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(Koninklijke Brill NV, 2015)This volume brings together ethnographic vignettes on Muslim religious practice. Its primary aim is to present scholarship which fosters reflection on the ethnographic method in the anthropological study of Muslims and ...
(University of Chicago Press, 2015-04)The Bahian capital of Salvador is an Afro-Brazilian cultural tourism site that has been called a “Black Mecca” (3). It is also a destination for sex tourism. Sex workers are part of the touristscape, the sites where “the ...
Book review: The Nusayrt-Alawis: an introduction to the religion, history and identity of the leading minority in Syria (University of Chicago Press, 2015-11)This monograph by Yaron Friedman is the result of a dissertation and presents a study of the Nuṣayrī-ʿAlawīs, a secret religion that historically was called Nuṣayrīyyah by outsiders but became known early in the twentieth ...
(University of New Mexico, 2014)