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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-151637

Description

xiv, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Dwellings Social aspects.
Dwellings
Kinship
Indians of South America Kinship.

Originator

Carsten, Janet.
Hugh-Jones, Stephen, 1945-

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.

Publication

Cambridge ; New York :

Description

xiv, 300 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 270-286) and index.

ISBN

0521474213 (hardback)
0521479533 (pbk.)

Call Number

Stacks GN414.A24 1995

Places

Asia, Southeastern.
South America.