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Title About the house : Lévi-Strauss and beyond / edited by Janet Carsten and Stephen Hugh-Jones
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995


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Description xiv, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction / Janet Carsten and Stephen Hugh-Jones -- 2. Houses and hierarchies in island Southeast Asia / Roxana Waterson -- 3. The resurrection of the house amongst the Zafimaniry of Madagascar / Maurice Bloch -- 4. The hearth-group, the conjugal couple and the symbolism of the rice meal among the Kelabit of Sarawak / Monica Janowski -- 5. Houses in Langkawi: stable structures or mobile homes? / Janet Carsten -- 6. Having your house and eating it: houses and siblings in Ara, South Sulawesi / Thomas Gibson -- 7. The Lio House: building, category, idea, value / Signe Howell -- 8. Houses and hierarchy: the view from a South Moluccan society / Susan McKinnon --9. Houses, places and people: community and continuity in Guiana / Peter Riviere -- 10. The houses of the Mebengokre (Kayapo) of Central Brazil - a new door to their social organization / Vanessa Lea -- 11. Inside-out and back-to-front: the androgynous house in Northwest Amazonia / Stephen Hugh-Jones
Analysis Housing Sociology
South America
South-East Asia
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-286) and index
Subject Dwellings -- Social aspects.
Dwellings -- Southeast Asia.
Dwellings -- South America.
Indians of South America -- Kinship.
Kinship -- Southeast Asia.
Author Carsten, Janet.
Hugh-Jones, Stephen, 1945-
LC no. 94026899
ISBN 0521474213 (hardback)
0521479533 (paperback)