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On creating a usable culture : Margaret Mead and the emergence of American cosmopolitanism / Maureen A. Molloy

Catalog Data

Author:
Molloy, Maureen 1949-  Search this
Subject:
Mead, Margaret 1901-1978 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
x, 200 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Popular works
Place:
United States
Date:
2008
C2008
Contents:
The problem of American culture -- The "jungle flapper" : civilization, repression, and the homogenous society -- "Lords of an empty creation" : masculinity, puritanism, and cultural stagnation -- "Every woman deviating from the code" : cultural lag, moral contagion, and social disintegration -- "Maladjustment of a worse order" : temperament, psychosexual misidentification, and the refuge of private life -- On creating a usable culture
Topic:
Anthropology  Search this
Anthropology in popular culture  Search this
Anthropology in literature  Search this
Cosmopolitanism  Search this
World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1012862