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A fascinating exploration into the world of the Saramaka Maroons of the Suriname rain forest, Co-wives and Calabashes examines the status of women in this polygynous and matrilineal society as reflected in its social structure and its art.

Synopsis:

Explores the world of the Saramaka Maroons of Suriname and the status of women as reflected in social structure and art

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-218) and index.

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ISBN:
9780472082186
Author:
Price, Sally
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Location:
Ann Arbor :
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Art
Subject:
African American Studies
Subject:
Art -- Surinam.
Subject:
Women, Saramacca.
Subject:
Saramacca
Subject:
Saramacca (Surinamese people)
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Edition Description:
Second Edition
Series:
Women and Culture Series
Series Volume:
v. 1825
Publication Date:
19930631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
67 B&W photographs, 7 line drawings
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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