Eric Kline Silverman

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The Tropics of Psychoanalysis in Melanesian Mythology.  Book Review Forum: J. Weiner, The Lost Drum: The Myth of Sexuality in Papua New Guinea and Beyond (1995).  Pacific Studies 24 (2001) 89-102.

Scent and Psyche: Andamanese Cosmology and Psychodynamic Perspectives on Sepik Ritual. Reviews in Anthropology 29 (2001) 379-95.

The Past as Pastiche, Process and Postmodern Encounter: Recent Historical Ethnographies in Melanesian Anthropology.  Reviews in Anthropology 24 (1995) 13-25.

The Contemorary Pacific 14 (2002) 516-18. Welsch, ed., An American Anthropologist in Melanesia: A.B. Lewis and the Joseph N. Field South Pacific Expedition 1909-1913.

Ethnohistory 46 (1999) 844-46. Mageo and Howard, eds., Spirits in Culture, History, and Mind.

The Contemporary Pacific 5 (1997) 525-26.  Douglas, They Came for Savages: A Hundred Years of Tourism in Melanesia, 1996.

Oceania 68 (1997) 71-72.  Wassmann, The Song to the Flying Fox, 1991.

The Contemporary Pacific 5 (1993)179‑81.  Harrison, Stealing People's Names: History and Politics in a Sepik River Cosmology, 1990.

Anthropological Quarterly 66 (1993) 48‑49.  Lutkehaus et al. eds., Sepik Heritage: Tradition and Change in Papua New Guinea, 1990.

American Ethnologist. no date. When a Jew Dies, S.C. Heilman.

Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute. no date. Humors and Substances: Ideas of the Body in New Guinea, P.J. Stewart and A. Strathern.

Film Reviews

 "Papua Skull Art." no date. Visual Anthropology Review.