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Transitions : four rituals in eight cultures

Author: Martha Nemes Fried; Morton H Fried
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes the rites of birth, puberty, marriage, and death in five societies: hunter-gatherers of Africa; Muslim Hausa; Chinese in Taiwan; Polynesian Tikopia; and the Tlingit Indians of Alaska.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha Nemes Fried; Morton H Fried
ISBN: 0393013502 9780393013504
OCLC Number: 5725975
Description: 306 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The ages of our kind --
Birth --
Puberty/adolescence --
Marriage --
Death --
Socialist countries --
Transitions in transition.
Responsibility: Martha Nemes Fried and Morton H. Fried.

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Describes the rites of birth, puberty, marriage, and death in five societies: hunter-gatherers of Africa; Muslim Hausa; Chinese in Taiwan; Polynesian Tikopia; and the Tlingit Indians of Alaska.

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