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Warriors and Maidens

An Ethnographic Study of Cultural Codes in a Western Cretan Mountain Village

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This is one of a series of books about Western Crete.

In 1967-1968 Barrie Machin and his family went to the village of Pallikari in Western Crete to carry out a social anthropological study of child rearing. Over the years he returned there many times. He has already published Passing Shadows a movie, death in Crete, songs of fate and other essays, and Stelios Bervanakis: a war story.

This book is a record of the village before globalization and the explosion of mass tourism. It celebrates a unique way of life and contains many video and sound recordings as well some magnificent photographs. This eBook is meant for students of anthropology but it is easy to read and accessible to anyone who loves Crete.

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  • $8.99
  • Available on iPad, iPhone, and Mac.
  • Category: Social Science
  • Published: 01 March 2017
  • Publisher: Barrie Machin
  • Seller: Primedia E-launch LLC
  • Print Length: 375 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Version: 4
  • Requirements: This book can only be viewed on an iOS device with Apple Books on iOS 12 or later, or an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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