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By Douglas R. White

The motive of this choice of unique essays is to revitalize the research of kinship and trade in a social community viewpoint. the gathering combines stories of empirical platforms of marriage and descent with investigations of the move of fabric assets. This e-book marks the emergence of a brand new period within the examine of kinship and trade utilizing a efficient mix of ethnographic substance with formal equipment, one that leaves in the back of older structural-functionalist and culturalist assumptions.

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