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The Mehinaku: The Dream of Daily Life in a Brazilian Indian Village

Thomas Gregor - Religion - 2009 - 398 pages
Thomas Gregor sees the Mehinaku Indians of central Brazil as performers of roles, engaged in an ongoing improvisational drama of community life. The layout of the village and ...
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A natural history of peace

Thomas Gregor - Political Science - 1996 - 320 pages
A stimulating and innovative consideration of the concept, causes, and practice of peace in societies both ancient and modern, human and primate.provides the first broadly ...
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Gender in Amazonia and Melanesia: An Exploration of the Comparative Method

Thomas Gregor, Donald F. Tuzin - Science - 2001 - 392 pages
Amazonia and Melanesia are half a world in distance, yet their cultures bear similarities in the areas of sex and gender. This work looks at ways in which sex and gender are ...
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Son and Father: Before and Beyond the Oedipus Complex

Peter Blos - Family & Relationships - 1985 - 186 pages
Includes commentary on Franz Kafka and Shakespeare's Hamlet.
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Middle-Class Waifs: The Psychodynamic Treatment of Affectively Disturbed ...

Elaine V. Siegel - Psychology - 2013 - 280 pages
In this volume, a well-known psychoanalyst, dance therapist, and educational consultant chronicles her clinical work with deeply troubled children who fall between the cracks ...
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Constructing Masculinity

Maurice Berger, Brian Wallis, Simon Watson, Carrie Mae Weems - Art - 1995 - 342 pages
This anthology takes us beyond the status of masculinity itself, questioning society's and the media's normative concepts of the masculine, and considering the extent to which ...
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Raising Children in a Difficult Time

Benjamin Spock, M.D. - Family & Relationships - 1985 - 270 pages
This practical parenting guide for bringing up teenagers in the 1980s discusses character development, creativity, religion, discrimination, leniency, sex and dating, drug use ...
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