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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Similarly, the mother's sister is regarded as another mother, and her children are
therefore brothers and sisters. The system is the one to be found amongst the
Bantu tribes of South Africa, and amongst the Nama Hottentots, and also in the ...
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 ...
If no lobola is paid the child inevitably belongs to the mother's family, though its
position is then irregular. But the woman for whom the lobola is paid does not
become a member of the husband's family; their gods are not her gods; and that
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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