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Spirit and the Flesh Sexual Diversity in American Indian Culture

ISBN-10: 0807046159
ISBN-13: 9780807046159
Edition: 1992
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 4/1/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Winner of the: Gay Book of the Year Award, American Library Association Ruth Benedict Award, Society of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists Award for Outstanding Scholarship, World Congress for Sexology "An extraordinary perceptive study of the berdache and the most comprehensive treatment of this controversial topic to date." -American Historical Review

JAMES T. SEARS is professor of curriculum studies at the University of South Carolina.WALTER L. WILLIAMS is professor of anthropology and gender studies at the University of Southern California.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Character of the Berdache
Of Religions and Dreams: The Spiritual Basis of the Berdache Tradition
Sacred People: Berdache Mystical Power and Ceremonial Roles
Family Matters: The Economic and Social Position of the Berdache
Men, Women, and Others: The Gender Role of the Berdache
The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Aspects of the Berdache Tradition
A Normal Man: The Berdache's Husband and the Question of Sexual Variance
Changes in the Berdache Tradition Since the Coming of the Europeans
The Abominable Sin: The Spanish Campaign Against "Sodomy," and Its Results in Modern Latin America
Seafarers, Cowboys, and Indians: Male Marriage in Fringe Societies on the Anglo-American Frontier
Of Bibles and Bureaus: Indian Acculturation and Decline of the Berdache Tradition
Survival and Pride: The Berdache Tradition and Gay American Indians Today
Toward a Theoretical Understanding of Gender and Sexual Variance
Amazons of America: Female Gender Variance
Social Constructions/Essential Characters: A Cross-Cultural Viewpoint
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Illustrations

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