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Polygyny

a cross-cultural study

by Peter Bretschneider

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Published by [Uppsala University], Distributor, Almqvist & Wiksell in Uppsala, Stockholm .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polygamy -- Cross-cultural studies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 224-229).

    StatementPeter Bretschneider.
    SeriesActa Universitatis Upsaliensis., 20
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN480.35 .B74 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination229 p. :
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL581906M
    ISBN 109155436072
    LC Control Number96171037
    OCLC/WorldCa34069479

      “An innovative and thought-provoking book. Sarah Pearsall uses polygamy as a point of entry to the broader world of marriage and the gender roles that attended to it, making a strong argument that such matters were intertwined with the expression of power at all levels in early America.”—Christopher Hodson, Brigham Young University. Sage House East State Street Ithaca, NY Email Us.

      The second chapter of the book of Jacob in the Book of Mormon contains the only explicit teaching about polygamy in the Nephite record. Behold, David and Solomon truly had many wives and concubines, which thing was abominable before me, saith the Lord.   Polygamy, Polygyny, and Polyandry. While polygamy, polygyny, and polyandry may all refer to similar concepts, polygyny and polyandry are actually more specific descriptions of similar situations. For instance, polygamy is a term used to describe a situation wherein someone has more than one spouse at the same time.

      In their new book, Love Times Three, the Dargers tell their story of plural marriage, parenting 23 children and living in a community where many view polygamy .   Book review of Polygamy in Islam. Polygamy in Islam is a favourite topic for the critics of so called secular and western global domination has maligned the subject to the extent that its impact is felt book “Polygamy in Islam answers the critics in a beautiful manner.


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When a woman is married to more than one husband at a time, it is called polyandry. Polygyny—multiple-wife marriage—has steadily emerged as an alternative to the low numbers of marriageable African American men and the high number of female-led households in black America.

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Polygyny (or polygamy; having several wives at one time), however, has been a prerogative in many societies (see harem). It is commonly found where the value of women's labor is high and may be practiced as a way of acquiring allies: A man may cement his bonds with several other men by marrying their sisters or daughters.

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Polyandry is another form of polygamy in which women practice having two or more husbands. Most countries which permit polygyny are Muslim. Most of the books you may have read will tell you a lot about life under the Jeffs' family rule in the Short Creek/Colorado City community, but stop a little after the time Warren Jeffs is arrested (Carolyn Jessop, Elissa Wall, Flora Jessop, Brent Jeffs, and Krakauer's books are all from ).4/5.

From Monogamy to Polygyny: A Way Through addresses the deep and complex issues and concerns the Muslim women worldwide have with polygyny. The insight offered by this book 10/10(8). Buy This Book in Print. summary. While all forms of polygamy are banned in the United States, polygyny has steadily emerged as an alternative force to the low numbers of marriageable African American men and the high number of female-led households in black by: 2.

Polygyny, marriage in which two or more women share a husband. Sororal polygyny, in which the cowives are sisters, is often the preferred form because sisters are thought to be more mutually supportive and less argumentative than nonsiblings. A typical rule for sororal polygyny is that the eldest.

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