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The Resource Partible paternity and anthropological theory : the construction of an ethnographic fantasy, Warren Shapiro

Partible paternity and anthropological theory : the construction of an ethnographic fantasy, Warren Shapiro

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Partible paternity and anthropological theory : the construction of an ethnographic fantasy
Title
Partible paternity and anthropological theory
Title remainder
the construction of an ethnographic fantasy
Statement of responsibility
Warren Shapiro
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Partible Paternity and Anthropological Theory discusses the conception "partible paternity" within Amazonian Indian communities. "Partible paternity" is the idea that several sexual acts are necessary to produce a fetus and that the mother may havethese with several men, who in turn have several sexual partners as well. Victorian anthropologists viewed this situation as "group marriage," a hypothetical state in which individual marriage and the family did not exist and which, presumably, once characterized Western society. The notion of "group marriage" was demolished by 1920, when it was show
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Shapiro, Warren
Dewey number
306.7/089/98
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Indians of South America
  • Indians of South America
  • Paternity
  • Conception
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Partible paternity and anthropological theory : the construction of an ethnographic fantasy, Warren Shapiro
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 57-67)
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 01. Three Primitivist Projects; Chapter 02. The Grand Claims of Beckerman and Valentine; Chapter 03. The Northwest Amazon Cases; Chapter 04. Other Pertinent Cases: General Considerations; Chapter 05. Evidence Re Focality in Kin Classification Simpliciter; Chapter 06. Evidence Re Focality in Kin Classification Stemming from Partible Paternity; Chapter 07. Evidence Re the Residential and Symbolic Isolation of the Sexually Bonded Pair and Dependent Offsprin; Chapter 08. Evidence Re Sexual Jealousy
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ocn430067370
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 67 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780761845331
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)430067370
Label
Partible paternity and anthropological theory : the construction of an ethnographic fantasy, Warren Shapiro
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 57-67)
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of Tables; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 01. Three Primitivist Projects; Chapter 02. The Grand Claims of Beckerman and Valentine; Chapter 03. The Northwest Amazon Cases; Chapter 04. Other Pertinent Cases: General Considerations; Chapter 05. Evidence Re Focality in Kin Classification Simpliciter; Chapter 06. Evidence Re Focality in Kin Classification Stemming from Partible Paternity; Chapter 07. Evidence Re the Residential and Symbolic Isolation of the Sexually Bonded Pair and Dependent Offsprin; Chapter 08. Evidence Re Sexual Jealousy
Control code
ocn430067370
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 67 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780761845331
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)430067370

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