Growing up in New Guinea by Margaret Mead 1930

Growing up in New Guinea by Margaret Mead 1930



A Comparative Study of Primitive Education. Margaret Mead, Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., 1930.


Social Science · Hardcover · Non-fiction


The book is about Mead's encounters with the indigenous people of the Manus Province of Papua New Guinea before they had been changed by missionaries and other western influences. She compares their views on family, marriage, sex, child rearing, and religious beliefs to those of westerners.


Lime green cover with dark spine title & palm tree illustration on cover. Mild cover wear with mild bottom corner tip bump. Secure binding with clean pages. First Edition. No dust jacket.

372 pages. Illustrated.


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