New Books in Anthropology

Interviews with Anthropologists about their New Books

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

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episode 45: Valerie Olson, "Into the Extreme: U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics Beyond Earth" (U Minnesota Press, 2019)


Olson talks about why the idea of outer space as a “frontier” is giving way to one that frames it as a cosmic ecosystem...


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episode 58: Rita Kesselring, "Bodies of Truth: Law, Memory, and Emancipation in Post-Apartheid South Africa" (Stanford UP, 2017)


Kesselring seeks to understand the embodied and everyday effects of state-sponsored violence as well the limits of the law to produce social repair....


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episode 153: Ather Zia, "Resisting Disappearance: Military Occupation and Women’s Activism" (U Washington Press, 2019)


Zia's urgent ethnography is centered on Kashmiri women of the APDP (Association of the Parents of the Disappeared Persons)...


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episode 47: Elizabeth Cullen Dunn, "No Path Home: Humanitarian Camps and the Grief of Displacement" (Cornell UP, 2018)


"No Path Home" is the engaging result of more than sixteen years of fieldwork in Georgian IDP camps.


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episode 46: Don Kulick, "A Death in the Rainforest: How a Language and a Way of Life Came to an End in Papua New Guinea" (Algonquin Books, 2019)


In this episode of the podcast Don and Alex talk about Papua New Guinea, where they have both done research...


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episode 180: A Conversation with Acquisitions Editor Dawn Durante about How Manuscripts Become Books


For a book to exist, there must be a lot more than a writer...


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episode 605: Erika Milam, "Creatures of Cain: The Hunt for Human Nature in Cold War America" (Princeton UP, 2019)


Milam talks about the scientific search for human nature, a project that captured the attention of paleontologists, anthropologists, and primatologists in the years after World War II...


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episode 610: Grégoire Mallard, "Gift Exchange: The Transnational History of a Political Idea" (Cambridge UP, 2019)


What is the relevance of Mauss' ideas on gift exchanges and international solidarity?


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episode 58: Geoffrey Barstow, "Food of Sinful Demons: Meat, Vegetarianism, and the Limits of Buddhism in Tibet" (Columbia UP, 2018)


Barstow explores the tension between Buddhist ethics and Tibetan cultural norms to offer a novel perspective on the spiritual and social dimensions of meat eating...


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episode 169: Rachel Werczberger, "Jews In The Age Of Authenticity: Jewish Spiritual Renewal In Israel" (Peter Lang, 2016)


Werczberger examined two Israeli communities of spiritual seekers in Israel..


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