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Perilous States


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1 Introduction to the Series and to Volume 1, George E. Marcus 2 Dirges for Soviets Passed, Bruce Grant 3 Returning to Eastern Europe, Kathryn Milun 4 Six to Eight Characters in Search of Armenian Society amidst the Carnivalization of History, Michael M. J. Fischer and Stella Grigorian 5 Two Urban Shamans: Unmasking Leadership in Fin-de-Soviet Siberia, Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer 6 Racism and the Formation of a Romani Ethnic Leader, Sam Beck 7 Working through the Other: The Jewish, Spanish, Turkish, Iranian, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, and German Unconscious of Polish Culture; or, One Hand Clapping: Dialogue, Silences, and the Mourning of Polish Romanticism, Michael M. J. Fischer and Leszek Koczanowicz 8 Greek Woman in the Europe of 1992: Brokers of European Cargoes and the Logic of the West, Eleni Papagaroufali and Nia Georges 9 Illicit Discourse, Douglas R. Holmes 10 The Outlaw State and the Lone Rangers, Julie Taylor 11 A Terrible Commitment: Balancing the Tribes in South African National Culture, David B. Coplan 12 A Preview of Volume 2 (1994): Reflections on Fieldwork in Alameda, Paul Rabinow

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George E. Marcus is a professor and the chair of the Department of Anthropology at Rice University. He is the coauthor of Anthropology as Cultural Critique, among other books, and was the inaugural editor of the journal Cultural Anthropology.

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