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Written by Lois W. BannerAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Lois W. Banner

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: December 7, 2004
  • Price: $16.95
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-77612-3 (0-679-77612-5)
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Prologue: The Sybils
Prologue: Rome, 1926

Part I: Ancestry
1 Pioneering Women and Men

Part II: Backgrounds
2 Apollo and Dionysus: Ruth Benedict’s Childhood
3 “The Young-Eyed Cherubim”: Margaret Mead’s Childhood

Part III: Searching for Self
4 “Smashing”: Female Romantic Friendships
5 “Mary Wollstonecraft”: Ruth Benedict and Early Twentieth-Century Feminism

Part IV: From New York City to New Guinea
6 DePauw University, Barnard College, and the Making of Margaret Mead
7 “Unicorns at Sunrise”: Anthropology, Poetry, Gender, and Ruth Benedict
8 Free Love and Samoa
9 Bread and Wine: Creating a Friendship, 1926–1931

Part V: Intellect and Emotions
10 “Two Strings to His Bow”: Ruth Benedict and Patterns of Culture
11 The “Squares” on the Sepik: Sex and Temperament, Part 1
12 From the Hanover Conference to the Witches of Bali: Sex and Temperament, Part 2
13 Race, Gender, and Sexuality

Part VI: World War II and Beyond
14 Ripeness Is All