Bridewealth and dowry in Africa and Eurasia

Bridewealth and Dowry Cambridge University Press Cambridge Published In Pages: 1-58
By Goody, Jack


This chapter considers several forms of wealth transmission at marriage. The relationships between descent rules and incidence of bridewealth, dowry, and gift exchange are examined and several patterns emerge from empirical analysis.

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