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Author Herdt, Gilbert H., 1949-

Title Secrecy and cultural reality [electronic resource] : utopian ideologies of the New Guinea men's house / Gilbert Herdt.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 269 pages) : maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-261) and index.
Contents Lewis Henry Morgan and Victorian secret societies -- Why secrecy? -- Secrecy among the Sambia, 1974-1976 -- Paradox of the men's house -- Colonialism and the dissolution of secret reality.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Sambia (Papua New Guinean people) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Sambia (Papua New Guinean people) -- Sexual behavior.
Secret societies -- Papua New Guinea.
Initiation rites -- Papua New Guinea.
Sex customs -- Papua New Guinea.
Male homosexuality -- Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Herdt, Gilbert H., 1949- Secrecy and cultural reality. Ann Arbor : University of Michigan, ©2003 9780472067619 (DLC) 2003001358 (OCoLC)51519550
ISBN 9780472026258 (electronic bk.)
0472026259 (electronic bk.)
047209761X (Cloth ; alk. paper)
9780472097616 (Cloth ; alk. paper)
0472067613 (Paper ; alk. paper)
9780472067619 (Paper ; alk. paper)