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elementary structures of kinship

Published by Beacon Press in Boston, Mass. USA .

Table of Contents

I. Nature and culture
II. The problem of incest
III. The universe of rules
IV. Endogamy and exogamy
V. The principle of reciprocity
VI. Dual organization
VII. The archaic illusion
VIII. Alliance and descent
IX. The marriage of cousins
X. Matrimonial exchange
XI. The classical systems
XII. The Murngin system
XIII. Harmonic and disharmonic regimes
XIV. Appendix
XV. The givers of wives
XVI. Exchange and purchase
XVII. External limits of generalized exchange
XVIII. Internal limits of generalized exchange
XIX. Granet’s theory
XX. THE Chao Mu order
XXI. Matrilateral marriage
XXII. Oblique marriage
XXIII. Peripheral systems
XXIV. Bone and flesh
XXV. Clans and castes
XXVI. Asymmetric structures
XXVII. Cycles of reciprocity
XXVIII. The transition to complex structures
XXIX. The principles of kinship.

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Number of pages 541
Dimensions 25 x x centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25412523M
Internet Archive elementarystruct00levi_887
ISBN 13 9780807046692

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