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Coming of age in Samoa

Margaret Mead

Coming of age in Samoa

a psychological study of primitive youth for Western civilisation

by Margaret Mead

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Published by American Museum of Natural History in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Girls,
  • Children -- Samoan Islands,
  • Women -- Samoan Islands,
  • Adolescence,
  • Samoan Islands -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    FROM THE PERSONAL LIBRARY OF AVA HELEN AND LINUS PAULING.

    StatementMargaret Mead ; foreword by Franz Boas.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 p. ;
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15571258M

      Coming of age in Samoa by Margaret Mead; 30 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Adolescence, Children, Children in the Samoan Islands, Girls, Psychology, Samoan Islands, Samoan Women, Samoans, Social life and customs, Women; Places: Samoan Islands. Annotation. In , Martha Mead published Coming of Age in Samoa, an anthropological work based on field work she had conducted on female adolescents in Mead's book that became a best seller and unleashed a storm of controversy, she argued that it was cultural factors rather than biological forces that caused adolescents to experience emotional and psychological stress.

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    Coming of Age in Samoa popularized the idea of culture. In it, Mead pointed out that if it were possible to find one society where adolescence did not throw teenagers into a state of crisis, then something other than biology, namely, cultural patterning of behavior, contributes to . Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Coming of age in Samoa; a psychological study of primitive youth for western civilisation by Margaret Mead, , W. Morrow & Company edition, in English.


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She went on to become one of the most influential women of our time, publishing some forty works and serving as Curator of Ethnology at the American Museum of Natural History as well as president of major scientific s: Coming of Age in Samoa () launched Mead's career as an anthropologist, which was reaffirmed with the publication of New Guinea.

In both volumes she theorizes that culture is a leading influence on psychosexual development. She also surmises that the so-called civilized world could learn a lot from so-called s: Coming of Age in Samoa details the lives of adolescent Samoan girls in the early s.

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Reviews: Rarely do science and literature come together in the same book. When they do -- as in Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, for example -- they become classics, quoted and studied by scholars and the general public alike. Margaret Mead accomplished this remarkable feat not once but several times, beginning with Coming of Age in Samoa.

It details her historic journey to American Samoa. Rarely do science and literature come together in the same book. When they do -- as in Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, for example -- they become classics, quoted and studied by scholars and the general public alike. Margaret Mead accomplished this remarkable feat not once but several times, beginning with Coming of Age in Samoa.

Coming of Age in Samoa is a book by American anthropologist Margaret Mead based upon her research and study of youth on the island of Ta'u in the Samoa Islands which primarily focused on adolescent girls. Mead was 23 years old when she carried out her field work in Samoa.

Her book Coming of Age in Samoa published in based on her studies of adolescent behavior in a Polynesian society became a best-seller and brought its author to the forefront of American anthropology, where she would remain for half a century. Coming of age in Samoa; a psychological study of primitive youth for western civilisation by Mead, Margaret, Coming of Age in Samoa: A Psychological Study of Primitive Youth for Western Civilization.

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First published inthe book launched Mead as a pioneering researcher and the most famous. Margaret Mead has 83 books on Goodreads with ratings.

Margaret Mead’s most popular book is Coming of Age in Samoa: A Psychological Study of Primiti. Coming of Age in Samoa () launched Mead's career as an anthropologist, which was reaffirmed with the publication of New Guinea.

In both volumes she theorizes that culture is a leading influence on psychosexual development. She also surmises that the so-called civilized world could learn a lot from so-called primitives. Coming of Age in Samoa, first published inis a book by Margaret Mead based upon youth in Samoa and lightly relating to youth in 's findings seemed to show that youth in Samoa are taught to grow together and strengthen the confidence of each other.

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Coming of Age in Samoa, Margaret Mead's psychological study of youth in a primitive society, is today recognized as a scientific classic.

However, when first published, as Dr. Mead points out in her preface to this Morrow Quill edition, it was "the first piece of work by a serious professional anthropologist written for the educated layman in which all the paraphernalia of scholarship designed /5(5).

Her findings, published three years later in Coming of Age in Samoa, argued that Samoa’s more homogenous and sexually progressive culture afforded an easier transition for its young women, compared with the “series of groups advocating different and mutually exclusive standards” in the U.S.

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However, when first published, as Dr. Mead points out in her preface to this Morrow Quill edition, it was "the first piece of work by a serious professional anthropologist written for the educated layman in which all the paraphernalia of scholarship designed /5(K).

It launched a career that made Mead one of the most famous anthropologists in American history. I find this book interesting in two ways: historically and stylistically.

Coming of Age in Samoa is historically interesting in that it represents one culmination .58 quotes from Margaret Mead: 'Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.', 'Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.', and 'I was wise enough never to grow up, while fooling people into believing I had.'.

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