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The Resource Anxious pleasures : the sexual lives of an Amazonian people, Thomas Gregor

Anxious pleasures : the sexual lives of an Amazonian people, Thomas Gregor

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Anxious pleasures : the sexual lives of an Amazonian people
Title
Anxious pleasures
Title remainder
the sexual lives of an Amazonian people
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Gregor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
""Good fish get dull but sex is always fun."" So say the Mehinaku people of Brazil. But Thomas Gregor shows that sex brings a supreme ambiguity to the villagers' lives. In their elaborate rituals-especially those practiced by the men in their secret societies-the Mehinaku give expression to a system of symbols reminiscent of psychosexual neuroses identified by Freud: castration anxiety, Oedipal conflict, fantasies of loss of strength through sex, and a host of others. ""If we look carefully, "" writes Gregor, ""we will see reflections of our own sexual nature in the life ways of an Amazoni
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Gregor, Thomas
Dewey number
306.7089
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Michinacu Indians
  • Indians of South America
  • Sex role
Label
Anxious pleasures : the sexual lives of an Amazonian people, Thomas Gregor
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-216) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Mehinaku and the Sexual Data; 2 Mehinaku Men and Women: A Sociology of Marriage, Sex, and Affection; 3 Facts of Life and Symbols of Gender; 4 Sexual Relations; 5 Food for Thought: The Symbolism of Sexual Relations and Eating; 6 Men's House; 7 Anxious Pleasures; 8 Anxious Dreams; 9 Tapir Woman: Socialization and Personality Theory; 10 Ears, Eclipses, and Menstruating Men:The Feminine Self in Masculine Culture; 11 The Universal Male; References; Index
Control code
ocn857769748
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unknown
Edition
Pbk. edition
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 223 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226150161
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857769748
Label
Anxious pleasures : the sexual lives of an Amazonian people, Thomas Gregor
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-216) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Mehinaku and the Sexual Data; 2 Mehinaku Men and Women: A Sociology of Marriage, Sex, and Affection; 3 Facts of Life and Symbols of Gender; 4 Sexual Relations; 5 Food for Thought: The Symbolism of Sexual Relations and Eating; 6 Men's House; 7 Anxious Pleasures; 8 Anxious Dreams; 9 Tapir Woman: Socialization and Personality Theory; 10 Ears, Eclipses, and Menstruating Men:The Feminine Self in Masculine Culture; 11 The Universal Male; References; Index
Control code
ocn857769748
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Pbk. edition
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 223 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226150161
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)857769748

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