Schneider, David Murray, 1918-. Yap kinship terminology and kin groups

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Title: Yap kinship terminology and kin groups

Published in: American anthropologist -- Vol. 55

Published By: American anthropologist -- Vol. 55 Washington, etc.: American Anthropological Association, etc., 1953. 215-236 p.: ill.

By line: David M. Schneider

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Yapese (OR22)

Subjects: Marriage (580); Family relationships (593); Nuclear family (594); Kinship (600); Kinship terminology (601); Kin relationships (602); Rule of descent (611); Lineages (613); Clans (614);

Abstract: In discussing Yap kinship terminology, the author distinguishes between terms of address and referential terms and shows how these terms are related to a kinship system encompassing matrilineal clans, patrilineages and an emphasis in the nuclear family.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: or22-003

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1947-1948

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Joan Steffens ; 1963-1965

Coverage Date: 1947-1948

Coverage Place: Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia

LCSH: Yapese (Micronesian people)/Yap (Micronesia)


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