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Sambia Sexual Culture

Essays from the Field

Sambia Sexual Culture( )
Author: Herdt, Gilbert
Series title:Worlds of Desire: the Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender, and Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-32751-8
Publication Date:Jun 1999
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $94.00
Book Description:

Few cultures have received as much attention in the study of erotic desire, sexuality, and gender as the Sambia of Papua New Guinea. Here, for the first time, is a collection of groundbreaking essays and a new introduction on the Sambia's sexual culture by the renowned anthropologist Gilbert Herdt. Over the course of 20 years, Herdt made 13 field trips to live with the Sambia in order to understand sexuality and ritual in the context of warfare and gender segregation....
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Book Details
Pages:335
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Social Science / Human Sexuality
Social Science / Lgbt Studies / Gay Studies
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.399 Pounds



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