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Title Crow-Omaha : new light on a classic problem of kinship analysis / Thomas R. Trautmann and Peter M. Whiteley, editors
Published Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series Amerind Studies in Anthropology
Amerind studies in anthropology.
Contents Contents -- Preface -- Kinship Notation -- Linguistic Note -- 1. A Classic Problem -- Thomas R. Trautmann and Peter M. Whiteley -- Crow-Omaha in Theory -- 2. Crossness and Crow-Omaha -- Thomas R. Trautmann -- 3. Tetradic Theory and Omaha Systems -- Nicholas J. Allen -- North America -- 4. Omaha and “Omaha� -- R.H. Barnes -- 5. Crow-Omaha Kinship in North America: A Puebloan Perspective -- Peter M. Whiteley -- 6. Phylogenetic Analysis of Sociocultural Data: Identifying Transformation Vectors for Kinship Systems -- Ward C. Wheeler, Peter M. Whiteley, and Theodore Powers
11. Schemas of Kinship Relations and the Construction of Social Categories among the Mebîng�krî Kayapó -- Terence TurnerAustralia -- 12. Omaha Skewing in Australia Overlays, Dynamism, and Change -- Patrick McConvell -- 13. “Horizontal� and “Vertical� Skewing Similar Objectives, Two Solutions? -- Laurent Dousset -- Afterword -- 14. Crow-Omaha, in Thickness and in Thin -- Thomas R. Trautmann and Peter M. Whiteley -- Notes -- Glossary -- References -- Topics Index -- Peoples Index -- Persons Index
Africa7. A Tetradic Starting Point for Skewing? Marriage as a Generational Contract: Reflections on Sister-Exchange in Africa -- Wendy James -- 8. Crow-(and Omaha- ) TypeKinship Terminology: The Fanti Case -- David B. Kronenfeld -- 9. Deep-Time Historical Contexts of Crow and Omaha Systems Perspectives from Africa -- Christopher Ehret -- South America -- 10. The Making and Unmaking of “Crow-Omaha� Kinship in Central Brazil(ian Ethnology) -- Marcela Coelho de Souza
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crow Indians -- Kinship
Crow Indians -- Social networks
Kinship -- Great Plains -- History
Omaha Indians -- Kinship
Omaha Indians -- Social networks
Social evolution -- History
Social structure -- Great Plains -- History
Social evolution.
Social structure.
Great Plains.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Trautmann, Thomas R.
Whiteley, Peter M.
LC no. 2012006699
ISBN 0816599319