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Blood magic : the anthropology of menstruation

Blood magic : the anthropology of menstruation

Author: Thomas Buckley
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Univ. of California Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

Examining cultures as diverse as long-house dwellers in North Borneo, African farmers, Welsh housewives, and postindustrial American workers, this title redefines the anthropological study of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Buckley
ISBN: 9780520063501 0520063503
OCLC Number: 707163316
Description: x, 326 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Acknowledgments Editors' Note PART I INTRODUCTION 1. A Critical Appraisal of Theories of Menstrual Symbolism Thomas Buckley and Alma Gottlieb PART II MENSTRUAL IMAGES, MEANINGS, AND VALUES 2. Menstrual Cosmology among the Beng of Ivory Coast Alma Gottlieb 3. Mortal Flow: Menstruation in Turkish Village Society Carol Delaney 4. Menstruation among the Rungus of Borneo: An Unmarked Category Laura W. R. Appell PART III THE SOCIOLOGY OF MENSTRUAL MEANINGS 5. Menstrual Politics: Women and Pigs in Rural Portugal Denise L. Lawrence 6. Menstrual Symbolism in South Wales 137 Vieda Skultans 7. Premenstrual Syndrome: Discipline, Work, and Anger in Late Industrial Societies Emily Martin PART IV EXPLORATORY DIRECTIONS: MENSES, CULTURE, AND TIME 8. Menstruation and the Power of Yurok Women Thomas Buckley 9. Heavenly Bodies: Menses, Moon, and Rituals of License among the Temne of Sierra Leone Frederick Lamp 10. Menstrual Synchrony and the Australian Rainbow Snake Chris Knight Notes References Contributors Index
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"The first book on the anthropology of menstruation to be published by a major university press." -- Becky Vorpagel Journal of American Folklore "A major innovation is the deliberate and consistent Read more...

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