Includes bibliographical references (p. -317) and index.
The people and their history -- Political structure and cultural environment of traditional Moso society -- Tisese: the primary pattern of institutionalized sexual union -- Marriage: the secondary pattern of institutionalized sexual union -- Matrilineal descent and matrilineal ideology -- The Moso social organization: the domestic group and the descent group -- Navigating through the web of social relations -- Household life among the Moso -- The unusual Moso gender system -- Religions and rituals among the Moso.
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