Kinship and the Social Order: The Legacy of Lewis Henry Morgan
Psychology Press, 2004 - 347 pagine
Originally published in the UK in 1970.
The central argument of this book is that the structuralist theory and method developed by British and American anthropologists in the study of kinship and social organization are the direct descendants of the researches of Lewis Henry Morgan. Re-examining Morgan's work, the book demonstrates how a tradition of mis-interpretation has disguised the true import of Morgan's discoveries and ideas for Rivers and Radcliffe-Brown and the generation of anthropologists inspired by them.
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Morgan The Founding Father
The Line of Succession From Morgan to RadcliffeBrown
Morgan and the Analytical Approach
RadcliffeBrown and the Development of Structural Analysis
Toward the Jural Dimension
A Methodological Excursus
The Kinship Polity
Cognatic Systems and the PoliticoJural Domain
The Ashanti State and Citizenship
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