By Jack Goody
In each one essay, particular difficulties are taken care of in a manner which exams conception opposed to proof, to interchange statement via demonstration.
issues lined include:
· Incest and Adultery
· Double descent systems
· Inheritance, social switch and the boundary problem
· Marriage policy
· The stream of ladies and youngsters in northern Ghana
· Indo-European kinship.
First released in 1969.
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