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Money Has No Smell: The Africanization of New York City
In February 1999 the tragic New York City police shooting of Amadou Diallo, an unarmed street vendor from Guinea, brought into focus the existence of West African merchants in urban America. In MoneyExpand
The Cinematic Griot: The Ethnography of Jean Rouch
The most prolific ethnographic filmmaker in the world, a pioneer of cine ma ve rite and one of the earliest ethnographers of African societies, Jean Rouch (1917-) remains a controversial and oftenExpand
Embodying colonial memories
Chez les Songhay du Niger et du Mali, la possession spirituelle est a la fois personnification, incarnation et ceremonie commemorative. A travers les odeurs, les sons et les spectacles des ceremoniesExpand
In Sorcery's Shadow: A Memoir of Apprenticeship among the Songhay of Niger
The tale of Paul Stoller's sojourn among sorcerors in the Republic of Niger is a story of growth and change, of mutual respect and understanding that will challenge all who read it to plunge deeplyExpand
Forget Colonialism? Sacrifice and the Art of Memory in Madagascar.
Forget Colonialism? Sacrifice and the Art of Memory in Madagascar. Jennifer Cole. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001. 357 pp.
Stranger in the village of the sick : a memoir of cancer, sorcery, and healing
The only thing more transformative than his fear and dread of cancer is the place it ultimately takes him—twenty-five years back in time to his days as an apprentice to a West African sorcerer. Expand
Reflections of older Iranian women Adapting to life in the United States
Abstract Age is an important and often overlooked attribute that influences adjustment to a new cultural context. This paper focuses on the ways in which older Iranian women, who spent their youthExpand
The Power of the Between: An Anthropological Odyssey
It is the anthropologist's fate to always be between things: countries, languages, cultures, even realities. But rather than lament this, anthropologist Paul Stoller here celebrates the creativeExpand