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Author Name:    SHARP, Henry S. Mercury Series, Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 58) National Museum of Man)

Title:   Chipewyan Marriage

Publisher:    National Museum of Canada, Ottawa, 1979, 

Seller ID:   64356

SHARP, Henry S. Chipewyan Marriage. Ottawa: National Museum of Canada, 1979. Pp. [i]-v,(1),1-108. 4to, white ill. card covers, black titles to front and spine. National Museum of Man: Mercury Series, Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 58. "This work is an examination of the operation of the kinship system of the Mission Chipewyan. It examines the utilization of kinship terms by this group of Caribou-Eater Chipewyan and the conflict inherent within their system. The sources of the conflict are derived from the Chipewyan utilization of both relative age and genealogical position as a means of categorizing kin as well as the overlap in fucntions of the kindred and thehunting unit. Analysis of marriage and the role of affines is included and the non-age-ranked ties between siblings-in-law are shown to be crucial to group formation in this society." - from the abstract. Small chip to tail of spine, name to title page, else vg. 30.00


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