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Tine M. Gammeltoft, Haunting Images: A Cultural Account of Selective Reproduction in Vietnam (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014), 315 pp., illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. ISBN 9780520278431.

Carlota McAllister and Diane M. Nelson, eds., War by Other Means: Aftermath in Post-Genocide Guatemala (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013), 408 pp., photographs, maps, references, index. ISBN 9780822354932.

Nicholas J. Long, Being Malay in Indonesia: Histories, Hopes and Citizenship in the Riau Archipelago (Singapore: NUS Press; Copenhagen: NIAS Press, 2013), 288 pp., maps, tables, illustrations, index. ISBN 9789971697693.

Roger Sanjek, Ethnography in Today’s World: Color Full Before Color Blind (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2014), 312 pp., notes, references, index. ISBN 9780812245455.

David Zeitlyn and Roger Just, Excursions in Realist Anthropology: A Merological Approach (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014), 160 pp., references, index. ISBN 9781443864039.

Manduhai Buyandelger, Tragic Spirits: Shamanism, Memory, and Gender in Contemporary Mongolia (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013), 336 pp., illustrations, glossary, references, index. ISBN 9780226086569.

Donald M. Nonini, “Getting By”: Class and State Formation among Chinese in Malaysia (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015), 360 pp., illustrations, notes, references, index. ISBN 9780801452475.

Mayanthi L. Fernando, The Republic Unsettled: Muslim French and the Contradictions of Secularism (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2014), 328 pp., notes, references, index. ISBN 9780822357346.

Nicholas J. Long and Henrietta L. Moore, eds., The Social Life of Achievement (New York: Berghahn Books, 2013), 248 pp., illustrations, tables, notes, references, index. ISBN 9781782382201.