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Fear and conventionality

Fear and conventionality

Author: Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons; Desley Deacon
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Informed by a modernist and feminist approach to cultural anthropology, this work draws on a wide range of cultural texts and on the author's own experiences to argue that the fear of change in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elsie Worthington Clews Parsons; Desley Deacon
ISBN: 0226647463 9780226647463
OCLC Number: 716302766
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction de l'éd. de : New York ; London : G.P. Putnam's sons, 1914.
Description: XXXVII, 239 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface I: On not Taking to Strangers II: Travelers III: Hospitality: The Guest IV: Hospitality: The Host V: Introductions and Disinfectant Rites VI: Caste VII: A Postscript on Chivalry VIII: Acquaintances IX: Presents X: Calling XI: Entertaining XII: Between the Sexes XIII: Marriage XIV: In the Family XV: Age-Classes XVI: Concerning Ghosts and Gods XVII: An Unconventional Society References Index
Responsibility: Elsie Clews Parsons ; with a new introd. by Desley Deacon.


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