Male and Female
Harper Collins, 22 mei 2001 - 496 pagina's
Mead's anthropological examination of seven Pacific island tribes analyzes the dynamics of primitive cultures to explore the evolving meaning of "male" and "female" in modern American society. On its publication in 1949, the New York Times declared, "Dr. Mead's book has come to grips with the cold war between the sexes and has shown the basis of a lasting sexual peace." This edition, prepared for the centennial of Mead's birth, features introductions by Helen Fisher and Mead's daughter, Mary Catherine Bateson. Male & Female remains an extraordinary document of great relevance, while Mead's research methods and fieldwork offer a blueprint for scholars in future generations.
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MALE AND FEMALEGebruikersrecensie - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Sub-titled "A Study of the Sexes in a Changing World", this tri-partite analysis, based on anthropological insights, examines firstly the differences and the similarities of the bodies of human beings ... Volledige recensie lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - mbmackay - LibraryThing
Some interesting facts & insights - but mostly very dated stuff. Read in Samoa Apr 2003 Volledige recensie lezen