Ethnography of Fertility and Birth

Ethnography of Fertility and Birth

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This text combines anthropological a medical insights into the process of human reproduction.Concepts of purity and pollution are interwoven with these culturally variable body fantasies which themselves are patterned ... In his Cuna Indian essay Levi- Strauss (1967) analyses interaction between meaning systems and social acts, butanbsp;...

Title:Ethnography of Fertility and Birth
Author:Carol P. MacCormack
Publisher:Waveland PressInc - 1994-01-01


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