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The trashing of Margaret Mead : anatomy of an anthropological controversy

Author: Paul Shankman
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2009.
Series: Studies in American thought and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In The Trashing of Margaret Mead, Paul Shankman explores the many dimensions of the Mead-Freeman controversy as it developed publicly and as it played out privately, including the personal relationships, professional rivalries, and larger-than-life personalities that drove it."--Back cover.
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Named Person: Margaret Mead; Derek Freeman; Derek Freeman; Margaret Mead; Margaret Mead; Derek Freeman; Margaret Mead; Derek Freeman; Margaret Mead; Derek Freeman
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Shankman
ISBN: 9780299234546 0299234541 9780299234539 0299234533
OCLC Number: 317383410
Description: xvii, 299 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. The controversy and the media : The controversy in the media --
Selling the controversy --
Part II. Derek Freeman : Derek Freeman, the critic --
Psychoanalysis, Freeman, and Mead --
Part III. Margaret Mead and Coming of age in Samoa : Young Margaret Mead --
First fieldwork in Samoa --
Writing Coming of age in Samoa --
Mead's American audience in the 1920s --
Part IV. Sex, lies, and Samoans : What the controversy meant to the Samoans --
Samoan sexual conduct: belief and behavior --
Under the coconut palms --
Virginity and the history of sex in Samoa --
Part V. The broader issues : The many versions of the hoaxing hypothesis --
The nature-nurture debate and the appeal of Freeman's argument --
Conclusion --
Appendix: True confessions.
Series Title: Studies in American thought and culture.
Responsibility: Paul Shankman.

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"A superbly crafted and highly readable book that essentially lays the Mead-Freeman controversy to rest." - James Cote, author of Adolescent Storm and Stress: An Evaluation of the Mead-Freeman Read more...

 
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