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segmentary-lineage systems


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E. E. Evans-Pritchard (1902—1973) social anthropologist

 

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A model of social organization based on a branching system of kinship descent, first described by E. E. Evans-Pritchard in his classic study The Nuer (1940). Lineage segments form corporate ...

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