Author Hobson Herlihy, Laura
Title Mermaid and the Lobster Diver : Gender, Sexuality, and Money on the Miskito Coast
Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2012
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Note Front Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Figures, Maps, and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction Washed Ashore / A Seaside View -- PART I: Historical Fact and Anthropological Fiction -- 1: The Miskito Coast: History, Place, Identity -- 2: Gendered Ethnography in Kuri -- PART II: Social Economies of Power -- 3: Village of Women: Mothers, Daughters, and Sisters -- 4: Staying Afloat: Economics of the Matrigroup -- 5: Into the Deep: The Lobster Diver -- PART III: Supernatural Women -- 6: For the Love of Money: Sex and Magic -- 7: Fishy Tales: The Mermaid -- Conclusion: Caribbean Vibrations -- Afterword -- Notes -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index -- Back Cover
Interspersed with short stories, songs, and incantations, The Mermaid and the Lobster Diver demonstrates the archetypes of femininity and masculinity within Miskitu society, highlighting the power associated with women's sexuality-as manifested in bot
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Hobson Herlihy, Laura Mermaid and the Lobster Diver : Gender, Sexuality, and Money on the Miskito Coast Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press,c2012 9780826350930
Subject Electric utilities -- Government ownership -- United States.;Electric utilities -- Privatization -- United States.;Electric utilities -- United States
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