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About the house : Lâevi-Strauss and beyond / edited by Janet Carsten and Stephen Hugh-Jones.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Carsten, Janet.
Hugh-Jones, Stephen, 1945-
Publication
Cambridge ; New York :
Contents
Houses and hierarchies in island Southeast Asia / Roxana Waterson -- The resurrection of the house amongst the Zafimaniry of Madagascar / Maurice Bloch -- The hearth-group, the conjugal couple and the symbolism of the rice meal among the Kelabit of Sarawak / Monica Janowski -- Houses in Langkawi : stable structures or mobile homes? / Janet Carsten -- Having your house and eating it : houses and siblings in Ara, South Sualwesi / Thomas Gibson -- The Lio House : building, category, idea, value / Signe Howell -- Houses and hierarchy : the view from a South Moluccan society / Susan McKinnon -- Houses, places and people : community and continuity in Guiana / Peter Riviáere -- The houses of the Mäebengokre (Kayapâo) of Central Brazil : a new door to their social organization / Vanessa Lea -- Inside-out and back-to-front : the androgynous house in Northwest Amazonia / Stephen Hugh-Jones.
Date
1995.
Description
xiv, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-286) and index.
ISBN
0521474213 (hardback)
0521479533 (pbk.)
GUSN
151637
Call Number
Stacks GN414.A24 1995
Descriptive terms
Dwellings
Dwellings Social aspects.
Indians of South America Kinship.
Kinship
Places
Asia, Southeastern.
South America.

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