Chattopadhyay, K. P.. Khasi kinship and social organisation

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Title: Khasi kinship and social organisation

Published By: [Calcutta]: Calcutta University Press, 1941. 1-39 p.

By line: K. P. Chattopadyay

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

Culture: Khasi (AR07)

Subjects: 60*; 61*;

Abstract: Chattopadhyay, head of the Department of Anthropology of Calcutta University, describes kin terminology and classification, succession, marriage restrictions and patterned kin relationships. On the basis of these data he indicates that the hypothesis of a former dual division of Khasi society is untenable.

Document Number: 11

Document ID: ar07-011

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Field Date: No date

Evaluation: Ethnologist-4,5

Analyst: Helen Takacs ; 1956

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Meghalaya, India

LCSH: Khasi (Indic people)


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