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Lamaholot of East Flores: a study of a boundary community

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Lamaholot is a population found on Flores and in the Solor Archipelago of Eastern Indonesia. The population is village-based and divided into patrilineal descent groups. Marriage is coupled with bridewealth and follows a pattern of asymmetric marriage alliance between descent groups. This thesis shows that a small group of Lamaholot in the administrative regency of East Flores shares certain traditions with a neighbouring population called Ata Tana ‘Ai. Ata Tana ‘Ai are a sub-group of the Sik...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Catherine's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Anthropology and Museum Ethnography,School of - Social & Cultural Anthropology,Institute of
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:b7693f46-3a18-4b1a-ba96-0f17e91f0282
Local pid:
ora:8659

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