Weekly Book List, August 30, 2013

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An Anthropological Trompe 'oeil for a Common World: An Essay on the Economy of Knowledge by Alberto Corsin Jimenez (Berghahn Books; 184 pages; $70). Topics include the rise of the public as an object of political economy.

Anthropology and Nature edited by Kirsten Hastrup (Routledge; 259 pages; $125). Essays on such topics as climate, water, and state in the Peruvian Andes.

Chinookan Peoples of the Lower