Kathy meets Vera in Communist Romania (Book Review): Book Review of K. Verdery, 'My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File'

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Abstract

Review of Katherine Verdery's autobiographical work in which she describes her fieldwork in Romania from 1973 to 1988 using the 2781 pages of her Romanian secret police file, in which he is code named "Vera". This is the story of how "Kathy" meets "Vera".

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  • Social Anthropology

Keywords

  • Social Anthropology, Romania, Surveillance, Secret Police/Securitatea, Ethnography, Documents, Verdery, Katherine
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalPOLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review
Volume2019
Issue numberMay
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2019
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes