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Modern social structure and social organization in Upper Mandailing, Sumatra

Tugby, Donald John

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Mandailing is in the south of what Dutch scholars call the Gayo-Alas-Batak law area of Indonesia. This law area was characterised by the presence of patriclans inhabiting their won territory, small self-governing communities - sometimes single villages, sometimes a group of villages - a dominant clan in the community which supplied the community head (radja), and immigrant clans with representatives on the village council. Among the Batak matrilateral cross cousin marriage was preferred, the...[Show more]

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Date published: 1960-04
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/15824

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