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Coming of age in Samoa : a psychological study of primitive youth for Western civilization.

Author: Margaret Mead
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : American Museum of Natural History, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Special Members edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Mead
OCLC Number: 698338403
Description: 170 pages
Contents: 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 ro^le 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 probelms in the light of Samoan contrasts --
Education for choice --
Samoan civilisation as it is to-day --
The mentally defective and the mentally diseased --
Table I: Showing menstrual history, sex experience and residence in pastor's household --
Table II: Family structure.
Responsibility: Foreword by Franz Boas.

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