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Portrait

J. D. Y. Peel

Marloes Janson, Wale Adebanwi, David Pratten, Ruth Marshall, Stephan Palmié, Amanda Villepastour, and J. D. Y. Peel

Edited by Richard Fardon and Ramon Sarró

Nationalism . Exemplifying what Brubaker ( 2001: 533 ) deems the “disabling consequences of identity politics,” John summarizes the book’s trajectory: “Hucks’s subject is not the Yoruba themselves, nor the interaction between Nigerian Yoruba and ‘Yoruba

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Sabina Barone, Veronika Bernard, Teresa S Büchsel, Leslie Fesenmyer, Bruce Whitehouse, Petra Molnar, Bonny Astor, and Olga R. Gulina

-and inter-group dynamics as a result of Syrian Christians’ assimilation into Hindu society, encounters with Portuguese and, later, British missionaries, Indian nationalism, and international migration. In doing so, the book offers a nuanced picture of Mar

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Enforcing Apartheid?

The Politics of “Intolerability” in the Danish Migration and Integration Regimes

Julia Suárez-Krabbe and Annika Lindberg

states, the Danish government has approved a series of laws organized around the idea of race. In these policies, Danish whiteness and nationalism—including “cultural” and/or religious norms—are at the top of the racial hierarchy, and the rights of

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Post-war Blood

Sacrifice, Anti-sacrifice, and the Rearticulations of Conflict in Sri Lanka

Neena Mahadev

Sinhala people. This racialized conception of ethnos combines with the political-cosmological principles evident in vernacular forms of Sinhala Buddhist nationalism. Anthropologists and historians of Theravāda Buddhism have pointed to the cosmological

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Francis, a Criollo Pope

Valentina Napolitano

Anderson's thesis, Criollo nationalism in the Americas (and Mexico in particular) was also sacralized, rather than secularized, through its belief that all people, regardless of place of birth, were children of the same blood of Christ ( Lomnitz-Adler 2001

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Rethinking Anthropological Models of Spirit Possession and Theravada Buddhism

Erick White

the general historical dynamics seen as fueling the emergence of this relatively recent modality of spirit possession. In these studies, attention has focused on the influence of nationalism, urbanization, capitalism, mass media, the growth of civil

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Introduction

Legacies, Trajectories, and Comparison in the Anthropology of Buddhism

Nicolas Sihlé and Patrice Ladwig

by Galmiche (2011) , a sociologist of religion. 9 For a critical overview of the Buddhist gift and other forms of transfer, see Sihlé (2015b) . 10 Beyond nationalism, these modernist forms have been characterized by rationalism and ‘Protestant

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Jack Hunter, Annelin Eriksen, Jon Mitchell, Mattijs van de Port, Magnus Course, Nicolás Panotto, Ruth Barcan, David M. R. Orr, Girish Daswani, Piergiorgio Di Giminiani, Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen, Sofía Ugarte, Ryan J. Cook, Bettina E. Schmidt, and Mylene Mizrahi

Protestant migrants in the Bahamas? How does the Kretyen behavior help migrants reflect upon new forms of Haitian citizenship and nationalism? Bertin M. Louis, Jr., seeks to answer these questions in his ethnography of Haitian Protestant migrants in the

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Hospitality

A Timeless Measure of Who We Are?

Elena Isayev

hand, and that elementary precondition of human freedom, which is the freedom of movement” ( De Genova 2010: 39 ). The contradictions, inherent within an international system of liberal nationalism that allows for such scenarios, leave those seeking

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Refuge and History

A Critical Reading of a Polemic

Benjamin Thomas White

state collapse. It is not that the problems Betts and Collier identify do not exist. But they are highly selective both in the problems they choose to identify (“supremacist Islam” is a bad thing that creates instability; racist Buddhist nationalisms in