Weekly Book List, November 23, 2012

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Gendered Scenarios of Revolution: Making New Men and New Women in Nicaragua, 1975-2000 by Rosario Montoya (University of Arizona Press; 227 pages; $55). Combines ethnography and history in a study of El Tule, a village promoted as a Sandinista model community.

Healing Secular Life: Loss and Devotion in Modern Turkey by Christopher Dole (University of Pennsylvania Press; 320 pages; $69.95). A study of religious healers in