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Raymond Williams, George Stocking, and Fin-de-Siècle U.S. Anthropology

Diasporic Identities: The Science and Politics of Race in the Work of Franz Boas and W. E. B. Du Bois, 1894–1919

Anthropology and Politics in Studies of National Character

The Antisocial Skin: Structure, Resistance, and “Modern Primitive” Adornment in the United States

Searching for “Voices”: Feminism, Anthropology, and the Global Debate over Female Genital Operations

Partly Fragmented, Partly Integrated: An Anthropological Examination of “Postmodern Fragmented Subjects”

The Politics of Discursive Authority in Research on the “Invention of Tradition”

Culture as Cure

Beyond Occidentalism: Toward Nonimperial Geohistorical Categories

Forget Culture: Replacement, Transcendence, Relexification

The Misplaced Legacy of Gregory Bateson: Toward a Cultural Dialectic of Knowledge and Desire

Missing Emotion: The Limitations of Cultural Constructionism in the Study of Emotion

Threats to Difference in Colonial Fiji

“Power” against Ideology: A Critique of Foucaultian Usage

Beyond Writing: Feminist Practice and the Limitations of Ethnography

A Note from the Journal Editor

Further Reflections

From the Margins

Cultural Citizenship and Educational Democracy

Anthropology and Multiculturalism: What is Anthropology That Multiculturalists Should Be Mindful of It?

At Play in the Fields (and Borders) of the Imaginary: Melanesian Transformations of Forgetting

Changing Israeli Landscapes: Buildings and the Uses of the Past

Protestant Theories and Anthropological Knowledge: Convergent Models in the Ecuadorian Sierra

Commitment and Contextual Study in Anthropology

Individualism, Holism, and the Market Mentality: Notes on the Recollections of a Chinese Entrepreneur

Myth, History, and Political Identity

Interpretation and Vision: A Critique of Cryptopositivism

Postmodernism and the Public Sphere: Implications for an Historical Ethnography

Speculations upon the Origin of Elementary Structures

National Geographic: The Rooting of Peoples and the Territorialization of National Identity Among Scholars and Refugees