Class, kinship, and power in an Ecuadorian town

the Negroes of San Lorenzo
  • 238 Pages
  • 1.91 MB
  • English
Stanford University Press , Stanford, Calif
Blacks -- Ecuador (Esmeraldas) -- San Lor
Statement[by] Norman E. Whitten, Jr.
LC ClassificationsF3799.N4 W5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 238 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17762342M

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•Important in understanding small-scale, non-western societies that anthropologists traditionally studied. • kinship is most important social organizing principle along with gender & age.

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