Male and Female (book)

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First edition (publ. William Morrow)

Male and Female is a 1949 comparative study of tribal men and women on seven Pacific islands and men and women in the contemporary (late 1940s) United States by anthropologist Margaret Mead.

Publication data[edit]

  • Mead, Margaret. Male and Female: The Classic Study of the Sexes (1949) Quill (HarperCollins) 1998 edition: ISBN 0-688-14676-7, 477 pages, introduction by Mary Catherine Bateson