Honor and Shame and the Unity of the Mediterranean by David G. Gilmore

By David G. Gilmore

Gilmore offers new, similar information on Peristiany's paradigm, "honor and shame." He reexamines basic assumptions approximately Mediterranean harmony made at the foundation of the unique honor/shame version.

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Arno ld' s discussion is worth noting too because she gives more detail than is avai lable for mediterranean countries abo ut the range of sexual activity considered dece nt by Latin practi tioners: it is perhap s rather limited. In defau lt of evidence from mediterranean countries, that might be cited in support of the argument that " the gradation s of honor are finely drawn, but the varieties of sexual behavio r do not seem to be sufficient ly great, nor sufficiently public, to acco unt for the near absolute discrimi nation which Pisticcesi make between families" (Davis 1969).

Eco no mic Journ al 4 :54555 1. 34 John Davis Santangelo-Spoto, Hippolyte 1890 Mineur des Soufrieres de Lercara (Palermo, Sicilie). Ouvrier Proprietaire dans Ie Systeme des Engagements Volontaires Permanentes. In Les Ouvriers des Deux Mondes: Etudes sur les Traveaux, la Vie Domestique et la Condition Morale des Populations Ouvrieres des Diverses Centres. F. Ie Play, ed . Pp. 325-396 , Second Series. First Series. 5 Vols. 1857-75 ; Second Series, 5 Vols. 1887-99; Third Series, 20 fascicles , 1900-1 2.

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