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Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford-online 

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School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (University of Oxford)
Oxford University Anthropology Society

New Series, Volume XII, no. 2 (2020)


(ISSN: 2040-1876)

  • Editor: Robert Parkin
  • Web Editor: David Zeitlyn
  • Reviews Editors: Sacha Mouzin and Thomas Gordon-Colebrooke

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Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford Online

ISSN: 2040-1876 New Series, Volume XII, no. 2 (2020)

Each article title links to downloadable pdf files. Word files are also provided if necessary for accessibility.

Obituary: Marcus  Banks (David Mills), 131-134 (Word version)

Rasa Račiūnaitė-Paužuolienė, Interview with Prof. Marcus Banks, 135-143 (Word version)

C.W. Watson, Novels as ethnographies: the challenge for the anthropologist as reader, 144-171 (Word version)

Athina Vrosgou, Gifts we give through evils we take: empathic exchange of embodied experiences as therapy, 172-199
(Word version)

Yuxin Peng, Spatial changes in an Oxford public asylum, 200-223 (Word version)

Robert Parkin, The fragility of marriage in matrilineal societies, 224-237 (Word version)

BOOK REVIEW, 238-240 (Word version)

Anders Blok, Ignacio Farias and Celia Roberts (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Actor-Network Theory (Quentin Louis), 238-240


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