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North America

What Became Authentic Primitive Art?

Telling about Whites, Talking about Indians: Oppression, Resistance, and Contemporary American Indian Identity

Discourse and Discipline at the National Research Council: A Bureaucratic Bildungsroman

Refractions of the Field at Home: American Representations of Hindu Holy Men in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Somatic Modes of Attention

Race, Rubbish, and Resistance: Empowering Difference in Community Politics

Representation and Politics: Contesting Histories of the Iroquois

Lost in America

Touring Arcadia: Elements of Discursive Simulation and Cultural Struggle at a Children's Summer Camp

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

Secrets of Success in Postmodern Society

Analyzing a Speech Event: The Bush-Rather Exchange A (not very) Dramatic Dialogue

Nostalgia—A Polemic

The Public Faces of Sarah Winnemucca

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

Participatory Discrepancies and the Power of Music

Talk and Real Talk: The Voices of Silence and the Voices of Power in American Family Life

The Irony of Stereotypes: Toward an Anthropology of Ethnicity

PATCO Lives! Stigma, Heroism, and Symbolic Transformations

Industrial Agriculture in Evolutionary Perspective

Introduction: Beyond the Debates of the Seventies

Is Language a Prisonhouse?

Beyond Narcissism in American Culture of the 1980s

Risk in Culture: The American Conflict over Nuclear Power

The Meaning of Memory: Family, Class, and Ethnicity in Early Network Television Programs

Rice Circle Debates: Two Voices

Emotion, Thought, and Estrangement: Emotion as a Cultural Category