Male and Female (book)

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.

First edition (publ. William Morrow)

Publication dataEdit

  • 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