Kinship in Neckarhausen, 1700-1870

Kinship in Neckarhausen, 1700-1870

by David Warren Sabean
     
 

Studying one German village in depth, Sabean questions the idea that the more modern society became, the less kin mattered.See more details below

Overview

Studying one German village in depth, Sabean questions the idea that the more modern society became, the less kin mattered.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521586573
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/13/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
628
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: 1. An introduction to kinship; 2. Vetterleswirtschaft: rise and fall of a political discourse; 3. The politics of incest and the ecology of alliance formation; Cohort I (1700–9): 4. Introduction to kinship during the early decades of the eighteenth century; 5. Kinship as a factor in marriage strategy; 6. Marriage and kinship practices; 7. Ritual kinship; 8. Naming children; Cohort II (1740–9): 9. Restructuring the system of alliance; 10. Village politics at mid-century; Cohort III (1780–9): 11. Consanguinity as a principle of alliance; 12. The formation of an alliance system; 13. Ritual kinship and alternative alliance; 14. Naming an patrilineal alliance; Cohort IV (1820–9): 15. Kinship at the beginning of the nineteenth century; 16. Kinship and practice at the turn of the century; Cohort V (1860–9): 17. Kinship in the mid-nineteenth century village: an introduction; 18. Networking with kin around the mid-nineteenth century; 19. Matrifocal alliance; Conclusion: 20. Consanguinity in European perspective; 21. Neckarhausen in European comparative perspective; 22. Kinship and class formation; 23. Kinship and gender.

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