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The Resource Coming of age in Samoa : a psychological study of primitive youth for Western civilization, by Margaret Mead ; foreword by Franz Boas

Coming of age in Samoa : a psychological study of primitive youth for Western civilization, by Margaret Mead ; foreword by Franz Boas

Label
Coming of age in Samoa : a psychological study of primitive youth for Western civilization
Title
Coming of age in Samoa
Title remainder
a psychological study of primitive youth for Western civilization
Statement of responsibility
by Margaret Mead ; foreword by Franz Boas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The classic anthropological study describes what it was like in the 1920s for girls growing up in the culture of the Samoan Islands, offering provocative insights into such topics as childhood, gender roles, and culture
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
DU813
LC item number
.M4 1961
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Apollo editions
Series volume
A-30
Label
Coming of age in Samoa : a psychological study of primitive youth for Western civilization, by Margaret Mead ; foreword by Franz Boas
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A day in Samoa -- The education of the Samoan child -- The Samoan household -- The girl and her age group -- The girl in the community -- Formal sex relations -- The rôle of the dance -- The attitude towards personality -- The experience and individuality of the average girl -- The girl in conflict -- Maturity and old age -- Our educational problems in the light of Samoan contrasts -- Education for choice
Control code
457236
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
304 pages
Lccn
61004765 /L/r863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Coming of age in Samoa : a psychological study of primitive youth for Western civilization, by Margaret Mead ; foreword by Franz Boas
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- A day in Samoa -- The education of the Samoan child -- The Samoan household -- The girl and her age group -- The girl in the community -- Formal sex relations -- The rôle of the dance -- The attitude towards personality -- The experience and individuality of the average girl -- The girl in conflict -- Maturity and old age -- Our educational problems in the light of Samoan contrasts -- Education for choice
Control code
457236
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
304 pages
Lccn
61004765 /L/r863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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