Anthropology and Mission 49

Review of Books
(by Othmar Gächter)


Fry, Douglas P. (ed.): War, Peace, and Human Nature. The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 562 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-985899-6. (hbk)

Riboli, Diana, and Davide Torri (eds.): Shamanism and Violence. Power, Repression and Suffering in Indigenous Religious Conflicts. Surrey: Ashgate, 2014. 176 pp. ISBN 978-1-4094-4386-5. (hbk)

Bellier, Irène (éd.): Peuple autochtones dans le monde. Les enjeux de la reconnaissance. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2013. 369 pp. ISBN 978-2-343-01120-2. (pbk)

Mancini, Susanna, and Michel Rosenfeld (eds.): Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 349 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-966038-4. (hbk)

Bengtson, Vern L., Norella M. Putney, and Susan Harris: Families and Faith. How Religion is Passed Down across Generations. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 267 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-994856-9. (hbk)

Knibbe, Kim Esther: Faith in the Familiar. Religion, Spirituality, and Place in the South of the Netherlands. Leiden: Brill, 2013. 186 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-25052-9 (hbk)

Herding, Maruta: Inventing the Muslim Cool. Islamic Youth Culture in Western Europe. Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2013. 241 pp. ISBN 978-8376-2511-0. (pbk)

Bsteh, Andreas: Geschichte eines Dialoges. Dialoginitiativen St. Gabriel an der Jahrtausendwende. Mödling: Verlag St. Gabriel, 2013. 149 pp. ISBN 978-3-85264-629-9.

Groot, Joanna de, and Sue Morgan (eds.): Sex, Gender and the Sacred. Reconfiguring Religion in Gender History. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2014. 337 pp. ISBN 978-1-118-83376-6. (pbk)

Hefner, Robert W. (ed.): Global Pentecostalism in the 21st Century. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. 270 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-01086-5. (pbk)

Heinrich, Hanna, and Harald Grauer (eds.): Wege im Garten der Ethnologie. Festschrift für María Susana Cipolletti / Caminos en el jardín de la etnología. Publicación en homenaje a María Susana Cipolletti. Sankt Augustin: Academia Verlag, 2013. 414 pp. ISBN 978-3-89665-632-2.

Rocha, Cristina, and Manuel A. Vásquesz (eds.): The Diaspora of Brazilian Religions. Leiden: Brill, 2013. 391 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-23694-3. (hbk)
Beek, Walter E.A. van, and Philip M. Peek (eds.): Reviewing Reality. Dynamics of African Divination. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2013. 395 pp. ISBN 978-3-643-90335-8. (pbk)

Kane, Abdoulaye, and Todd H. Leedy (eds.): African Migrations. Patterns and Perspectives. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. 301 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-00576-2. (pbk)

Prince, Ruth J., and Rebecca Marsland (eds.): Making and Unmaking Public Health in Africa. Ethnographic and Historical Perspectives. Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2014. 292 pp. ISBN 978-0-8214-2058-4. (pbk)

Klinken, Adriaan S. van: Transforming Masculinities in African Christianity. Gender Controversies in Times of AIDS. Surrey: Ashgate, 2013. 224 pp. ISBN 978-1-4094-5114-3 (hbk)

Loimeier, Roman: Muslim Societies in Africa. A Historical Anthropology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. 358 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-00788-9. (hbk)

Kirby, Jon P.: The Power and the Glory. Popular Christianity in Northern Ghana. Akropong-Akuapem: Regnum Africa, 2012. 350 pp. 978-9988-1-2295-9. (pbk)

Lentz, Carola: Land, Mobility, and Belonging in West Africa. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2013. 331 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-00957-9. (pbk)

Garritano, Carmela: African Video Movies and Global Desires. A Ghanaian History. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2013. 246 pp. 978-0-89680-286-5. (pbk)

Carney, J.J.: Rwanda before the Genocide. Catholic Politics and Ethnic Discourse in the Late Colonial Era. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 343 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-998227-1. (hbk)

Ghannam, Farha: Live and Die like a Man. Gender Dynamics in Urban Egypt. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. 222 pp. ISBN 978-0-8047-8329-3. (pbk)

Al-Rasheed, Madawi: A Most Masculine State. Gender, Politics, and Religion in Saudi Arabia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. 333 pp. ISBN 978-0-521-12252-8 (pbk)

Gellner, David N. (ed.): Borderland Lives in Northern South Asia. Durham: Duke University Press, 2013. 310 pp. 978-0-8223-5556-4. (pbk)

Singh, Pashaura, and Louis E. Fenech (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Sikh Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. 650 pp. 978-0-19-969930-8 (hbk)

LaDousa, Chaise: Hindi Is Our Ground, English Is Our Sky. Education, Language, and Social Class in Contemporary India. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. 216 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-232-4. (hbk)

Rinaldo, Rachel: Mobilizing Piety. Islam and Feminism in Indonesia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 254 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-994812-3. (pbk)

Knörr, Jacqueline: Creole Identity in Postcolonial Indonesia. New York: Berghahn Books, 2014. 225 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-268-3. (hbk)

Hetzel, Francis X.: Making Sense of Micronesia. The Logic of Pacific Island Culture. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2013. 183 pp. ISBN 978-0-8248-3661-0. (hbk)

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

Mantovani, Ennio: The Dema and the Christ. My Engagement and Inner Dialogue with the Cultures and Religions of Melanesia. Siegburg: Verlag Franz Schmitt, 2014. 297 pp. ISBN 978-3-87710-540-5. (pbk)

Grijp, Paul van der: Manifestations of Mana. Political Power and Divine Inspiration in Polynesia. Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2014. 320 pp. ISBN 978-3-643-90496-6. (pbk)

Poceski, Mario (ed.): The Wiley Blackwell Companion to East and Inner Asian Buddhism. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2014. 535 pp. ISBN 978-1-118-61033-6. (hbk)



Review of Articles
(by Joachim G. Piepke, Dariusz Piwowarczyk, and Vinsensius Adi Gunawan)

Werthmann, Katja: Local Religion or Cult-Shopping? A Sacrificial Site in Burkina Faso. Anthropos 109.2014: 399–409.

Formoso, Bernard: Spirit-Writing and Mediumship in the Chinese New Religious Movement Dejiao in South-eastern Asia. Anthropos 109.2014: 539–550.

Oelschlaegel, Anett C.: Plural World Interpretations. The Case of the Tyvans of South Siberia. Anthropos 109.2014: 551–566.

Maldonado Aranda, Salvador: Stories of Drug Trafficking in Rural Mexico. Territories, Drugs, and Cartels in Michoacán. European Review of Latin American Studies 94.2013: 43–66.

Falconi, Elizabeth: Storytelling, Language Shift, and Revitalization in a Transborder Community: “Tell it in Zapotec!” American Anthropologist 115.2013: 622–636.

Samson, Frank: Segmented Political Assimilation. Perceptions of Racialized Opportunities and Latino Immigrants’ Partisan Identification. Ethnic and Racial Studies 37.2014: 467–495.

Racancoj Alonzo, Víctor Manuel: Racionalidad económica indígena de herencia maya. Un aporte para una nueva arquitectura económica distinta a la capitalista. Suplemento Antropológico 45.2010: 453–474.

De Maaker, Eric: Performing the Garo Nation? Garo Wangala Dancing between Faith and Folklore. Asian Ethnology 72.2013: 221–239.

Mohd Solihin, Sohirin, and Mohd Shuhaimi bin Haji Ishak: Integrated Education of Mohammad Natsir in Indonesia. The Islamic Quarterly 57.2013: 235–248.

Rappoport, Dana: Space and Time in Indonesian Polymusic. Archipel 86.2013: 9–42.

Mahiques Climent, Joan: El relato folclórico del ánima del cura y la misa no celebrada en vida. Versiones comparadas del dominio de Oïl. Anthropos 109.2014: 583–598.


September 2014