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A society without fathers or husbands : the Na of China

Author: Cai Hua; Asti Hustvedt
Publisher: New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by the MIT Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating account of the Na society, which functions without the institution of marriage.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hua, Cai.
Society without fathers or husbands.
New York : Zone Books ; Cambridge, Mass. : Distributed by The MIT Press, 2001
(OCoLC)681959271
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cai Hua; Asti Hustvedt
ISBN: 1890951129 9781890951122 1890951137 9781890951139
OCLC Number: 40645091
Description: 505 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. General presentation --
2. Social stratification until 1956 --
3. The political regime until 1956 --
4. Landownership : the system until 1956 --
5. Religions --
6. Neighboring ethnic groups --
7. The foundation of the Na kinship system --
8. The furtive visit --
9. The conspicuous visit --
10. Cohabitation --
11. The marriage of the only son as a type --
12. Kinship in the Zhifu's family --
13. The matrimonial reforms : 1959-74 and 1980s-90s --
14. The modalities of sexual life --
15. Various types of domestic groups --
16. Conclusion.
Other Titles: Société sans père ni mari.
Responsibility: Cai Hua ; translated by Asti Hustvedt.

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