Reports and Comments

Mkpisong James B. Ikpe and Ibanga B. Ikpe: Traditional Symbols in Ibibio Social Relations. The Case of nnuk eniin and eyei 533 – 542
Gulshan Ara and Mohammad Afzal: Genetic Diversity of Some North Indian Populations of Different Faiths 542 – 550
Georg Schifko: Ein Auserirdischer mit einer Frauen- Tatowierung. Zu einer nicht gendergerechten Rezeption einer Maori-Tatowierung in der popularkulturellen Science- Fiction-Serie “Star Trek” 550 -553
Tatiana Popova: The Rapanui rongorongo Schools. Some Additional Notes 553 - 555
Darius J. Piwowarczyk: The Mythic-Ritual System of the Ache Indians of Paraguay in Contact with Dominant Cultures. The Cognitive and Structural Flux and “Willingness” to Become “Civilized” 556-563
David Olney, Arthur Saniotis, and Maciej Henneberg: Resource Management and the Development of Homo. The Long March toward Farming 563 – 572
Vladimir Glebkin: Cognitive Style of Culture and the Problem of Cultural-Historical Cognitive Development 573 - 582
Georg W. Oesterdiekhoff: Why Premodern Humans Believed in the Divine Status of Their Parents and Ancestors? Psychology Illuminates the Foundations of Ancestor Worship 582 – 589

Book Reviews

Abbink, Jon, Michael Bryant, and Daniel Bambu: Suri Orature. Introduction to the Society, Language, and Oral Culture of the Suri People (Southwest Ethiopia) (Shauna LaTosky) 591
Aguilera, Sabina: Textiles ralamuli. Hilos, caminos y el tejido de la vida (Claus Deimel) 592
Aitel, Fazia: We Are Imazighen. The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture (Khadija Chennoufi-Gilkes) 593
Albiez-Wieck, Sarah: Contactos exteriores del Estado tarasco. Influencias desde dentro y fuera de Mesoamerica (Dave Haskell) 595
Bellier, Irene (ed.) : Peuples autochtones dans le monde. Les enjeux de la reconnaissance (Sabine Kradolfer) 596
Bernal, Victoria: Nation as Network. Diaspora, Cyberspace, and Citizenship (Anna Arnone) 597
Bernal, Victoria, and Inderpal Grewal (eds.): Theorizing NGOs. States, Feminisms, and Neoliberalism (Mark Schuller) 598
Bierschenk, Thomas und Eva Spies (Hrsg.): 50 Jahre Unabhangigkeit in Afrika. Kontinuitaten, Bruche, Perspekti- ven (Ute Roschenthaler) 600
Blust, Robert, and Alexander D. Smith: A Bibliography of the Languages of Borneo (and Madagascar) (Bernard Sellato) 602
Bornand, Sandra, et Cecile Leguy : Anthropologie des pratiques langagieres (Claudine Moise) 603
Breidenstein, Georg, Stefan Hirschauer, Herbert Kalt- hoff, und Boris Nieswand: Ethnografie. Die Praxis der Feldforschung (Judith Hangartner) 604
Brosseder, Claudia: The Power of Huacas. Change and Resistance in the Andean World of Colonial Peru (Juan Javier Rivera Andia) 605
Bunescu, Ioana: Roma in Europe. The Politics of Collective Identity Formation (David Z. Scheffel) 606
Camus, Guigone: Tabiteuea Kiribati (Kazuhiro Kazama). 607
Das, Veena, Michael Jackson, Arthur Kleinman, and Bhrigupati Singh (eds.): The Ground Between. Anthropologists Engage Philosophy (Sune Liisberg) 609
Debaene, Vincent: Far Afield. French Anthropology between Science and Literature (Robert Parkin) 610
DeNapoli, Antoinette Elizabeth: Real Sadhus Sing to God. Gender, Asceticism, and Vernacular Religion in Rajasthan (Meena Khandelwal) 612
Diala, Isidore: Esiaba Irobi’s Drama and the Postcolony. Theory and Practice of Postcolonial Performance (Henry Obi Ajumeze) 613
Domenig, Gaudenz: Religion and Architecture in Premodern Indonesia. Studies in Spatial Anthropology (Wolfgang Marschall) 614
Fleming, Kenneth: Buddhist-Christian Encounter in Contemporary Thailand (Edwin Zehner) 615
Frembgen, Jurgen Wasim: Nocturnal Music in the Land of the Sufis. Unheard Pakistan (Ida Sophie Matzen) 616
Garcia-Sanchez, Inmaculada Ma: Language and Muslim Immigrant Childhoods. The Politics of Belonging (Mikaela Rogozen-Soltar) 618
Geisenhainer, Katja, Lothar Bohrmann und Bernhard Streck (Hrsg.): 100 Jahre Institut fur Ethnologie der Universitat Leipzig. Eine Anthologie seiner Vertreter (Berthold Riese) 619
Gonzalez-Ruibal, Alfredo: An Archaeology of Resistance. Materiality and Time in an African Borderland (Immo Eulenberger and Ameyu Godesso Roro) 620
Goodman, Davis S. G.: Class in Contemporary China (Minhua Ling) 622
Graham, Mark: Anthropological Explorations in Queer Theory (Tom Boellstorff) 623
Haag, Sabine, Alfonso de Maria y Campos, Lilia Rivero Weber und Christian Feest (Hrsg.): Der altmexikanische Federkopfschmuck (Elke Bujok) 624
Herzog-Schroder, Gabriele (Hrsg.): Von der Leidenschaft zu finden. Die Amazonien-Sammlung Fittkau (Michael Kraus) 626
Hudson, Mark J., Ann-Elise Lewallen, and Mark K. Watson (eds.): Beyond Ainu Studies. Changing Academic and Public Perspectives (Katarina Sjoberg) 628
Hume, Lynne: The Religious Life of Dress. Global Fashion and Faith (Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood) 629 Iberoamericana. Vol. 14 (Harald Mossbrucker) 630
Ingold, Tim, and Gisli Palsson (eds.): Biosocial Becomings. Integrating Social and Biological Anthropology (Martin Soukup) 632
Juncker, Kristine: Afro-Cuban Religious Arts. Popular Expressions of Cultural Inheritance in Espiritismo and Santeria (Maria Susana Cipolletti) 633
Kato, Takahiro: Tejidos de suenos. Imagenes y fiestas en el mundo andino (Pablo F. Sendon) 634
?, Anna: The Aranda’s Pepa. An Introduction to Carl Strehlow’s Masterpiece. Die Aranda- und Loritja- Stämme in Zentral-Australien (1907–1920) (Jason Gibson) 635
Kirsch, Stuart: Mining Capitalism. The Relationship between Corporations and Their Critics (Marjo E. M. de Theije) 637
Knorr, Jacqueline: Creole Identity in Postcolonial Indonesia (Vinsensius Adi Gunawan) 637
Krutak, Lars: Tattoo Traditions of Native North America. Ancient and Contemporary Expressions of Identity (Rhonda Dass) 639
Laidlaw, James: The Subject of Virtue. An Anthropology of Ethics and Freedom (Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban) 640
Lipset, David, and Richard Handler (eds.): Vehicles. Cars, Canoes, and Other Metaphors of Moral Imagination (Luis A. Vivanco) 642
Merabet, Sofian: Queer Beirut (Mathew Gagne) 643
Miller, Daniel, and Jolynna Sinanan: Webcam (Denise M. Carter) 644
Mori, Akiko (ed.): The Anthropology of Europe as Seen from Japan. Considering Contemporary Forms and Meanings of the Social (Sebastien Penmellen Boret) 645
Moskowitz, Marc L.: Go Nation. Chinese Masculinities and the Game of Weiqi in China (Hans Steinmuller) 646
Muckler, Hermann: Missionare in der Sudsee. Pioniere, Forscher, Martyrer. Ein biographisches Nachschlagewerk (Harald Grauer) 647
Muhlfried, Florian: Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia (Madlen Pilz) 648
Muller, Juliane: Migration, Geschlecht und Fusball zwischen Bolivien und Spanien. Netzwerke – Raume – Korper (Karoline Noack) 649
Noack, Karoline, und Martin Kunne: Die Sammlung Walter Lehmann am Ethnologischen Museum Berlin. Eine Einfuhrung in die Archaologie des sudlichen Zentralamerika (Alexander Geurds) 650
Perez, Manuel, Claudia Parodi y Jimena Rodriguez (eds.): No solo con las armas / Non solum armis. Cultura y poder en la Nueva Espana (Daniel Grana-Behrens) 652
Poser, Alexis Themo von: The Accounts of Jong. A Discussion of Time, Space, and Person in Kayan, Papua New Guinea (Kathleen Barlow) 653
Prince, Ruth J., and Rebecca Marsland (eds.): Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa. Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives (Brigit Obrist) 654
Remme, Jon Henrik Ziegler: Pigs and Persons in the Philippines. Human-Animal Entanglements in Ifugao Ritual (Stephen Acabado) 655
Sanjek, Roger: Ethnography in Today’s World. Color Full Before Color Blind (Brian A. Hoey) 656
Sissons, Jeffrey: The Polynesian Iconoclasm. Religious Revolution and the Seasonality of Power (Justine Guittonny- Cappelli) 657
Smith, Michael French: A Faraway, Familiar Place. An Anthropologist Returns to Papua New Guinea (Almut Schneider) 658
Steiner, Karin (Hrsg.): Wege zum Heil(igen)? Sakralitat und Sakralisierung in hinduistischen Traditionen (Othmar Gachter) 659
Stenzel, Kristina: A Reference Grammar of Kotiria (Wanano) (Martine Bruil) 661
Stenzel, Werner: Grundlagen der mesoamerikanischen Religion (Berthold Riese) 663
Tauschek, Markus: Kulturerbe. Eine Einfuhrung (Johann Verhovsek) 665
Tworuschka, Udo: Einfuhrung in die Geschichte der Religionswissenschaft (Harald Grauer) 667
Venhorst, Claudia: Muslims Ritualising Death in the Netherlands. Death Rites in a Small Town Context (Khadija Kadrouch-Outmany) 669
Walker, Anthony R.: Śākyamuni and G’ui˯sha. Two Essays on Buddhism in the Lahu and Wa Mountains (Lauren Drover) 669
Whitehead, Neil L., and Sverker Finnstrom (eds.): Virtual War and Magical Death. Technologies and Imaginaries for Terror and Killing (Robert A. Rubinstein) 671
Yu, LiAnne: Consumption in China. How China’s New Consumer Ideology Is Shaping the Nation (Alison Hulme) 672

Nov 2015