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Secrecy and cultural reality : utopian ideologies of the New Guinea men's house

Author
Herdt, Gilbert H., 1949-
Title
Secrecy and cultural reality : utopian ideologies of the New Guinea men's house / Gilbert Herdt.
Format
Book
Published
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan, c2003.
Description
xviii, 269 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
URL
<Publisher description> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/umich051/2003001358.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-261) and index.
Contents
  • Lewis Henry Morgan and Victorian secret societies
  • Why secrecy?
  • Paradox of the men's house
  • Colonialism and the dissolution of secret reality.
Kinsey subjects
Social customs--Papua New Guinean.
Sex behavior--Papua New Guinean.
Secret societies--Papua New Guinea.
Initiation rites--Papua New Guinea.
Sex customs--Papua New Guinea.
Homosexuality--Male--Papua New Guinea.
Subject headings
Papua New Guinea--Social life and customs.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
189.1 H33 s4 2003
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute