A. R. Radcliffe-Brown,Daryll Forde's African Systems of Kinship and Marriage (Routledge Revivals) PDF

By A. R. Radcliffe-Brown,Daryll Forde

First released in 1950 and this version in 1987, this publication is without doubt one of the so much wide-ranging and revered surveys on kinship and marriage in African social lifestyles. In his creation, Radcliff-Brown presents a masterly research of the most positive factors of African kinship platforms and the theoretical difficulties bobbing up from the examine of them. The contributions diversity from examinations of kinship structures one of the Swazi, the Tswana, the Zulu, the Nuer, and the Ashanti, to double descent one of the Yakö and twin descent within the Nuba teams of the Sudan. The members themselves are nonetheless seen as giants of their box: Evans-Pritchard, Meyer Fortes, Max Gluckman, Hilda Kuper, Naderl, A. I. Richards, Schapera and Monica Wilson.

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