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Title The anthropology of marriage in lowland South America : bending and breaking the rules / edited by Paul Valentine, Stephen Beckerman, and Catherine Alès
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (307 pages)
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Notes Editors Stephen Beckerman and Paul Valentine argue that while Amazonian societies certainly have variations on marriage practices, in reality the rules surrounding them are inconsistently followed. Utilizing methods of cultural and social anthropology and pulling together data from several cultures, contributors demonstrate how individual motives and opportunities--including desire, economics, or residence--result in marriage choices that may negotiate, manipulate, or ignore societal rules
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Indians of South America -- Marriage customs and rites -- Amazon River Valley.
Indians of South America -- Marriage customs and rites.
Form Electronic book
Author Alès, C. (Catherine), editor
Beckerman, Stephen, editor
Valentine, Paul, 1942- editor
LC no. 2016049600
ISBN 0813052890 (electronic bk.)
9780813052892 (electronic bk.)
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