Reports and Comments

Fadwa El Guindi: Milk and Blood. Kinship among Muslim Arabs in Qatar 545-555
Dan A. Chekki: The Spiritual Path of Devotion. The Vīraśaiva Perspective 555-560

Joachim G. Piepke: The Kirschbaum Collection of the Missionary Ethnological Museum in the Vatican 560-564

Sergei V. Rjabchikov: The rongorongo Schools on Easter Island 564-570
Arthur Saniotis and Maciej Henneberg: Craving for Drugs Is a Consequence of Evolution 571-578

Andrzej Bronk: Secular, Secularization, and Secularism. A Review Article 578-583

Henryk Hoffmann: Critical Analysis of the Czech Study of Religions and Philosophy of Religion in the 20th Century according to Tomaš Bubik. A Review Article 583-587

Michael Knüppel: Auf den Spuren der modernen Sozial und Kulturanthropologie. Die Jesup North Pacific Expedition 1897 bis 1902 in Ostsibirien 587-590 

Book Reviews

Albiez, Sarah, Nelly Castro, Lara Jüssen y Eva Youkhana (eds.): Etnicidad, ciudadania y pertenencia. Practicas, teoria y dimensiones espaciales – Ethnicity, Citizenship, and Belonging. Practices, Theory, and Spatial Dimensions (Harald Mossbrucker) 591

Appell-Warren, Laura P. (ed.): The Iban Diaries of Monica Freeman 1949–1951. Including Ethnographic Drawings, Sketches, Paintings, Photographs, and Letters (Michaela Haug) 594

Banks, Marcus, and Jay Ruby (eds.): Made to Be Seen. Perspectives on the History of Visual Anthropology (Kate Hennessy) 595

Barbier-Mueller, Jean Paul: The Kalasan Batak. In North Sumatra, an Unknown Group (Wolfgang Marschall) 596

Berchem, David Johannes: Wanderer zwischen den Kul- turen. Ethnizitat deutscher Migranten in Australien zwischen Hybriditat, Transkulturation und Identitatskohasion (Stefanie Everke Buchanan) 597

Blackburn, Stuart: The Sun Rises. A Shaman’s Chant, Ritual Exchange, and Fertility in the Apatani Valley (Alexander Aisher) 599

Califano, Mario, Eduardo Crivelli y Juan A. Gonzalo (eds.): Las religiones de la Argentina aborigen (Lorena I. Cordoba) 600

Candea, Matei: Corsican Fragments. Difference, Knowledge, and Fieldwork (Alexandra Jaffe) 601

Coleman, Simon, and Pauline von Hellerman (eds.): Multi-Sited Ethnography. Problems and Possibilities in the Translocation of Research Methods (Waldemar Kuligowski) 603

Coté, Charlotte: Spirits of Our Whaling Ancestors. Revitalizing Makah and Nuu-chah-nulth Traditions (Edwin Koenig) 604

Craig, Barry (ed.): Living Spirits with Fixed Abodes. The Masterpieces Exhibition Papua New Guinea National Museum and Art Gallery (Alexis Th. von Poser) 605
Crapanzano, Vincent: The Harkis. The Wound That Never Heals (Claire Eldridge) 607

Creed, Gerald W.: Masquerade and Postsocialism. Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria (Kristen Ghodsee) 608

Donham, Donald L., and Santu Mofokeng: Violence in a Time of Liberation. Murder and Ethnicity at a South African Gold Mine, 1994 (T. Dunbar Moodie) 609

Fash, William L., and Leonardo López Luján (eds.): The Art of Urbanism. How Mesoamerican Kingdoms Represented Themselves in Architecture and Imagery (Deborah L. Nichols) 610

Fjelstad, Karen, and Nguyễn Thị Hiền: Spirits without Borders. Vietnamese Spirit Mediums in a Transnational Age (Peter Knecht) 611

Fong, Vanessa: Paradise Redefined. Transnational Chinese Students and the Quest for Flexible Citizenship in the Developed World (Merriden Varrall) 613

Ghodsee, Kristen: Lost in Transition. Ethnographies of Everyday Life after Communism (Deema Kaneff) 614

Goddard, Michael: Out of Place. Madness in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea (Susan R. Hemer) 615

Goody, Jack: Myth, Ritual, and the Oral (Maria Susana Cipolletti) 616

Grandits, Hannes (ed.): Family, Kinship, and State in Contemporary Europe. Vol. 1: The Century of Welfare. Eight Countries (Andrea Muehlebach) 617

Grimes, Ronald L., Ute Hüsken, Udo Simon, and Eric Venbrux (eds.), Ritual, Media, and Conflict (Eric W. Rothenbuhler) 618

Hamberger, Klaus: La parente vodou. Organisation sociale et logique symbolique en pays ouatchi (Togo) (Jacek Pawlik) 619

Hannerz, Ulf: Anthropology’s World. Life in a Twenty- First-Century Discipline (David Johannes Berchem) 620

Hastrup, Frida: Weathering the World. Recovery in the Wake of the Tsunami in a Tamil Fishing Village (Dennis B. McGilvray) 622

Heady, Patrick, and Martin Kohli (eds.): Family, Kinship, and State in Contemporary Europe. Vol. 3: Perspectives on Theory and Policy (Monika Mynarska) 623

Heady, Patrick, and Peter Schweitzer (eds.): Family, Kinship, and State in Contemporary Europe. Vol. 2: The View from Below. Nineteen Localities (Andrea Muehle- bach) 614

Hertzog, Esther: Patrons of Women. Literacy Projects and Gender Development in Rural Nepal (Anna Robinson- Pant) 625

Hoffman, Danny: The War Machines. Young Men and Violence in Sierra Leone and Liberia (Catherine Bolten). 626

Hollan, Douglas W., and C. Jason Throop (eds.): The Anthropology of Empathy. Experiencing the Lives of Others in Pacific Societies (Andrew Beatty) 627

Jebens, Holger (Hrsg.): Herbarium der Kultur. Ethnographische Objekte und Bilder aus den Archiven des Frobenius- Instituts (Anette Rein) 628

Kirch, Patrick Vinton: How Chiefs Became Kings. Divine Kingship and the Rise of Archaic States in Ancient Hawai‘i (Paul D’Arcy) 631

Knorr, Alexander: Cyberanthropology (Andreas Ackermann) 632

Kousis, Maria, Tom Selwyn, and David Clark (eds.): Contested Mediterranean Spaces. Ethnographic Essays in Honour of Charles Tilly (Jonathan H. Shannon) 634

Kreff, Fernand, Eva-Maria Knoll und Andre Gingrich (Hrsg.): Lexikon der Globalisierung (Florian Schumacher) 636

Lagerwey, John, and Lü Pengzhi (eds.): Early Chinese Religion. Part 2; vol. 1: The Period of Division (220– 589 ad) (Florian C. Reiter) 638

Langwick, Stacey A.: Bodies, Politics, and African Healing. The Matter of Maladies in Tanzania (Rebecca Marsland) 639

Leong-Salobir, Cecilia: Food Culture in Colonial Asia. A Taste of Empire (E. P. Wieringa) 640

Lindquist, Galina, and Don Handelman (eds.): Religion, Politics, and Globalization. Anthropological Approaches (Jeffrey Haynes) 641

Lock, Margaret, and Vinh-Kim Nguyen: An Anthropology of Biomedicine (Katarina Greifeld) 642

López-Baralt, Mercedes: El Inca Garcilaso, traductor de culturas (Kerstin Nowack) 643

Lyons, Andrew P., and Harriet D. Lyons (eds.): Sexualities in Anthropology. A Reader (Harald Grauer) 644

Manguin, Pierre-Yves, A. Mani, and Geoff Wade (eds.): Early Interactions between South and Southeast Asia. Reflections on Cross-Cultural Exchange (Wolfgang Marschall) 646

Meyer, Christian, and Felix Girke (eds.): The Rhetorical Emergence of Culture (Candice Rai) 646

Motakef, Mona: Korper Gabe. Ambivalente Okonomien der Organspende (Katarina Greifeld) 648

Obracht-Prondzyński, Cezary, and Tomasz Wicherkiewicz (eds.): The Kashubs. Past and Present (Roland Borchers) 649

Otero, Solimar: Afro-Cuban Diasporas in the Atlantic World (Lioba Rossbach de Olmos) 650

Paris, Peter J. (ed.): Religion and Poverty. Pan-African Perspectives (Afe Adogame) 652

Pedersen, Morten Axel: Not Quite Shamans. Spirit Worlds and Political Lives in Northern Mongolia (David G. Anderson) 654

Pfluger-Schindlbeck, Ingrid (Hrsg.): Welten der Muslime fur das Ethnologische Museum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin (Miriam Kuhn) 655

Phillips, Ruth B.: Museum Pieces. Toward the Indigenization of Canadian Museums (David Z. Scheffel) 657

Pitschl, Johannes: Homosexualitat im Schnittfeld. Differente Identitatskonstruktionen in den LGBT-Communities und -Bewegungen von Salvador da Bahia, Brasilien (Joachim G. Piepke) 658

Riese, Berthold: Das Reich der Azteken. Geschichte und Kultur (Brigitte Wiesenbauer) 659

Rumsey, Alan, and Don Niles (eds.): Sung Tales from the Papua New Guinea Highlands. Studies in Form, Meaning, and Sociocultural Context (Raymond Ammann) 660

Rupp, Stephanie: Forests of Belonging. Identities, Ethnicities, and Stereotypes in the Congo River Basin (Daou V. Joiris) 662

Rydstrom, Helle (ed.): Gendered Inequalities in Asia. Configuring, Contesting, and Recognizing Women and Men (Annuska Derks) 663

Salime, Zakia: Between Feminism and Islam. Human Rights and Sharia Law in Morocco (Maryann Bylander). 664 Schneider, Irene: Der Islam und die Frauen (Andre Gingrich) 666

Schröter, Susanne (ed.): Christianity in Indonesia. Perspectives of Power (Jan S. Aritonang) 667

Scott, Julie, and Tom Selwyn (eds.): Thinking Through Tourism (Naomi Leite) 669

Stadlbauer, Johanna: Projekt Selbstverwirklichung? Lebensentwurfe von OsterreicherInnen in Neuseeland (Uwe Schellenberger) 670

Stroeken, Koen: Moral Power. The Magic of Witchcraft (Maia Green) 671
Swanson, Kate: Begging as a Path to Progress. Indigenous Women and Children and the Struggle for Ecuador’s Urban Spaces (Chris Garces) 671

Tylor, Edward B., Alfred R. Radcliffe-Brown, Claude Lévi-Strauss y otros: El parentesco. Textos fundamentales (Isabelle Combes) 673

Van Binsbergen, Wim M. J., and Eric Venbrux (eds.): New Perspectives on Myth (Stefan Arvidsson) 674

Voss, Ehler: Mediales Heilen in Deutschland. Eine Ethnographie (Harald Grauer) 675

Walker, Andrew (ed.): Tai Lands and Thailand. Community and State in Southeast Asia (Mikael Gravers) 677

Wiencke, Markus: Kulturen der Gesundheit. Sinnerleben im Umgang mit psychischem Kranksein. Eine Anthropologie der Gesundheitsforderung (Katarina Greifeld) 678

Woodward, Mark: Java, Indonesia, and Islam (E. P. Wieringa) 680

Zigon, Jarett (ed.): Multiple Moralities and Religions in Post-Soviet Russia (Sonja Luehrmann) 680 

August 2012