Bridewealth The valuables that a groom or his family are expected or obligated

Bridewealth the valuables that a groom or his family

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Bridewealth : The valuables that a groom or his family are expected or obligated to present to the bride’s family Dowry : The goods and valuables a bride’s family supplies to the groom’s family or to the couple
Some terms for marital patterns Monogamy : A form of marriage in which a person is permitted only one spouse Polygamy : A form of marriage in which a person is permitted to have more than one spouse Polygyny : a form of marriage in which a man is permitted to have more than one wife Polyandry : a form of marriage in which a woman is permitted to have more than one husband
Polygamous Marriage ji's%20Wives&IsSearch=Y&parentSeriesID= Documentary clip: “Alhaji’s Wives” (16 mins) addresses polygamous marriage in Nigeria Clips from John Stossel’s “Exposing Sex in America” addresses polygamous marriage in the U.S. (2 clips, ~3 mins each) What are the perspectives of these two documentaries with regard to polygamous marriage? How are they similar or different to polygamous marriage descriptions in the Nisa book?

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