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Two Crows denies it : a history of controversy in Omaha sociology

Author: R H Barnes
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers a historical analysis of anthropological scholarship about Omaha kinship systems. This work offers a critique of this established scholarship, including the work of Levi-Strauss, Dorsey, and  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R H Barnes
ISBN: 080326254X 9780803262546
OCLC Number: 60743148
Notes: Originally published: c1984.
Description: xv, 272 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chieftainship --
The tribal circle --
Descent groups --
Personal names --
Relationship terminology --
Terminology and marriage --
Marriage, residence, and kinship --
The pattern of marriage --
"Omaha alliance" --
Dispersed alliance --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: R.H. Barnes ; new introduction by Raymond J. DeMallie.
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"A major contribution to kinship studies and one which will certainly lead many of us--including myself--to qualify their interpretations." Claude Levi-Strauss "A major contribution to the study of Read more...

 
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