The Family Estate in Africa: Studies in the Role of Property in Family Structure and Lineage Continuity (Edited by Robert F. Gray & P. h. Gulliver)

The Family Estate in Africa: Studies in the Role of Property in Family Structure and Lineage Continuity (Edited by Robert F. Gray & P. h. Gulliver) soon to be presented for sale on the incomparable BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Diagrams; Folding diagrams [1];

From the cover: Too often accounts of African family life have tended to describe the family in purely static terms, as though it had a single fixed character in any one society. The contributors to this book emphasise the developmental or ti…

Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a little loss to the head of the spine. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Occasional pen underlining and marginalia throughout the text, from the working library of Paul Spencer, one of the leading British social anthropologists of his generation, from whose estate this was acquired.

Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [V] 265 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I captivate you with this splendid selection from my Anthropology catalogue?

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