Bartered Brides: Politics, Gender and Marriage in an Afghan Tribal Society
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Bartered Brides: Politics, Gender and Marriage in an Afghan Tribal Society

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Bartered Brides is a detailed study of marriage among the Maduzai, a tribal society in Afghan Turkistan. It is the first study of the area which looks in depth at both the domestic aspects of marriage and its relation to the productive and reproductive activities of women, as well as marriage as a means of managing political and economic conflict and competition. The field...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published May 23rd 1991 by Cambridge University Press
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