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The oriental, the ancient, and the primitive : systems of marriage and the family in the pre-industrial societies of Eurasia / Jack Goody
Bib ID 1714570
Format BookBook
Author
Goody, Jack
 
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Description Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990 
xix, 542 p. : maps ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0521365740
0521367611
Series

Studies in literacy, family, culture, and the state.

Full contents
  • Machine derived contents note: List of illustrations
  • List of tables
  • Preface
  • 1. The nature of the enterprise
  • Part I. China: 2. The incorporation of women
  • 3. The lineage and the conjugal fund
  • 4. Differentiation, hierarchical and regional
  • 5. Land, polyandry and celibacy in Tibet
  • Part II. India: 6. Marriage and the family in Gujarat (with Esther Goody)
  • 7. The high and the low
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 508-532.

Subjects Marriage customs and rites -- Asia.  |  Marriage customs and rites -- Europe.  |  Asia -- Social life and customs.  |  Europe -- Social life and customs.  |  Marriage & kinship

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