Gender reversals and gender cultures : anthropological and historical perspectives / edited by Sabrina Petra Ramet.
By: Ramet, Sabrina PetraLanguage: English Publisher: London : Routledge, 1996.Description: xiii, 231p. ; 24cm.ISBN: 0415114837
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Includes notes. - Contents: Traversing gender / Anne Bolin; Sumer / J. Ochshorn; Cross-dressing and cross-purposes: the acts of Theela / J.L. Welch; Martyrs, ascetics and gnostics: gender-crossing in early Christianity / K.J. Torjesen; Cross-dressing, gender errors and sexual taboos in Renaissance literature / W. Schleiner; Elena alias Eleno: 16th century Spain / I. Burshatin; Becoming male: salvation through gender modification in Hinduism and Buddhism / Cynthia A. Humes; Gender, power and spectacle in late imperial Chinese theatre / Sophie Volpp; Eroticism, sexuality and gender reversal in Hungarian culture / L. Kürti; Sacred genders in Siberia: shamans, bear festivals and androgyny / M.M. Balzer; There is more than just women and men: North American Indian cultures / Sabine Lang; The procreative and ritual constitution of female, male and other: the Bimin-Kuskusmin of Papua New Guinea / Fitz John P. Poole.