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These flowers tell of treasures hidden in my darling's belly.1 The songs that are
chanted, the drums beating in rhythm, the rocking pelvises and undulating bodies
, proclaim birth and renewal, of the crops that grow, the fish, herds of cattle, and ...
From Europe, in the books of plantation owners of the eighteenth century, came
ideas which had grown out of the medieval theory of 'humours'. A balance must
be kept between hot and cold. All foods and drinks can be divided into 'hot' and ...
When I interviewed mothers in Jamaica one of the subjects I was interested in
was how you 'grow a child right'. Although these women all thought discipline
was important if the child was not to grow 'rude' (the neighbour's children were ...
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A leading social anthropologist examines what being a mother means to a woman as a person, using examples from societies all over the world, and concludes that a great deal of what we call "maternal ... Read full review
Mothercraft or Motherhood?
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis
No preview available - 1987
Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989