Re: anthropology reference needed

Daniel Maltz (
26 Sep 1995 02:10:03 GMT wrote:
: I am writing a paper dealing with courting rituals in different societies. If
: anyone could share a possible resource for such a topic, it would be greatly
: appreciated. Thanks, R.Hotchkiss

Here are four major book length anthropological studies of

Holland, Dorothy C. & Margaret A. Eisenhart
1990 Educated in romance: Women, achievement, and college
culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (273 pp).
[Southeastern United States]

Leonard, Diana Leonard
1980 Sex and generation: A study of courtship and weddings.
London: Tavistock Publications. (315 pp). [Wales, United

Malinowski, Bronislaw
1929 The sexual life of savages in North-Western Melanesia: An
ethnographic account of courtship, marriage, and family life
among the natives of the Trobriand Islands, British New
Guinea. Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul. (506 pp).

Taggart, James Mounsey
1990 Enchanted maidens: Gender relations in Spanish folktales of
courtship and marriage. Princeton: Princeton University