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JSTOR Books Directory

Rex , September 23rd, 2021


It’s very difficult to navigate the selection of publishers on JSTOR Books, so here are some links to common publishers which will save me (and perhaps you?) some…


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Sahlins memorial piece in the JSO

Rex , September 2nd, 2021


I have a piece in memory of Marshall Sahlins in the latest issue of the Journal de la Société des Océanistes . This is a more personal piece…


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NBN Podcast on Emalani Case’s Everything Ancient Once Was New

Rex , September 2nd, 2021


My August 2021 podcast at NBN was with Emalani Case on her book Everything Ancient Once Was New. Go check it out! credit: UH Press twitter


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NBN podcast with Anthony Hazard on “Boasians at War”

Rex , September 2nd, 2021


My July podcast over at NBN was with Tony Hazard about his book Boasians at War. Have a listen.


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New book chapter: Restraint Without Control

Rex , August 3rd, 2021


Very proud to have a new chapter out in the new edited volume The Absent Presence of the State in Large-Scale Resource Extraction Projects edited by Nick Bainton…


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Book review: Lohmann’s “Haunted Pacific”

Rex , August 3rd, 2021


It’s the end of the summer so I have a variety of updates to make to keep up with all the things I’ve been publishing. First up is…


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NBN Interview with Nicholas Thomas on “Voyagers”

Rex , July 21st, 2021


Happy to announce that New Books Network has just released my new interview with Nicholas Thomas about his latest book Voyagers: The Settlement of the Pacific. If you…


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Pacific Anthropology Book Series on JSTOR Books

Rex , July 6th, 2021


JSTOR books is an incredible resource. However, finding your way around can be a bit tricky. Here is a guide to book series which feature Pacific anthropology which…


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Marshall Sahlins and European anthropology

Rex , April 21st, 2021


(The good folks over at the AJEC blog asked me to write a short piece on Marshall Sahlins and his relationships with European anthropologists. With their permission, I’m…


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Vale Marshall Sahlins

Rex , April 16th, 2021


Marshall Sahlins and I at my wedding (While I have been active on Twitter posting links to memorials and obituaries of Marshall Sahlins, I have not written very…


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New podcast: Emilka Skrzypek on the Frieda Mine in Papua New Guinea

Rex , February 9th, 2021


I’m excited to announce the my interview with Emilka Skrzypek is now available over at New Books Network. Emilka is a third- (or maybe fourth-?) generation scholar in…


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Go read my interview with Martha Macintyre!

Rex , January 21st, 2021


I’m very proud to announce that my interview with Martha Macintyre is now available, open access, from ANU Press. It is a chapter in the wonderful new volume…


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Vale Jaimie Pearl Bloom

Rex , January 7th, 2021


I wanted to let you know that my obituary of Jaimie Bloom is now available from American Anthropologist: https://anthrosource.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/aman.13525 Jaimie&#8217…


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Elizabeth and Stephen Ferry on Gold Mining in Latin America

Rex , January 2nd, 2021


I’m happy to announce a new podcast episode over at New Books Network. In this episode I interview brother and sister teams Elizabeth and Stephen Ferry. Elizabeth is…


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New “New Books Network ” Author Page

Rex , December 31st, 2020


Aloha all. Some quick final links to keep up to date on what I’ve been doing since September. This site has gone on for far too long without…


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I’m very proud of this special issue on Bernard Narokobi

Rex , September 4th, 2020


After many years of work by my co-editor Lise Dobrin and myself (well, really, mostly Lise) as well as our authors, I am very proud to announce that…


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Matt Tomlinson on Culture and Theology in the Pacific

Rex , August 26th, 2020


I’m very happy to announce that I have a new interview up at New Books Network. This one is with Matt Tomlinson, an anthropologist of the Pacific at…


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Maile Arvin on Possessing Polynesians

Rex , August 26th, 2020


I announce my publications and interviews and things on social media but I have fallen behind on announcing them on my blog, which is supposed to be a…


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Remembering Michael Silverstein

Rex , July 29th, 2020


Like many people, I was deeply, deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Michael Silverstein, a member of my dissertation committee. Although I knew he was ill,…


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Nancy Mattina on Gladys Reichard

Rex , May 15th, 2020


My interview with Nancy Mattina on Gladys Reichard, ‘America’s least appreciated anthropologist’ is now live over at the New Books Network. Go take a listen! Nancy’s carefully…


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Copious Free Time: UCL, Chicago, NYU, Melville House, Harvard kinda

Rex , April 3rd, 2020


Where to start? Dulam Bumochir’s book from UCL Press, The State, Popular Mobilisation and Gold Mining in Mongolia looks promising. Not familiar w/the author, but love the press…


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Copious Free Time: Rutgers and Melville House

Rex , March 25th, 2020


More ebooks for your Copious Free Time! Rutgers is offering free ebooks related to COVID-19 and, unlike some offers, these books are actually tightly related to this topic,…


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Copious Free Time: The Verso/Haymarket Edition

Rex , March 20th, 2020


I like ebook sales because they give me an opportunity to obsessively comb through publisher’s lists — which is obviously an incredibly healthy and normal thing to do,…


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Copious Free Time: History of Anthropology Addition

Rex , March 19th, 2020


The joke is that we are supposed to have more free time because we are stuck indoors. But in my case — and I’m sure I’m not alone…


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