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So in Mundumugor society the hostility that a man feels towards his own sons is
already established long before the baby is born . All the same , the Mundugumor
are exceptional . In most societies ritual in pregnancy is supportive rather than ...
The human baby has to be born at the end of about nine months , or its head ,
containing a brain which has a volume of between 375 and 400 cubic
centimetres , as compared with that of a chimpanzee or gorilla whose brain is
only about 200 ...
The basic physical impurity of having been born a woman is thus transcended ,
and she represents the historical link of every Jew with his past . The
Mediterranean Ideal For the Greek peasant woman too , motherhood is fulfilment
; but even ...
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Mothercraft or Motherhood
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
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