Title: Chinese Terms Referring to the Family and Kinship


Wang, Yun

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Ethnologia Polona 38 2017 (2018)


Institute of Archaeology and Ethnology Polish Academy of Sciences

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24 cm


The article is concerned with Chinese terms describing the family and kinship through different periods of Chinese history. On the basis of Chinese classical literature, works of the most famous Chinese anthropologist – Fei Xiaotong during the first half of the XX century and contemporary anthropological studies, it makes summary of most important from them and describe the family and kinship structures to which they refer


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