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Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies

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First published in 1935, Sex & Temperament is a fascinating and brilliant anthropological study of the intimate lives of three New Guinea tribes from infancy to adulthood. Focusing on the gentle, mountain-dwelling Arapesh, the fierce, cannibalistic Mundugumor, and the graceful headhunters of Tchambuli -- Mead advances the theory that many so-called masculine and feminine characteristics are not based on fundamental sex differences but reflect the cultural conditioning of different societies. This edition, prepared for the ...

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Sex and Temperament: In Three Primitive Societies
2001, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060934958

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Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies
1977, Law Book Co of Australasia, Pyrmont

ISBN-13: 9780710086655

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