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Romantic passion : a universal experience? / William Jankowiak, editor.

By: Jankowiak, William R
Language: English Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1995.Description: [vii], 310p. ; 23cm.ISBN: 0231096860
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Includes bibl. references. - Contents: 1, Biology, psychology and cultural factors. The nature and evolution of romantic love / Helen Fisher; Love's contingencies / J.S. Chisholm; Love as an experience of transcendence / C. Lindholm; Boundaries of love / Jan Collins, Thomas Gregor; 2, Romantic love as a private experience. Rethinking heterosexual relationships in Polynesia: a case study of Mangaia, Cook Island / Helen Harris; Love, lust and found in Nigeria / L. Plotnicov; The madness of excess: love among the Fulbe of North Cameroun / H.A. Regis; Notions of love and romance among the Taita of Kenya / Jim Bell; Romantic passion in the People's Republic of China / W. Jankowiak; 3, Cultural expression: family, marriage and the politics of romance. Passion as politics: romantic love in an Australian Aboriginal community / V.K. Burbank; A good spouse is hard to find: marriage, spouse exchange and infatuation among the Copper Inuit / P.R. Stern, R.G. Condon; Possessed by love: gender and romance in Morocco / Douglas A. Davis, S. Schaefer Davis; Language of love in northeast Brazil / L.A. Rebhun; Putting romance into systems of sexuality: changing smart rules in a Trinidadian village / Kevin K. Birth, M. Freilich; The balance of duty and desire in an American polygamous community / W. Jankowiak, Emilie Allen.