Swartz, Marc J.. Recruiting labor for fissionary descent lines on Romónum, Truk

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Title: Recruiting labor for fissionary descent lines on Romónum, Truk

Published in: Southwestern journal of anthropology -- Vol. 18

Published By: Southwestern journal of anthropology -- Vol. 18 Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1962. 351-364 p.

By line: Marc J. Swartz

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Chuuk (OR19)

Subjects: Real property (423); Mutual aid (476); Cousins (605); Lineages (613);

Abstract: This article discusses the structural and psychological reasons for choosing FaSiSo as an addition to the cooperative work force of a “descent line.” Although Schwartz only observed two such cases, he believes they are not unique and shed light on the operation of Chuukese society.

Document Number: 13

Document ID: or19-013

Document Type: journal article

Language: English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-364)

Field Date: 1955-1956

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Joan Steffens; 1964

Coverage Date: 1955-1956

Coverage Place: Romónum Island, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia

LCSH: Trukese (Micronesian people)

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