A GALLERY OF SOCIAL STRUCTURES

Hxaro Gift Exchange among the !Khung San in Botswana and Namibia.


Individual Patterns of Gift Exchange by location


Patterns of hxaro exchange can be analyzed for those parts of the data, where as well the giver as the receiver of a good has been asked about which goods he/she has received from whom. The core system (Tschumbkwe, XaiXai, GumGeni and Dobe) is symbolized by four circles, on which the individuals are fitted as small spheres reflecting the locations of their important exchange partners.


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