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Two Studies of Kinship in London (L : London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology - Raymond Firth

Two Studies of Kinship in London (L

London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology

Hardcover Published: 2nd January 2004
ISBN: 9781845200091
Number Of Pages: 108

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In 1947 members of the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics, under the leadership of Professor Firth, made a study of kinship in a South London borough. More recently, to provide comparative material, Professor Garigue investigated kinship patterns among Italian immigrants in London. The results of these two pioneering studies are here presented, with an introductory essay by Professor Firth. This book is an important contribution both to the intensive study of modern urban society, and to the more technical discipline of kinship, especially the relatively neglected problems of bilateral systems.

Ethnic And Historical Background
Introductionp. 1
The Native Peoples of Bechuanalandp. 2
Historical Successionp. 5
Origin And Growth Of The Tribe
Origin of the Tribep. 8
Traditional Origins 8Recent Creationsp. 11
Checks Upon Multiplicationp. 15
Expansion of the tribep. 19
The Tribal Nucleusp. 19
Growth of Membershipp. 21
Choice of Tribep. 23
Acceptance into Membershipp. 24
Subsequent Defectionsp. 26
Ethnic Composition Of The Tribe
Introductionp. 28
Sources of Informationp. 28
Problems of Glassificationp. 29
Tshidi-Rolongp. 31
Affiliations of Ward-Headsp. 31
Composition of the Wardp. 37
Population of the Barolong Farmsp. 37
Ngwaketsep. 39
Census Returnsp. 39
Affiliations of Ward-Headsp. 39
Subdivisions of Wardsp. 46
Composition of the Wardp. 47
Kwenap. 52
Census Returnsp. 52
Affiliations of 'Iard-Headsp. 53
Subdivisions of Wardsp. 59
Composition of Wardsp. 63
Ngwato 65Census Returnsp. 65
Affiliations of Ward-Headsp. 65
Subdivisions of Wardsp. 85
Composition of Wardsp. 89
Tawana 93Census Returnsp. 93
Affiliations of Ward-Headsp. 94
Subdivisions of Wardsp. 100
Composition of Wardsp. 101
Khurutshep. 102
Affiliations of Ward-Headsp. 102
Affiliations of Individualsp. 105
Seleka-Rolongp. 106
Affiliations of Ward-Headsp. 106
Affiliations of Individualsp. 108
Kgatlap. 110
Census Returnsp. 110
Affiliations of Ward-Headsp. 110
Composition of Wardsp. 116
Tlokwap. 116
Affiliations of Ward-Headsp. 116
Subdivisions of Wardsp. 117
Composition of Wardsp. 117
Affiliations of Individualsp. 119
Maletep. 120
Affiliations of Ward-Headsp. 120
Subdivisions of Wardsp. 122
Affiliations of Individualsp. 123
Conclusionp. 124
Distribution of Ethnic Stocksp. 124
Ethnic Origins and Ward Structurep. 128
List of Referencesp. 132
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ISBN: 9781845200091
ISBN-10: 1845200098
Series: London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 108
Published: 2nd January 2004
Publisher: BERG PUBL INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 0.97
Weight (kg): 0.29
Edition Number: 1