But "we are not compelled to regard highly corporate kin functions simply in terms of the unilineal principle, for we now know that groups recruited on the basis of cognation
, or a combination of principles, can carry them out as well."(13) Most likely, the long prehistory of Anglo-Saxon kinship structure involved various shifts in reckoning patterns (and nothing like a universal standard), although there is no reason to impose any pat evolutionary schema upon the Germanic or any other tribal past.
The political geography of these two Transcaucasian republics--with a strip of Azeri territory called Nakhichevan separated from Azerbaijan proper by Armenia, and the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh situated within the borders of Azerbaijan despite its ethnic cognation
to Armenia--was a brainchild of Stalin.
Since this change reduces the cognate portion for word stems to a single consonant, the result does not provide very good evidence for that cognation
BikePark Wales is part of the Cognation
project that is investing in mountain biking throughout South Wales to boost the country's tourism industry.
What interests me above all in the editors' introduction is the significance of the dialogue with African anthropology in the description and analysis of ancestorship in Borneo and the wider Austronesian world, which echoes the early post-Second World War debates conducted by researchers such as Derek Freeman with regard to cognation
and its relationship to African unilineal descent systems.
(In a number of native title cases it has been put to the court that a shift from patrilineal inheritance to cognation
has occurred even though the applicants plead that theirs has always been a cognatic system of kinship.) (15)
Watson, and Maila Stivens focus on cognation
and unilineal descent.
The development is a partnership between Cognation
and mtb trails South Wales, with Bike Park Wales selected to operate, develop, build and manage the facility on Forestry Commission Wales land.