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The Resource The elementary structures of kinship : (Les structures élémentaires de la parenté), Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by James Harle Bell, John Richard von Sturmer, and Rodney Needham, editor

The elementary structures of kinship : (Les structures élémentaires de la parenté), Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by James Harle Bell, John Richard von Sturmer, and Rodney Needham, editor

Label
The elementary structures of kinship : (Les structures élémentaires de la parenté)
Title
The elementary structures of kinship
Title remainder
(Les structures élémentaires de la parenté)
Statement of responsibility
Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by James Harle Bell, John Richard von Sturmer, and Rodney Needham, editor
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Translator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Provides a comparative sociological study of the basic kinship structures
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lévi-Strauss, Claude
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English, translated from the French
LC call number
GN480
LC item number
.L413 1969b
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
GN 480
NLM item number
L664s 1969
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Von Sturmer, John Richard
  • Bell, James Harle
  • Needham, Rodney
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Marriage
  • Kinship
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Family
  • Marriage
  • Kinship
  • Marriage
  • Familia (Sociologia)
Label
The elementary structures of kinship : (Les structures élémentaires de la parenté), Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by James Harle Bell, John Richard von Sturmer, and Rodney Needham, editor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of Les structures élémentaires de la parenté
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 503-524
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nature and culture -- The problem of incest -- The universe of rules -- Endogamy and exogamy -- The principle of reciprocity -- Dual organization -- The archaic illusion -- Alliance and descent -- The mirage of cousins -- Matrimonial exchange -- The classical systems -- The Murngin system -- Harmonic and disharmonic regimes -- The givers of wives -- Exchange and purchase -- External limits of generalization exchange -- Internal limits of generalized exchange -- Granet's theory -- The chao mu order -- Matrilateral marriage -- Oblique marriage -- Peripheral systems -- Bone and flesh -- Clan and castes -- Asymmetric structures -- Cycles of reciprocity -- The transition to complex structures -- The principles of kinship
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xlii, 541 pages
Isbn
9780807046692
Lccn
68012840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00000847
  • (OCoLC)ocm00000847
Label
The elementary structures of kinship : (Les structures élémentaires de la parenté), Claude Lévi-Strauss ; translated from the French by James Harle Bell, John Richard von Sturmer, and Rodney Needham, editor
Publication
Note
Translation of Les structures élémentaires de la parenté
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 503-524
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nature and culture -- The problem of incest -- The universe of rules -- Endogamy and exogamy -- The principle of reciprocity -- Dual organization -- The archaic illusion -- Alliance and descent -- The mirage of cousins -- Matrimonial exchange -- The classical systems -- The Murngin system -- Harmonic and disharmonic regimes -- The givers of wives -- Exchange and purchase -- External limits of generalization exchange -- Internal limits of generalized exchange -- Granet's theory -- The chao mu order -- Matrilateral marriage -- Oblique marriage -- Peripheral systems -- Bone and flesh -- Clan and castes -- Asymmetric structures -- Cycles of reciprocity -- The transition to complex structures -- The principles of kinship
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
xlii, 541 pages
Isbn
9780807046692
Lccn
68012840
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00000847
  • (OCoLC)ocm00000847

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