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Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive

Dispossessed Lives

Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive

Vividly recounting the lives of enslaved women in eighteenth-century Bridgetown, Barbados, and their...

Fighting for Faith and Nation: Dialogues with Sikh Militants

"A stunning presentation of narrative ethnography, achieving the remarkable feat of forcing the...

Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion

This book offers a new history of a major medieval genre, affective meditations on the Passion. It...

Witchcraft and Magic in the Nordic Middle Ages

Stephen A. Mitchell offers the fullest examination available of witchcraft in late medieval...

Medieval Italy: Texts in Translation

Medieval Italy

Texts in Translation

Medieval Italy: Texts in Translation gathers together, for the first time in one volume, newly...

Contested Bodies: Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica

Contested Bodies

Pregnancy, Childrearing, and Slavery in Jamaica

Contested Bodies explores how the end of the transatlantic trade impacted Jamaican slaves and their...

What Is Populism?

Donald Trump, Silvio Berlusconi, Marine Le Pen, Hugo Chávez—populists are on the rise across the...

Love and Honor in the Himalayas: Coming To Know Another Culture

Love and Honor in the Himalayas

Coming To Know Another Culture

American anthropologist Ernestine McHugh arrived in the foothills of the Annapurna mountains in...

The Academic Job Search Handbook

For more than twenty years, job seekers have relied on The Academic Job Search Handbook for help...

Sacred Violence in Early America

Susan Juster explores different forms of sacred violence—blood sacrifice, holy war, malediction, and...