Volume 60, #4 // October 2018

Editorial Foreword

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Articles in this Issue

Gods in Things


WEBB KEANE
Divine Text, National Language, and Their Publics: Arguing an Indonesian Qur’an

STEPHAN PALMIÉ
When Is a Thing? Transduction and Immediacy in Afro-Cuban Ritual; or, ANT in Matanzas, Cuba, Summer of 1948

Armored Bodies

ANDREW BICKFORD
From Idiophylaxis to Inner Armor: Imagining the Self-Armoring Soldier in the United States Military from the 1960s to Today

NIKO BESNIER, DANIEL GUINNESS, MARK HANN, and UROŠ KOVAČ
Rethinking Masculinity in the Neoliberal Order: Cameroonian Footballers, Fijian Rugby Players, and Senegalese Wrestlers

Architectural Politics


LEO COLEMAN
Building Scotland, Building Solidarity: A Scottish Architect’s Knowledge of Nation

MICHAŁ MURAWSKI
Actually-Existing Success: Economics, Aesthetics, and the Specificity of (Still-)Socialist Urbanism

Religious Others and the French Republic


EMILY LAXER
“We are all republicans”: Party Articulation and the Production of Nationhood in France’s Face Veil Debate

KIMBERLY A. ARKIN
Historicity, Peoplehood, and Politics: Holocaust Talk in Twenty-First-Century France

Diasporic Belonging


JOHN EICHER
Rustic Reich: The Local Meanings of (Trans)National Socialism among Paraguay’s Mennonite Colonies

FÉLIX KRAWATZEK and GWENDOLYN SASSE
Integration and Identities: The Effects of Time, Migrant Networks, and Political Crises on Germans in the United States

Edges of Sovereignty


LOUISA LOMBARD
Denouncing Sovereignty: Claims to Liberty in Northeastern Central African Republic

SHEETAL CHHABRIA
The Aboriginal Alibi: Governing Dispossession in Colonial Bombay

What Empires Can and Can’t Do


RICHARD LACHMANN
What Empires Can and Can’t Do

JONATHAN BRACK
Theologies of Auspicious Kingship: The Islamization of Chinggisid Sacral Kingship in the Islamic World

JEAN-PHILIPPE DEDIEU and AÏSSATOU MBODJ-POUYE
The Fabric of Transnational Political Activism: “Révolution Afrique” and West African Radical Militants in France in the 1970s