Sleep Around the World: Anthropological Perspectives

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K. Glaskin, R. Chenhall
Palgrave Macmillan US, Jun 10, 2013 - Social Science - 245 pages
Although humans slumber for approximately one third of our lives, sleep itself is vastly understudied. This volume provides a comparative frame through which we can understand the myriad ways in which sleep reflects and embodies culture as contributors examine aspects of sleep in various countries and contexts.

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Roger Ivar Lohmann, Trent University, Canada Kalissa Alexeyeff, University of Melbourne, Australia Yasmine Musharbash, University of Sydney, Australia Diana Adis Tahhan, University of New South Wales, Australia Lisa Carrie Goldberg, University of Western Australia Monica Toselli, University of Firenze, Italy Angela Costabile, University of Calabria, Italy M. Luisa Genta, University of Bologna, Italy Rachel Morgain, Australian National University Toon van Meijl, University of Nijmegen, the Netherlands Shayne A. P. Dahl, Trent University, Canada

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