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Sisters and Wives

The Past and Future of Sexual Equality

"A lively and well-researched analysis of women's roles in the kinship systems of precapitalist African societies turns out to be pertinent to women's struggle for equality everywhere."
-- Ms.

"For any theorist of social organization this is an important book."
-- American Anthropologist

"For anthropologists, historians, social theorists, and social activists, this is an important and powerful work."
-- Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences

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