Books for Review

Books Available for Review – June 2018


Biruk, Crystal. Cooking Data: Culture and Politics in an African Research World.

Falola, Toyin and Akintunde Akinyemi, eds. Culture and Customs of the Yoruba.

Hoffman, Monrovia Modern: Urban Form and Political Imagination in Liberia

Orobator, Religion and Faith in Africa

Philip, Markets on the Margins: Mineworkers, Job Creation and Enterprise Development

Tousignant, Edges of Exposure: Toxicology and the problem of Capacity in Postcolonial Senegal


Berrocal and Tsang. Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific

Latin America

Aidoo, Lamonte. Slavery Unseen: Sex, Power, and Violence in Brazilian History

Coronado, I’m Not Gonna Die in this Damn Place

Door, On Site, In Sound: Performance Geographies in America Latina

Ellison, Domesticating Democracy: The Politics of Conflict Resolution in Bolivia

Flores, Ruben. Backroads Pragmatists: Mexico’s Melting Pot & Civil Rights in the United States

Herrera, Olga. American Interventions and Modern Art in South America

Karush, Matthew. Musicians in Transit: Argentina and the Globalization of Popular Music

Mignolo & Walsh, On Decoloniality

Millar, Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump

Nesbitt, Nick. Caribbean Critique: Antillean Critical Theory from Toussaint to Glissant

Orique, To Heaven or Hell: Bartolome de las Casas Confesionario

Ramos, Sensing Decolonial Aesthetics in Latin American Arts

Tortorici, Sins Against Nature: Sex & Archives in Colonial New Spain

Turner, Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, childbearing, and Slavery in Jamaica

Valentine, Paul et al,  The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South America

Van Deusen, Embodying the Sacred: Women Mystics in 17th Century Lima

General Studies

Abidde, Sabella Ogbobode, ed. Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean: The Case for Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation.

Canizares-Esguerra, Jorge, ed. Entangled Empires: The Anglo-Iberian World, 1500-1830

Mahler, From the Tricontinental to to the Global South: Race, Radicalism, and Transnational Solidarity

Mitra, Disability, Health and Human Development