Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History
A comprehensive and accessible survey of the history of theory in anthropology, this anthology of classic readings contains in-depth commentary in introductions and notes to help guide students through excerpts of seminal anthropological works. The commentary provides the background information needed to understand each article, its central concepts, and its relationship to the social and historical context in which it was written.
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In this way the father's brother comes to be regarded as a sort of father, and his
sons are, therefore, relatives of the same kind as brothers. Similarly, the mother's
sister is regarded as another mother, and her children are therefore brothers and
mother's side, and to his mother's group as a whole. Now in the Friendly Islands
the peculiar relation between a sister's son and a mother's brother exists also
between a daughter's son and his mother's father. The daughter's son must be ...
I have said enough, I hope, to show that the proper understanding of customs
relating to the mother's brother is a necessary preliminary to any final theory of
lobola. Notes a. A paper read before the South African Association for the ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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