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Rethinking anthropology,

Author: E R Leach
Publisher: London, Athlone P.; New York, Humanities P., 1966.
Series: Monographs on social anthropology, no. 22.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of the author's most important papers and include a remarkable logical exercise on Jinghpaw kinship terms as well as articles on theoretical problems of the concept of marriage.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leach, Edmund Ronald.
Rethinking anthropology.
London, Athlone P.; New York, Humanities P., 1966
(OCoLC)578666175
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E R Leach
ISBN: 0030811864 9780030811869 0485196220 9780485196221
OCLC Number: 490368
Description: 143 pages tables, diagrams 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Rethinking anthropology --
2. Jinghpaw kinship terminology --
3. The structural implications of matrilateral cross-cousin marriage --
4. Polyandry, inheritance and the definition of marriage: with particular reference to Sinhalese customary law --
5. Aspects of bridewealth and marriage stability among the Kachin and Lakher --
6. Two essays concerning the symbolic representation of time.
Series Title: Monographs on social anthropology, no. 22.
Responsibility: by E.R. Leach.

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