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The social organization of the Endenese of Central Flores

Nakagawa, Satoshi


This dissertation, which is concerned with the Endenese language system, focuses on the classification of human beings. For convenience, I call this particular language system the "Endenese kinship language system." Primitives in the Endenese kinship language system consist of two kinds: l) concepts defined in terms of culturally conceptualized human reproduction and 2) concepts defined in terms of prestation. In Endenese cultural dogma, as typically exemplified in Endenese answers...[Show more]

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Date published: 1989
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d74e83bad50b


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