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a group of people sharing common ancestry

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MacInnes Clanship, Commerce and the House of Stuart, 1603-1788, (East Linton, 1996) and W.
Fortes, Meyer 1945 The dynamics of clanship among the Tallensi.
Then she called absence of the political system adapted to the society as the third cause and use of regionalism and clanship ideas by Bakiev for his selfish goals as the fourth cause of the revolution.
Beyond the royal gaze; clanship and public healing in Buganda.
Concomitant with the Western influence in Hong Kong is its emphasis on individualism and the nuclear family, as opposed to the two mainland cities with their collective emphasis on the extended family, clanship, and neighborhood organizations (Chan & Lee, 1995).
2) Given the general absence of matrilineal clanship in this area, there is no compelling reason to think that the peoples who settled western Micronesia from island Southeast Asia were practicing matriliny when they came, or that if by some remote chance they did, it survived in Micronesia any longer than it did in the Philippines or in the general vicinity of Sulawesi.
The girls from the workhouses also tended to stick together and react violently if one was punished: "a kind of clanship exists among them.
Most woodland peoples like the Chippewas who have clanship systems and clan laws believe these laws must be obeyed to avoid disrupting natural relationships with the environment.
1959 "The Principles of Clanship in Human Society", en Morton Fried (comp.
was based on a clanship system in which social obligations were
Survivals of Clanship and Social Change in Laggan, Inverness-shire, Part 1,1775-1854," Scottish Studies 11 (1967), 149-92; A.
THERE was a wonderful and revealing photo in Monday's Racing Post that told us a lot about jump racing and something important about the clanship between jockeys.
What can these early years tell us about the origin of the current customary clusters in east-southern Africa, like rites de passage, the idea of clanship, and cattle-keeping?
These reasons are offered by Meyer Fortes, The Dynamics of Clanship Among the Tallensi (Oosterhout, Neth.
In violating norms of kinship and clanship by raping a close relative, Stella's age-mates reminded her that she was utterly without protection.