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Author Shih, Chuan-kang.

Title Quest for harmony [electronic resource] : the Moso traditions of sexual union and family life / Chuan-kang Shih.

Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 329 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-317) and index.
Contents The people and their history -- Political structure and cultural environment of traditional Moso society -- Tisese: the primary pattern of institutionalized sexual union -- Marriage: the secondary pattern of institutionalized sexual union -- Matrilineal descent and matrilineal ideology -- The Moso social organization: the domestic group and the descent group -- Navigating through the web of social relations -- Household life among the Moso -- The unusual Moso gender system -- Religions and rituals among the Moso.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Naxi (Chinese people) -- Sexual behavior.
Naxi (Chinese people) -- Kinship.
Naxi (Chinese people) -- Social life and customs.
Matrilineal kinship -- China, Southwest.
Sex role -- China, Southwest.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780804761994 (hc : alk. paper)

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