Barth, Fredrik. Principles of social organization in southern Kurdistan

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Title: Principles of social organization in southern Kurdistan

Published By: Oslo: Brodrene Jorgensen A/S, 1953. 146 p.: ill., maps

By line: by Fredrik Barth

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

Culture: Kurds (MA11)


Abstract: This work describes the culture of the Kurds of southern Kurdistan with particular emphasis on the social structure, in which light the blood fued is discussed. Very little material culture is described.

Document Number: 7

Document ID: ma11-007

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 145)

Field Date: 1951

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Elizabeth Young ; 1955-1974

Coverage Date: not specified

Coverage Place: Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Armenia

LCSH: Kurds


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