Hollis, Alfred Claud, Sir, 1874-. A note on the Masai system of relationship

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Title: A note on the Masai system of relationship

Published in: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britian and Ireland -- Vol. 40

Published By: Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britian and Ireland -- Vol. 40 London: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britian and Ireland, 1910. 473-482 p.

By line: by A. C. Hollis

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

Culture: Maasai (FL12)

Subjects: Kinship terminology (601);

Abstract: Hollis gives an extensive list of Maasai kin terms and illustrates their usage. He also briefly discusses the relationship between gift exchange and the method of addressing relatives, the avunculate, interfamily relationships, some marriage rules and cultural defintions and sanctions for adultery and incest.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: fl12-003

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: ca. 1894-1904

Evaluation: Government Official-5

Analyst: A. Vinogradov ; 1965

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Kenya and Tanzania

LCSH: Masai (African people)

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