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The Life and Words of a !Kung Woman

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$33.50 • £26.95 • €30.00

ISBN 9780674004320

Publication Date: 11/14/2000


384 pages

18 halftones, 1 line drawing

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Earliest Memories
  • 2. Family Life
  • 3. Life in the Bush
  • 4. Discovering Sex
  • 5. Trial Marriages
  • 6. Marriage
  • 7. Wives and Co-Wives
  • 8. First Birth
  • 9. Motherhood and Loss
  • 10. Change
  • 11. Women and Men
  • 12. Taking Lovers
  • 13. A Healing Ritual
  • 14. Further Losses
  • 15. Growing Older
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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