Academic journal article Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

Books Received

Academic journal article Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

Books Received

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ALAGOA, E.J. Okpu: ancestral houses in Nembe and European antiquities on the Brass and Nun rivers of the Niger delta. viii, 96 pp., tables, figs., illus. Lagos: Onyoma Research Publications, 2001. [pounds sterling]12.95 (paper)

ARGYROU, VASSOS. Anthropology and the will to meaning: a postcolonial critique. 129 pp., bibliogr. London: Pluto Press, 2002. [pounds sterling]50.00 (cloth); [pounds sterling]15.99 (paper)

BRADLEY, RICHARD. The past it, prehistoric societies. xi, 171 pp., maps, tables, figs., illus., bibliogr. London, New York: Routledge, 2002. (paper)

BROCKINCTON, DAN. Fortress conservation: the preservation of the Mkomazi Game Reserve, Tanzania. xviii, 196 pp., maps, figs., tables, illus., bibliogr. Oxford: James Currey; Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press, 2002. [pounds sterling]40.00 (cloth); [pounds sterling]11.95 (paper)

BROOFIELD, HAROLD, Exploring agrodiversity. xix, 348 pp., maps, bibliogr. New York: Columbia Univ. Press, 2001. (paper)

BRYSON, IAN. Bringing to light: a history of ethnographic filmmaking at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander studies. xii, 110 pp., illus., bibliogr. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, 2002. (paper)

BUCHLER, HANS C. & JUDITH-MARIA BUECHLER. Contesting agriculture: cooperativism and privatization in the new Eastern Germany. xvi, 354 pp., maps, bibliogr. Albany: SUNY Press, 2002. $86.50 (cloth); $29.95 (paper)

CALDWELL, SARAH. Oh terrifying mother: sexuality, violence and worship of the goddess Kali. xiv, 320 pp., map, table, illus., bibliogr. Oxford: Univ. Press, 2001. [pounds sterling]12.99 (paper)

CARRUTHERS, PETER, STEPHEN STICH & MICHAEL SIEGAL. The cognitive basis of science. xii, 409 pp., figs., tables, bibliogr. Cambridge: Univ. Press, 2002. [pounds sterling]47.50 (cloth); [pounds sterling]17.95 (paper)

CISNEROS, O. et al. Cahiers d'etudes Africaines No. 165: Le Noir dans la prose cubaine. 202 pp., bibiiogrs. Paris: EHESS, 2002. [euro]16. (paper)

CRAITH, MAIREAD NIC. Plural identifies, singular narratives: the case of Northern Ireland. x, 235 pp., map, bibliogr. Oxford. New York: Berghahn Books, 2002. [pounds sterling]18.50 (paper)

CROSBY, ALFRED W. Throwing fire: projectile technology through history. xii, 206 pp., illus. Cambridge: Univ. Press, 2002. [pounds sterling]20.00 (cloth)

CROSSLEY, PAMELA KYLE. The Manchus. xv, 239 pp., maps. illus., bibliogr. Oxford, Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishing, 2002. [pounds sterling]15.99 (paper)

CROWELL, ARON L., AMY F. STEFFIAN & GORDON L. PULLAR (eds). Looking both ways: heritage and identity of the Alutiiq people. xii, 265 pp., maps, plates, illus., bibliogr. Fairbanks: Univ. Alaska Press, 2001. [pounds sterling]18.95 (paper)

DAVIES, DOUGLAS. Anthropology and theology. viii, 236 pp., bibliogr. London, New York: Berg Publishers, 2002. [pounds sterling]42.99 (cloth); [pounds sterling]14.99 (paper)

DE GARINE, IGOR & VALERIE DE GARINE (eds). Drinking: anthropological approaches. iv, 248 pp., map. tables, figs., illus., bibliogrs. Oxford, New York: Berghahn Books, 2002. [pounds sterling]47.00 (cloth); [pounds sterling]17.00 (paper)

DELAPORTE, YVES. Le sourds, c'est comme ca: ethnologie de la surdimutite. xv, 398 pp., iilus., plates, bibliogr. Paris: Editions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme, 2002. [euro]28 (paper)

DEUTSCH, JAN-GEORG, PETER PROEST & HEIKE SCHMIDT (eds). African modernities: entangled meanings in current debate. viii, 184 PP., illus., bibliogrs. Oxford: James Currey; New Hampshire: Heinemann, 2002. [pounds sterling]40.00 (cloth); [pounds sterling]14.95 (paper)

DONNAN, HASTINGS (ed.). Interpreting Islam. viii, 196 pp., bibliogrs. London: Sage Publications, 2002. [pounds sterling]55.00 (cloth); [pounds sterling]19.99 (paper)


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