Becker, C.. Family property and maternal rights

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Title: Family property and maternal rights

Published in: Zeitschrigt für Buddhismus und verwandte Gebiete - Vol. 4

Published By: Zeitschrigt für Buddhismus und verwandte Gebiete - Vol. 4 1924. 127-138, 300-310 p., plates [HRAF ms: 1-18 p.]

By line: C. Becker

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Khasi (AR07)

Subjects: 42*;

Abstract: This article is concerned with describing family property rights and inheritance among the matrilineal Khasi, the duties and obligations of the clan-mother, and of the men who are born into the group and who marry into the group. Becker discusses the effects of conversion to Christian religions and on inheritance, the division of family property and also regards the use of holy or taboo lands.

Document Number: 7

Document ID: ar07-007

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English translation from German

Note: Translation of: Familienbesitz und Mutterrecht.. The original German text is not included. Translated from the German for Human Relations Area Files by Elizabeth Knight.

Field Date: 1910-1911

Evaluation: Missionary-4,5

Analyst: Helen Takacs ; 1956

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Meghalaya, India

LCSH: Khasi (Indic people)


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