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Ethnography, Literature, and Politics: Some Readings and Uses of Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses

The Dialectics of Deeds and Words: Or Anti-the-Antis (and the Anti-Antis)

Metropolitan Africans: Reading Incapacity, the Incapacity of Reading

The Ethnographic Present: A Reinvention

Of Cannibals, Tourists, and Ethnographers

"EXCUSE ME, EVERYTHING IS NOT ALL RIGHT": On Ethnography, Film, and Representation

Voices around the Text: The Ethnography of Reading at Mesivta Tifereth Jerusalem

Occupational Hazards: Palestine Ethnography

Possible Modernities

Beyond Ethnography: Anthropology as Nominalism

The Rhetoric of Ethnographic Holism

The Tasaday, Which and Whose? Toward the Political Economy of an Ethnographic Sign

Ambiguity in the Oral Exegesis of a Sacred Text: Tirukkōvaiyār (or, the Guru in the Garden, Being an Account of a Tamil Informant's Responses to Homesteading in Central New York State)

Hypermedia and the Future of Ethnography

From Ethnography to Metaphor: Recent Films from David and Judith MacDougall

“Speaking with Names”: Language and Landscape among the Western Apache

Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson in Bali: Their Use of Photography and Film

Commentary: Concrete Topographies

Parody and the Parodie in Polynesian Cultural History

Michel Leiris: Ethnography or Self-Portrayal? Review Essay of Sulfur 15, Featuring New Translations of Michel Leiris's Work

Reflecting the Yanomami: Ethnographic Images and the Pursuit of the Exotic

Participatory Discrepancies and the Power of Music

Rereading Mules and Men: Toward the Death of the Ethnographer


Dialogic Editing: Interpreting How Kaluli Read Sound and Sentiment

The Migration of a Name: Reflections on Alexander in Africa

"Then What Have I to Do with Thee?": On Identity, Fieldwork, and Ethnographic Knowledge

Interaction of Physical Maturation and Cultural Practice in Ontogeny: Kikuyu Adolescents

Speaking of Tradition and Modernity. A Review Essay on Habits of the Heart and Other Recent Works on American Culture

Bad Sauce, Good Ethnography