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Author Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978.

Title Coming of age in Samoa : a study of adolescence and sex in primitive societies / Margaret Mead
Published Middlesex, Harmondsworth : Penguin (Firm), 1943

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Description 240 pages ; 18 cm
Series Pelican book
Pelican book.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. A day in Samoa -- 3. The education of the Samoan child -- 4. The Samoan household -- 5. The girl and her age group -- 6. The girl in the community -- 7. Formal sex relations -- 8. The rĂ´le of the dance -- 9. The attitude towards personality -- 10. The experience and individuality of the average girl -- 11. The girl in conflict -- 12. Maturity and old age -- 13. Our educational problems in the light of Samoan contrasts -- 14. Education for choice
Analysis Children - Samoan Islands
Girls - Samoan Islands
Samoan Islands - Social life and customs
Samoans - Psychology
Women - Samoan Islands
Notes First published 1928
Includes index
Bibliography Includes index
Notes Reprint. First published New York : Morrow, 1928
Subject Adolescence -- Samoa.
Adolescence.
Children -- Samoan Islands.
Girls -- Samoan Islands.
Girls.
Sex customs -- Samoa.
Teenagers -- Samoa.
Sex customs.
Women -- Samoan Islands.
Youth -- Samoa.
Samoa -- Social life and customs.
Samoa -- Social life and customs.
Author Boas, Franz, 1858-1942.
LC no. 44009611
ISBN 0140201270 (paperback)