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Issue: 10
Title: Bodies for Sale. Pinguerismo and Negotiated Masculinity in Contemporary Cuba
Author: Abel Sierra Madero. New York University
Translation: Lillian Guerra and Roberto García
Date: 01/09/2015
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Issue: 9
Title: Nanotechnology, Anthropomorphic Matter and Human Machinery: An Exploration of the Longue Durée of Technological Vision
Author: Åsa Boholm, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Date: 08/11/2014
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Issue: 8
Title: Cutting and covering up ethnographica: The culture of curatorship
Author: By Jeremy MacClancy, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Date: 04/09/2013
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Issue: 7
Title: The Power and Limits of Numbers: An Ethnography of a Survey on Background Radiation and Health
Author: By Raminder Kaur, Department of Anthropology, Sussex University, UK
Date: 12/04/2013
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Issue: 6
Title: Flirting with Boulders: Changing Configurations of Landscape in Yosemite National Park
Author: Sally Ann Ness, Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, U.S.A.
Date: 26/01/2012
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Issue: 5
Title: "I don't wan' it smooth, like salsa, I want a harsh sound bro": Negotiating a rap sound in Cuba
Author: Bastien Birchler, Institute of Anthropology, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Date: 26/01/2012
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Issue: 4
Title: Girls’ 15-Year Birthday Celebration as Cuban Women’s Space Outside of the Revolutionary State
Author: Heidi Härkönen, Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Helsinki
Date: 26/01/2012
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Issue: 3
Title: "I bury boxes, not bodies": identity, emotionality and natural burial
Authors: Mark Powell (Queen's University of Belfast), Jenny Hockey (University of Sheffield), Trish Green (University of Hull) and Andy Clayden (University of Sheffield)
Date: 20/01/2011
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Issue: 2
Title: The Politics of the Dead: Living heritage, bones and commemoration in Zimbabwe
Author: Joost Fontein, Social Anthropology & Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh
Date: 10/08/2009
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Issue: 1
Title: The human economy
Author: Keith Hart, Goldsmiths University, UK and School of Development Studies, University of Kwazulu-Natal, Durban
Date: 12/06/2008
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