Volume 120, Number 3 (September 2018)

From the Editor
Decolonizing Disciplines
Deborah A. Thomas, Editor-in-Chief

Research Articles
Hegemonic Concepts of Culture: The Checkered History of Dark Anthropology
Lars Rodseth

On the Matter of Resources and Techno-Politics: The Case of Water and Iron in the South Indian Iron Age
Peter Gavin Johansen and Andrew M. Bauer

When Did the Swahili Become Maritime?: A Reply to Fleisher et al. (2015), and to the Resurgence of Maritime Myopia in the Archaeology of the East African Coast
Chapurukha M. Kusimba and Jonathan R. Walz (supplementary material)

Building Bigness: Reputation, Prominence, and Social Capital in Rural South India
Eleanor A. Power and Elspeth Ready

Object Afterlives and the Burden of History: Between “Trash” and “Heritage” in the Steps of Migrants
Gabriella Soto

The Descendant Bargain: Latina Youth Remaking Kinship and Generation through Educational Sibcare in Nashville, Tennessee
Andrea Flores

“Putting Band-Aids on Things That Need Stitches”: Immigration and the Landscape of Care in Rural America
Thurka Sangaramoorthy (supplementary material)

Calibrating Play: Sociotemporality in South Korean Digital Gaming Culture
Stephen C. Rea (supplementary material)

“Toppling” Saddam Hussein in London: Media, Meaning, and the Construction of an Iraqi Diasporic Community
Zainab Saleh (supplementary material)

Religious Television and Contesting Piety in Karachi, Pakistan
Taha Kazi

Vital Topics Forum
Archaeology as Bearing Witness
Mark W. Hauser, Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Koji Lau-Ozawa, Barbara Voss, Reinhard Bernbeck, Susan Pollock, Randall H. McGuire, Uzma Z. Rizvi, Christopher Hernandez, and Sonya Atalay

World Anthropologies
Special Section on Medical Anthropology
Particularities in Common: A Collection of Essays about the Training, Theory, and Practice of Medical Anthropologies from Several Contexts around the World
Emily Metzner and Narelle Warren

Enabling Social Change with Immigrant and Refugee Caregivers: Beyond Dualistic Difference to Intersectionality
Rosi Aryal

South African Medical Anthropology in the Wake of HIV
Christopher J. Colvin

From Displaced Care to Social Care: Narrative Interventions of Canadian Muslims
Parin Dossa

Health Anthropology in Australia
Debbi Long and Hans Baer

Southward Focused: Medical Anthropology in South Africa
Lenore Manderson and Susan Levine

“A Combination of Imagination and Observation”: Medical Anthropology in Vietnam since the 1990s
Huong Nguyen and Tine Gammeltoft

The (Mis)Fortunes and Prospects of Medical Anthropology in Nigeria
Chidi Ugwu

Multimodal Anthropologies
What Does “Open Data” Mean for Ethnographic Research?
Luis Felipe Rosado Murillo

A Multimodal Approach to the Anthropocene
Jason M. Kelly and Fiona P. McDonald

Review Essay
The Perniciousness of Prisons: Documenting the Problems of Mass Incarceration
Elyshia Aseltine

Film Review (reviewer in parentheses)
Osband (dir.): The Radical Jew (Shewbridge)

Public Anthropologies
Unrequited Engagement: Misadventures in Advocating for Medicaid Expansion
Emily K. Brunson, Jessica M. Mulligan, Elise Andaya, Milena A. Melo, and Susan Sered

Book Reviews
Single Reviews (reviewer in parentheses)
Bach: What Remains: Everyday Encounters with the Socialist Past in Germany (Lass)
Barnard: Language in Prehistory (Bengtson)
Charlier: Zombies: An Anthropological Investigation of the Living Dead (Evans)
Chenoweth: Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740–1780 (Gilmore)
Cochrane: Everyday Faith in Sufi Senegal (Hill)
Englehardt and Rieger: These “Thin Partitions”: Bridging the Growing Divide between Cultural Anthropology and Archaeology (Wells)
Ford and Nigh: The Maya Forest Garden: Eight Millennia of Sustainable Cultivation of the Tropical Woodlands (Brewer)
Goodwin: Co-Operative Action (Enfield)
Guyer: Legacies, Logics, Logistics: Essays in the Anthropology of the Platform Economy (Hultin)
Hempenstall: Truth’s Fool: Derek Freeman and the War over Cultural Anthropology (Baker)
Hutchings: Maritime Heritage in Crisis: Indigenous Landscapes and Global Ecological Breakdown (Ford)
Lancy: Anthropological Perspectives on Children as Helpers, Workers, Artisans, and Laborers (Klein)
Lange: Meanings of Maple: An Ethnography of Sugaring (Counihan)
Millar: Reclaiming the Discarded: Life and Labor on Rio’s Garbage Dump (Campbell)
Redfern: Injury and Trauma in Bioarchaeology: Interpreting Violence in Past Lives (Baustian)
Sasaki: The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire (May)
Scherer: Mortuary Landscapes of the Classic Maya: Rituals of Body and Soul (Novotny) 

Geoffrey Ainsworth Harrison (1927–2017)
Brooke Thomas and Anthony Boyce

ON THE COVER: Items curated for public presentations by the Tohono O’odham Solid Waste Department include: (A) a Mexican Consulate brochure discussing the dangers of border crossing; (B) a pink notebook; (C) a cold compress; (D) a notebook filled with recipes; (E) a booklet in Spanish explaining the rights of undocumented migrants in the United States; (F) a notarized document rendered illegible through fading; (G) a shaving razor; and (H) a bundle of various bus and plane tickets. (Photographs by Gabriella Soto)