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Double Descent in an African Society

Simon Ottenberg

Double Descent in an African Society

The Afikpo Village-Group (American Ethnological Society Monographs, No 47)

by Simon Ottenberg

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Published by AMS Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9473640M
    ISBN 100404629458
    ISBN 109780404629458
    OCLC/WorldCa230774730

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Anthropologist Robin Fox states that "the study of kinship is the study of what man does with these basic facts of life – mating, gestation, parenthood, socialization, siblingship etc. OTTENBERG, Simon. OTTENBERG, Simon. American, b. Genres: Anthropology/ Ethnology, Art/Art : University of Washington, Seattle, professor,professor emeritus of anthropology, Publications: Double Descent in an African Society: The Afikpo Village Group, ; Leadership and Authority in an African Society: The Afikpo Village Group, ; Anthropology.

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