Being a State and States of Being in Highland Georgia by Florian Muhlfried (Berghahn Books; 248 pages; $95). Explores issues of identity and citizenship, Soviet and post-Soviet, in a study of Georgia’s Tusheti Highlands.
Cultural Heritage in Transit: Intangible Rights as Human Rights edited by Deborah Kapchan (University of Pennsylvania Press; 238 pages; $59.95). Essays by anthropologists, folklorists, and ethnologists on rights issues related to “heritage production”; topics include Roma wedding music and British neo-Pagan rituals.
The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy edited by Veena Das and others (Duke University Press; 351 pages; $94.95 hardcover, $26.95 paperback). Topics include Henri Bergson’s concept of duration as applied to the study of conflict resolution in tribal Yemen.
ART AND ARCHITECTURE
Bernard Berenson: Formation and Heritage edited by Joseph Connors and Louis A. Waldman (Harvard University Press; 440 pages; $40). Essays on the life, work, and intellectual world of the famed art
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