Gender in Amazonia and Melanesia: An Exploration of the Comparative Method


"A fascinating and probably unique excursion into the thought worlds, cultural and linguistic structures, cosmological and symbolic systems, and gendered relationships of these peoples. The breadth and scope are huge, although the focus on the comparative method purposely anchors the scholarship, and grounds the studies, in a pleasing way."--Gilbert Herdt, author of "Sambia Sexual Culture

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Thomas A. Gregor
  • Donald Tuzin
  • Pascale Bonnemère
  • Jonathan D. Hill
  • Aletta Biersack
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Berkeley, CA
Publication year:
  • 2001