Pul Eliya, a village in Ceylon
Book 1961 Leach, Edmund R.

SinhaleseAsia > South Asia
The subject matter of this ethnography is the relation between land use and kinship within the framework of Pul Eliya, a small peasant community in the Kandy area of Sri Lanka. The book provides a detailed account of the land tenure, kinship and marr...

Concerning Trobriand clans and the kinship category TABU
essay 1971 Leach, Edmund R.

TrobriandsOceania > Melanesia
Leach demonstrates in this paper that some of the conclusions reached by Malinowski regarding the concepts of clans and the kinship category TABU, are incorrect. To clarify his position on the matter and to substantiate his criticism of Malinowski, L...