By Alma Gottlieb
In this targeted and interesting ethnography of infants, Alma Gottlieb explores how non secular ideology impacts each point of Beng childrearing practices—from bathing babies to holding them from disorder to instructing them how you can move slowly and walk—and how common poverty limits those practices. A mom of 2, Gottlieb contains relocating discussions of ways her stories one of the Beng replaced the way in which she observed her personal parenting. during the e-book she additionally attracts telling comparisons among Beng and Euro-American parenting, bringing domestic simply how deeply tradition issues to the way in which all of us rear our children.
All mom and dad and somebody attracted to where of tradition within the lives of babies, and vice versa, will get pleasure from The Afterlife Is the place We Come From.
"This splendidly reflective textual content may still give you the impetus for formulating learn chances approximately infancy and toddlerhood for this century." — Caren J. Frost, Medical Anthropology Quarterly
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The Afterlife Is Where We Come From: The Culture of Infancy in West Africa by Alma Gottlieb