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REVIEW OF "OF CONJUNCTIONS, COMPORTMENT, AND CLOTHING: THE PLACE OF AFRICAN TEACHING ASSISTANTS IN BERLIN AND HAMBURG"

Pugach, Sara (2007).  “Of conjunctions, comportment, and clothing: the place of African teaching assistants in Berlin and Hamburg, 1889-1919.”  In Tilley, Helen and Robert J. Gordon (Eds.), Ordering Africa: Anthropology, European Imperialism, and the Politics of Knowledge (pp.145-172). 1,006 more words

Anthropology

Trending - Commodifying language

Language is the new way to sell “authenticity” to tourists. Monica Heller explains why:

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Aging Out of Retirement Communities?

This week in North Philly Notes, Brittany Bramlett, author of Senior Power or Senior Peril, writes about how senior retirement communities in Florida—and around the country—are in peril in the light of changing economics. 484 more words

Sociology

The God We Consume

I have a strange relationship with food. Mainly I hate it. Mainly I want nothing to do with it. My disposition thus leaves me with a very – um – … 836 more words

Catholicism