Sons of Adam, Daughters of Eve: The Peasant Worldview of the Alto Minho

Sons of Adam, Daughters of Eve: The Peasant Worldview of the Alto Minho

by JoãO De Pina-Cabral
     
 


Altering economic conditions and widespread male emigration have led to a questioning of the values of peasant society in Portugal. This perceptive study of a society in transition looks at the issues of gender roles (reflected in the book's title), the notions of community and egalitarianism, religion, and burial and death rites. The author argues that, while the… See more details below

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Altering economic conditions and widespread male emigration have led to a questioning of the values of peasant society in Portugal. This perceptive study of a society in transition looks at the issues of gender roles (reflected in the book's title), the notions of community and egalitarianism, religion, and burial and death rites. The author argues that, while the peasant worldview is changing, many of the old values are being preserved.

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ISBN-13:
9780198232551
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/20/1986
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.93(d)

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