Barth, Fredrik. Father's brother's daughter marriage in Kurdistan

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Father's brother's daughter marriage in Kurdistan

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Southwestern journal of anthropology -- Vol. 10

Published By: Original publisher Southwestern journal of anthropology -- Vol. 10 Albuquerque, N.Mex.: University of New Mexico. 1954. 164-171 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Fredrik Barth

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Kurds (MA11)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this article Barth presents an interpretation of the function of patrilateral parallel cousin (FBD) marriage that differs from the standard explanation. Barth's hypothesis is that this marriage pattern 'plays a prominent role in solidifying the minimal lineage as a corporate group in factional struggle.' He believes this hypothesis will apply to many other Middle Eastern groups, and thus serve to distinguish them from African systems.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. ma11-003

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1951

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Robert O. Lagacé ; 1962

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). not specified

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Turkey, Iraq, Iran, Syria, and Armenia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Kurds

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