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Invisible Veterans

Defeated Militants and Enduring Revolutionary Social Values in Dhufar, Oman

Alice Wilson

Sultan Said, these revolutionaries—as elsewhere ( Scott 1979 )—participated for different reasons. Motivations ranged from independence for Dhufar to Arab nationalism and Marxism. The Marxists assumed leadership in 1968 under the title of the People

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Bonee and Fitina

Mbororo Nomads Facing and Adapting to Conflict in Central Africa

Adamou Amadou

coping with hardship and as a way of confronting conflict and droughts in the regions they left behind. Conflict has always been a reason for nomads to move. Marguerite Dupire (1962) , for example, describes the time of independence in the 1960s when Ful

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Danger, Moral Opacity, and Outrage

Fear of Jihadism and the Terrorist Threat in Southern Mali

Tone Sommerfelt

French colonization and after Mali’s independence in 1960, the vast desert areas of northern Mali—populated by Tuareg, Arabs, Songhai, Fulbe, Bozo, Dogon, and other groups— have been exposed to violent conflict. After a 2006 peace agreement, the conflict

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Around Abby Day’s Believing in Belonging

Belief and Social Identity in the Modern World

Christopher R. Cotter, Grace Davie, James A. Beckford, Saliha Chattoo, Mia Lövheim, Manuel A. Vásquez, and Abby Day

’ while we still have them. The ‘author meets critics’ session that led to this compilation took place in July 2014, a couple of months before the referendum on Scottish independence. 2 This, in turn, initiated an ongoing debate about national identities

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Eileen Barker

Linda Woodhead, James T. Richardson, Martyn Percy, Catherine Wessinger, and Eileen Barker

NRMs and anti-cult movements alike. She could not win. Both sides wanted to co-opt her to their cause, and both found her resolute independence threatening. Barker remarks that her claim to be gathering neutral, reliable information was particularly

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Mariske Westendorp, Bruno Reinhardt, Reinaldo L. Román, Jon Bialecki, Alexander Agadjanian, Karen Lauterbach, Juan Javier Rivera Andía, Kate Yanina DeConinck, Jack Hunter, Ioannis Kyriakakis, Magdalena Crăciun, Roger Canals, Cristina Rocha, Khyati Tripathi, Dafne Accoroni, and George Wu Bayuga

inception of colonial rule and the collapse of the Muslim elite; 1911, when Delhi was declared the imperial capital of British India; and finally 1947, which signified the independence and partition of India with the violence that ensued. Indeed, according

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Eschatology, Ethics, and Ēthnos

Ressentiment and Christian Nationalism in the Anthropology of Christianity

Jon Bialecki

nationalists. In each case, it is the independence of religion from nationalism, even as religion expresses an interest in state power, that seems to be the determining factor. Christian nationalism is taken up in other works, and Pentecostalism has seen this

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Mindfulness and Hasidic Modernism

Toward a Contemplative Ethnography

Don Seeman and Michael Karlin

engaging ways to interest students in the traditional corpus of Chabad life and practice, some actors work with relative independence to innovate new ritual and therapeutic genres within a Chabad religious framework. Shimona Tzukernik is the founder of the

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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

resulted from the influences described in the phrase here (see Peel 1987: 283 ). The upshot was to change a voice belonging to the 1930s era of indirect colonial rule into one acceptable to an immediate post-independence, nationalist sensibility. 16 This