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Folkways : a study of the sociological importance of usages, manners, customs, mores, and morals

Author: William Graham Sumner; Albert Galloway Keller
Publisher: Boston : Ginn and Company, [1906] ©1906
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sumner, William Graham, 1840-1910.
Folkways.
Boston : Ginn, ©1906
(OCoLC)555613174
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Graham Sumner; Albert Galloway Keller
OCLC Number: 2663013
Notes: Prefatory note signed: A.G. Keller.
Includes index.
Description: vii, 692 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Fundamental notions of the folkways and of the mores --
Characteristics of the mores --
The struggle for existence --
Labor, wealth --
Societal selection --
Slavery --
Abortion, infanticide, killing the old --
Cannibalism --
Sex mores --
The marriage institution --
The social codes --
Incest --
Kinship, blood revenge, primitive justice, peace unions --
Uncleanness and the evil eye --
The mores can make anything right and prevent condemnation of anything --
Sacral harlotry, child sacrifice --
Popular sports, exhibitions, drama --
Asceticism --
Education, history --
Life policy, virtue vs. success.
Responsibility: by William Graham Sumner.

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