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Javanese trah : a preliminary discussion of a type of Javanese social organization

Sairin, Sjafri


The central concern of this thesis is the description of a type of Javanese formal social organization called trah. Trah are sometimes large organizations of an associational type whose membership is based on genealogical connections oriented to an apical ancestor or ancestress. Trah are usually established by urban dwellers or those influenced by an urban orientation. Trah do not seem to be common among villagers nor the urban poor . While a great proportion of Javanese are not involved...[Show more]

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Date published: 1980-12
Type: Thesis (Masters)


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