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Xará: Namesakes in Southern Mozambique and Bahia (Brazil)

Pina-Cabral, Joao (2010) Xará: Namesakes in Southern Mozambique and Bahia (Brazil). Ethnos: Journal of Anthropology, 75 (3). pp. 323-345. ISSN 0014-1844. (doi:10.1080/00141844.2010.516837) (KAR id:31209)

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In Maputo (Southern Mozambique) and Bahia (Brazil), the most commonly

institutions in question diverge considerably in each of these contexts, the two usages

between the two persons involved but also among their relations. In this way, it is

of closing the local universe of relatedness upon itself. By superimposing a set of crossing

Nevertheless, much like filiation, upon which it is dependent, the namesake relation is

The latter is the product of the triangulation that such relations of alliance produce.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/00141844.2010.516837
Uncontrolled keywords: Relatedness, person, alliance, namesakes, Mozambique, Brazil
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Anthropology and Conservation > Social and Cultural Anthropology
Depositing User: Joao de Pina Cabral
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2012 12:08 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 09:28 UTC
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