American Anthropologist

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June 1997

Volume 99, Issue 2

Pages 249–461

  1. Forum

    1. Top of page
    2. Forum
    3. Articles and Essays
    4. Book Reviews
    5. Articles and Essays
    6. Film Review Essays
    7. Book Review Essays
    8. Book Reviews
    1. Anti-Anti-Multiculturalism (pages 249–256)

      Assistant Professor Jack David Eller

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.249

    2. Conklin, Joyce, and the Wannaknów (pages 257–260)

      Professor Ray McDermott

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.257

  2. Articles and Essays

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    2. Forum
    3. Articles and Essays
    4. Book Reviews
    5. Articles and Essays
    6. Film Review Essays
    7. Book Review Essays
    8. Book Reviews
    1. Conquests of the Imagination: Maya-Mexican Polarity and the Story of Chichén Itzá (pages 275–290)

      Associate Professor Lindsay Jones

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.275

  3. Book Reviews

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    3. Articles and Essays
    4. Book Reviews
    5. Articles and Essays
    6. Film Review Essays
    7. Book Review Essays
    8. Book Reviews
    1. The Shifting Now: Aspect, Deixis, and Narrative in Classic Maya Texts (pages 291–305)

      Professor Stephen D. Houston

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.291

  4. Articles and Essays

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    2. Forum
    3. Articles and Essays
    4. Book Reviews
    5. Articles and Essays
    6. Film Review Essays
    7. Book Review Essays
    8. Book Reviews
    1. An Avian and Aphrodisian Reading of Homer's Odyssey (pages 306–320)

      Professor Paul Friedrich

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.306

    2. Prophecy and the Performance of Metaphor (pages 321–332)

      Professor Thomas J. Csordas

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.321

    3. The Limits of Magic (pages 333–341)

      Professor Carol Laderman

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.333

    4. Indexical Speech across Samoan Communities (pages 342–354)

      Professor Alessandro Duranti

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.342

  5. Film Review Essays

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    3. Articles and Essays
    4. Book Reviews
    5. Articles and Essays
    6. Film Review Essays
    7. Book Review Essays
    8. Book Reviews
    1. Paradoxes, Problems, and Opportunities in Zaire (pages 369–372)

      Janet MacGaffey

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.369

  6. Book Review Essays

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    2. Forum
    3. Articles and Essays
    4. Book Reviews
    5. Articles and Essays
    6. Film Review Essays
    7. Book Review Essays
    8. Book Reviews
    1. From the Book Review Editor (pages 380–381)

      Donald Pollock

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.380

    2. Reconceptualizing "Wolfian" Anthropology and the Peasantry (pages 381–383)

      Carol A. Smith

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.381

    3. "The Horror": The Subject of Desire in Postcoioniai Studies (pages 383–386)

      Diane M. Nelson

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.383

    4. Conservative Realists and Experimental Writers (pages 386–387)

      Jennifer W. Nourse

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.386

    5. Youthful Vigor and Mature Realism in Ceramic Studies (pages 388–389)

      Eric Blinman

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.388

    6. Archaeology in the Soviet Bloc (pages 390–392)

      Sarunas Milisauskas

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.390

    7. A People's History of Human Biodiversity (pages 392–394)

      Misia Landau

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.392

    8. Women in Cairo (pages 394–395)

      Cynthia Myntti

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.394

    9. Cultural Politics and China's Minorities (pages 395–397)

      Louisa Schein

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.395

    10. Japanese Perspectives on China (pages 397–398)

      Justin Jon Rudelson

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.397

    11. Agricultural Intensification in Asia and the Pacific (pages 399–400)

      Michael R. Dove

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.399

    12. An Unsolved Murder on Melville Island (pages 400–402)

      Gary Robinson

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.400

    13. Pacific Islanders at Sea (pages 403–404)

      Ben Finney

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.403

    14. U.S. Immigrants and the Global Narrative (pages 404–408)

      Nina Glick Schiller

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.404

  7. Book Reviews

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    2. Forum
    3. Articles and Essays
    4. Book Reviews
    5. Articles and Essays
    6. Film Review Essays
    7. Book Review Essays
    8. Book Reviews
    1. Secure the Shadow: Death and Photography in America (pages 409–410)

      J.David Sapir

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.409.1

    2. The Hands Feel It (pages 410–411)

      Laurel Kendall

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.410

    3. Visions of Empire: Voyages, Botany, and Representations of Nature (pages 411–412)

      Greg Dening

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.411

    4. Tasting Food, Tasting Freedom: Excursions into Eating, Culture, and the Past (pages 412–413)

      William Roseberry

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.412

    5. The Sociology of the Meal (pages 413–414)

      Carole M. Counihan

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.413

    6. Dress and Ethnicity: Change across Time and Space (pages 414–415)

      Carol Hendrickson

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.414

    7. American Gay (pages 415–416)

      Rudolf P. Gaudio

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.415.1

    8. The Politics of Cultural Performance (pages 416–417)

      Margaret Thompson Drewal

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.416

    9. Children and the Politics of Culture (pages 417–418)

      David Koester

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.417

    10. The Politics of Difference: Ethnic Premises in a World of Power (pages 420–421)

      Begoña Aretxaga

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.420

    11. Max Weber: Politics and the Spirit of Tragedy (pages 421–422)

      David Lipset

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.421

    12. The Dark Side of Humanity: The Work of Robert Herte and Its Legacy (pages 422–423)

      Phillips Stevens Jr.

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.422

    13. The Pursuit of Certainty: Religious and Cultural Formulations (pages 423–424)

      Robert W. Hefner

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.423

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      War before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful Savage (pages 424–425)

      R. Brian Ferguson

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.424

    15. Exposing Prejudice: Puerto Rican Experiences of Language, Race, and Class (pages 425–426)

      Jacqueline Urla

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.425

    16. Human Nature: A Critical Reader (pages 427–428)

      Doug Jones

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.427.1

    17. Charles Darwin Voyaging: A Biography (pages 428–249)

      Lars Rodseth

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.428

    18. The Evolution of Communication (pages 429–430)

      Charles T. Snowdon

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.429

    19. Organ Transplantation: Meanings and Realities (pages 430–431)

      Nancy N. Chen

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.430

    20. Sexual Behaviour and AIDS in the Developing World (pages 431–432)

      Brooke Grundfest Schoepf

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.431

    21. Education and Identity in Rural France: The Politics of Schooling (pages 432–433)

      Donna E. Muncey

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.432

    22. The Hegemonic Male: Masculinity in a Portuguese Town (pages 434–435)

      David D. Gilmore

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.434

    23. The Culture and Technology of African Iron Production (pages 437–438)

      Chapurukha M. Kusimba

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.437

    24. "A Trade like Any Other": Female Singers and Dancers in Egypt (pages 438–439)

      Katherine E. Zirbel

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.438.1

    25. Sufism and Islamic Reform in Egypt: The Battle for Islamic Tradition (pages 439–440)

      Patrick D. Gaffney

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.439

    26. Muslim Politics (pages 440–441)

      John R. Bowen

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.440

    27. Heroes of the Age: Moral Fault Lines on the Afghan Frontier (pages 441–442)

      Charles Lindholm

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.441

    28. Irrigation and State Formation in Hunza: The Anthropology of a Hydraulic Kingdom (pages 442–443)

      Jonathan Mark Kenoyer

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.442

    29. Inside the Drama House: Rama Stories and Shadow Puppets in South India (pages 443–444)

      Susan S. Wadley

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.443.1

    30. The Golden Yoke: The Legal Cosmology of Buddhist Tibet (pages 444–445)

      Lawrence Rosen

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.444

    31. Lukang: Commerce and Community in a Chinese City (pages 445–446)

      Xin Liu

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.445

    32. Re-Imaging Japanese Women (pages 446–447)

      Margaret H. Childs

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.446

    33. Permitted and Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics, and Censorship in Japan (page 447)

      Mariko Asano Tamanoi

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.447

    34. Fantasizing the Feminine in Indonesia (pages 448–449)

      Janet Hoskins

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.448

    35. At Home in the World (pages 449–450)

      Robert Desjarlais

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.449.1

    36. In the Age of Mabo: History, Aborigines and Australia (pages 450–451)

      Diane Bell

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.450

    37. Cosmos and Society in Oceania (pages 451–452)

      Andrew Strathern

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.451

    38. Land, Custom and Practice in the South Pacific (pages 452–453)

      Eugene Ogan

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.452

    39. Tradition versus Democracy in the South Pacific (pages 453–454)

      Robert C. Kiste

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.453

    40. Strawberry Fields: Politics, Class, and Work in California Agriculture (pages 454–455)

      E.Paul Durrenberger

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.454

    41. History, Power and Identity: Ethnogenesis in the Americas, 1492-1992 (pages 455–456)

      Richard N. Adams

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.455.1

    42. The Prehistoric Pueblo World (pages 456–457)

      Tammy Stone

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.456

    43. Ceramic Production in the American Southwest (pages 457–458)

      James M. Skibo

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.457

    44. The Paris Codex: Handbook for a Maya Priest (pages 459–460)

      Stephen D. Houston

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.459

    45. Maya Resurgence in Guatemala: Q'eqchi' Experiences (page 461)

      Richard R. Wilk

      Version of Record online: 7 JAN 2008 | DOI: 10.1525/aa.1997.99.2.461

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