Polygamy: A Cross-Cultural Analysis

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Polygamy

A Cross-cultural Analysis

Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Part I - Defining Polygamy 1
  • 1: Forms of Polygamy 3
  • 2: Foundations of Polygamy 21
  • 3: Theories of Polygamy 41
  • Part II - Polygamy Cross-Culturally 67
  • 4: Muslim Polygyny in Malaysia1 69
  • 5: Christian Polygyny in the Usa 89
  • 6: Hindu Polyandry in India 109
  • Part III - Living Polygamy 123
  • 7: Polygamy and Gender 125
  • 8: Polygamy and Modernity 145
  • 9: Polygamy in Contemporary Societies1 165
  • Notes 185
  • References 187
  • Ethnographic Index 201
  • Subject Index 203
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