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The University of North Texas’ online master’s degree in anthropology was designed to attract a diverse group of students from backgrounds that may have previously been underrepresented in the field. For processing raw materials into edible food, foragers use stones to mash, grind, and pound. Uberoi demonstrates how the transfer of property (land) in marriage and inheritance bridges the problematical social gap between the domestic sphere of the family, which, though it is the only exclusive social grouping recognized in Islamic law, lasts only a generation, and the public identity of the male family heads of the community, who strive to maintain the integrity of their estates from generation to generation.

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