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Forbidden Fruit

Bartholomew Dean

in Urarina Society, Cosmology, and History in Peruvian Amazonia

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780813033785
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813038384 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813033785.003.0007
Forbidden Fruit

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This chapter discusses the emphasis on the importance of affinity and exchange. The study of Urarina domestic units and their patterned trajectories provide insight into mechanisms of cultural continuity and variation. It also allows researchers to analyze different levels of social organization.

Keywords: affinity; exchange; domestic units; Urarina; cultural continuity; social organization

Chapter.  11695 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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