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The life of property : house, family and inheritance in Béarn, south-west France

Author: Timothy Jenkins
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2010.
Series: Methodology and history in anthropology, 21.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Longstanding and resilient local ideas of property and practices of inheritance control the destinies of those living in Bearn, a region of south-west France in the foothills of the French Pyrenees.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Jenkins
ISBN: 9781845456672 184545667X
OCLC Number: 695884224
Description: 181 S ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgements Introduction Chapter 1. The Discovery of the Pyrenean Family Chapter 2. Continuity over Time: Patterns of Land Inheritance Chapter 3. The Contemporary Bearnais Farming Family Chapter 4. Local Politics and Land Use Chapter 5. Marriage, Inheritance and Social Change in a Gascon Novel: Simin Palay's Los tres gojats de Bordavielha Chapter 6. Bourdieu's Bearnais Ethnography Chapter 7. The Life of Property Bibliography Index
Series Title: Methodology and history in anthropology, 21.
Responsibility: Timothy Jenkins.

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