ANTHRO 104 - ANTHRO 104 11/6/2007 9:53:00 AM For Thursday's...

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ANTHRO 104 06/11/2007 10:53:00 For Thursday’s lecture go to Learn@UW and download Mappurondo Ritual  Calendar. Know how to read and use a Kinship Diagram. POLYANDRY AND THE MATRILINEAL NAYAR (PRE-COLONIAL INDIA)     Tanavaad  = great house, headed by elder brother. Exogamous; 6-100  members. Entire matriline lives in  Tanavaad Tali  ceremony where girl reaches puberty Sambhadam  relationship with “husbands” Relationship with Nambudiri Brahmans Women enjoyed high status and many freedoms Restricted Exchange     Two lineage exchange spouses. So-called “sister exchange” Cross-cousins get married. Generalized Exchange     Men marry their mother’s brother’s daughters. “circulate spouses” Wife giving and wife receiving Lineages. Delayed Exchange     Can download all exchange charts at Learn@UW A Comparative Note     Preferential Parallel-cousin marriage
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ANTHRO 104 taught by Professor Bowie during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.

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