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Primitive Marriage : An Inquiry into the Origin of the Form of Capture in Marriage Ceremonies [1970]

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This edition published in 1970 by the University of Chicago Press. Edited with an introduction by Peter Riviere. Frontispiece illustration.

First published in 1865 this is an authoritative and detailed account of the practice of marriage. In many ways the author, John F McLennan, could be called the first of the modern anthropologists. This is the unabridged original text with detailed notes and introduction from P G Riviere of the University of Chicago. A fascinating study for anyone with an interest in the development of marriage in different cultures and times.

Complete with original dust jacket (unclipped) this is in excellent clean condition throughout, with little sign of wear.

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Added value:
A fascinating study
Author(s):
John F McLennan
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.6 cm by 23.3 cm
Edition:
1970
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0226560805
ISBN-13:
9780226560809
Number of pages:
203
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Title:
Primitive Marriage : An Inquiry into the Origin of the Form of Capture in Marriage Ceremonies

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This edition published in 1970 by the University of Chicago Press. Edited with an introduction by Peter Riviere. Frontispiece illustration.

First published in 1865 this is an authoritative and detailed account of the practice of marriage. In many ways the author, John F McLennan, could be called the first of the modern anthropologists. This is the unabridged original text with detailed notes and introduction from P G Riviere of the University of Chicago. A fascinating study for anyone with an interest in the development of marriage in different cultures and times.

Complete with original dust jacket (unclipped) this is in excellent clean condition throughout, with little sign of wear.

Added value:
A fascinating study
Author(s):
John F McLennan
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.6 cm by 23.3 cm
Edition:
1970
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0226560805
ISBN-13:
9780226560809
Number of pages:
203
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Title:
Primitive Marriage : An Inquiry into the Origin of the Form of Capture in Marriage Ceremonies

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