Taboo

Shirley Steinberg, Senior Editor Just as the Spring, 1997 issue of Taboo was
going to press, I got an email from Marcia Moraes in Rio. . . she simply said: "
today my friend Paulo died." I guess it was news that we all knew would come,
but ...

Taboo

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Some Remarks on Taboo Probabilities
Language: en
Pages: 16
Authors: K. L. Chung
Categories: Markov processes
Type: BOOK - Published: 1960 - Publisher:

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Taboo
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Franz Steiner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Scholars have been trying to explain taboo customs ever since Captain Cook discovered them in Polynesia over 200 years ago. The subject has been treated at length, but none of the theories has more than a limited validity, so numerous are the taboos recorded and so diverse the societies in
Inbreeding, Incest, and the Incest Taboo
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Arthur P. Wolf
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

Why is incest widely prohibited? Why does the scope of the prohibition vary from society to society? Why does incest occur despite the prohibition? What are the consequences? To reexamine these questions, this book brings together contributions from the fields of genetics, behavioral biology, primatology, biological and social anthropology, philosophy,
Taboo
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Don Kulick, Margaret Willson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Taboo looks at the ethnographer and sexuality in anthropological fieldwork and considers the many roles that sexuality plays in the anthropological production of knowledge and texts. How does the sexual identity that anthropologists have in their "home" society affect the kind of sexuality they are allowed to express in other
The Taboo
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Harold Bloom, Blake Hobby, Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom, Ed
Categories: Taboo in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Historically, exploration and colonization have been linked in troubling ways. This new volume discussesthe roles of exploration and colonization in Heart of Darkness, The Iliad, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Things Fall Apart, Wide Sargasso Sea, and other literary works. Featuring original essays and excerpts from previously published critical analyses,

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