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Here you will find information about accessing our collection of print books. If we don't own the book you're looking for, you can request it through Interlibrary Loan.

Primo - Finding Books

Use the search box below to run a quick search for books, or use the advanced search page to limit your material type to books prior to searching. 

Finding Books in the UMD Library and Beyond

In addition to searching our Voyager catalog, you may also want to use these resources:

Selected List of Ethnographies Available at the LIbrary

Search our collection to find the call number and check on the availability (i.e., whether someone has the book checked out).

A crisis of births: Population politics and family making in Italy. Krause, E. 

A precious liquid: Drinking water and culture in the valley of Mexico. Ennis-McMillan, M.

A return to servitude: Maya migration and the tourist trade in Cancun. Castellanos, M.B.

Allah made us: Sexual outlaws in an Islamic African city. Gaudio, R.P.

American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination. Hancock, B.H.

Challenging gender norms: Five genders among Bugis in Indonesia. Davies, S.J.

Child soldiers in Africa. Honwana, A.M.

Dude, you're a fag. Pascoe, C.J.

Exile and return among the East Timorese. Wise, A.

Fresh fruit, broken bodies: Migrant farmworkers in the United States, Holmes, S.M.

From war to peace on the Mozambique-Malawi borderland. Englund, H.

Fusion of the worlds: An ethnography of possession among the Songhay of Niger. Stoller, P.

Getting to know Waiwai: An Amazionian ethnography. Campbell, A.T.

Hidden heads of households: Child labor in urban northeast Brazil. Kenny, M.L.

Hidden truth: Young men navigating lives in and out of juvenile prison. Reich, A.

Imagining transgender: An ethnography of a category. Valentine, D. 

Junkie business: The evolution and operation of a herion dealing network. Hoffer, L.D.

Katun: A twenty-year journey with the Maya. Hull, C.L.

Labor of luck: Casino capitalism in the United States and South Africa. Sallaz, J.

Little Brazil: An ethnography of Brazilian immigrants in New York City. Margolis, M.L.

Making the Mexican diabetic: Race, science, and the genetics of inequality. Montoya, M.J. 

Mexican New York: Transnational lives of new immigrants. Smith, R.C.

Mosquito trails ecology, health, and the politics of entanglement. Nading, A.M.

Neither man nor woman: The Hijras of India. Nanda, S.

Out in the storm: Drug addicted women living as shoplifters and sex workers. Caputo, G.A.

Paradox of hope: Journeys through a clinical borderland. Mattingly, C.

Pathways of memory and power: Ethnography and history among an Andean people. Ambercrombie, T.A. (Also available through Google Books)

Reckoning with homelessness. Hopper, K.

Reproducing race: An ethnography of pregnancy as a site of racialization. Bridges, K.M.

Righteous dopefiend. Bourgois, P & J. Schonberg. 

Romance on a global stage: Pen pals, virtual ethnography, and "mail-order" marriages by Constable, N.

Security and suspicion: An ethnography of everyday life in Israel. Ochs, J.

Shadowed lives: Undocumented immigrants in American society. Chavez, L.R.

Shelter blues: Sanity and selfhood among the homeless. Desjarlais, R.

Siva and her sisters: Gender, caste, and class in rural South India. Kapadia, K. (Also available through Google Books)

Slaughterhouse blues: The meat and poultry industry in North America. Stull, D.D.

The time of the gypsies. Stewart, M. (Also available through Google Books)

The Trobrianders of Papua New Guinea. Weiner, A.B.

Veiled sentiments: Honor and poetry in a Bedouin society. Abu-Lughod, L.

Wayward women : sexuality and agency in a New Guinea society. Wardlow, H.

We have already cried many tears: Portuguese women and migration. Brettell, C.

White saris and sweet mangoes: Aging, gender, and body in North India. Lamb, S. 

With no direction home: Homeless youth on the road and in the streets. Finkelstein, M. 

Women of value, men of renown. Weiner, A.