Book Reviews

Historical Ecology of Malaria in Ethiopia
Mason, P.H. (In Press) Invited Book Review of [The Historical Ecology of Malaria in Ethiopia: Deposing the Spirits. By James C. McCann, Ohio University Press, 2014], Human Ecology: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 45(2), 291-292. doi: 10.1007/s10745-017-9893-6.




Indigenous Experience
Mason, P.H. (In press) Invited Book Review of [The Indigenous Experience: Global Perspectives. Edited by Roger CA Maaka and Chris Andersen, Canadian Scholars’ Press, 2006], Cahiers de géographie du Québec: Revue internationale de géographie humaine.




Sound Rising from the Paper
Mason, P.H. (In Press) Invited Book review of [Paize Keulemans, Sound Rising from the Paper: Nineteenth-Century Martial Arts Fiction and the Chinese Acoustic Imagination, Harvard University Press, 2014]. Asian Journal of Social Science.




Discovering Tuberculosis
Mason, P.H. (2016) Invited Book Review of [Discovering Tuberculosis: A global history 1900 to the present. By Christian McMillen, Yale University Press, 2015], Health and History, 18(2), 125-127. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5401/healthhist.18.2.0125.




Tuberculosis in India
Mason, P.H. (2016) Book Review of [Tuberculosis in India: A case of innovation and control. By Nora Engel, Orient Blackswan, 2015], Anthropology and Medicine, 23(3), 360-361. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13648470.2016.1206731
PMID: 27685497





Intolerant Bodies
Mason, P.H. (2016) Invited Book review of [Ian R. Mackay and Warwick Anderson, Intolerant Bodies: a short history of autoimmunity, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014]. Health and History, 18(1), pp. 159-161. http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5401/healthhist.18.1.0159




Development and Public Health in the Himalaya
Mason, P.H. (2016) Invited Book Review of [Development and Public Health in the Himalaya: Reflections on healing in contemporary Nepal. By Ian Harper, Routledge, 2014], Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, 13(1), 163.165. DOI: 10.1007/s11673-015-9684-y. PMID: 26732396




Multispecies Salon Living Beings
Mason, P.H. (2016) Comparative Book Review of [The Multispecies Salon. Edited by Eben Kirksey. Duke University Press, 2014] and [Living Beings: Perspectives on Interspecies Engagements. Edited by Penelope Dransart, Bloomsbury, 2013]. The Australian Journal of Anthropology, 27, 398–404. doi:10.1111/taja.12189, 1-7.




Senses and Citizenships
Mason, P.H. (2015) Invited book review of [Senses and Citizenships: Embodying political life, edited by Susanna Trnka, Christine Dureau, Julie Park. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2012]. Sites: A Journal of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies, 12(2), 171-174.



Disease and Crime
Mason, P.H. (2015) Invited Book Review of [Disease and Crime: A History of Social Pathologies and the New Politics of Health, edited by Robert Peckham, Routledge Studies in Cultural History, 2013]. Social History, 40(4), 566-568. doi: 10.1080/03071022.2015.1080026.



End of Plagues
Mason, P.H. (2015) Invited Book review of [The End of Plagues: The Global Battle Against Infectious Disease, by John Rhodes, New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013]. Medical History, 59(4), 631-633. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/mdh.2015.56. PMID: 26352311




The Alzheimer Conundrum
Mason, P.H. (2015) Book Review of [Margaret Lock, The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013]. The Australian Journal of Anthropology, 26(2), 316-317.



The Remedy Experiment Eleven Mason, P.H. (2015) Comparative Book Review of [The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis, by Thomas Goetz; and Experiment Eleven: Deceit and Betrayal in the Discovery of the Cure for Tuberculosis by Peter Pringle], Health and History, 17(1), 106-108. DOI: 10.5401/healthhist.17.1.0106




Isabel Gillard
Mason, P.H. (2014) Invited Book review of [Isabel Gillard, Circe’s Island: A young woman’s memories of tuberculosis treatment in the 1950s, Glasgow, Unbound Press, 2010]. Health and History, 16(2), 167-168.




Free Market Tuberculosis
Mason, P.H. (2014) Invited Book review of [Free Market Tuberculosis: Managing epidemics in post-Soviet Georgia, by Erin Koch, Nashville, TN, Vanderbilt University Press, 2013]. Women’s Studies, 43(6), 852-855.




Spitting Blood
Mason P.H. (2014) Book Review of [Spitting Blood: The History of Tuberculosis by Helen Bynum, Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2012]. Journal of Anthropology and Medicine, 21(3), 357-358, DOI: 10.1080/13648470.2014.929090. PMID: 24963868





The Ailing City
Mason, P.H. (2014) Invited Book review of [The Ailing City: Health, Tuberculosis, and Culture in Buenos Aires, 1870-1950. By Diego Armus, Durham, Duke University Press, 2011]. Health and History, 16(1), 126-127.




Neanderthal
Mason, P.H. (2014) Review of Replacement of Neanderthals by Modern Humans, Volume 1: Cultural Perspectives edited by Takeru Akazawa, Nishiaki Yoshihiro, and Aoki Kenichi, and Volume 2: Cognitive and Physical Perspectives edited by Takeru Akazawa, Naomichi Ogihara, Hiroki C. Tanabe and Hideaki Terashima, Springer, COSMOS, 55, 104.




Sleep Paralysis
Mason, P.H. (2012) Book review of Sleep Paralysis: night-mares, nocebos, and the mind-body connection, by Shelley R. Adler, New Jersey, Rutgers University Press, 2011. Anthropology and Medicine, 19(2), 255-257.




Embodied Communities
Mason, P.H. (2012) Invited Book review of Embodied Communities: Dance Traditions and Change in Java, by Felicia Hughes-Freeland, Berghahn Books, New York and Oxford, 2008. The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology, 13(4), 405-407.
Impact Factor: 0.63




Erotic Triangles
Mason, P.H. (2011) Invited Book review of Erotic triangles; Sundanese dance and masculinity in West Java, by Henry Spiller, London/ Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia and Oceania, 167(2-3), 357-360.
Impact Factor: 0.24




The Power of Place
Mason, P.H. (2009) Book review of The power of place: geography, destiny, and globalization’s rough landscape, by Harm de Blij, Oxford University Press, 2008, Anthropology & Medicine, 16(3), 333–334.




“I am deeply appreciative of Paul Mason’s carefully considered review and especially so because his global experiences inform an unusually insightful commentary.”
Harm de Blij, 1935-2014

Invited Journal Article Referee