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  1. Somalis Abroad
    Drawing on a wealth of ethnographic detail, Stephanie Bjork offer the first study on the messy role of clan or tribe in the Somali diaspora, and the only study on the subject to include women's perspectives. Somalis Abroad illuminates... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2017
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  2. Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era
    Up to 2012, Mali was a poster child of African democracy, despite multiple signs of growing dissatisfaction with the democratic experiment. Then disaster struck, bringing many of the nation's unresolved contradictions to international... Learn More
    Published: 30th June 2016
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  3. The Street Is My Pulpit
    To some, Christianity and hip hop seem antithetical. Not so in Kenya. There, the music of Julius Owino, aka Juliani, blends faith and beats into a potent hip hop gospel aimed at a youth culture hungry for answers spiritual, material,... Learn More
    Published: 15th May 2016
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  4. Cape Verde, Let's Go
    Musicians rapping in kriolu --a hybrid of Portuguese and West African languages spoken in Cape Verde--have recently emerged from Lisbon's periphery. They popularize the struggles with identity and belonging among young people... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2015
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  5. Reinventing Chinese Tradition
    The final destination of the Long March and center of the Chinese Communist Party's red bases, Yan'an acquired mythical status during the Maoist era. Though the city's significance as an emblem of revolutionary heroism has faded,... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2015
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  6. Street Life under a Roof
    Point Place stands near the city center of Durban, South Africa. Condemned and off the grid, the five-story apartment building is nonetheless home to a hundred-plus teenagers and young adults marginalized by poverty and chronic... Learn More
    Published: 15th September 2015
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  7. Embodied Protests
    Embodied Protests examines how Bolivia's hesitant courtship with globalization manifested in the visceral and emotional diseases that afflicted many Bolivian women. Drawing on case studies conducted among market- and working-class... Learn More
    Published: 27th May 2015
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  8. Victims and Warriors
    "Casey High weaves together memories, facts and fantasies as these occur in contemporary Ecuadorian Amazonia, offering us a fascinating picture of Waorani life today. This highly original book takes us a step further in the... Learn More
    Published: 30th March 2015
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  9. Maya Market Women
    As cultural mediators, Chamelco's market women offer a model of contemporary Q'eqchi' identity grounded in the strength of the Maya historical legacy. Guatemala's Maya communities have faced nearly five hundred years of constant... Learn More
    Published: 22nd April 2014
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  10. Kings for Three Days
      With its rich mix of cultures, European influences, colonial tensions, and migration from bordering nations, Ecuador has long drawn the interest of ethnographers, historians, and political scientists. In this book, Jean... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2013
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  11. Becoming Mapuche
    Magnus Course blends convincing historical analysis with sophisticated contemporary theory in this superb ethnography of the Mapuche people of southern Chile. Based on many years of ethnographic fieldwork, Becoming Mapuche takes... Learn More
    Published: 30th November 2011
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  12. Sarajevo: A Bosnian Kaleidoscope
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    Published: 26th April 2010
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  13. East African Hip Hop
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    Published: 8th September 2009
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  14. Finding Cholita

    Finding Cholita

    By Billie Jean Isbell

    Series Interp Culture New Millennium

    University of Illinois Press

    Finding Cholita is fictionalized ethnography of the Ayacucho region of Peru covering a thirty-year period from the 1970s to today. It is a story of human tragedy resulting from the region's long history of discrimination, class... Learn More
    Published: 29th January 2009
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  15. Ritual Encounters
    This book examines ritual practices and public festivals in the Otavalo and Cotacachi areas of northern Andean Ecuador's Imbabura province. Otavaleños are a unique group in that they maintain their traditional identity... Learn More
    Published: 23rd December 2008
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  16. Made from Bone
    Made-from-Bone provides the first complete set of English translations of narratives about the mythic past and its transformations from the indigenous Arawak-speaking Waku\u00e9nai of southernmost Venezuela. The central character... Learn More
    Published: 14th November 2008
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