Historical inference from cross-cultural data: the case of dowry

Ethos Vol/Iss. 1 Published In Pages: 517-520
By Jackson, Gary B., Romney, A. Kimball


This study posits that dowry is a recent historical development, and that cultural complexity is a necessary but not sufficient cause for its emergence. Comparisons of frequencies support these claims.

Documents and Hypotheses Filed By:mas Amelia Piazza