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INDEX
Abjection, 57
Acceptive(s), 89, 136; and innate bisex-
uality, 142; as normal hysteric, 95–96;
among primitive girls, 99. See also
Vaginal type
Africa, 121; as phantasmatic space, 93
Africanism, 6
African Negroes, 120, 122. See also Natives;
Primitive(s); Savages
African women: and vaginalization, 97;
and Bonaparte, 15, 138. See also Bart-
mann, Sarah; Black women; Excised
black women; Hottentot
Aggression: eroticization of, 120; infantile,
30
Alliance: versus sexuality, 191
Althusser, Louis, 6
American Indian medicine, 165
American Negroes, 120, 122
Analysand: as white, 4, 121–22
Analyst: as white, 4
Anthropologist: body of, 167–69; as secret
agent, 156; as unconscious of whiteness,
179; as white, 156. See also Ethnogra-
pher; Female anthropologist; Mead,
Margaret
Anthropology: and Bonaparte, 83; and
colonialism, 180; cultural, 145; and ex-
cision, 86; and imperialism, 147, 161;
and lesbian body, 155; and photogra-
phy, 120, 123, 124; and psychoanalysis,
144; and racial discourse, 104, 124;
and racism, 145; and sexism, 158; and
white women, 15; and whiteness, 2. See
also Ethnography; Fieldwork; Mead,
Margaret
Anxiety: and masquerade, 18; and repara-
tion, 31
Apotropaism: of masturbation, 116; of
spitting, 113, 116
Apter, Emily: on masquerade, 37–38
Art: and female body, 33–36; as male do-
main, 34; and race, 63; and reparation,
31; and Ruth Kjär, 33; and sexual ri-
valry, 26; and sublimation, 68. See also
Creativity; Reparation
Asia, 121
Australian aborigines, 213n.17. See also
Natives; Primitive(s); Savages
Baldwin, James, 15; on exile, 188–87; on
indi√erence to whites, 178; and Mar-
garet Mead, 177–89; and sexual closet,
149, 188–89
Bapedi: as friend of clitoris, 142
Barnard (college): Margaret Mead at, 155
Bartmann, Sarah, 25. See also Hottentot
Bateson, Catherine (daughter of Margaret
Mead), 149, 171, 188; ambivalence about
mother, 152, 153–54; filmed as infant,
166–67; on Mead’s sexual closeting, 175;
and outing of Mead, 154
Bateson, Gregory (Margaret Mead’s third
husband), 163, 164, 171; and Mead, 156;
on Mead and Ruth Benedict, 152
Benedict, Ruth, 175; on culture as per-
sonality, 163; and Margaret Mead, 148–
55
Bergner, Gwen, 10–11
Bertin, Celia (Marie Bonaparte’s biogra-
pher), 125, 129; on Prince George’s
homosexuality, 215n.8
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