New PDF release: African Systems of Kinship and Marriage (Routledge Revivals)

By A. R. Radcliffe-Brown,Daryll Forde

ISBN-10: 1330277023

ISBN-13: 9781330277027

ISBN-10: 1528061810

ISBN-13: 9781528061810

First released in 1950 and this variation in 1987, this e-book is among the such a lot wide-ranging and revered surveys on kinship and marriage in African social existence. In his advent, Radcliff-Brown presents a masterly research of the most positive aspects of African kinship structures and the theoretical difficulties coming up from the research of them. The contributions variety from examinations of kinship platforms one of the Swazi, the Tswana, the Zulu, the Nuer, and the Ashanti, to double descent one of the Yakö and twin descent within the Nuba teams of the Sudan. The participants themselves are nonetheless considered as giants of their box: Evans-Pritchard, Meyer Fortes, Max Gluckman, Hilda Kuper, Naderl, A. I. Richards, Schapera and Monica Wilson.

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