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Technologies for IntuitionCold War Circles and Telepathic Rays

Technologies for Intuition: Cold War Circles and Telepathic Rays

Alaina Lemon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294271
eISBN:
9780520967458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294271.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Cold War paranoia can only partly describe or explain the twentieth-century dreams of telepathy. The nightmare shades of mind control and crowd frenzy have long alternated with the pastels of love ... More

Unorthodox KinPortuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Unorthodox Kin: Portuguese Marranos and the Global Search for Belonging

Naomi Leite

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520285040
eISBN:
9780520960640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285040.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Naomi Leite's Unorthodox Kin is a ground-breaking exploration of identity, relatedness, and belonging in the context of profound global interconnection. A poignant and gracefully written portrait of ... More

Wherewithal of LifeEthics, Migration, and the Question of Well-Being

Wherewithal of Life: Ethics, Migration, and the Question of Well-Being

Michael Jackson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276703
eISBN:
9780520956810
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276703.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Through extensive conversations with three key informants—from Uganda, Burkina Faso, and Mexico—in Copenhagen, Amsterdam, and Cambridge, MA, Jackson compares and contrasts what is at stake for each ... More

Human Biogeography

Human Biogeography

Alexander Harcourt (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520272118
eISBN:
9780520951778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272118.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Why are we what we are, where we are? Part 1. When and how did humankind spread across the world from our evolutionary origins in Africa? How do we know the answers? Did climate affect our evolution ... More

Blue JeansThe Art of the Ordinary

Blue Jeans: The Art of the Ordinary

Daniel Miller and Sophie Woodward

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272187
eISBN:
9780520952089
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272187.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This fresh and accessible ethnography offers a new vision of how society might cohere, in the face of ongoing global displacement, dislocation, and migration. Drawing from intensive fieldwork in a ... More

Trade of the TricksInside the Magician's Craft

Trade of the Tricks: Inside the Magician's Craft

Graham Jones

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520270466
eISBN:
9780520950528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270466.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

From risqué cabaret performances to engrossing after-hours shop talk, this book offers an unprecedented look inside the secretive subculture of modern magicians. Entering the flourishing Paris magic ... More

CounterplayAn Anthropologist at the Chessboard

Counterplay: An Anthropologist at the Chessboard

Robert Desjarlais

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267398
eISBN:
9780520948204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267398.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

“Chess gets a hold of some people, like a virus or a drug,” states this book. Drawing on a lifelong fascination with the game, the book guides readers into the world of twenty-first-century chess to ... More

Balancing ActsYouth Culture in the Global City

Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This examination of children of immigrants in New York and London asks, “Is there a link between rap/hip-hop-influenced youth culture and motivation to succeed in school? The author challenges ... More

Society of the DeadQuita Manaquita and Palo Praise in Cuba

Society of the Dead: Quita Manaquita and Palo Praise in Cuba

Todd Ochoa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256835
eISBN:
9780520947924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256835.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book explores Palo, a Kongo-inspired “society of affliction” that is poorly understood at the margins of Cuban popular religion. Narrated as an encounter with two teachers of Palo, the book ... More

FriendshipDevelopment, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship

Friendship: Development, Ecology, and Evolution of a Relationship

Daniel Hruschka

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520265462
eISBN:
9780520947887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520265462.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Friends—they are generous and cooperative with each other in ways that appear to defy standard evolutionary expectations, frequently sacrificing for one another without concern for past behaviors or ... More

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