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The Oriental, the Ancient and the Primitive

Systems of Marriage and the Family in the Pre-Industrial Societies of Eurasia

The Oriental, the Ancient and the Primitive( )
Author: Goody, Jack
Series title:Studies in Literacy, the Family, Culture and the State Ser.
ISBN:978-0-521-36761-5
Publication Date:Feb 1990
Publisher:Cambridge University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $72.00
Book Description:

Continuing the comparative survey of pre-industrial family formation undertaken in The Development of Family and Marriage in Europe (1983), Professor Goody looks in depth at kinship practice in Asia. His findings cause him to question many traditional assumptions about the "primitive" East, and he suggests that, in contrast to pre-colonial Africa, kinship practice in Asia has much in common with that prevailing in parts of pre-industrial Europe. Goody examines the transmission of...
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Book Details
Pages:564
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Marriage & Family
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.98 x 8.98 x 1.18 Inches
Book Weight:1.76 Pounds



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