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Ethos: Journal of the Society for PsychologicalAnthropology
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Robert Desjarlais, Sarah Lawrence College
“On the forefront of discussions about the relationshipbetween culture and psyche, this exciting, wide-ranging collectionmakes clear how much the field has changed and developed in recentyears.”
Tanya Luhrmann, University of Chicago