Despite his blessed age, it was a shock to receive the news that Jeremy Boissevain
died at his home in Amsterdam on 26 June 2015. Just a few days earlier,
he had read with much pleasure and satisfaction a positive review by
Michael Herzfeld in the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of
his recent collection of “explorations into aspects of some societies in and
from the Mediterranean” (Factions, Friends, Feasts. Anthropological Perspectives
on the Mediterranean [Berghahn Books, 2013]). He had worked
very hard on this volume, which turned out to be his final one.
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