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The ricefield and the hearth : social relations in a Borneo Dayak community

Helliwell, Christine


Following Freeman's pioneering studies of Iban social organisation, a particular conception of Borneo Dayak social relations has become established in the anthropological literature. In contrast to the classic Radcliffe-Brownian model of social structure in which small-scale societies are presented as organised into systems of segmentary descent groups, the social structure of Dayak societies is seen as consisting in highly independent p residential units or households. This study of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1990
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d763407a141d


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