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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

Race in Africa Today: A Commentary

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

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

Re-Visioning Latin American Studies

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

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

The Postmodern Crisis: Discourse, Parody, Memory