Weekly Book List, February 14, 2011

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDIES

Troubling Vision: Performance, Visuality, and Blackness by Nicole R. Fleetwood (University of Chicago Press; 276 pages; $75 hardcover, $25 paperback). Explores visualizations of the black body as both familiar and disruptive; topics include documentary photography, popular music, and performance art.

ANTHROPOLOGY

Contesting Realities: The Public Sphere and Morality in Southern Yemen by Susanne Dahlgren