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Irregular connections a history of anthropology and sexuality /

Main Author: Lyons, Andrew P.
Corporate Authors: ebrary, Inc.
Other Authors: Lyons, Harriet.
Format: Electronic
Language: English
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2004.
Series: Critical studies in the history of anthropology.
Online Access: An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click to view
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Three images of primitive sexuality and the definition of species
  • Sex and the refuge for destitute truth
  • Matriarchy, marriage by capture, and other fantasies
  • The reconstruction of "primitive sexuality" at the Fin de Siècle
  • "Old Africa hands"
  • Malinowski as "reluctant sexologist"
  • Margaret Mead, the future of language, and lost opportunities
  • The "silence"
  • Sex in contemporary anthropology
  • Conclusions and unfinished business.