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Marriage in Wogeo, New Guinea

Oceania15 (4) • Published In 1945 • Pages: 324-352 , plate

By: Hogbin, Herbert Ian.

Abstract
This article discusses the Wogeo attitude toward marriage, exogamy rules, modes of marriage, betrothal, wedding, family relations, polygamy, adultery, and divorce. The presentation is enlivened considerably by the author's observations of individual emotional response to love and marriage.
Subjects
Drives and emotions
Ingroup antagonisms
Regulation of marriage
Arranging a marriage
Termination of marriage
Family relationships
Polygamy
Extramarital sex relations
culture
Wogeo
HRAF PubDate
2014
Region
Oceania
Sub Region
Melanesia
Document Type
article
Evaluation
Ethnologist-5
Analyst
Robert Lee ; 1959
Coverage Date
1934
Coverage Place
Vokeo Island, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
Notes
By H. Ian Hogbin
LCCN
38017490
LCSH
Vokeo Island (Papua New Guinea)