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1st Edition

Rethinking Marriage and Kinship

Edited By

Rodney Needham

ISBN 9780415511278
Published August 12, 2011 by Routledge
396 Pages

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Book Description

This volume is concerned with two of the fundamental topics of social anthropology, kinship and marriage, approached from a variety of viewpoints by an international group of contributors of diverse experience and background.
The wide range of subjects examined includes: Incest, epistemology, linguistics, prescriptive alliance and methodology.
Fieldwork from the following countries is drawn on: Burma, Sri Lanka, New Guinea, Australia, Africa and South America.