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  • When Did the Swahili Become Maritime? 

    Fleisher, Jeffrey; Lane, Paul; LaViolette, Adria; Horton, Mark; Pollard, Edward; Morales, Eréndira Quintana; Vernet, Thomas; Christie, Annalisa; Wynne-Jones, Stephanie (2015)
    In this article, we examine an assumption about the historic Swahili of the eastern African coast: that they were a maritime society from their beginnings in the first millennium C.E. Based on historical and archaeological ...
  • Anthropologies of ethics: Where we've been, where we are, where we might go 

    Faubion, James D. (2014)
    Comment on Laidlaw, James. 2014. The subject of virtue: An anthropology of ethics and freedom. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Anthropocenic Ecoauthority: The Winds of Oaxaca 

    Howe, Cymene (2014)
    This article analyzes the development of wind parks across the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (Oaxaca, Mexico) and, in turn, how a politics of resistance and local perceptions of environmental peril have challenged renewable energy ...
  • A deposit of Kilwa-type coins from Songo Mnara, Tanzania 

    Perkins, John; Fleisher, Jeffrey; Wynne-Jones, Stephanie (2014)
    A deposit of coins was recovered during excavations at Songo Mnara, Tanzania, containing over 300 copper Kilwa-type coins. This is the first deposit or hoard of these coins found in a well defined archaeological context ...
  • The subject that is not one: On the ethics of mysticism 

    Faubion, James D. (2013)
    Any anthropological approach to ethics that gives a central place to subjects and the positions they might occupy is obliged sooner or later to address an apparent paradox, instances of which are widespread. They occur ...