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Nuer bridewealth

Africa16 • Published In 1946 • Pages: 247-257

By: Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan).

Abstract
This is a description of the patterns of distribution of the cattle given the bride's kin on the occasion of her marriage. The economic aspects of this exchange are discussed briefly.
Subjects
Gift giving
Mode of marriage
Kin relationships
culture
Nuer
HRAF PubDate
2002
Region
Africa
Sub Region
Eastern Africa
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Social Anthropologist-5
Analyst
Arthur Fields ; 1956
Coverage Date
1930-1936
Coverage Place
Sobat and Jonglei Provinces, Sudan
Notes
E. E. Evans-Pritchard
Includes bibliographical references
LCCN
29010790
LCSH
Nuer (African people)