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Conclusion

in Quest for Harmony: The Moso Traditions of Sexual Union and Family Life.

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761994
eISBN:
9780804773447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761994.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter sums up the main points of the study and offers an explanation for the existence of certain Moso practices—the sui generis tisese, the grand matrilineal household, and their highly ... More


The Satavahana Phase

R.S. Sharma

in India’s Ancient Past

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195687859
eISBN:
9780199080366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195687859.003.0021
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Satavahanas succeeded the Mauryas. They extended their power over Karnataka and Andhra. Their greatest competitors were the Shakas with whom they fought for the possession of the Konkan coast and ... More


Forms which Propagate

Marilyn Strathern

in The Gender of the Gift: Problems with Women and Problems with Society in Melanesia

Published in print:
1988
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064232
eISBN:
9780520910713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064232.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter turns to the process of substitution by which relations are made visible in a form other than themselves; the substituted effect is often staged as the transformed outcome of relations ... More


Matrilineal Descent and Matrilineal Ideology

in Quest for Harmony: The Moso Traditions of Sexual Union and Family Life.

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761994
eISBN:
9780804773447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761994.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the Moso kinship system. First, it examines the changing sociopolitical implications of the term matrilineal to the Moso. Then, it addresses the controversy in Western academia ... More


Intimate Ties: Marriage, Families, and Kinship in Eighteenth-Century Pueblo Communities

Tracy Brown

in On the Borders of Love and Power: Families and Kinship in the Intercultural American Southwest

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520272385
eISBN:
9780520951341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272385.003.0010
Subject:
History, Family History

In January 1779, María Francisca and her mother, both from Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico, were executed for murdering María’s husband, Augustín, originally from the pueblo of Tesuque. This chapter ... More


Why Did They Marry?: A Very Short Tale of a Lasting Wayù (Guajiro) Marriage

François-René Picon

in The Anthropology of Marriage in Lowland South America: Bending and Breaking the Rules

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054315
eISBN:
9780813053066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054315.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Guajiro are pastoralists, live in Colombia and Venezuela, and are divided into matrilineal clans. This chapter follows a marriage between two individuals who declared themselves married without ... More


The Ethnoarchaeology of West African Ancestors: Kusasi Shrines and Domestic Space

Charles Mather

in The Archaeology of Ancestors: Death, Memory, and Veneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062518
eISBN:
9780813051154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062518.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter is a sophisticated ethnoarchaeological study of ancestor shrines and domestic space among the Kusasi of northern Ghana. The composition and location of ancestor shrines within Kusasi ... More


Epilogue: Traditional Micronesian Societies and Modern Micronesian History

Glenn Petersen

in Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832483
eISBN:
9780824870140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832483.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This epilogue begins by summarizing key themes. This book has emphasized both that traditional Micronesian societies have much in common and that each society has responded to historical conditions ... More


The Prehistory of Micronesian Societies

Glenn Petersen

in Traditional Micronesian Societies: Adaptation, Integration, and Political Organization in the Central Pacific

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832483
eISBN:
9780824870140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832483.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the prehistory Micronesian societies. It details how Micronesia was originally settled, how its peoples adapted to conditions there, and how several basic adaptations diffused ... More


Grandparental agency after adult children's divorce

Virpi Timonen and Martha Doyle

in Contemporary grandparenting: Changing family relationships in global contexts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847429681
eISBN:
9781447307624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429681.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter focuses on grandparenting in families where members of the middle generation have divorced or separated. Grandparents’ roles in divorced and separated families range from intensive ... More


The Reproductive Rite: (In)Fertility in the Ashanti and Ancient Hebrew Context

Janice Ewurama De-Whyte Sarfo

in The Bible and Feminism: Remapping the Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198722618
eISBN:
9780191789311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722618.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The diversity of beliefs and perspectives concerning reproduction make it a complex experience with economic, social, religious, and cultural layers. This essay presents childlessness in the context ... More


Mary and the Intellectual Life

James L. Heft

in The Future of Catholic Higher Education

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197568880
eISBN:
9780197568910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197568880.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

If Jesus could become human only through the consent of a woman, what importance does Mary of Nazareth shed on education, art, matrilineal traditions, feminist concerns, and admission of women to the ... More


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