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A Description of Siberian Peoples. Indigenous Peoples of Siberia: Marriage and Family

... result of treating women like goods was that a husband who was not satisfied with his wife’s qualities of a housewife or who knew (or suspected) that his wife was unfaithful to him, could cancel the deal, return the wife to her parents and get back the kalym (bride price). In this case, the woman still had a chance to re-marry. However, the punishment could be much harsher, especially if the wife was unfaithful to her husband with a man outside the family. Normally, the husband could then relegate her ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , Siberia , expedition , Gerhard Friedrich Mueller , husband , bride , kalym , bridegroom , wife , marriage , family
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A Description of Siberian Peoples. Indigenous Peoples of Siberia: Marriage and Family

... result of treating women like goods was that a husband who was not satisfied with his wife’s qualities of a housewife or who knew (or suspected) that his wife was unfaithful to him, could cancel the deal, return the wife to her parents and get back the kalym (bride price). In this case, the woman still had a chance to re-marry. However, the punishment could be much harsher, especially if the wife was unfaithful to her husband with a man outside the family. Normally, the husband could then relegate her ...

Modified: 30.05.2005
Second Kamchatka expedition , Siberia , expedition , Gerhard Friedrich Mueller , husband , bride , kalym , bridegroom , wife , marriage , family
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