Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. Bridewealth among the Nuer

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Title: Bridewealth among the Nuer

Published in: African studies -- Vol. 6

Published By: African studies -- Vol. 6 Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press, 1947. 181-188 p.

By line: E. E. Evans-Pritchard

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

Culture: Nuer (FJ22)

Subjects: Gift giving (431); Marriage (580);

Abstract: This article is a discussion of the true functions and significance of bridewealth in Nuer society. (For a description of the economics involved in the distribution of bridewealth, see 3:Evans-Pritchard.) Much general information on marriage and descent is also included.

Document Number: 5

Document ID: fj22-005

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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