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Remains of the Future: Rethinking the Space and Time of Ruination through the Volta Resettlement Project, Ghana

Unsettling Sovereignty

Toward an Ethnography of the National Economy

Photography and Photo-Elicitation after Colonialism

Working Mis/Understandings: The Tangled Relationship between Kinship, Franco-Malagasy Binational Marriages, and the French State

Ironies of Laboratory Work during Ghana's Second Age of Optimism

Beyond Fact or Fiction: On the Materiality of Race in Practice

Race in Africa Today: A Commentary

Shifting Multicultural Citizenship: Trinidad Orisha Opens the Road

Performing Royalty in Contemporary Africa

The Headless Horseman of Central India: Sovereignty at Varying Thresholds of Life

The Past is Made By Walking: Labor Activism and Historical Production in Postcolonial Guadeloupe

Inhabiting Ocular Ground: Kinshasa's Future in the Light of Congo's Spectral Urban Politics

Re-Visioning Latin American Studies

Suicide, Risk, and Investment in the Heart of the African Miracle

Comedians, Pastors, and the Miraculous Agency of Charisma in Ghana

Stories and Cosmogonies: Imagining Creativity Beyond "Nature" and "Culture"

Pastoral Power in the Postcolony: On the Biopolitics of the Criminal Animal in South India

Objects of Love and Decay: Colonial Photographs in a Postcolonial Archive

Conforming Disconformity: “Mestizaje”, Hybridity, and the Aesthetics of Mexican Nationalism.

Place Replaced: Colonial Nostalgia and Pied-Noir Pilgrimages to Malta

Gender and the Politics of Voice: Colonial Modernity and Classical Music in South India

Geographies of Gender and Politics: The Place of Difference in Polynesian Nationalism

Colonial Moral Economy and the Discipline of Development: The Gezira Scheme and “Modern” Sudan

Threats to Difference in Colonial Fiji

Panopticon in Poona: An Essay on Foucault and Colonialism

Maasai on the Lawn: Tourist Realism in East Africa

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

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

Ethnographic Showcases, 1870–1930