Village Exogamy in Northernmost India

@article{Berreman1962VillageEI,
  title={Village Exogamy in Northernmost India},
  author={Gerald Duane Berreman},
  journal={Southwestern Journal of Anthropology},
  year={1962},
  volume={18},
  pages={55 - 58}
}
  • G. D. Berreman
  • Published 1 April 1962
  • Economics
  • Southwestern Journal of Anthropology
T IS AN AXIOM among anthropologists who work in India that North Indian villages, in contrast tothose of South India, are strictly and universally exogamous. Gould has recently provided some useful insights on the subject.' Specifically, he has cited four explanatory factors a sociated with village xogamy in North India: (1) caste endogamy, (2) territorial stabilization fkin groups, (3) gotra or clan exogamy, and (4) the tendency to regard affinal nd consanguineal kinship ties as mutually… 

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