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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nuer (African people) -- Marriage customs and rites.,
  • Nuer (African people) -- Kinship.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementE.E. Evans-Pritchard ; with a new introduction by Wendy James.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT155.2.N85 E94 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 183 p., 8 p. of plates :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2204565M
ISBN 100198278470
LC Control Number89026494

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Includes index. Description: xi, pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Evans-Pritchard, E.E. (Edward Evan), Kinship and marriage among the Nuer. Oxford Clarendon Press, When the writings were first published half a century ago, they created a new agenda for social anthropology. Kinship and Marriage among theNuer is the second of his trilogy on the society and culture of this pastoral people. It vividly portrays the experience of growing up in a Nuer community, describing daily life, marriage, sex, death, and. Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard's classic writings on the Nuer of southern Sudan have made them one of the most famous peoples in ethnographic literature. When the writings were first published half a century ago, they created a new agenda for social anthropology. Kinship and Marriage among the Nuer is the second of his trilogy on the society and culture of this pastoral people.

The Nuer was the first of three books which Evans-Pritchard would publish on the Nuer. The others were published as Kinship and Marriage Among the Nuer () and Nuer Religion (). In the book's introduction, Evans-Pritchard warmly thanked the Nuer for the welcome he felt they gave him:Author: E. E. Evans-Pritchard. Kinship and Marriage among the Nuer is the second of his trilogy on the society and culture of this pastoral people. In it, the author vividly portrays the experience of growing up in a Nuer community, describing daily life, marriage, sex, death, and birth/5(38). Kinship and Marriage Among the Nuer by E E Evans Pritchard. You Searched For: good or better copy This is the author's second book on the cultural anthropology of the Nuer people of the Sudan, here looking particularly at the effect of the network of kinship ties on courtship, marriage in its various forms, and family life, the last.   Although the theory of the book is an abiding part of anthropological discussion and controversy, having become a model for the study of other societies, we should still return to the facts, asking to what extent the Nuer ‘model’ fits the way of life of the Nuer of the southern Sudan. Kinship and Marriage among the Nuer. Oxford: The Cited by: