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Herdt, Gilbert H., 1949-
The Sambia : ritual, sexuality, and change in Papua New Guinea / Gilbert Herdt
Alternate Title Ritual, sexuality, and change in Papua New Guinea
2nd ed
Belmont, CA : Thomson/Wadsworth, c2006
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  DU740.42 .H45 2006    AVAILABLE
Gift from K. Anderson-Levitt, 2011
Subject(s) Sambia (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies
Sambia (Papua New Guinean people) -- Sexual behavior
Sex customs -- Papua New Guinea
Sex symbolism
Initiation rites -- Papua New Guinea
Male homosexuality -- Papua New Guinea
Masculinity -- Papua New Guinea
Physical Description xxiv, 178 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-173) and index
Contents The mountain setting -- Warfare and cultural life -- Sambia social individuals -- The men's secret society -- The magical age of 10, or why Sambia initiate boys so young -- Sex/gender, power, and social inequality -- Sexuality and revolutionary change
NOTE Gift from K. Anderson-Levitt, 2011
Series Case studies in cultural anthropology
Alternate Author Library donation, 2011

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