Suggested Course Texts:
Anthropology

Our Suggested Course Texts pages list titles intended for classroom use. For a complete list of our titles in anthropology, go to our general anthropology page.

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Conquistadores de la Calle
By Thomas A. Offit

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Future
By Lawrence R. Samuel

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Healing Dramas
By Raquel Romberg

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Hijos del Pueblo
By Deborah E. Kanter

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Jewish Women in Fin de Siècle Vienna
By Alison Rose

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Kiowa Ethnogeography
By William C. Meadows

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Native Speakers
By María Eugenia Cotera

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The Posthumous Career of Emiliano Zapata
By Samuel Brunk

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Private Women, Public Lives
By Bárbara O. Reyes

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Sex Work and the City
By Yasmina Katsulis

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Social Stratification in Central Mexico, 1500-2000
By Hugo G. Nutini and Barry L. Isaac

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Temples of the Earthbound Gods
By Christopher Thomas Gaffney

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A Young Palestinian's Diary, 1941-1945
Translated, annotated, and with an introduction by Kimberly Katz

Andean Studies

See Andean Studies: Anthropology

Archaeology

American Flintknappers
By John C. Whittaker

The Ancient Future of the Itza
Translated and annotated by Munro S. Edmonson

The Maya and Teotihuacan
Edited by Geoffrey E. Braswell

Monumental Ambivalence
By Lisa C. Breglia

Ritual and Pilgrimage in the Ancient Andes
By Brian S. Bauer and Charles Stanish

Ritual Sacrifice in Ancient Peru
Edited by Elizabeth P. Benson and Anita G. Cook

Romancing the Maya
By R. Tripp Evans

Skywatchers
By Anthony F. Aveni

Time, History, and Belief in Aztec and Colonial Mexico
By Ross Hassig

Border Studies and Trans-nationalism

Andean Entrepreneurs
By Lynn A. Meisch

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados
By Chad Richardson

Border Citizens
By Eric V. Meeks

Crossing Borders, Reinforcing Borders
By Pablo Vila

The Culture of Migration in Southern Mexico
By Jeffrey H. Cohen

Errant Journeys
By David Zurick

From Cuenca to Queens
By Ann Miles

Electronic Tribes
By Tyrone L. Adams and Stephen A. Smith

El Narcotraficante
By Mark Cameron Edberg

On the Edge of the Law
By Chad Richardson and Rosalva Resendiz

Rancheros in Chicagoacán
By Marcia Farr

The River Has Never Divided Us
By Jefferson Morgenthaler

The Caribbean

On the Plaza
By Setha M. Low

ReMembering Cuba
By Andrea O'Reilly Herrera

Shaping the Discourse on Space
By Teresita Martínez-Vergne

Witchcraft and Welfare
By Raquel Romberg

Central America

After Revolution
By Florence E. Babb

God and Production in a Guatemalan Town
By Sheldon Annis

Guatemalan Journey
By Stephen Connely Benz

Mesoamerican Healers
Edited by Brad R. Huber and Alan R. Sandstrom

The Miskitu People of Awastara
By Philip A. Dennis

Nature, Culture, and Big Old Trees
By Kit Anderson

The Quiet Revolutionaries
By Frank M. Afflitto and Paul Jesilow

Stories, Myths, Chants, and Songs of the Kuna Indians
Compiled, edited, and translated by Joel Sherzer

Women Who Live Evil Lives
By Martha Few

Economics and Labor

Andean Entrepreneurs
By Lynn A. Meisch

Beautiful Flowers of the Maquiladora
By Norma Iglesias Prieto

Cultural Economies Past and Present
By Rhoda H. Halperin

Cultural Logics and Global Economies
By Edward F. Fischer

The Culture of Migration in Southern Mexico
By Jeffrey H. Cohen

Globalization in Rural Mexico
By Frances Abrahamer Rothstein

The Human Cost of Food
Edited by Charles D. Thompson, Jr., and Melinda F. Wiggins

Pachangas
By Margaret E. Dorsey

Silent Looms
By Tracy Bachrach Ehlers

Health

Mesoamerican Healers
Edited by Brad R. Huber and Alan R. Sandstrom

Planning the Family in Egypt
By Kamran Asdar Ali

The Summer of Her Baldness
By Catherine Lord

Walking the Forest with Chico Mendes
By Gomercindo Rodrigues

Latin America—General

. . . From Time Immemorial
By Richard J. Perry

Memory, Oblivion, and Jewish Culture in Latin America
Edited by Marjorie Agosín

Rise and Fall of the Cosmic Race
By Marilyn Grace Miller

Latino/a Studies

See Latino Studies: Anthropology.

Maya Studies

See Maya Studies: Anthropology.

Mexico

All Religions Are Good in Tzintzuntzan
By Peter S. Cahn

Beautiful Flowers of the Maquiladora
By Norma Iglesias Prieto

Behind the Mexican Mountains
By Robert Zingg

Cooperation and Community
By Jeffrey H. Cohen

The Culture of Migration in Southern Mexico
By Jeffrey H. Cohen

Defiance and Deference in Mexico's Colonial North
By Susan Deeds

Delirio—the Fantastic, the Demonic, and the Réel
By Marie Theresa Hernández

The Devil's Book of Culture
By Benjamin Feinberg

Dissident Women
Edited by Shannon Speed, R. Aída Hernández Castillo, and Lynn M. Stephen

Every Woman Is a World
By Gayle Walker and Kiki Suárez

Mary, Michael, and Lucifer
By John M. Ingham

Mayan Voices for Human Rights
By Christine Kovic

Mesoamerican Healers
Edited by Brad R. Huber and Alan R. Sandstrom

México Profundo
By Guillermo Bonfil Batalla

The Mixe of Oaxaca
By Frank J. Lipp

Of Wonders and Wise Men
By Terry Rugeley

Remembering Victoria
By James M. Taggart

San Jose de Gracia
By Luis González

Social Stratification and Mobility in Central Veracruz
By Hugo G. Nutini

So Far from Allah, So Close to Mexico
By Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp

Soldaderas in the Mexican Military
By Elizabeth Salas

Staying Sober in Mexico City
By Stanley Brandes

Streets, Bedrooms, and Patios
By Michael James Higgins and Tanya L. Coen

Zapotec Science
By Roberto J. González

Middle East Studies

Arab-American Faces and Voices
By Elizabeth Boosahda

Bedouin Life in the Egyptian Wilderness
By Joseph J. Hobbs

The Female Voice in Sufi Ritual
By Shemeem Burney Abbas

Negotiating for the Past
By James F. Goode

Palestinians Born in Exile
By Juliane Hammer

Planning the Family in Egypt
By Kamran Asdar Ali

Pyramids and Nightclubs
By L. L. Wynn

Remembering Childhood in the Middle East
Collected and edited by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

So Far from Allah, So Close to Mexico
By Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp

"A Trade like Any Other"
By Karin van Nieuwkerk

The Women of Karbala
Edited by Kamran Scot Aghaie

Native American Studies

The Comanche Code Talkers of World War II
By William C. Meadows

. . . From Time Immemorial
By Richard J. Perry

Indians of the Rio Grande Delta
By Martín Salinas

The Karankawa Indians of Texas
By Robert A. Ricklis

Kiowa, Apache, and Comanche Military Societies
By William C. Meadows

Men as Women, Women as Men
By Sabine Lang

Native American Mathematics
By Michael P. Closs

Native North American Armor, Shields, and Fortifications
By David E. Jones

Poison Arrows
By David E. Jones

Recovering History, Constructing Race
By Martha Menchaca

Strong Hearts, Wounded Souls
By Tom Holm

Surviving in Two Worlds
By Lois Crozier-Hogle and Darryl Babe Wilson

Pre-Columbian Studies

The Ancient Future of the Itza
Translated and annotated by Munro S. Edmonson

Skywatchers
By Anthony F. Aveni

Maya Calendar Origins
By Prudence M. Rice

Thinking with Things
By Esther Pasztory

Time, History, and Belief in Aztec and Colonial Mexico
By Ross Hassig

Religion and Mythology

All Religions Are Good in Tzintzuntzan
By Peter S. Cahn

Art and Society in a Highland Maya Community
By Allen J. Christenson

Cultural Memory
By Jeanette Rodriguez and Ted Fortier

The Devil's Book of Culture
By Benjamin Feinberg

Histories and Stories from Chiapas
By R. Aída Hernández Castillo

The Huarochirí Manuscript
Translation from the Quechua by Frank Salomon and George L. Urioste

Mayan Voices for Human Rights
By Christine Kovic

Metaphysical Community
By Greg Urban

Memory, Oblivion, and Jewish Culture in Latin America
Edited by Marjorie Agosín

Of Wonders and Wise Men
By Terry Rugeley

Our Lady of Guadalupe
By Jeanette Rodriguez

PADRES
By Richard Edward Martínez

Ritual Sacrifice in Ancient Peru
Edited by Elizabeth P. Benson and Anita G. Cook

Rituals of Respect
By Inge Bolin

Star Gods of the Maya
By Susan Milbrath

Stories, Myths, Chants, and Songs of the Kuna Indians
Compiled, edited, and translated by Joel Sherzer

Witchcraft and Welfare
By Raquel Romberg

South America

Bandits, Peasants, and Politics
By Gonzalo Sánchez and Donny Meertens

Communicating with Brazilians
By Tracy Novinger

The Devil and the Land of the Holy Cross
By Laura de Mello e Souza

Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil
By Alida C. Metcalf

Go-Betweens and the Colonization of Brazil
By Alida C. Metcalf

The Hidden History of Capoeira
By Maya Talmon-Chvaicer

Indigenous Movements, Self-Representation, and the State in Latin America
Edited by Kay B. Warren and Jean E. Jackson

The Play of Mirrors
By Sylvia Caiuby Novaes

Shamans of the Foye Tree
By Ana Mariella Bacigalupo

Walking the Forest with Chico Mendes
By Gomercindo Rodrigues

The Wanano Indians of the Brazilian Amazon
By Janet M. Chernela

Watunna
By Marc de Civrieux

Women's Lives in Colonial Quito
By Kimberly Gauderman

United States—General

American Flintknappers
By John C. Whittaker

Anthropologists in the Public Sphere
Edited By Roberto J. González

Arab-American Faces and Voices
By Elizabeth Boosahda

Aryan Cowboys
By Evelyn A. Schlatter

Espíritu Santo de Zúñiga
By Tamra Lynn Walter

Mixing It Up
Edited by SanSan Kwan and Kenneth Speirs

The Projects
By James Diego Vigil

Quilty as Charged
By Spike Gillespie

Republic of Barbecue
By Elizabeth S. D. Engelhardt

Romancing the Maya
By R. Tripp Evans

Watching the Traffic Go By
By Paul Mason Fotsch

Whose School Is It?
By Rhoda H. Halperin

Visual Anthropology

Ethnographic Film
By Karl G. Heider

Seeing and Being Seen
By Hilary E. Kahn

Women and Gender Studies

After Revolution
By Florence E. Babb

Amá, Your Story Is Mine
By Ercenia "Alice" Cedeño

Beautiful Flowers of the Maquiladora
By Norma Iglesias Prieto

Every Woman Is a World
By Gayle Walker and Kiki Suárez

Family and Frontier in Colonial Brazil
By Alida C. Metcalf

Fertile Matters
By Elena R. Gutiérrez

Gender and the Boundaries of Dress in Contemporary Peru
By Blenda Femenías

Gender and Modernity in Andean Bolivia
By Marcia Stephenson

Guatemaltecas
By Susan A. Berger

"Here, Our Culture Is Hard"
By Laura McClusky

Homegirls in the Public Sphere
By Marie "Keta" Miranda

Muslim Women Activists in North America
Edited by Katherine Bullock

Performing Kinship
By Krista E. Van Vleet

Planning the Family in Egypt
By Kamran Asdar Ali

Remembering Victoria
By James M. Taggart

Soldaderas in the Mexican Military
By Elizabeth Salas

Sugar's Life in the Hood
By Sugar Turner and Tracy Bachrach Ehlers

The Summer of Her Baldness
By Catherine Lord

Women and Social Movements in Latin America
By Lynn Stephen

Women Who Live Evil Lives
By Martha Few

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