Weekly Book List, February 8, 2010

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Landscapes of Movement: Trails, Paths, and Roads in Anthropological Perspective edited by James E. Snead, Clark L. Erickson, and J. Andrew Darling (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 364 pages; $65). Writings that document the role of traversed ways in human societies from Bronze Age Mesopotamia to the contemporary Bolivian Amazon.

Mary, the Devil, and Taro: Catholicism and Women's Work in a