Unnatural Emotions: Everyday Sentiments on a Micronesian Atoll and Their Challenge to Western Theory
"An outstanding contribution to psychological anthropology. Its excellent ethnography and its provocative theory make it essential reading for all those concerned with the understanding of human emotions."—Karl G. Heider, American Anthropologist
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