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By Susanne Brandtstadter, Goncalo D. Santos

ISBN-10: 0203889886

ISBN-13: 9780203889886

ISBN-10: 0415456975

ISBN-13: 9780415456975

The essays during this quantity current modern anthropological views on chinese language kinship, its ancient complexity and its glossy metamorphoses. the gathering attracts specific awareness to the reverberations of bigger socio-cultural and politico-economic techniques within the formation of sociality, intimate family, relations histories, reproductive techniques and gender relatives – and vice-versa. Drawing on a wealth of ethnographic fabric from the past due imperial interval and from modern Taiwan and the People’s Republic of China, from northern and southern areas in addition to from rural and concrete settings, the volume provides exact insights into the historic and spatial diversities of the chinese language kinship event. This emphasis on variety demanding situations the vintage ‘lineage paradigm’ of chinese language kinship and establishes a discussion with modern anthropological debates approximately human kinship reflecting at the emergence of considerably new kinfolk formations within the Euro-American context. chinese language Kinship could be of curiosity to anthropologists and sinologists, as to historians and social scientists often.

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