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Volume 90, #1

Winter 2017

Inhabiting the Margins: Middle Eastern Minorities Revisited

Introduced and Edited by Güldem Baykal Büyüksaraç & Jonathan Glasser

Volume 90, #1 • Winter 2017




The Uses and Abuses of Collective Memory

Ilan Pappe, University of Exeter

on Tamir Sorek’s Palestinian Commemoration in Israel: Calendars, Monuments, and Martyrs

and Thomas Philip Abowd’s Colonial Jerusalem: The Spatial Construction of Identity and Difference in a City of Myth



Reterritorialization of the Body: Ethnographies
of Emergent Biotechnologies

Alexandra Middleton, PhD Student, Princeton University

on Leslie A. Sharp’s The Transplant Imaginary: Mechanical Hearts, Animal Parts, and Moral Thinking in Highly Experimental Science

and Aslihan Sanal’s New Organs Within Us: Transplants and the Moral Economy

and Cassandra S. Crawford’s Phantom Limb: Amputation, Embodiment, and Prosthetic Technology