Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. Nuer bridewealth

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Title: Nuer bridewealth

Published in: Africa -- Vol. 16

Published By: Africa -- Vol. 16 London: Oxford University Press, 1946. 247-257 p.

By line: E. E. Evans-Pritchard

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Nuer (FJ22)

Subjects: Gift giving (431); Mode of marriage (583); Kin relationships (602);

Abstract: This is a description of the patterns of distribution of the cattle given the bride's kin on the occasion of her marriage. The economic aspects of this exchange are discussed briefly.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: fj22-003

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: 1931, 1936

Evaluation: Social Anthropologist-5

Analyst: Arthur Fields ; 1956

Coverage Date: 1930-1936

Coverage Place: Sobat and Jonglei Provinces, Sudan

LCSH: Nuer (African people)


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