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Bridewealth among the Nuer

African studies6 • Published In 1947 • Pages: 181-188

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

Abstract
This article is a discussion of the true functions and significance of bridewealth in Nuer society. (For a description of the economics involved in the distribution of bridewealth, see 3:Evans-Pritchard.) Much general information on marriage and descent is also included.
Subjects
Gift giving
Marriage
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
45015602
LCSH
Nuer (African people)