American Anthropologist

Vol. 99, No. 1, Mar., 1997

Published by: Wiley on behalf of the American Anthropological Association

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter (pp. 1-6)
  2. Abstracts (pp. 6-8)
  3. Forum

  4. Microcosmic Histories: Island Perspectives on "Global" Change (pp. 30-42)
    Patrick V. Kirch
  5. Unraveling the Anchoring Cord: Navajo Relocation, 1974 to 1996 (pp. 43-55)
    Maureen Trudelle Schwarz
  6. Wild Pigs and Kings: Remembered Landscapes in Rajasthan (pp. 70-84)
    Ann Grodzins Gold and Bhoju Ram Gujar
  7. Dreams of a Final Sherpa (pp. 85-98)
    Vincanne Adams
  8. "Black Male" Imagery and Media Containment of African American Men (pp. 99-111)
    Helán E. Page
  9. Bamana Sand Divination: Recursion in Ethnomathematics (pp. 112-122)
    Ron Eglash
  10. Representation and Reality in the Study of Culture (pp. 123-134)
    John R. Bowlin and Peter G. Stromberg
  11. Film Review Essays

  12. Book Review Essays

    • Science Studies: Beyond the War Zone (pp. 144-146)
      Ecologies of Knowledge: Work and Politics in Science and Technology by Susan Leigh Star; Beyond the Natural Body: An Archeology of Sex Hormones by Nelly Oudshoorn; Science and Technology in a Multicultural World: The Cultural Politics of Facts and Artifacts by David J. Hess
      Review by: Deborah Heath
    • On the History of British Social Anthropology (pp. 147-148)
      After Tylor: British Social Anthropology 1888-1951 by George W. Stocking Jr.; The Expansive Moment: The Rise of Social Anthropology in Britain and Africa 1918-1970 by Jack Goody
      Review by: James Urry
    • Disciplinary Directions in Dispute (pp. 148-151)
      The Challenge of Anthropology: Old Encounters and New Excursions by Robin Fox; The Future of Anthropology: Its Relevance to the Contemporary World by Akbar Ahmed, Chris Shore
      Review by: Jonathan Friedman
    • Rethinking AIDS (pp. 151-153)
      AIDS and Intravenous Drug Use: The Influence of Morality, Politics, Social Science, and Race in the Making of a Tragedy by M. Daniel Fernando; Choosing Unsafe Sex: AIDS-Risk Denial among Disadvantaged Women by E. J. Sobo; Global AIDS Policy by Douglas A. Feldman
      Review by: Lucille A. Sherlick
    • Ethnicity in the USSR and the CIS (pp. 153-155)
      After the USSR: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Politics in the Commonwealth of Independent States by Anatoly M. Khazanov; Who Gets the Past? Competition for Ancestors among Non-Russian Intellectuals in Russia by Victor A. Shnirelman; In the Soviet House of Culture: A Century of Perestroikas by Bruce Grant
      Review by: Caroline Humphrey
    • Gender in the Muslim Middle East (pp. 155-157)
      Feminists, Islam, and Nation: Gender and the Making of Modern Egypt by Margot Badran; Gender Politics in Sudan: Islamism, Socialism, and the State by Sondra Hale; Quest for Conception: Gender, Infertility, and Egyptian Medical Traditions by Marcia C. Inhorn
      Review by: Lois Beck
    • Centers, Margins, and Women in South Asia (pp. 157-160)
      Women as Subjects: South Asian Histories by Nita Kumar; From the Margins of Hindu Marriage: Essays on Gender, Religion and Culture by Lindsey Harlan, Paul B. Courtright; The White Woman's Other Burden: Western Women and South Asia during the British Rule by Kumari Jayawardena
      Review by: Lina Fruzzetti
    • Contemporary Headhunting (pp. 160-162)
      Headhunting and the Social Imagination in Southeast Asia by Janet Hoskins; Showing Signs of Violence: The Cultural Politics of a Twentieth Century Headhunting Ritual by Kenneth George
      Review by: Joel Kuipers
    • Coping with the Anthropology of Tourism (pp. 162-164)
      Coping with Tourists: European Reactions to Mass Tourism by Jeremy Boissevain; International Tourism: Identity and Change by Marie-Françoise Lanfant
      Review by: Margaret Byrne Swain
    • Recognizing Gay and Lesbian Speech (pp. 164-166)
      Beyond the Lavender Lexicon: Authenticity, Imagination, and Appropriation in Lesbian and Gay Languages by William L. Leap; Word's out: Gay Men's English by William L. Leap
      Review by: Frank Proschan
    • Moving the New Anthropology of Art beyond the Museum (pp. 166-167)
      Looking High and Low: Art and Cultural Identity by Brenda Jo Bright, Liza Bakewell
      Review by: Fred R. Myers
    • Making a Mark: Rock Art Research (pp. 168-172)
      The Hunter's Vision: The Prehistoric Art of Zimbabwe by Peter Garlake; Rock Art Studies in the Americas by Jack Steinbring; L'art pariétal Paléolithique. Techniques et méthodes d'étude by Le Groupe de Réflexion sur l'Art Pariétal Paléolithique
      Review by: Margaret W. Conkey
    • Movement and Dance (pp. 172-174)
      Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba by Yvonne Daniel; Human Action Signs in Cultural Context: The Visible and Invisible in Movement and Dance by Brenda Farnell
      Review by: Anya Peterson Royce
    • Two Studies of Spirit Possession in Niger (pp. 174-176)
      Sprit Possession and Personhood among the Kel Ewey Tuareg by Susan J. Rasmussen; Embodying Colonial Memories: Spirit Possession, Power, and the Hauka in West Africa by Paul Stoller
      Review by: Lesley A. Sharp
    • Ethnography in Colonial Mexico (pp. 176-178)
      Utopia and History in Mexico: The First Chronicles of Mexican Civilization, 1520-1569 by Georges Baudot; Historia cronológica de la noble ciudad de Tlaxcala: Transcripción paleográfica, traducción, presentación y notas by Juan Buenaventura Zapata y Mendoza
      Review by: Louise M. Burkhart
    • Cultural History in the Native Northeast (pp. 178-180)
      Native People of Southern New England, 1500-1650 by Kathleen J. Bragdon; Historic Contact: Indian People and Colonists in Today's Northeastern United States in the Sixteenth Through the Eighteenth Centuries by Robert S. Grumet
      Review by: Marshall Joseph Becker
  13. Book Reviews

  14. Back Matter