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My Cousin, My Husband: Clans and Kinship in Mediterranean Societies

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In this classic work, legendary French anthropologist Germaine Tillion argues that the phenomenon of men killing their daughters, sisters and wives over matters of sexual honour is not an aberration specific to Islam. Rather, it is part of a pagan Mediterranean legacy of marriage between first cousins that still affects both modern Christian and Muslim societies.

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Paperback, 208 pages
Published July 2007 by Saqi Books
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