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Secrecy and cultural reality [electronic resource] : utopian ideologies of the New Guinea men's house / Gilbert Herdt.

By: Herdt, Gilbert H, 1949-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 269 p.) : maps.ISBN: 9780472026258 (electronic bk.); 0472026259 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sambia (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies | Sambia (Papua New Guinean people) -- Sexual behavior | Secret societies -- Papua New Guinea | Initiation rites -- Papua New Guinea | Sex customs -- Papua New Guinea | Male homosexuality -- Papua New Guinea | Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs | Sambia (Peuple de Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee) -- Rites et c�er�emonies | Sambia (Peuple de Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee) -- Sexualit�e | Soci�et�es secr�etes -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee | Rites d'initiation -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee | Vie sexuelle -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee | Homosexualit�e masculine -- Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee | Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guin�ee -- M�urs et coutumes | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race Relations | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Minority Studies | Sambia (volk) | Geheime riten | Initiatie | HomoseksualiteitGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Secrecy and cultural reality.DDC classification: 305.8/89912 Other classification: 73.57 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Lewis Henry Morgan and Victorian secret societies -- Why secrecy? -- Secrecy among the Sambia, 1974-1976 -- Paradox of the men's house -- Colonialism and the dissolution of secret reality.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-261) and index.

Lewis Henry Morgan and Victorian secret societies -- Why secrecy? -- Secrecy among the Sambia, 1974-1976 -- Paradox of the men's house -- Colonialism and the dissolution of secret reality.

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