Books for Review

Books Available for Review – March 2019



Frederick, Garbage Citizenship: Vital Infrastructures of Labor in Dakar, Senegal

Grillo, An Intimate Rebuke: Female Genital Power in Ritual and Politics in West Africa

Hackman, Desire Work: Ex-Gay and Pentecostal Masculinity in South Africa

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

Matory, The Fetish Revisited: Marx, Freud, and the Gods Black People Make

Olaopa, Transforming the African Public Service

Onslow and Plaut, Robert Mugabe

Oyebayo & Bekele, ed. The Long Struggle

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

Stapleton, Africa: War and Conflict in the Twentieth Century

Takougang and Amin, Post-Colonial Cameron

Taoua, African Freedom: How Africa Responded to Independence

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

Chen, Chinese Law in Imperial Eyes: Sovereignty, Justice, and Transcultural Politics

Chiang, After Eunuchs: Science, Medicine, and the Transformation of Sex in Modern China

Eisenman, Red China’s Green Revolution

Han, Contesting Cyberspace in China: Online Expression and Authoritarian Resistance

Park & White, eds. Gender and Generation in Southeast Asian Agrarian Transformations

Preston, Dynamics of Change in East Asia

Sachsenmaier, Global Entanglements of a Man who Never Traveled: A Seventeenth-Century Chinese Christian and His Conflicted Worlds

Thai, China’s War on Smuggling

Latin America    

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

Bustamante and Lambe, The Revolution from Within: Cuba, 195901980

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

Green et al, The Brazil Reader

Grisaffi, Coca Yes, Cocaine No: How Bolivia’s Coca Growers Reshaped Democracy

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

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

Lindsay-Poland, Plan colombia: U.S. Ally Atrocities and Community Activism

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

Schiller, Channeling the State: Community media and Popular Politics in Venezuela

Thompson, et. al. The Bolivia Reader: History, Culture, and Politics

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

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


Middle East

Burns, Aleppo: A History


General Studies

Mitra, Disability, Health and Human Development