Niger

Keough, S. B. & Youngstedt, S. M
The Vampire
September 2019

The Vampire

Origins of a European Myth

Bohn, T. M.
Repair, Brokenness, Breakthrough
September 2019

Repair, Brokenness, Breakthrough

Ethnographic Responses

Martínez, F. & Laviolette, P. (eds)
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)
Inward Looking
October 2019

Inward Looking

The Impact of Migration on Romanipe from the Romani Perspective

Marinov, A. G.
Regimes of Responsibility in Africa
October 2019

Regimes of Responsibility in Africa

Genealogies, Rationalities and Conflicts

Rubbers, B. & Jedlowski, A. (eds)
Claiming Homes
October 2019

Claiming Homes

Confronting Domicide in Rural China

Bruckermann, C.
Disaster Upon Disaster
October 2019

Disaster Upon Disaster

Exploring the Gap Between Knowledge, Policy and Practice

Hoffman, S. M. & Barrios, R. E. (eds)
Born a Slave, Died a Pioneer
October 2019

Born a Slave, Died a Pioneer

Nathan Harrison and the Historical Archaeology of Legend

Mallios, S.
Sometime Kin
October 2019

Sometime Kin

Layers of Memory, Boundaries of Ethnography

Wallman, S.
Heritage Movements in Asia
November 2019

Heritage Movements in Asia

Cultural Heritage Activism, Politics, and Identity

Mozaffari, A. & Jones, T. (eds)
Nourishing the Nation
November 2019

Nourishing the Nation

Food as National Identity in Catalonia

Johannes, V.
Privileges of Birth
November 2019

Privileges of Birth

Constellations of Care, Myth, and Race in South Africa

Rogerson, J. J. M.
Social Im/mobilities in Africa
November 2019

Social Im/mobilities in Africa

Ethnographic Approaches

Noret, J. (ed)
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.
Bourdieu and Social Space
November 2019

Bourdieu and Social Space

Mobilities, Trajectories, Emplacements

Reed-Danahay, D.
Brazilian Steel Town
November 2019

Brazilian Steel Town

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

Mollona, M.
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)
Nationalism Revisited
December 2019

Nationalism Revisited

Austrian Social Closure from Romanticism to the Digital Age

Karner, C.
A Human Garden
December 2019

A Human Garden

French Policy and the Transatlantic Legacies of Eugenic Experimentation

Rosental, P.-A.
Sustaining Indigenous Songs
January 2020

Sustaining Indigenous Songs

Contemporary Warlpiri Ceremonial Life in Central Australia

Curran, G.
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)
Big Capital in an Unequal World
January 2020

Big Capital in an Unequal World

The Micropolitics of Wealth in Pakistan

Armytage, R.
Jaguars of the Dawn
January 2020

Jaguars of the Dawn

Spirit Mediumship in the Brazilian Vale do Amanhecer

Pierini, E.
Management and Morality
January 2020

Management and Morality

An Ethnographic Exploration of Management Consultancy Seminars

Henningsen, E.
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.
Navigating Miscarriage
March 2020

Navigating Miscarriage

Social, Medical, and Conceptual Perspectives

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

Friendship without Borders

Power, Politics, and the Everyday Lives of a Group of German Women, 1937–2000

Leask, P.
Postwar Soldiers
March 2020

Postwar Soldiers

Historical Controversies and West German Democratization, 1945–1955

Echternkamp, 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)
Space, Place and Identity
March 2020

Space, Place and Identity

Woɗaaɓe of Niger in the 21st Century

Köhler, F.
The Children of Gregoria
March 2020

The Children of Gregoria

Dogme Ethnography of a Mexican Family

Kristensen, R. & Adeath Vilamil, C.
After the Pink Tide
March 2020

After the Pink Tide

Corporate State Formation and New Egalitarianisms in Latin America

Gold, M. & Zagato, A. (eds)
Rhetorical Minds
April 2020

Rhetorical Minds

Meditations on the Cognitive Science of Persuasion

Oakley, T.
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)
Total Atheism
April 2020

Total Atheism

Secular Activism and the Politics of Difference in South India

Binder, S.
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)
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