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Author Forth, Gregory.

Title Rindi : an ethnographic study of a traditional domain in eastern Sumba / Gregory L. Forth.

Imprint The Hague : Martinus Nijhoff, 1981.


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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 519 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file
Series Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; 93
Verhandelingen van het Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde ; 93.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-506).
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Note Print version record.
Language English.
Summary The author describes Rindi culture within an analytic framework that illustrates connexions between, and common principles among, often apparently disparate realms of thought and action. The book contains chapters on the house; the village and the domain (an aggregate of villages); space and cosmos; religion (the notions \'hamangu\' and \'ndewa\'; divinity and the ancestors; the powers of the earth); the cycle of life and death; social order (class stratification; the division of authority; descent groups) and the system of asymmetric prescriptive alliance by which it is governed; marriage prestations and the various ways of contracting a marriage. The study is based on 22 months of fieldwork.
Subject Ethnology -- Indonesia -- Sumba Island.
Sumba Island (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs.
Ethnology. (OCoLC)fst00916106
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Indonesia -- Sumba Island. (OCoLC)fst01245955
Sumbawa (taal)
Antropologische aspecten.
Ethnologie -- Indonésie -- Sumba (Indonésie ; île)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Forth, Gregory L. Rindi. The Hague : Martinus Nijhoff, 1981 (DLC) 82141673 (OCoLC)9280251
ISBN 9789004287242 (electronic bk.)
9004287248 (electronic bk.)
9024761697 (pbk.)
9789024761692 (pbk.)
Standard No. 10.1163/9789004287242. doi

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