This page displays our most recent batch of citations; a comprehensive bibliography of citations we’ve collected since 2016 (going back as far as 2013) and a search tool are also available.

Seven authors new to HAR’s Bibliography are being included here: they are Paul Basu, Paul Dukes, Rita Eder, Albina Girfanova, Keith Hart, Emmanuelle Loyer, and Shalon Parker, writing about colonial anthropology in British West Africa, Vilhjalmur Stefansson in the Arctic, and Miguel Covarrubias’s reliance on the theories on cultural contact of Gordon Eckholm and Robert-Heine-Geldern, among other subjects.

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Abadía, Oscar. "Philippe Soulier. 2018. André Leroi-Gourhan. Une vie (1911–1986)." Antiquity 93, no. 269 (2019): 834–36.
Basu, Paul. "N.W. Thomas and Colonial Anthropology in British West Africa: Reappraising a Cautionary Tale." Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute 22, no. 1 (2016): 84–107.
Dukes, Paul. "Vilhjalmur Stefansson: The Northward Course of Empire, The Adventure of Wrangel Island, 1922–1925, and 'Universal Revolution.'" Sibirica 17, no. 1 (2018): 1–22.
Eder, Rita. "El águila, el jaguar y la serpiente: Miguel Covarrubias y el debate del difusionismo." Anales Del Instituto de Investigaciones Estéticas 42, no. 116 (2020): 215–43.
Hart, Keith. Self in the World: Connecting Life's Extremes. Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2022.
Heaney, Christopher. "Skull Walls: The Peruvian Dead and the Remains of Entanglement." American Historical Review 127, no. 3 (2022): 1071–1101.
Loyer, Emmanuelle. Lévi-Strauss: A Biography. Medford, MA: Polity Press, 2018.
McMahon, Richard. "The History of Transdisciplinary Race Classification: Methods, Politics and Institutions, 1840s–1940s." The British Journal for the History of Science 51, no. 1 (2018): 41–67.
Mogilner, Marina. "Three Roads to Modernity at The Turn of The 'Jewish Century': Boasian Revolution, Imperial Revolution, and Bolshevik Revolution." Ab Imperio, no. 2 (2018): 27–67.
Morton, Christopher. "The Place of Photographs in the Collections, Displays, and Other Work of General Pitt-Rivers." Museum History Journal 7, no. 2 (2014): 168–87.
Nichols, Catherine A. "The Smithsonian Institution's 'Greatest Treasures': Valuing Museum Objects in the Specimen Exchange Industry." Museum Anthropology 41, no. 1 (2018): 13–29.
Parker, Shalon. Painting the Prehistoric Body in Late Nineteenth-Century France. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.
Patterson, Thomas C. A Social History of Anthropology in the United States. 2nd ed. Routledge, 2021.
Watson, Matthew C. "Listening in the Pakal controversy: A matter of care in Ancient Maya studies." Social Studies of Science 44, no. 6 (2014): 930–54.
Watson, Matthew C. "The Animal Anthropology of Linda Schele's Spirits." Cultural Critique 88 (2014): 260–77.
Watson, Cameron J. "The Ethnographer Who Never Was: Eulalia de Abaitua as a Lens on Fin-de-Siècle Basque Society." Visual Anthropology 33, no. 3 (2020): 260–77.