Anthropologica

Anthropologica is the official publication of the Canadian Anthropology Society. Anthropologica includes articles, reviews, and commentaries in both French and English. Articles in Anthropologica are peer-reviewed and cover all topics of interest to anthropologists.

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 1, 1995

American Indian Treaties: The History of a Political Anomaly // Review
American Indian Treaties: The History of a Political Anomaly Frances Paul Prucha Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. xvi + 562. N.p. (cloth) Reviewer: James Youngblood Henderson Native Law Centre of Canada, University of SaskatchewanThis...
Bitter Feast: Amerindians & Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-64 // Review
Bitter Feast: Amerindians and Europeans in Northeastern North America, 1600-64 (originally Le Pays Renverse, 1985) Denys Delage Translated by Jane Brierley Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1993. xi + 399 pp. $60.00 (cloth), $29.95 (paper)...
Charismatic Christianity as a Global Culture // Review
Charismatic Christianity as a Global Culture Karla Poewe, ed. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1994. xiv + 300 pp. $34.95 (cloth) Reviewer: Joan B. Townsend University of ManitobaFocussing on charismatics, this excellent interdisciplinary...
Eagle Down Is Our Law: Witsuwit'en Law, Feasts & Land Claims // Review
Eagle Down Is Our Law: Witsuwit'en Law, Feasts, and Land Claims Antonia Mills Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1994. xx + 208 pp. $49.95 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Reviewer: Leland Donald University of VictoriaThe Gitksan-Witsuwit'en land...
Encounters with Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan & North America // Review
Encounters with Aging: Mythologies of Menopause in Japan and North America Margaret Lock Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994. xiiv + 439 pp. $38.00 (cloth) Reviewer: Nanciellen Davis Mount Saint Vincent UniversityThis book will be essential...
Ethnicity & Aboriginality: Case Studies in Ethnonationalism // Review
Ethnicity and Aboriginality: Case Studies in Ethnonationalism Michael Levin, ed. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993. xiii + 179 pp. $50.00 (cloth), $19.95 (paper) Reviewer: Deirdre Meintel Universite de MontrealThis collection is based on a...
Going by the Moon & the Stars: Stories of Two Russian Mennonite Women // Review
Going by the Moon and the Stars: Stories of Two Russian Mennonite Women Pamela E. Klassen Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 1994. vii + 151 pp. $19.95 (paper) Reviewer: Helene Demers Malaspina University CollegeThis innovative work attempts...
New Worlds from Fragments: Film, Ethnography & the Representation of Northwest Coast Cultures // Review
New Worlds from Fragments: Film, Ethnography, and the Representation of Northwest Coast Cultures Rosalind C. Morris Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1994. xi + 202 pp. $49.50 (cloth) Reviewer: Michael M. Ames Museum of Anthropology, University of British...
Silika, to Make Our Lives Shine: Women's Groups in Maragoli, Kenya
Dedicated to the memory of Kagonga; may her songs live on.Abstract: African women's development groups are frequently promoted as self-help efforts to overcome economic crises and persistent poverty. Indeed, government or other directed self-help enterprises...
Sri Lanka's Army of Housemaids: Control of Remittances and Gender Transformations
Abstract: When the mass labour migration of women to the Middle East began in the early 1980s, many Sri Lankan social scientists predicted a revolution in gender equality and a greater participation by women in political and economic decision-making...
Taking Control: Power & Contradiction in First Nations Adult Education // Review
Taking Control: Power and Contradiction in First Nations Adult Education Celia Haig-Brown Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1995. xiv + 288 pp. $45.95 (cloth), $24.95 (paper) Reviewer: A.D. Fisher University of AlbertaTaking Control is...
The Caribbean Diaspora in Toronto: Learning to Live with Racism // Review
The Caribbean Diaspora in Canada: Learning to Live with Racism Frances Henry Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1995. xv + 297 pp. $60.00 (cloth), $22.95 (paper) Reviewer: Stanley R. Barrett University of GuelphIn this study, one of Canada's foremost...
Women's Stories and Boasian Texts: The Ojibwa Ethnography of Ruth Landes and Maggie Wilson
Abstract: The conventional interpretation of Ruth Landes's 1930s writings on Ojibwa culture is that Landes described the society as individualistic, "atomistic" and conflict-ridden. Contemporary and subsequent ethnographers disputed this interpretation...
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