Hoernlé, Winifred, 1885-1960. The social organization of the Nama Hottentots of South Africa

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Title: The social organization of the Nama Hottentots of South Africa

Published in: American anthropologist, n.s. -- Vol. 27, no. 1

Published By: American anthropologist, n.s. -- Vol. 27, no. 1 Menasha: American Anthropological Association, 1925. 1-24 p.

By line: A. Winifred Hoernlé

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

Culture: Khoi (FX13)

Subjects: History (175); Linguistic identification (197); Traditional history (173); Community structure (621); Real property (423); Clans (614); Tribe and nation (619); Settlement patterns (361); Household (592); Kinship terminology (601); Avuncular and nepotic relatives (604); Kin relationships (602); Regulation of marriage (582); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: This article describes Nama Hottentot social organization. Data are given on the tribes and sibs, and a listing of the kinship terms is included with some discussion of interpersonal relationships as they relate to this terminology.

Document Number: 4

Document ID: fx13-004

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1912-1913

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: James Leary ; 1958

Coverage Date: 1900-1925

Coverage Place: South Africa

LCSH: Khoisan (African people)

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