CONVERSI, D: Reassessing Current Theories of Nationalism: Nationalism as Boundary Maintenance and Creation

Conversi, Daniele. Reassessing Current Theories of Nationalism: Nationalism as Boundary Maintenance and Creation. London: Frank Cass, 1995. Unmarked offprint from Nationalism and Ethnic Politics (Vol 1, Spring 1994, No. 1), pp 73-85. Very Good. Staplebound Wraps. (#28532) $12.00

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FOSTER, RJ: Materializing the Nation: Commodities, Consumption, and Media in Papua New Guinea

Foster, Robert J. Materializing the Nation: Commodities, Consumption, and Media in Papua New Guinea. Indiana University Press, 2002. ISBN: 0253215498. Unmarked. Bumped corner. Good. Paperback. (#28405) $12.00

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Argues that the contested process of nation making in Papua New Guinea unfolds not only through organized politics but also through mundane engagements with commodities and mass media. His ethnographic perspective draws official policy documents, letters to the editor, school textbooks, song lyrics, advertisements, and other materials.

Illustrated. 202p. Measures 6×9.25 inches.

RAI: Anthropology Today (Vol 6, 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December)

Anthropology Today (Vol 6, 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December), issue coversBenthall, Jonathan (editor). Anthropology Today (Vol 6, 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December). Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), 1990. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#28182) $20.00

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Illustrated. 5 issues: April, June, August, October, December.

Topics include Ernest Gellner on Perestroika, New Zealand Hill Farmers, Post-colonialism, Edward Said and Orientalism, Polish Nationalism, Primitive Art, Postmodernism and Archaeology, Youth Training, and more.