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Weekend Warriors: Alcohol in a Micronesian Culture
     

Weekend Warriors: Alcohol in a Micronesian Culture

by Mac Marshall, Robert B. Edgerton (Editor), L. L. Langness (Editor)
 
In a unique blend of historical investigation, cross-cultural comparison, and in-depth analysis, Weekend Warriors draws parallels between past traditions of aggression and the present-day problem of drunkenness on the Pacific island of Truk. Marshall demonstrates that many of our beliefs about drinking and drunkenness may be faulty and that a genuine

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In a unique blend of historical investigation, cross-cultural comparison, and in-depth analysis, Weekend Warriors draws parallels between past traditions of aggression and the present-day problem of drunkenness on the Pacific island of Truk. Marshall demonstrates that many of our beliefs about drinking and drunkenness may be faulty and that a genuine understanding demands a social and cultural approach as well as a medical one.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874844559
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/01/1978
Series:
Explorations in World Ethnology
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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