Five top books on “Understanding Infants:” a rundown by anthropologist Tobias Hecht.   Available  on FiveBooks, a column on the website, that features an interview with an expert — a scholar, artist, politician, journalist, or other eminent figure — who recommends and discusses the five best books in his or her field.  One of the books recommended in the column is The Afterlife Is Where We Come from: The Culture of Infancy in West Africa, by UIUC professor, Alma Gottlieb.

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