Anthropology and Mission 53

Review of Books
(by Othmar Gächter and Vinsensius Adi Gunawan)


Sanjek, Roger (ed.): Mutuality. Anthropology’s Changing Terms of Engagement. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015. 374 pp. ISBN 978-0-8122-4656-8. (hbk)

Muckle, Robert J., and Laura Tubelle de Gonzáles: Through the Lens of Anthropology. An Introduction to Human Evolution and Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016. 384 pp. ISBN 978-1-4426-0863-4. (pbk)

Willems, Willem J. H., and Henk P. J. van Schaik (eds.): Water and Heritage. Material, Conceptual, and Spiritual Connections. Leiden: Sidestone Press, 2015. 430 pp. ISBN 978-90-8890-278-9. (pbk)

Niederberger, Thomas, et al. (eds.): The Open Cut. Mining, Transnational Corporations and Local Populations. Zürich: Lit Verlag, 2016. 538 pp. ISBN 978-3-643-80151-7. (pbk)

Paul, Robert A.: Mixed Messages. Cultural and Genetic Inheritance in the Construction of Human Society. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2015. 353 pp. ISBN 978-0-226-24086-2. (pbk)

Berger, Peter, and Justin Kroesen (eds.): Ultimate Ambiguities. Investigating Death and Liminality. New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. 278 pp. 978-1-78238-609-4. (hbk)

Soeffner, Hans-Georg, and Dariuš Zifonun (eds.): Ritual Change and Social Transformation in Migrant Societies. Frankfurt: 2016. 141 pp. ISBN 978-3-631-63665-7. (hbk)

Ratschiller, Linda, und Siegfried Weichlein (Hrsg.): Der schwarze Körper als Missionsgebiet. Medizin, Ethnologie, Theologie in Afrika und Europa 1880–1960. Köln: Böhlau Verlag, 2016. 189 pp. ISBN 978-3-412-50166-2. (pbk)

Mitchell, Claudia, and Carrie Rentschler (eds.): Girlhood and the Politics of Place. New York: Berghahn Books, 2016. 342 pp. ISBN 978-1-78533-017-9. (pbk)

Brunner, Rainer (Hrsg.): Islam. Einheit und Vielfalt einer Weltreligion. Stuttgart: W. Kohlhammer, 2016. 666 pp. ISBN 978-3-17-021822-2. (hbk)

Bergeaud-Blackler, Florence, Johan Fischer, and John Lever (eds.): Halal Matters. Islam, Politics, and Markets in Global Perspective. London: Routledge, 2016. 203 pp. ISBN 978-1-138-81276-5. (pbk)

Hasan, Noorhaidi, and Fritz Schulze (eds.): Indonesian and German Views on the Islamic Legal Discourse on Gender and Civil Rights. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. 200 pp. ISBN 978-3-447-10512-5. (pbk)
Hadiwitanto, Handi: Religion and Generalised Trust. An Empirical-Theological Study among University Students in Indonesia. Münster: Lit Verlag, 2016. 325 pp. ISBN 978-3-643-90712-7. (pbk)

Carr, C. Lynn: A Year in White. Cultural Newcomers to Lukumi and Santería in the United States. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2015. 229 pp. ISBN 978-0-8135-7119-5. (pbk)

Mennis, Mary R.: Hagen Saga. The Story of Father William Ross, SVD. With Notes and Articles by Father Ross. Port Moresby: The University of Papua New Guinea Press, 2015. 223 pp. ISBN 978-9980-89-172-3. (hbk)

Castryck, Geert, Silke Strickrodt, and Katja Werthmann (eds.): Sources and Methods for African History and Culture. Essays in Honour of Adam Jones. Leipzig: Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2016. 698 pp. ISBN 978-3-86583-926-8. (hbk)

Akinyoade, Akinyinka, and Jan-Bart Gewald (eds.): African Roads to Prosperity. People en Route to Socio-Cultural and Economic Transformations. Leiden: Brill, 2015. 278 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-30171-9. (pbk)

Werbner, Richard: Divination’s Grasp. African Encounters with the Almost Said. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2015. 341 pp. ISBN 978-0-253-01895-3. (pbk)

Meyer, Birgit: Sensational Movies. Video, Vision, and Christianity in Ghana. Oakland: University of California Press, 2015. 380 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-28768-6. (pbk)

Peel, J.D.Y.: Christianity, Islam, and Oriṣa Religion. Three Traditions in Comparison and Interaction. California: University of California Press, 2016. 296 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-28585-9. (pbk)

Pelican, Michaela: Masks and Staffs. Identity Politics in the Cameroon Grassfields. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015. 244 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-728-2. (hbk)

Covington-Ward, Yolanda: Gesture and Power. Religion, Nationalism, and Everyday Performance in Congo. Durham: Duke University Press, 2016. 287 pp. ISBN 978-0-8223-6036-0. (pbk)

Lewis-Williams, J. D.: Myth and Meaning. San-Bushman Folklore in Global Context. California: Left Coast Press, 2015. 249 pp. ISBN 978-1-62958-154-5. (hbk)

Akhtar, Iqbal: The Khōjā of Tanzania. Discontinuities of a Postcolonial Religious Identity. Leiden: Brill, 2016. 226 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-27474-7. (hbk)

Coester, Markus, and Wolfgang Bender (eds.): A Reader in African-Jamaican Music, Dance, and Religion. Kingston: Ian Randle Publishers, 2015. 735 pp. ISBN 978-976-637-253-8. (pbk)

Thorsen, Jakob Egeris: Charismatic Practice and Catholic Parish Life. The Incipient Pentecostalization of the Church in Guatemala and Latin America. Leiden: Brill, 2015. 242 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-29165-2 (pbk).

High, Casey: Victims and Warriors. Violence, History, and Memory in Amazonia. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2015. 234 pp. ISBN 978-0-252-08067-8. (pbk)

Klaufus, Christien, and Arij Ouweneel (eds.): Housing and Belonging in Latin America. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015. 330 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-740-4. (hbk)

Hordge-Freeman, Elizabeth: The Color of Love. Racial Features, Stigma, and Socialization in Black Brazilian Families. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2015. 311 pp. ISBN 978-1-4773-0788-5. (pbk)

Deer, Sarah: The Beginning and End of Rape. Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. 208 pp. ISBN 978-0-8166-9633-8. (pbk)

Kauffmann, Thomas: The Agendas of Tibetan Refugees. Survival Strategies of a Government-in-Exile in a World of Transnational Organizations. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015. 207 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-282-9. (hbk)

Xie, Yuanyuan: Ecological Migrants. The Relocation of China’s Ewenki Reindeer Herders. New York: Berghahn Books, 2015. 220 pp. ISBN 978-1-78238-632-2. (hbk)

Billé, Frank: Sinophobia. Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015. 257 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8248-3982-6. (hbk)


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

Wentzell, Emily: Medical Research Participation as Citizenship. Modeling Modern Masculinity and Marriage in a Mexican Sexual Health Study. American Anthropologist 117. 2015/4: 652–664.

Klaits, Frederick, and Sh. A. McLean: Valuing Black Lives. Pentecostalism, Charismatic Gifts, and Human Economies in a U.S. Inner City. American Ethnologist 42. 2015/4: 610–623.

Kernaghan, Richard: Cocaine’s Minor Destinies. Ephemerality and Legal Threat on the Margins of the Peruvian State. American Ethnologist 42. 2015/4: 658–672.

Muñoz, Catalina: Indigenous State Making on the Frontier. Arhuaco Politics in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Colombia. Ethnohistory 63. 2016/2: 301–325.

Hägerdal, Hans: Eastern Indonesia and the Writing of History. Archipel 90. 2015: 75–97.

Zocca, Franco: The Papuan Spirit Nogut in the Light of the Gospels. Catalyst 45. 2015/2: 111–120.

Newland, Lynda: The Lost Tribes of Israel ‒ and the Genesis of Christianity in Fiji: Missionary Notions of Fijian Origin from 1835 to Cession and Beyond. Oceania 85. 2015/3: 256–270.

Larsen, Timothy: British Social Anthropologists and Missionaries in the Twentieth Century. Anthropos 111. 2016/2: 593–601.

Lindberg, Christer: Magical Art – Art as Magic. Anthropos 111. 2016/2: 601–607.

Schwell, Alexandra: #Muslimrage. When Western Fears Meet Political Humour. Ethnologia Europaea 45. 2015/2: 85–101.

October 2016