Research practices in the study of kinship

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Academic Press, 1984 - Social Science - 226 pages
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1 1 Why study kinship? 1 2 Problems of representation
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2 1 Introduction
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3 1 Introduction 3 2 What is
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Alan Barnard is Professor of the Anthropology of Southern Africa at the University of Edinburgh, where he has taught since 1978. He has undertaken a wide range of ethnographic fieldwork and archaeological research in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa, is a participant in the British Academy Centenary Research project 'From Lucy to Language: The Archaeology of the Social Brain' and serves as Honorary Consul of the Republic of Namibia in Scotland. His numerous publications include History and Theory in Anthropology (2000) and Anthropology and the Bushman (2007).

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