Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. Marriage customs of the Luo of Kenya:

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Title: Marriage customs of the Luo of Kenya:

Published in: Africa -- Vol. 20

Published By: Africa -- Vol. 20 London: Oxford University Press, 1950. 132-142 p.

By line: E. E. Evans-Pritchard

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Luo (FL11)

Subjects: Mode of marriage (583); Arranging a marriage (584); Nuptials (585); Gift giving (431); Premarital sex relations (836); Residence (591); Termination of marriage (586); (587606); Crime (674); Family relationships (593);

Abstract: The author, a professional anthropologist, obtained his information for this article mostly from the Alego tribe of Central Kavirondo. It contains descriptions of pre-marital love-making (codo), marriage ceremonies, bridewealth, divorce, and in-law avoidance.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: fl11-003

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1936

Evaluation: Ethnolgoist-5

Analyst: Robert Lee ; 1959

Coverage Date: 1936-1950

Coverage Place: Luoland, Kenya

LCSH: Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)


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