Anthropology and Mission 46

Review of Books
(by Ivan Lobo and Othmar Gächter)

 

Peterson, Derek R.: Ethnic Patriotism and the East African Revival. A History of Dissent, c. 1935–1972. Cam-bridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012. 344 pp. 978-1-107-02116-7. (hbk)

Jones, Adam (ed.): Through a Glass, Darkly. Photographs of the Leipzig Mission from East Africa, 1896–1939. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2013. 150 pp. 978-3-86583-777-6. (pbk)

Kasfir, Sidney Littlefield, and Till Förster (eds.): African Art and Agency in the Workshop. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. 410 pp. 978-0-253-00749-0. (pbk)

Koloss, Hans-Joachim: Cameroon – Thoughts and Memories. Ethnological Research in Oku and Kembong 1975–2005. Berlin: Dietrich Reimer Verlag, 2012. 175 pp. 978-3-496-02857-4. (pbk)

Desplat, Patrick, and Terje Østebø (eds.): Muslim Ethiopia. The Christian Legacy, Identity Politics, and Islamic Reformism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 268 pp. 978-1-137-32529-7. (hbk)

Strecker, Ivo: Berimba’s Resistance. The Life and Times of a Great Hamar Spokesman, as Told by His Son Aike Berinas. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2013. 246 pp. 978-3-643-90343-3. (pbk)

Ajala, Aderemi Suleiman: Yoruba Nationalism. Culture, Politics and Violence in South-Western Nigeria (1900–2012). Köln: Köppe, 2013. 184 pp. 978-3-89645-900-8. (pbk)

Ako-Nai, Ronke Iyabowale (ed.): Gender and Power Relations in Nigeria. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2013. 350 pp. 978-0-7391-7778-5. (hbk)

Apoh, Wazi, and Bea Lundt (eds.): Germany and Its West African Colonies. “Excavations” of German Colonialism in Post-Colonial Times. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2013. 264 pp. 978-3-643-90303-7. (pbk)

Boissevain, Jeremy: Factions, Friends, and Feasts. Anthropological Perspectives on the Mediterranean. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013. 310 pp. 978-0-85745-844-5. (hbk)

Stewart, Charles: Dreaming and Historical Consciousness in Island Greece. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2012. 259 pp. 978-0-9835322-2-4. (hbk)

Vora, Neha: Impossible Citizens. Dubai’s Indian Diaspora. London: Duke University Press, 2013. 246 pp. 978-0-8223-5393-5. (pbk)

Breman, Jan: At Work in the Informal Economy of India. A Perspective from the Bottom Up. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2013. 459 pp. 978-0-19-809034-2. (hbk)

Sen, Ronojoy: Articles of Faith. Religion, Secularism, and the Indian Supreme Court. New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2012. 237 pp. 978-0-19-808535-5. (pbk)

Binder, Katrin: Yakṣagāna Raṅgabhūmi. The World of the Yakṣagāna Stage. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2013. 476 pp. 978-3-447-06900-7. (hbk)

Steinmüller, Hans: Communities of Complicity. Everyday Ethics in Rural China. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013. 276 pp. 978-0-85745-890-2 (hbk)

Wilkerson, James, and Robert Parkin (eds.): Modalities of Change. The Interface of Tradition and Modernity in East Asia. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013. 249 pp. 978-0-85745-568-0. (hbk)

Yang, Fenggang, and Joseph B. Tamney † (eds.): Confucianism and Spiritual Traditions in Modern China and Beyond. Leiden: Brill, 2012. 362 pp. 978-90-04-21239-8. (hbk)

Zucker, Eve Monique: Forest of Struggle. Moralities of Remembrance in Upland Cambodia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013. 235 pp. 978-0-8248-3805-8. (pbk)

In a village community in the highlands of Cambodia’s Southwest, people struggle to rebuild their lives after nearly thirty

Moutu, Andrew: Names are Thicker than Blood. Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 218 pp. 978-0-19-726445-4. (hbk)

Martin, Keir: The Death of the Big Men and the Rise of the Big Shots. Custom and Conflict in East New Britain. New York: Berghahn Books, 2013. 256 pp. 978-0-85745-872-8. (hbk)

Brandt, Agnes: Among Friends? On the Dynamics of Māori-Pākehā Relationships in Aotearoa New Zealand. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck Ruprecht, 2013. 291 pp. 978-3-8471-0060-7. (hbk)

Haines, David W., Keiko Yamanaka, and Shinji Yamashita (eds.): Wind over Water. Migration in an East Asian Context. New York: Berghahn Books, 2012. 270 pp. 978-0-85745-740-0. (hbk)

Lynch, Caitrin, and Jason Danely (eds.) Transitions and Transformations. Cultural Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course. New York: Berghahn, 2013. 270 pp. 978-0-85745-778-3. (hbk)

Adams, Vincanne: Markets of Sorrow, Labors of Faith. New Orleans in the Wake of Katrina. London: Duke University Press, 2013. 228 pp. 978-0-8223-5449-9. (pbk)

Krohn-Hansen, Christian: Making New York Dominican. Small Business, Politics, and Everyday Life. Phila-delphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013. 312 pp. 978-0-8122-4461-8. (hbk)

Barnes, Sandra L.: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/Aids and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology. New York: Fordham Press, 2013. 242 pp. 978-0-8232-4957-2. (pbk)

Cervantes, Fernando , and Andrew Redden (eds.): Angels, Demons and the New World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 318 pp. 978-0-521-76458-2. (hbk)

Wilson, David Gordon: Redefining Shamanisms. Spiritualist Mediums and Other Traditional Shamans as Ap-prenticeship Outcomes. London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013. 254 pp. 978-1-4411-5950-2. (hbk)

Kehoe, Alice Beck: Militant Christianity. An Anthropological History. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 194 pp. 978-1-137-28244-6. (pbk)

Crane, Hillary K., and Deana L. Weibel (eds.): Missionary Impositions. Conversion, Resistance, and Other Challenges to Objectivity in Religious Ethnography. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2013. 112 pp. 978-0-7391-7788-4. (hbk)

Bagchi, Subrata Sankar, and Arnab Das (eds.): Human Rights and the Third World. Issues and Discourses. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2013. 420 pp. 978-0-7391-7735-8. (hbk)

Anderson, Eugne N., and Barbara A. Anderson: Warning Signs of Genocide. An Anthropological Perspective. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2013. 215 pp. 978-0-7391-7514-9. (hbk)


 

 

Review of Articles
(by Joachim G. Piepke)

 

Doomen, Jasper: Concerning Darwinism. Anthropos 108. 2013: 409–417.

Villar, Diego: De qué ríen los chacobos. Anthropos 108. 2013: 481–494.

Kröger, Franz: Das Böse im göttlichen Wesen. Der Mungokult der Bulsa und Koma (Nordghana). Anthropos 108. 2013: 495–513.

Salpeteur, Matthieu: Quand l’invisible devient visible. Autopsie publique, lutte contre la sorcellerie et équilibres politiques locaux dans les hautes-terres de l’Ouest-Came¬roun. Anthropos 108. 2013 : 515–530.

Kocój, Ewa: The Romanian Ritual of Căluşari. Between an Obsolete Meaning and a Preserved Structure. Anthropos 108. 2013: 565–575.

Srivastava, Vinay Kumar: Remembered City, Lived-in City. Delhi as I experienced, Delhi of my Consciousness. Anthropos 108. 2013: 577–588.

Hegy, Pierre: A Critical Note on Aparecida and the Future of the Catholic Church of Latin America. Social Compass 59. 2012: 539–551.

Stuckrad, Kocku von: Secular Religion: A Discourse-historical Approach to Religion in Contemporary Western Europe. Journal of Contemporary Religion 28.2013: 1–14.

Abu-Munshar, Maher Y.: In the Shadow of the “Arab Spring”: The Fate of Non-Muslims under Islamist Rule. Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 23.2012: 487–503.

Seo, Myengkyo: Missions without Missionaries: The So¬cial Dimension of Church Growth in Muslim Java, Indo-nesia. Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 24.2013: 71–89.

Luhrmann, T.M. and Rachel Morgain: Prayer as Inner Sense Cultivation: An Attentional Learning Theory of Spi¬ritual Experience. Ethos 40.2012: 359–389.


August 2013