Allerton, Catherine (2004) The path of marriage : journeys and transformation in Manggarai, eastern Indonesia. Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde, 160 (2/3). pp. 339-362. ISSN 0006-2294
This article outlines the signficance of marriage in Manggarai, west Flores, as a series of journeys along paths. The notion of marriage as a 'path', widespread in eastern Indonesia, blurs the boundaries between real and symbolic trails. The complex intertwining of these paths and 'rooted' places, such as houses, dynamically constitutes Manggarai kinship and marriage.
|Additional Information:||© 2004 Igitur|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Marriage, paths, place and landscape, kinship, eastern Indonesia|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology|
|Sets:||Departments > Anthropology|
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