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Contents:

BOOK REVIEWS

    1. R Evolving God: A Provocative View on the Origins of Religion by Barbara J. King
      1. MARTIN K. NICKELS

FROM THE EDITOR

    1. R Anthropological Innovations
      1. TOM BOELLSTORFF
    2. R American Anthropologist Behind the Scenes
      1. NEHA VORA

FROM THE MANAGING EDITOR

    1. R My Years with American Anthropologist
      1. MAYUMI SHIMOSE

RESEARCH ARTICLES

    1. R Property, Identity, and Macroeconomy in the Prehispanic Southwest
      1. JAMES M. BAYMAN
        ALAN P. SULLIVAN
    2. R The Everglades Ecosystem and the Politics of Nature
      1. LAURA OGDEN
    3. R Narratives of Conquest, Colonialism, and Cutting-Edge Technology
      1. ENRIQUE RODRÍGUEZ-ALEGRÍA

ESSAYS

    1. R Leaving Few Bones Unturned: Recent Work on Repatriation by Osteologists
      1. ANN M. KAKALIOURAS
    2. R The Quest for Anthropological Relevance: Borgesian Maps and Epistemological Pitfalls
      1. MATTI BUNZL
    3. R A Response to Matti Bunzl: Public Anthropology, Pragmatism, and Pundits
      1. CATHERINE BESTEMAN
        HUGH GUSTERSON
    4. R A Reply to Besteman and Gusterson: Swinging the Pendulum
      1. MATTI BUNZL

VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY

    1. R Two Exhibitions Resignify Aboriginality and Photographyin Australia's Visual Lexicon
      1. Sabra Thorner
    2. R Stigmas of the Tamil Stage: An Ethnography of Special Drama Artists in South India by Susan Seizer
      1. SARA DICKEY
    3. R Mien Sports and Heritage, Thailand 2001 by Hjorleifur Jonsson
      Mien Relations: Mountain People and State Control in Thailand by Hjorleifur Jonsson

      1. JACQUETTA F. HILL
        DAVID W. PLATH

BOOK REVIEWS

    1. R Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao edited by Cameron L. McNeil
      1. E. N. ANDERSON
    2. R Conference Proceedings: EPIC 2006, Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference, 24–26 September, 2006, Portland, OR, USA by Tracey Lovejoy and Ken Anderson
      1. JOHN F. SHERRY
    3. R The Archaeology of Global Change: The Impact of Humans on Their Environment edited by Charles L. Redman, Steven R. James, Paul R. Fish, and J. Daniel Rogers
      1. THOMAS H. McGOVERN
    4. R Globalization and Race: Transformations in the Cultural Production of Blackness edited by Kamari Maxine Clarke and Deborah A. Thomas
      Race and Multiraciality in Brazil and the United States: Converging Paths? bu G. Reginald Daniel

      1. AMANDA WALKER JOHNSON
    5. R Eastern Cherokee Fishing by Heidi M. Altman
      1. ARLENE FRADKIN
    6. R Poor Families in America's Health Care Crisis by Ronald J. Angel, Laura Lein, and Jane Henrici
      1. KAREN COEN FLYNN
    7. R Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment by Ana Aparicio
      1. CARLOS ULISES DECENA
    8. R Muddied Waters: Race, Region, and Local History in Colombia, 1846–1948 by Nancy P. Appelbaum
      1. LEÓN ARREDONDO
    9. R Uncovering Southeast Asia's Past: Selected Papers from the 10th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists edited by Elisabeth A. Bacus, Ian C. Glover, and Vincent C. Pigott
      1. DOUGLAS D. ANDERSON
    10. R Teaching Religion and Healing edited by Linda L. Barnes and Inés M. Talamantez
      1. CHRISTOPHER T. DOLE
    11. R States of Violence: Politics, Youth, and Memory in Contemporary Africa edited by Edna G. Bay and Donald L. Donham
      1. WENDI A. HAUGH
    12. R Findings: The Material Culture of Needlework and Sewing by Mary C. Beaudry
      1. BONNIE J . CLARK
    13. R Progress in Colour Studies, vol. 1: Language and Culture edited by Carole P. Biggam and Christian J. Kay
      1. DAVID BIMLER
    14. R Forensic Anthropology: Case Studies from Europe edited by Megan B. Brickley and Roxana Ferllini
      1. ERIN H. KIMMERLE
    15. R Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and the Antiquities Trade edited by Neil Brodie, Morag M. Kersel, Christina Luke, and Kathryn Walker Tubb
      1. JENNA WALLACE COPLIN
    16. R Dancing from Past to Present: Nation, Culture, Identities edited by Theresa Jill Buckland
      1. SALLY NESS
    17. R Primates in Perspective edited by Carolina J. Campbell, Agustín Fuentes, Katherine C. MacKinnon, Melissa Panger, and Simon K. Bearder
      1. MICHAEL F. GIBBONS
    18. R Women in Anthropology: Autobiographical Narratives and Social History edited by Maria G. Cattell and Marjorie M. Schweitzer
      1. JUDITH K. BROWN
    19. R Generations and Globalization: Youth, Age, and Family in the New World Economy edited by Jennifer Cole and Deborah Durham
      1. KAREN A. PORTER
    20. R Law and Disorder in the Postcolony edited by Jean Comaroff and John L. Comaroff
      1. AMY E. DEN OUDEN
    21. R Cows, Kin, and Globalization: An Ethnography of Sustainability by Susan A. Crate
      1. MARJORIE MANDELSTAM BALZER
    22. R The Seductions of Community: Emancipations, Oppressions, Quandaries edited by Gerald W. Creed
      1. GLYNIS GEORGE
    23. R Worldview, the Orichas, and Santerýa: Africa to Cuba and Beyond by Mercedes Cros Sandoval
      1. SUSAN RASMUSSEN
    24. R Environmental Change and Human Adaptation in the Ancient American Southwest edited by David E. Doyel and Jeffrey S. Dean
      1. JOHN E. DOUGLAS
    25. R Immigrants, Settlers, and Laborers: The Socioeconomic Transformation of a Farming Community by Travis Du Bry
      1. FRANCESCA BRAY
    26. R When Bodies Remember: Experiences and Politics of AIDS in South Africa by Didier Fassin
      1. HANSJÖRG DILGER
    27. R Frontiers of Capital: Ethnographic Reflections on the New Economy edited by Melissa S. Fisher and Greg Downey
      1. JEFFREY H. COHEN
    28. R The American Discovery of Europe by Jack D. Forbes.
      1. PETER S. WELLS
    29. R Assembling Flowers and Cultivating Homes: Labor and Gender in Colombia by Greta Friedemann-Sánchez
      1. ELIZABETH BRUSCO
    30. R Beyond War: The Human Potential for Peace by Douglas P. Fry
      1. NEIL L. WHITEHEAD
    31. R Making Indigenous Citizens: Identity, Development, and Multicultural Activism in Peru by María Elena García
      1. JASON PRIBILSKY
    32. R Case Study Research: Principles and Practices by John Gerring
      1. DAVID SHULMAN
    33. R Breast Cancer Genes and the Gendering of Knowledge: Science and Citizenship in the Cultural Context of the "New" Genetics by Sahra Gibbon
      1. JULIET M. MCMULLIN
    34. R The Hidden Life of Girls: Games of Stance, Status, and Exclusion by Marjorie Harness Goodwin
      1. ROBYN M. HOLMES
    35. R Chiricahua Apache Enduring Power: Naiche's Puberty Ceremony Paintings by Trudy Griffin-Pierce
      1. JOHN R. WELCH
    36. R Exilés, réfugiés, déplacés en Afrique centrale et orientale (Exiles, refugees, and displaced persons in central and eastern Africa) edited by André Guichaoua
      1. MARGARET BUCKNER
    37. R The Native World beyond Apalachee: West Florida and the Chattahoochee Valley by John H. Hann
      1. JAY K. JOHNSON
    38. R Native Americans and the Environment: Perspectives on the Ecological Indian edited by Michael E. Harkin and David Rich Lewis
      1. DAVID COZZO
    39. R Schooling Islam: The Culture and Politics of Modern Muslim Education edited by Robert W. Hefner and Muhammad Qasim Zaman
      1. RACHEL NEWCOMB
    40. R Why Did They Kill? Cambodia in the Shadow of Genocide by Alexander Hinton
      1. MARTHA LINCOLN
    41. R The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean by Engseng Ho
      1. JONAH STEINBERG
    42. R From Enslavement to Environmentalism: Politics on a Southern African Frontier by David McDermott Hughes
      1. MICHAEL MADISON WALKER
    43. R Poison Arrows: North American Indian Hunting and Warfare by David E. Jones
      1. THOMAS S. ABLER
    44. R Seeing and Being Seen: The Q'eqchi' Maya of Livingston, Guatemala and Beyond by Hilary E. Kahn
      1. EDWARD F. FISCHER
    45. R Tibetan Borderlands edited by P. Christiaan Klieger
      1. HEIDI SWANK
    46. R Esalen: America and the Religion of No Religion by Jeffrey J. Kripal
      1. SARAH M. PIKE
    47. R "When Women Unite!" The Making of the Anti-Liquor Movement in Andhra Pradesh, India by Marie Larsson
      1. Isabelle Clark-DecÈS
    48. R The Archaeology of Chaco Canyon: An Eleventh-Century Pueblo Regional Center edited by Stephen H. Lekson
      1. BARBARA J. MILLS
    49. R On Knowing and Not Knowing in the Anthropology of Medicine edited by Roland Littlewood
      1. KATHLEEN M. BUCKLEY
    50. R Off the Edge: Experiments in Cultural Analysis edited by Orvar Löfgren and Richard Wilk
      1. PAUL E. MURRAY
    51. R Wild Profusion: Biodiversity Conservation in an Indonesian Archipelago by Celia Lowe
      1. ERIN P. RILEY
    52. R Remembering the Hacienda: Religion, Authority, and Social Change in Highland Ecuador by Barry J. Lyons
      1. LYNN A. MEISCH
    53. R Mestizo in America: Generations of Mexican Ethnicity in the Suburban Southwest by Thomas Macias
      1. ANA M. JUÁREZ
    54. R The Deadly Politics of Giving: Exchange and Violence at Ajacan, Roanoke, and Jamestown by Seth Mallios
      1. JANET E. RAFFERTY
    55. R Nuclear Borderlands: The Manhattan Project in Post–Cold War New Mexico by Joseph Masco
      1. CHRISTOPHER KELTY
    56. R Black Atlantic Religion: Tradition, Transnationalism, and Matriarchy in the Afro-Brazilian Candomblé by J. Lorand Matory
      1. BAYO HOLSEY
    57. R Becoming Muslim: Western Women's Conversions to Islam by Anna Mansson McGinty
      1. ROCHELLE DAVIS
    58. R An Alliance of Women: Immigration and the Politics of Race by Heather Merrill
      1. SUSAN BRIN HYATT
    59. R The Language of Law School: Learning To "Think Like a Lawyer." by Elizabeth Mertz
      1. GREGORY M. MATOESIAN
    60. R Suffering for Territory: Race, Place, and Power in Zimbabwe by Donald S. Moore
      1. ERICA L. BORNSTEIN
    61. R Deaf in Japan: Signing and the Politics of Identity by Karen Nakamura
      1. CINDI L. STURTZSREETHARAN
    62. R Days of Death, Days of Life: Ritual in the Popular Culture of Oaxaca by Kristin Norget
      1. JAMES FITZSIMMONS
    63. R The Last Pescadores of Chimalhuacán, México: An Archaeological Ethnography by Jeffrey R. Parsons
      1. JAMES R. McGOODWIN
    64. R Sheltering Women: Negotiating Gender and Violence in Northern Italy by Sonja Plesset
      1. ANNE CHAMBERS
    65. R Making the Voyageur World: Travelers and Traders in the North American Fur Trade by Carolyn Podruchny
      1. KENNETH B. TANKERSLEY
    66. R Now We Are Citizens: Indigenous Politics in Postmulticultural Bolivia by Nancy Grey Postero
      1. MARY RILEY
    67. R A Pre-Columbian World edited by Jeffrey Quilter and Mary Miller
      1. JENNIFER MATHEWS
    68. R A Machine To Make a Future: Biotech Chronicles by Paul Rabinow and Talia Dan-Cohen
      1. HILARY CUNNINGHAM
    69. R Modern Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis Khan edited by Paula L. W. Sabloff
      1. CYNTHIA WERNER
    70. R All American Yemeni Girls: Being Muslim in a Public School by Loukia K. Sarroub
      1. ANNETTE HEMMINGS
    71. R Nuer-American Passages: Globalizing Sudanese Migration by Dianna J. Shandy
      1. A. PETER CASTRO
    72. R Archaeological Site Museums in Latin America edited by Helaine Silverman
      1. JONATHAN HAAS
    73. R The Neolithic Revolution in the Near East: Transforming the Human Landscape by Alan H. Simmons
      1. GEOFFREY A. CLARK
    74. R Archaeological Anthropology: Perspectives on Method and Theory edited by James M. Skibo, Michael W. Graves, and Miriam T. Stark
      1. PATTI J. WRIGHT
    75. R A Culture of Corruption: Everyday Deception and Popular Discontent in Nigeria by Daniel Jordan Smith
      1. GABRIEL FERREYRA-OROZCO
    76. R Casting Kings: Bards and Indian Modernity by Jeffrey G. Snodgrass
      1. NORBERT PEABODY
    77. R Miracles and Extraordinary Experience in Northern Kenya by Bilinda Straight
      1. JULIAN M. MURCHISON
    78. R Hinterlands and Regional Dynamics in the Ancient Southwest edited by Alan P. Sullivan III and James M. Bayman
      1. KATHRYN A. KAMP
    79. R Walter Benjamin's Grave by Michael Taussig
      1. RICHARD SHAPIRO
    80. R Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice by Niels Teunis and Gilbert Herdt
      1. WILLIAM JANKOWIAK
    81. R Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius (1000–250 B.C.): The Archaeological Evidence by Lothar von Falkenhausen
      1. MAGNUS FISKESJÖ
    82. R The Chinese in Silicon Valley: Globalization, Social Networks, and Ethnic Identity by Bernard P. Wong
      1. CHUAN-KANG SHIH
    83. R A Thousand Miles of Dreams: The Journeys of Two Chinese Sisters by Sasha Su-Ling Welland
      1. SHANSHAN DU
    84. R Fast Food/Slow Food: The Cultural Economy of the Global Food System edited by Richard Wilk
      1. R. S. KHARE
    85. R Afro-Atlantic Dialogues: Anthropology in the Diaspora edited by Kevin A. Yelvington
      1. JEMIMA PIERRE

COMMENTARY

    1. R Tveskov's Straw Man: A Response to "Social Identity and Culture Change on the Southern Northwest Coast"
      1. BRIAN D. HALEY

OBITUARIES

    1. R Alice Mossie Brues (1913–2007)
      1. MARY K. SANDFORD
        LYNN KILGORE
        DARNA L. DUFOUR
        JUDITH G. REGENSTEINER
    2. R Jaime Litvak King (1933–2006)
      1. PAUL SCHMIDT SCHOENBERG
    3. R Norman Anthony McQuown (1914–2005)
      1. N. LOUANNA FURBEE
    4. R Bruce Graham Trigger (1937–2006)
      1. MICHAEL S. BISSON