Volume 10
2024

Davé, Naisargi. Indifference: On the Praxis of Interspecies Being. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2023.

Davé, Naisargi. Indifference: On the Praxis of Interspecies Being. Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2023.   Keywords: ethics, animals, care, relationality, queerness   During the suicide epidemic of the Inuit in Nunavut, the RCMP cared for them by removing them from their families (Stevenson 2014). The Indian state, meanwhile, shows care for Kashmir by […]

Svenja Schöneich, Living on a Time Bomb: Local Negotiations of Oil Extraction in a Mexican Community.  New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2023.  

Svenja Schöneich, Living on a Time Bomb: Local Negotiations of Oil Extraction in a Mexican Community.  New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2023.  256 pp. Hardcover $135.  ISBN 9781800736566   Like so many other small towns in the northern Veracruz San Andrés oilfield, residents of the predominately indigenous Mexican community of Emiliano Zapata find themselves […]

EDYTA ROSZKO, 2021, Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 260 pp., ISBN 978-0-8248-9055-1.

EDYTA ROSZKO, 2021, Fishers, Monks and Cadres: Navigating State, Religion and the South China Sea in Central Vietnam, Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 260 pp., ISBN 978-0-8248-9055-1.   At the beginning of Edyta Roszko’s ethnography, a group of fishers find something unusual in their net: a statue of a medieval Chinese dignitary, hands clasped in […]

Elizabeth Weiss and James W. Springer, 2020. Repatriation and Erasing the Past, Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 278 pp., ISBN: 9781683401575.

Keywords: NAGPRA, repatriation, reburial, human remains, heritage law. Repatriation and Erasing the Past is a forthright condemnation of the ideology behind, and the enforcement of, theNative American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). NAGPRA is the U.S. Federal law that was passed in 1990 to execute the return of Native American heritage and human remains […]

CATHARINA E. SANTASILIA, GUY DAVID HEPP, AND RICHARD A. DIEHL (EDS.)

2022, Identities, Experience, and Change in Early Mexican Villages. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 350 pp. ISBN 13: 9780813069296 CATHARINA E. SANTASILIA, GUY DAVID HEPP, AND RICHARD A. DIEHL (EDS.) 2022, Identities, Experience, and Change in Early Mexican Villages. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 350 pp. ISBN 13: 9780813069296   The Mesoamerican Formative period is divided […]