The lineage pattern of kinship nomenclature: its significance and development

Southwestern Journal of Anthropology Vol/Iss. 21 Published In Pages: 36-62
By Dole, Gertrude E.


This paper investigates correlations between social structure and the pattern of kindship nomenclature. Results suggest that lineage nomenclatures are associated with several aspects of social structure, including unilineal descent, the domestication of plants and animals and inheritance.

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