Review Copies

REVIEW COPIES OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL NOTEBOOKS 2022/23

This is a list of books offered for review in Anthropological Notebooks. If you are interested in reviewing any of the books, please send an email to ngregoric@zrc-sazu.si, mentioning your postal address where I could send the book and the guidelines. The deadline for book reviews is usually set within 3 months from the dispatch of the book.

  1. Henningsen, Erik. 2020. Management and Morality. An Ethnographic Exploration of Management Consultancy Seminars. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 200 Hb.: $120.00/£89.00. ISBN: 9781789206180.
  2. Binford, Leigh, Lesley Gill, and Steve Striffler (eds.). 2020. Fifty Years of Peasant Wars in Latin Americ London, New York: Berghahn Books. 228 pp. Hb.: $120.00/£89.00 ISBN: 9781789205619.
  3. Schmidt, Mario and Sandy Ross (eds.). 2020. Money Counts. Revisiting Economic Calculation (Afterword by Nigel Dodd). London, New York: Berghahn Books. 142 Hb.: $120.00/£89.00. ISBN: 9781789206845.
  4. Armytage, Rosita. 2020. Big Capital in an Unequal World. The Micropolitics of Wealth in Pakistan. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 206 Hb.: $120.00/£89.00. ISBN: 9781789206166.
  5. Sen, Atreyee, Johan Lindquist, and Marie Kolling (eds.) 2020. Who’s Cashing in? Contemporary Perspectives on New Monies and Global Cashlessness (Foreword by Keith Hart). 158 pp. Pb.: $14.95/£10.95. ISBN: 9781789209150.
  6. Evans, Harriet. 2020. Beijing from Below. Stories of Marginal Lives in the Capital's Center. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 288 Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478008156.
  7. Díaz-Barriga, Miguel and Margaret E. Dorsey. 2020. Fencing in Democracy. Border Walls, Necrocitizenship, and the Security State. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 200 Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 978147800693-0.
  8. Watson, Matthew C. 2020. Afterlives of Affect. Science, Religion, and an Edgewalker’s Spirit. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 280 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478008439.
  9. Billé, Franck (eds.). 2020. Voluminous States. Sovereignty, Materiality, and the Territorial Imagination. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 304 pp. Pb.: 27.95. ISBN: 9781478008422.
  10. Hemmasi, Farzaneh. 2020. Tehrangeles Dreaming. Intimacy and Imagination in Southern California's Iranian Pop Music. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 264 Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478008361.
  11. Green, Lesley. 2020. Rock | Water | Life. Ecology and Humanities for a Decolonial South Africa. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 320 pp. Pb.: $27.95. ISBN: 9781478003991.
  12. Rabie, Kareem. 2021. Palestine Is Throwing a Party and the Whole World Is Invited. Capital and State Building in the West Bank. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 272 Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478014096.
  13. Mol, Annemarie. 2021. Eating in Theory. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 208. pp. Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9781478011415.
  14. Povinelli, Elizabeth.2021.The Inheritance. Durham, London: Duke University Press.336.pp.Pb.:$27.95.ISBN:9781478014034.
  15. José de Abreu, Maria. 2021. The Charismatic Gymnasium. Breath, Media, and Religious Revivalism in Contemporary Brazil. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 256.pp.Pb.: $25.95.ISBN:9781478011347.
  16. Masco, Joseph. 2021. The Future of Fallout, and Other Episodes in Radioactive World-Making. Durham, London: Duke University Press.440.pp.Pb.:$29.95.ISBN:9781478011149.
  17. Schwenkel, Christina. 2020. Building Socialism. The Afterlife of East German Architecture in Urban Vietnam. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 432. pp. Pb.: $30.95. ISBN:
  18. Green, Lesley.2020. Rock | Water | Life Ecology and Humanities for a Decolonial South Africa. Durham, London: Duke University Press 320 pp. Pb.: $27.95. ISBN: 9781478003991.
  19. Besteman, Catherine. 2020. Militarized Global Apartheid. Durham, London: Duke University Press 208 pp. Pb.: $23.95. ISBN: 9781478011507.
  20. Tamarkin, Noah. 2020. Genetic Afterlives Black Jewish Indigeneity in South Africa. Durham, London: Duke University Press 280 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478009689.
  21. Evans, Harriet. 2020. Beijing from Below Stories of Marginal Lives in the Capital's Center. Durham, London: Duke University Press 288 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478008156.
  22. Atshan, Sa′ed. 2020. The Moral Triangle Germans, Israelis, Palestinians. Durham, London: Duke University Press 256 pp. Pb.: $25.95. ISBN: 9781478008378.
  23. Björkman, Lisa. 2020. Waiting Town: Life in Transit and Mumbai’s Other World-Class Histories. New York: Columbia University Press. 160 pp. Pb.: $16.00£12.99. ISBN: 9780924304934.
  24. Ahlers, Anna L. Mette Halskov Hansen, and Rune Svarverud (eds.). 2020. The Great Smog of China. A Short Event History of Air Pollution. New York: Columbia University Press. 148 p Pb.: $16.00£12.99. ISBN: 9780924304927.
  25. Bickford, Andrew. Chemical Heroes. Pharmacological Supersoldiers in the US Military. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 320 pp. Pb.: $27.95. ISBN: 9781478011354.
  26. Dattatreyan, Ethiraj Gabriel. 2020. The Globally Familiar. Digital Hip Hop, Masculinity, and Urban Space in Delhi. Durham, London: Duke University Press 264 pp. Pb.: $25.95. ISBN: 9781478011200.
  27. Mol, Annemarie. 2021. Eating in Theory. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 208 pp. Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9781478011415.
  28. Peterson, Marina. 2021. Atmospheric Noise. The Indefinite Urbanism of Los Angeles. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 256 pp. Pb.: $25.95. ISBN: 9781478011828.
  29. de Abreu, Maria José. 2021. The Charismatic Gymnasium. Breath, Media, and Religious Revivalism in Contemporary Brazil. Durham, London: Duke University Press 256 pp. Pb.: $25.95. ISBN: 9781478011347.
  30. Das, Veena and Didier Fassin. 2021. Words and Worlds. A Lexicon for Dark Times. Durham, London: Duke University Press 328 pp. Pb.: $27.95. ISBN: 9781478014164.
  31. Björkman, Lisa. 2021. Bombay Brokers. Durham, London: Duke University Press 472 pp. Pb.: $31.95. ISBN: 9781478011491.
  32. Thomas, Todne. 2021. Kingcraft. The Making of Black Evangelical Sociality. Durham, London: Duke University Press 264 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478011781.
  33. Thinking Like a Climate. Governing a City in Times of Environmental Change. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 328 pp. Pb.: $27.95. ISBN: 9781478010869.
  34. Rabie, Kareem. 2021. Palestine is Throwing a Party and the Whole World Is Invited. Capital and State Building in the West Bank. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 272 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478014096.
  35. Jerrentrup, Maja Tabea. 2021. A Twisted Style. The Culture of Dreadlocks in “Western” Societies. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 144 pp. Hb:: $120.00/£89.00. ISBN: 9781800730700.
  36. Agnieszka Kościańska (Foreword by Frances Pine). 2021. To See a Moose. The History of Polish Sex Education. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 354 pp. Hb.: $145.00/£107.00 ISBN: 9781800730601.
  37. Jarrín, Alvaro and Chiara Pussetti (eds.). Remaking the Human. Cosmetic Technologies of Body Repair, Reshaping, and Replacement. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 290 pp. : $130.00/£97.00. ISBN: 9781800730311.
  38. Moeran, Brian. 2021. Ethnography in The Raw. Life in a Luzon Village. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 298 pp. Hb.: $130.00/£97.00. ISBN: 9781800730748.
  39. Mageo, Jeannette and Bruce Knauft (eds.). 2021. Authenticity And Authorship In Pacific Island Encounters. New Lives of Old Imaginaries (Afterword by Margaret Jolly). London, New York: Berghahn Books. 246 pp. Hb.: $120.00/£89.00. ISBN: 9781800730540.
  40. Loloum, Tristan, Simone Abram and Nathalie Ortar (eds.). 2021. Ethnographies Of Power A Political Anthropology of Energy. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 212 pp. Hb.: $120.00/£89.00. ISBN: 9781789209792.
  41. Küçüküstel, Selcen. 2021. Embracing Landscape. Living with Reindeer and Hunting among Spirits in South Siberia. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 238 pp. Hb.: $135.00/£100.00. ISBN: 9781800730625.
  42. Faier, Lieba and Michael J. Hathaway (eds.). 2021. Matsutake Worlds. 150 pp. Hb.: $27.95/£22.95. ISBN: 9781800730977.
  43. Kaneff, Deema and Kirsten W. Endres (eds.). 2021. Explorations In Economic Anthropology. Key Issues and Critical Reflections. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 316 pp. Hb.: $135.00/£100.00. ISBN: 9781800731394.
  44. Parkin, Robert. 2021. How Kinship Systems Change. On the Dialectics of Practice and Classification. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 310 pp. Hb.: $130.00/£97.00. ISBN: 9781800731660.
  45. Bartlett, Nicholas. 2020. Recovering Histories. Life and Labor after Heroin in Reform-Era China. California: University of California Press. 222 pp. Pb.: $85.00, £66.00. ISBN: 9780520344136.
  46. Kingfisher, Catherine. 2021. Collaborative Happiness. Building the Good Life in Urban Cohousing Communities. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 254 pp. Hb.: $135.00/£99.00. ISBN: 9781800732391.
  47. Douglas-Jones, Rachel and Justin Shaffner (eds.). 2021. Hope And Insufficiency. Capacity Building in Ethnographic Comparison. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 180 pp. Hb.: $120.00/£89.00. ISBN: 9781800730991.  
  48. Bošković, Aleksandar. 2021. William Robertson Smith. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 120 pp. Pb.: $24.95/£19.95. ISBN: 9781800731585.  
  49. Fiskesjö, Magnus. 2021. Stories From an Ancient Land. Perspectives on Wa History and Culture. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 414 pp. Hb.: $145.00/£107.00. ISBN: 9781789208870.
  50. Demian, Melissa. 2021. In Memory Of Times To Come. Ironies of History in Southeastern Papua New Guinea. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 240 pp. Hb.: $135.00/£99.00. ISBN: 9781800731165.
  51. Hinkson, Melinda. 2021.  See How We Roll. Global Insecurities. Enduring Exile between Desert and Urban Australia. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 240 pp. Pb.: $25.95. ISBN: 9781478014775.
  52. Enrique Desmond Arias, Thomas Grisaffi. 2021. Cocaine. From Coca Fields to the Streets. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 376 pp. Pb.: $ 28.95. ISBN: 9781478014652.
  53. Hage, Ghassan (eds.). 2021. Decay. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 192 pp. Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9781478014737.
  54. Povinelli, Elizabeth A. 2021. Between Gaia and Ground. Four Axioms of Existence and the Ancestral Catastrophe of Late Liberalism. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 200 pp. Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9781478014577.
  55. Wentzell, Emily A. 2022. Collective Biologies. Healing Social Ills through Sexual Health Research in Mexico. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 240 pp. Pb.: $25.95. ISBN: 9781478014881.
  56. Laurent Pordié, Stephan Kloos (eds.). 2022. Healing at the Periphery. Ethnographies of Tibetan Medicine in India. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $25.95. SBN: 978147801. 
  57. Zhang Yi, Charlie. 2022. Dreadful Desires. The Uses of Love in Neoliberal China. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 280 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478017998.
  58. Ecks, Stefan. 2022. Living Worth. Value and Values in Global Pharmaceutical Markets. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 288 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478017677.
  59. Allen, Jafari S. 2022. There’s a Disco Ball Between Us. A Theory of Black Gay Life. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 440 pp. Pb.: $30.95. ISBN: 9781478014591.
  60. Bonilla, Yarimar, Greg Beckett, Mayanthi L. Fernando (eds.) / Trouillot, Michel-Rolph. 2021. Trouillot Remixed. The Michel-Rolph Trouillot Reader. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 456 pp. Pb.: $30.95. ISBN: 9781478014225.
  61. Byler, Darren. 2022. Terror Capitalism. Uyghur Dispossession and Masculinity in a Chinese City. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 296 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478017646.
  62. Vaughn, Sarah E.. 2022. Engineering Vulnerability. In Pursuit of Climate Adaptation. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 272 pp. Pb.: $26.95. ISBN: 9781478018100.
  63. Loperfido, Giacomo (ed.). 2021. Extremism, Society, and the State. London, New York: Berghahn Books. 156 p Pb.: $14.95/£11.95. ISBN: 9781800733459.
  64. Bluteau, Joshua M. DRESSING UP. Menswear in the Age of Social Media. 184 pp. Hb.: $120.00/£89.00. ISBN: 9781800732766.
  65. Mathur, Nayanika. 2021. Crooked Cats. Beastly Encounters in the Anthropocene. Chicago: Chicago Unversity Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $27.50. ISBN: 9780226771922.
  66. Lévi-Strauss, Claude (Translated by Jeffrey Mehlman and John Leavitt). Wild Thought. Chicago: Chicago Unversity Press. 328 pp. Pb.: $20.00. ISBN: 9780226413082.
  67. Sider, Gerald M. Skin for Skin. Death and Life for Inuit and Innu. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 312 pp. Pb.: $27.95. ISBN: 978-0-8223-5536-6
  68. d′Avignon, Robyn. 2022. A Ritual Geology. Gold and Subterranean Knowledge in Savanna West Africa. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 328 Pb.: $27.95. ISBN: 9781478018476.
  69. Theidon, Kimberly. 2022. Legacies of War. Violence, Ecologies, and Kin. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 128 pp. Pb.: $22.95. ISBN: 9781478018384.
  70. Kim, Eleana J. Making Peace with Nature. Ecological Encounters along the Korean DMZ. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 224 pp. Pb.: $25.95
  71. ISBN: 9781478018353.
  72. Povinelli, Elizabeth A. Between Gaia and Ground. Four Axioms of Existence and the Ancestral Catastrophe of Late Liberalism. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 200 pp. Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9781478014577.
  73. Hage, Ghassan. 2021. Decay. Durham, London: Duke University Press. 192 Pb.: $24.95. ISBN: 9781478014737.