people of the Sierra. by Julian Alfred Pitt-Rivers

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Published by Phoenix Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cities and towns -- Spain -- Andalusia.,
  • Alcala de la Sierra (Spain) -- Social life and customs.

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The Physical Object
Pagination232 p.
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16589764M

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The People of the Sierra presents an engrossing account of the social structure of a rural community in Andalusia, the mountainous region of southern Spain. The author applies the principles of social anthropology, without recourse to jargon, to determine the nature of the leaders of a European peasant societythe mayor, doctor, lawyer, priestand also the smugglers,/5.

The People of the Sierra presents an engrossing account of the social structure of a rural community in Andalusia, the mountainous region of southern Spain. The author applies the principles of social anthropology, without recourse to jargon, to determine the nature of the leaders of a European peasant society—the mayor, doctor, lawyer, priest—and also the smugglers, bandits, people of the Sierra.

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