The Many Faces of Homosexuality: Anthropological Approaches to Homosexual Behavior
Harrington Park Press, 1985 - Social Science - 217 pages
This groundbreaking book examines the diverse manifestations of homosexuality in various historical periods and non-Western cultures. The distinguished authors examine Kimam male ritualized homosexual behavior, Mexican homosexual interaction in public contexts, male homosexuality and spirit possession in Brazil, and much more.
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Cultural and Individual Dimensions
An Interpretation of Kimam Male
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