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The book is also a polemic, examining the issue from just one point of view; the author begins it convinced of the existence and importance of biological races, discounts any arguments made against the concept, and ends the book with, again, the conclusion that white men (and so presumably white boys) can’t jump. Filmmaker Divino Tserewahz speaks with his father, one of the leaders of this ritual, to discuss what can be revealed about the secret celebration of men, where the initiated go through many trials and tribulations.

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Publisher: Routledge; New edition edition (July 28, 2010)

ISBN: 0754672786

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