New Books in Anthropology

Interviews with Anthropologists about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/anthropology/

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episode 69: Hanna Garth, "Food In Cuba: The Pursuit of a Decent Meal" (Stanford UP, 2020)


Hanna Garth examines the processes of acquiring food and preparing meals in the midst of food shortages...


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episode 72: J-B. Tchouta Mougoué, "Gender, Separatist Politics, and Embodied Nationalism in Cameroon" (U Michigan Press, 2019)


Tchouta Mougoue illuminates how issues of ideal womanhood shaped the Anglophone Cameroonian nationalist movement in the first decade of independence in Cameroon...


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   1h6m
 
 

episode 68: Jonathan Parry, "Classes of Labor: Work and Life in an Indian Steel Town" (Routledge, 2020)


Jonathan Parry looks at a context in which the manual workforce is divided into distinct social classes, which have a clear sense of themselves as separate and interests that are sometimes opposed...


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   1h53m
 
 

episode 748: Sarah Knott, "Mother is a Verb: An Unconventional History" (Penguin, 2020)


Mothering is as old as human existence. But how has this most essential experience changed over time and cultures?


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   40m
 
 

episode 61: Candi K. Cann, "Dying to Eat: Cross Cultural Perspectives on Food, Death and the Afterlife" (UP of Kentucky, 2018)


"Dying to Eat" is an interdisciplinary collection of essays that examine the role of food in rituals surrounding death and dying from around the globe...


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   52m
 
 

episode 176: Ali Meghji, "Black Middle-Class Britannia: Identities, Repertoires, Cultural Consumption" (Manchester UP, 2019)


Maghji considers the identity of Britain’s Black middle-class by understanding culture and cultural consumption...


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   35m
 
 

episode 56: Drew Thomases, "Guest is God: Pilgrimage, Tourism, and Making Paradise in India" (Oxford UP, 2019)


Drew Thomases investigates the Indian pilgrimage town of Pushkar...


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   58m
 
 

episode 153: Pepper Glass, "Misplacing Ogden, Utah" (U Utah Press, 2020)


Glass evaluates the widely held assumption that divisions between urban areas are reflections of varying amounts of crime, deprivation, and other social, cultural, and economic problems....


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   34m
 
 

episode 333: Macabe Keliher, "The Board of Rites and the Making of Qing China" (U California Press, 2019)


Keliher challenges traditional understandings of state-formation and helps us rethink how we tell the story of the founding of the Qing...


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   1h9m
 
 

episode 102: Ayesha Siddiqi, "In the Wake of Disaster: Islamists, the State and a Social Contract in Pakistan" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


Siddiqi offers a forceful meditation on a number of key issues around the social contract, citizenship, and state provisions such as disaster relief and social protection...


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