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The genius of kinship [electronic resource] : the phenomenon of human kinship and the global diversity of kinship terminologies / German V. Dziebel.

By: Dziebel, German V. (German Valentinovich).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Youngstown, N.Y. : Cambria Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 540 p.).ISBN: 9781624990588 (electronic bk.); 1624990584 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Kinship | Kinship -- Terminology | Verwantschap | Antropologische aspecten | Morgan, Lewis Henry | Verwandtschaft | Kulturanthropologie | Verwandtschaftsbezeichnung | Terminologie | Vergleichende Sprachwissenschaft | Forschung | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Marriage & FamilyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Genius of kinship.DDC classification: 306.83 Other classification: 73.00 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The invention of Lewis H. Morgan and the genesis of kinship -- Philosophy, psychology, and physiology -- Logic, semiotics, and reproduction -- Religion, hermeneutics, and evolution -- Law, grammar, and speech -- Anthropology, law, linguistics, psychology, and biology : kinship studies in the 20th century -- Consanguinity, affinity, adoption, divorce, and mortality : the structure of a symbolic system -- Kinship and the current studies of human evolutionary history -- Kinship and language -- The basic logical pattern -- The historical typology of kin terminological systems -- The range of horizontal and vertical variation in kin terminologies -- Ancestral pattern : "Dravidian," "Kariera," or neither -- Sibling typology -- Correlations between sibling types and cross-generational equations -- The specificity of American Indian kinship structures and their significance for kinship theory -- Case studies -- The problem of the peopling of the Americas in the context of the out-of-Africa model of human dispersals -- Integrating the evidence from the evolution of kinship systems into an interdisciplinary model of ancient human dispersals.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-501) and index.

The invention of Lewis H. Morgan and the genesis of kinship -- Philosophy, psychology, and physiology -- Logic, semiotics, and reproduction -- Religion, hermeneutics, and evolution -- Law, grammar, and speech -- Anthropology, law, linguistics, psychology, and biology : kinship studies in the 20th century -- Consanguinity, affinity, adoption, divorce, and mortality : the structure of a symbolic system -- Kinship and the current studies of human evolutionary history -- Kinship and language -- The basic logical pattern -- The historical typology of kin terminological systems -- The range of horizontal and vertical variation in kin terminologies -- Ancestral pattern : "Dravidian," "Kariera," or neither -- Sibling typology -- Correlations between sibling types and cross-generational equations -- The specificity of American Indian kinship structures and their significance for kinship theory -- Case studies -- The problem of the peopling of the Americas in the context of the out-of-Africa model of human dispersals -- Integrating the evidence from the evolution of kinship systems into an interdisciplinary model of ancient human dispersals.

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