Cover

pdf iconDownload PDF
 

Front Matter

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. i-v

Contents

pdf iconDownload PDF

p. vii

List of Abbreviations

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. ix-x

read more

Introduction

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 1-26

Our reading of the most famous narrative poem devoted to the exploits and adventures of the historical personage Rodrigo D

read more

Chapter One. Kinship

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 17-54

Kinship is, in general terms, the network of relationships determined by consanguineallinks and by associations through marriage. A great deal of literature deals with kinship in this wide sense. Thus, Jorge Manrique's Coplas on the death of his father, The Brothers Karamazov, Pride and Prejudice, and P

read more

Chapter Two. Amity

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 55-98

Kinship systems vary in the extent to which genealogical and affinal relationships are recognizable for social purposes. They also vary, as Fred Eggan observes, in "the rights and obligations ... mediated through kinship." Often, in addition to a primary kinship based on consanguineal and affinal links,...

read more

Chapter Three. Marriage

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 99-150

The PMC's understanding of marriage is exceedingly traditional. Hinojosa, in his seminal article on the law in the PMC's, points out that marriage as it takes place in this work shows no concern for the ecclesiastical ceremony of traditio, according to which a priest received...

read more

Chapter Four: Polity

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 151-198

Previous chapters have dealt with various aspects of communal solidarity: kinship, amity, marriage. The present chapter is largely concerned with authority. In light of the multitude of possible definitions of the latter term, we will limit discussion to those meanings that reveal some degree...

read more

Chapter Five. Conclusion: Deference and Inequality

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 199-230

Adrian Montoro contends that the PMC expresses the three primordial social functions delineated by Georges Dum

Notes

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 231-239

Bibliography

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 241-266

Index

pdf iconDownload PDF

pp. 267-285