New Books in Anthropology

Interviews with Anthropologists about their New Books

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

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episode 54: James L. A. Webb, "The Long Struggle against Malaria in Tropical Africa" (Cambridge UP, 2016)


James L. A. Webb explains the disproportionate impact that malaria has on the African continent by examining the evolution of parasites, vectors, and human hosts and the different attempts at controlling and eradicating the disease...


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episode 83: Chip Colwell, "Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America's Culture" (U Chicago Press, 2017)


Five decades ago, Native American leaders launched a crusade to force museums to return their sacred objects and allow them to rebury their kin...


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episode 13: David V. Mason, "The Performative Ground of Religion and Theatre" (Routledge, 2018)


To what extent may we say that religion is a theatrical phenomenon, and that theatre is a religious experience?


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episode 100: Kevin T. Smiley, "Market Cities, People Cities: The Shape of Our Urban Future" (NYU Press, 2018)


Are market cities better than people cities? Does the satisfaction that residents take in their city vary from market city to people city?


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episode 51: Ward Keeler, "The Traffic in Hierarchy: Masculinity and Its Others in Buddhist Burma" (U Hawaii Press, 2017)


Ward Keeler joins New Books in Southeast Asian Studies to discuss egalitarianism and autonomy, anthropology and audience, clientelism and communism, and how the study of Java and Bali informed his thinking about Burma...


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episode 34: Jules Evans, "The Art of Losing Control: A Philosopher's Search for Ecstatic Experience" (Canongate Books, 2017)


Evans sets out to discover how people find ecstasy in a post-religious culture, how it can be good for us, and also harmful...


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episode 12: Borayin Larios, "Embodying the Vedas: Traditional Vedic Schools of Contemporary Maharashtra" (De Gruyter, 2017)


Larios probes the backbone of what makes Hinduism the world’s oldest living tradition: the unbroken chain of transmission of Vedic texts composed over 3,000 years ago, originating circa 1750-1200 BCE...


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