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Some aspects of marriage and the family among the Nuer.

E. E. Evans-Pritchard

Some aspects of marriage and the family among the Nuer.

by E. E. Evans-Pritchard

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Published by Published for the Institute for Social Research, University of Zambia by Manchester University Press] in [Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marriage customs and rites -- Sudan, Egyptian,
  • Nuer (African tribe)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Rhodes-Livingstone papers -- no. 11
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN480 E8 1969
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73p.
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18711615M

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Some aspects of marriage and the family among the Nuer. [E E Evans-Pritchard]. Some aspects of marriage and the family among the Nuer by E. Evans-Pritchard; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Egyptian Sudan, Family, Marriage customs and rites, Marriage customs and rites, Nuer (African people), Nuer (African people), Nuer (African tribe), Nuer Women, Social life and customs; Places: Sudan.

Author of The Nuer, Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande, Nuer religion, Kinship and marriage among the Nuer, The Nuer, The Sanusi of Cyrenaica, The political system of the Anuak of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, Some aspects of marriage and the family among the Nuer.

Book Review-- Danny Yee; "The Nuer of the Southern Sudan," in African Political Systems, Eds. Fortes, M. and E. Evans-Pritchard. New York: Oxford University Press. SOME ASPECTS OF MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY AMONG THE NUER.

Livingstone. Book Review-- Danny Yee. "The Nuer of the Southern Sudan," in African Political Systems, Eds. Fortes, M. and E. Evans-Pritchard. New York: Oxford University Press. SOME ASPECTS OF MARRIAGE AND THE FAMILY AMONG THE NUER. Livingstone. "Kinship and the Local Community Among the Nuer," in A.R.

Radcliffe-Brown and D. Fords (Eds.). ‘ Some Aspects of Marriage and the Family among the Nuer ’, Rhodes-Livingstone Paper, xi. First published in Zeitschrift für Vergleichender Rechtswissenschaft, lii. – Evans-Pritchard, E. Nuer Bridewealth - Volume 16 Issue 4 - E. Evans-Pritchard. We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

Nuer in Dry Season Camps’, Custom is King, A. Collection of Essays in Honour of R. Marelt,pp. ; ‘Some Aspects of Marriage and the Family among the Nuer’, Zeitschrift fiir vergleichende Rechtswissenschaft,pp. ; ‘Nuer Time- Reckoning’, Africa,pp.

The chapter on the Nuer (Chap. VI) in Pagan. Title: Some aspects of marriage and the family among the Nuer. Published By: Original publisher Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia: The Rhodes-Livingstone Institute. 70 p. ill. By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By E.

Evans-Pritchard. While the marriage rules and conventions seem complex, the Nuer are relatively relaxed in other aspects of family life. Pritchard explains that: "Nuer do not attach great importance to physiological paternity. Men prefer to beget their own sons, but it is not ignominious to nurture children begotten by others.

Nuer pay little regard to the. of o results for Books: Politics & Social Sciences: Sociology: Marriage & Family Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations for a Lifetime of Love Apr 8, Nuer, people who live in the marsh and savanna country on both banks of the Nile River in South speak an Eastern Sudanic language of the Nilo-Saharan language family.

The Nuer are a cattle-raising people devoted to their herds, although milk and meat must be supplemented by the cultivation of millet and the spearing of e the land is flooded for part of the year and. Defining Family. Family is a key social institution in all societies, which makes it a cultural universal.

Similarly, values and norms surrounding marriage are found all over the world in every culture, so marriage and family are both cultural universals.

Abstract. Studies of women who marry women in Africa are relatively few in number and generally dated, with few recent on interviews in central Kenya with Gikuyu 1 women involved in “woman-woman marriages,” this study critiques the extant literature, focusing on two key issues.

Most authors have perceived narrow conditions and functionalist purposes for explaining woman. brilliant and by now classic account of the various forms of the family and the different kinds of conjugal union which obtain among the Nuer. The two concluding chapters, The Family, and Kinship, detail the nature of rela- tionships between various categories of kin.

The structured strains within the family. riage among the Nuer (i95 i). The third volume of the trilogy is Nuer Religion (I). Most of the text of the three was condensed from articles which previously appeared in journals, in particular Sudan Notes and Records.

One article,' Some Aspects of Marriage and the Family among the Nuer. It has been shown, too, that a great many aspects of the Nuer culture are similar to cultural distinctives of Old Testament peoples.

These similarities include features of their social structure, the kinship reckoning and extended family systems, aspects of marriage and divorce, rites of passage, and even religious concepts of God, man, spirits.

The Nuer of North Africa "marry" a woman to a man who has died without producing heirs (ghost marriage). The woman is actually married to the ghost through a living male relative, and any children resulting from the bond belong to the ghost father and inherit his property (Evans-Pritchard ).

Marriage Family and Kinship. Marriage. It has been generally assumed that the institution of marriage is a universal feature in human societies. Although many sociologists and anthropologists have attempted to provide definitions of marriage, none of them has been satisfactorily and sufficiently general enough to encompass all its various manifestations.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 both affecting and being affected by these same kinship forms.I These are described in my brochure, Some wissenschaft).

The economic and political life of the Aspects of Marriage and the Family among the Nuer, Nuer has been treated in my book, The Nuer, Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, (first published Clarendon Press, I in in the Zeitschrift fuir Vergleichende Rechts.