Limit search to available items

Title Siblingship in Oceania : studies in the meaning of kin relations / edited by Mac Marshall
Published Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, ©1981
Online access available from:
JSTOR eBooks    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (xii, 421 pages) : illustrations
Series ASAO monograph ; no. 8
Contents Introduction : Approaches to siblingship in Oceania / Mac Marshall -- Meanings of siblingship in Marquesan society / John Kirkpatrick -- The cultural contexts of siblingship in Pukapuka / Julia A. Hecht -- Complementary and similar kinsmen in Tokelau / Judith Huntsman -- The meaning of 'sibling' on Anuta / Richard Feinberg -- Authority, equality and complementarity in Butaritari-Makin sibling relationships (northern Gilbert Islands) / Bernd Lambert -- Sibling sets as building blocks in greater Trukese society / Mac Marshall -- Palauan siblingship : a study in structural complementarity / DeVerne Reed Smith -- Siblings as spouses : the reproduction and replacement of Kaulong society / Jane C. Goodale -- Siblings in Malo culture / Robert L. Rubinstein -- Cain and Abel on the Malay Peninsula / Robert McKinley -- Conclusions / David M. Schneider
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-418)
Restricted Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Print version record
Subject Brothers and sisters -- Oceania -- Congresses
Kinship -- Oceania -- Congresses
Brothers and sisters.
Manners and customs.
Oceania -- Social life and customs -- Congresses
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Marshall, Mac
Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania