Reviews

Author: 
George W. Jr.. Stocking, ed.
Reviewer: 
Deborah J. Cahalen

Cahalen on Stocking, 'Volksgeist as Method and Ethic: Essays on Boasian Ethnography and the German Anthropological Tradition'


George W. Jr.. Stocking, ed. Volksgeist as Method and Ethic: Essays on Boasian Ethnography and the German Anthropological Tradition. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1996. 358 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-14550-7; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-299-14554-5.

Reviewed by Deborah J. Cahalen (Department of Anthropology, SUNY Binghamton)
Published on H-SAE (February, 2000)

Author: 
Bengt Ankarloo, Stuart Clark, eds.
Reviewer: 
Laszlo Kurti

Kurti on Ankarloo and Clark, 'Witchcraft and Magic in Europe. The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries'


Bengt Ankarloo, Stuart Clark, eds. Witchcraft and Magic in Europe. The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999. xii + 324 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8122-1706-3; $57.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3518-0.

Reviewed by Laszlo Kurti (Department of Political Science, University of Miskolc, Hungary)
Published on H-SAE (February, 2000)

Author: 
Gerd Baumann
Reviewer: 
David Beriss

Beriss on Baumann, 'Contesting Culture: Discourses of Identity in Multi-Ethnic London'


Gerd Baumann. Contesting Culture: Discourses of Identity in Multi-Ethnic London. New York and Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 1996. xiii + 218 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-55482-4; $30.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-55554-8.

Reviewed by David Beriss (Department of Anthropology, University of New Orleans)
Published on H-SAE (December, 1999)

Author: 
Miguel Vale de Almeida
Reviewer: 
Charles R. Menzies

Menzies on de Almeida, 'The Hegemonic Male: Masculinity in a Portuguese Town'


Miguel Vale de Almeida. The Hegemonic Male: Masculinity in a Portuguese Town. Providence. R.I. and Oxford, Eng.: Berghahn Books, 1996. 186 pp. $16.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57181-891-1; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-888-1.

Reviewed by Charles R. Menzies (University of British Columbia)
Published on H-SAE (June, 1999)

Author: 
Jeffrey Cole
Reviewer: 
Eric Maheu

Maheu on Cole, 'The New Racism in Europe: A Sicilian Ethnography'


Jeffrey Cole. The New Racism in Europe: A Sicilian Ethnography. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997. xi + 153 pp. $54.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-58493-7.

Reviewed by Eric Maheu (Department of Anthropology, Université de Montréal, Canada)
Published on H-SAE (May, 1999)

La construction de l'Autre dans la vie quotidienne

Author: 
Susan Parman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Kelli Ann Costa

Costa on Parman, 'Europe in the Anthropological Imagination'


Susan Parman, ed. Europe in the Anthropological Imagination. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1998. xi + 274 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-13-337460-5.

Reviewed by Kelli Ann Costa (Department of Anthropology, Franklin Pierce College)
Published on H-SAE (March, 1999)

From Center to Margins: An Intellectual History of the Anthropology of Europe

Author: 
Charles Tilly
Reviewer: 
Karen Armstrong

Armstrong on Tilly, 'Roads from Past to Future'


Charles Tilly. Roads from Past to Future. Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997. ix + 430 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8476-8410-6; $101.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8476-8409-0.

Reviewed by Karen Armstrong (University of Helsinki)
Published on H-SAE (January, 1999)

Innovation and Historical Continuity

Author: 
Paul Saenger
Reviewer: 
Joseph Feller

Feller on Saenger, 'Space Between Words: The Origins of Silent Reading'


Paul Saenger. Space Between Words: The Origins of Silent Reading. Stanford, Cal.: Stanford University Press, 1997. xviii + 480 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-2653-5.

Reviewed by Joseph Feller (Liberal Arts, Ringling School of Art and Design)
Published on H-SAE (January, 1999)

The Silent Word

Author: 
Bent Flyvbjerg
Reviewer: 
Laszlo Kurti

Kurti on Flyvbjerg, 'Rationality and Power: Democracy in Practice'


Bent Flyvbjerg. Rationality and Power: Democracy in Practice. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xiii + 290 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-25451-7; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-25449-4.

Reviewed by Laszlo Kurti (University of Miskolc, Hungary)
Published on H-SAE (December, 1998)

Anthropology of Power and The European City

Author: 
John Borneman
Reviewer: 
Angela Jancius

Jancius on Borneman, 'Subversions of International Order: Studies in the Political Anthropology of Culture'


John Borneman. Subversions of International Order: Studies in the Political Anthropology of Culture. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998. viii + 341 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-3584-7; $26.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-3583-0.

Reviewed by Angela Jancius (Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University)
Published on H-SAE (September, 1998)

Author: 
Jane C. Schneider, Peter T. Schneider
Reviewer: 
Anthony (Tony) H. Galt

Galt on Schneider and Schneider, 'Festival of the Poor: Fertility Decline and the Ideology of Class in Sicily, 1860-1980'


Jane C. Schneider, Peter T. Schneider. Festival of the Poor: Fertility Decline and the Ideology of Class in Sicily, 1860-1980. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1996. x + 322 pp. $21.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8165-1519-6; $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8165-1544-8.

Reviewed by Anthony (Tony) H. Galt (University of Wisconsin-Green Bay)
Published on H-SAE (May, 1998)

Author: 
David Horrocks, Eva Kolinsky, eds.
Reviewer: 
Levent Soysal

Soysal on Horrocks and Kolinsky, 'Turkish Culture in German Society Today'


David Horrocks, Eva Kolinsky, eds. Turkish Culture in German Society Today. Providence: Berghahn Books, 1996. xxviii + 207 pp. $15.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57181-047-2; $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-899-7.

Reviewed by Levent Soysal (New York University)
Published on H-SAE (April, 1998)

Author: 
Han F. Vermeulen, Arturo Alvarez Roldan
Reviewer: 
Wim van Meurs

van Meurs on Vermeulen and Roldan, 'Fieldwork and Footnotes: Studies in the History of European Anthropology. European Association of Social Anthropologists'


Han F. Vermeulen, Arturo Alvarez Roldan. Fieldwork and Footnotes: Studies in the History of European Anthropology. European Association of Social Anthropologists. London: Routledge, 1995. xi + 261 S. $44.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-10656-6; $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-10655-9.

Reviewed by Wim van Meurs (Free University of Berlin & Centrum fuer Angewandte Politikforschung Munich)
Published on H-SAE (March, 1998)

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