Collective violence in our time



Theft of an Idol: Text and Context in the Representation of Collective Violence. Paul R. Brass. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. xvi +298 pp., figures, tables, notes, index.

The Colors of Violence: Cultural Identities, Religion, Conflict. Sudhir Kakar. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996. xiv. 217 pp., appendixes, notes, index.

Fighting for Faith and Nation: Dialogues with Sikh Militants. Cynthia Keppley Mahmood. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1996. xii. 314 pp., illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography, index.

Charred Lullabies: Chapters in an Anthropography of Violence. E. Valentine Daniel. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. xii. 252 pp., maps, figures, tables, notes, references, index