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Nyamun Shambu: An Ontology of Brotherhood

Andrew Moutu

in Names are Thicker than Blood: Kinship and Ownership amongst the Iatmul

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197264454
eISBN:
9780191760501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264454.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the Iatmul notion of nyamun shambu — the elder brother and younger brother — to articulate an Iatmul version of the ‘fractal person’. Situating this idea of personhood in an ... More


Gentlemen of Uncertain Fortune: How Younger Sons Made Their Way in Jane Austen's England

Rory Muir

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300244311
eISBN:
9780300249545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300244311.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In Regency England the eldest son usually inherited almost everything while his younger brothers, left with little inheritance, had to make a crucial decision: what should they do to make an ... More


Translation of Model Documents

Pushpa Prasad

in Lekhapaddhati: Documents of State and Everyday Life from Ancient and Medieval Gujarat

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195684476
eISBN:
9780199082100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195684476.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This section presents translations of twenty-three documents from the Lekhapaddhati. These include: Request Sent by the Teacher to Śrāvaka (Śrāvaka Guru Vijñaptikā); Āchārya Sends the Letter to ... More


| 1809 | 1809 Family and Friends

Dan C. Christensen

in Hans Christian Ørsted: Reading Nature's Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199669264
eISBN:
9780191748745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669264.003.0024
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Professor Ørsted now lived with his father, his mentally deranged stepmother, and his half-siblings. Against his and Anders's splendid merits the rest of the brothers looked like black sheep. After ... More


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