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Dravidian kinship

Thomas R. Trautmann

Dravidian kinship

by Thomas R. Trautmann

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Published by Alta Mira Press in Walnut Creek .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.
    • Subjects:
    • Dravidians -- Kinship.,
    • Kinship -- India.,
    • Indo-Aryans -- Kinship.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementThomas R. Trautmann.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN635.I4 T65 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxv, 469 p. :
      Number of Pages469
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL970941M
      ISBN 100761991506
      LC Control Number96007695

      The paper "Kinship among South Indian Communities " states that the Dravidian kinship advocates that marital relations are inherited from parents to siblings without being changed into blood relations. For instance, it shows that a man who is someone’s father brother-in-law becomes his father-in-law. About the Author. Thomas R. Trautmann is Marshall D. Sahlins Collegiate Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Michigan. Among his books are Aryans and British India (UC Press, ), Lewis Henry Morgan and the Invention of Kinship (UC Press, ), and Dravidian Kinship .

      Napoleon Chagnon’s long-term research among the Yanomamö Footnote 1 of Venezuelan Amazonia began somewhat serendipitously. Chagnon, a PhD student at Michigan, intended to condu.   Thomas R. Trautmann is Marshall D. Sahlins Collegiate Professor of History and Anthropology at the University of Michigan. Among his books are Aryans and British India (UC Press, ), Lewis Henry Morgan and the Invention of Kinship (UC Press, ), and Dravidian Kinship .

      The article questions the current consensus that kinship terminologies evolve from something like the Dravidian to something like the English terminology, examining it over three time periods. Before Morgan the study of kinship terminology was embedded within a comparative study of core vocabularies to determine historic relations among nations. knowledge concerning Dravidian is contingent on the refinement of our knowledge concerning Indo-Aryan and other non-Dravidian systems and vice versa' (p. 18). The net result is an immensely rich ethnographic account of not only the Dravidian but also the Indo-Aryan kinship systems and their variants. The book also analyses a variety of.


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Trautmann Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Thomas R. Trautmann. Kinship terminology is the system used in languages to refer Dravidian kinship book the persons to whom an individual is related through ent societies classify kinship relations differently and therefore use different systems of kinship terminology; for example, some languages distinguish between consanguine and affinal uncles (i.e.

the brothers of one's parents and the husbands of the sisters of. Dravidian kinship. [Thomas R Trautmann] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Trautmann.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   The following are some of her books: 1. Kinship Organization in India () 2. The Bhils of West Khandesh () Comparative study on Sanskritic north and Dravidian.

The Right Spouse is an engaging investigation into Tamil (South Indian) preferential close kin marriages, so-called Dravidian Kinship. This book offers a description and an interpretation of preferential marriages with close kin in South India, as they used to be arranged and experienced in the recent past and as they are increasingly discontinued in the present.

His interest in Indian studies proved enduring, and his second book, Dravidian Kinship, came in This was followed by Lewis Henry Morgan and the Invention of Kinship ().

About Trautmanns book Aryans and British India (), Aram A. Yengoyan wrote, This is a creative and venturesome rethinking of issues of race, language and caste in. In southern India, an old anthropological chestnut, Dravidian kinship, has recently Dravidian kinship book reanalyzed in terms of gendered similarity and gendered difference.

Cecilia Busby (a, ) suggests that, rather than dividing the world simply into two, in terms of which relatives one may marry and which one may not, Dravidian kinship is.

Telugu, which is the most widespread Dravidian language, is well known for the joint families of its speakers. Because of this long practice for so many centuries, Telugu has a lot of kinship terms which refer to all relations without any ambiguity. The Telugu kinship terminology can be linguistically divided into two types: simple and compound.

In this book, renowned historian of India Tom Trautmann presents an ecological history of Indian kingship in which elephants play a surprising role. Despite the fact that the economic landscape of ancient India was tied to agricultural fields, and kings depended on the taxation of farmers, they were also tied to forests because of the institution of war elephants.

Thomas R. Trautmann: Dravidian kinship. (Cambridge Studies in Social Anthropology, ) xi, pp. Cambridge, etc.: Cambridge University Press, £ - Volume.

Oxford in India Readings in Sociology and Social Anthropology have been carefully planned to suit the needs of the general reader, students, teachers, as well as scholars from other disciplines. Problems have been posed in general theoretical terms, but Indian ethnography has been used as far as possible to illustrate them.

Each volume is devoted to a core area in sociology and social. distinctiveness of Dravidian kinship lies in the suppose d link between a set of linguistic categories and a certain type of marriage pattern (bilateral cross - cousin marriage). H owever, such a. 2 Some kinship theorists treat Dravidian and Kariera as essentially the same, the essential feature b ; 5 The study of Dravidian kinship systems has a long history.

For present purposes, the major punctuating events are Rivers’articulation of the relation between Dravidian kinship terminology and cross-cousin marriage (,), and Lounsbury’s distinction between Dravidian and.

tween the kinship terminology which, like that of Northern India, is of purely Sanskritic origin, and the marriage—and kinship—rules which link the people of Maharashtra with the Dravidian populations of Southern India.

Over the years the author ex­ tended her study of kinship. AbstractDravidianate kinship systems based on a rule of bilateral cross-cousin marriage are usually taken as the starting point in universal theories of kinship evolution while Iroquois systems, which lack such a rule, are regarded as devolved versions of Dravidian systems.

The scholar Thomas Trautmann, who has studied kinship systems of India in depth, states that the semantics of the Gujarati Mer kinship terminology is "decidedly Dravidian." Quoting from p of the article "India and the Study of Kinship Terminologies" by Trautmann.

Almost all castes of Maharashtra, as well as some in Gujarat, have the same kinship systems as Dravidians, and the same rules regarding acceptable marriages. Almost all Marathi castes allow cross-cousin marriages, just like Dravidian castes.

This includes the native brahmins of Maharashtra, e.g. Deshasthas. Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity of the Human Family is an book written by Lewis Henry Morgan ( - ) and published by the Smithsonian is considered foundational for the discipline of anthropology and particularly for the study of human was the culmination of decades of research into the variety of kinship terminologies in the world conducted partly.

Dravidian Kinship. THOMAS R. TRAUT‐MANN Dravidian Kinship. THOMAS R. TRAUT‐MANN TYLER, STEPHEN A. which are also, in a sense, data and commentary, but are projected from within the tradition of Indian commonplace knowledge.

Trautmann seeks to encompass these two traditions of discourse within a single interpretive complex whose orienting concept i s that Dravidian. The Right Spouse is an engaging investigation into Tamil (South Indian) preferential close kin marriages, so-called Dravidian Kinship.

This book offers a description and an interpretation of preferential marriages with close kin in South India, as they used to be arranged and experienced in the recent past and as they are increasingly discontinued in the s: 1. DRAVIDIAN KINSHIP AND THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF LEWIS HENRY MORGAN* THOMAS R.

TRAUTMANN UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN KINSHIP AS AN OBJECT of scholarly discourse is thought of, rightly, as the special province of anthro-pology, and the invention of kinship in the 's and 's is effectively the invention of anthropology itself, in the form we know it.Dravidian kinship (the classical type of classificatory kinship, with bifurcate merging but totally distinct from Iroquois).

social bonds and 'kinship' was a natural category built upon genealogical ties and made a fuller argument in his book A critique of the study of Kinship.Dravidian Kinship has been characterized as a mammoth “system” in the study of kinship in India/South Asia, and in general, in anthropology.

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