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LIST OF WORKS DEALING WITH THE "EARLY INSTITUTIONS" SIDE OF FOLK-LORE STUDIES.

{Supple?ne?ittng Mr. Rose's brief list, supra, XVII. i. /. 112.)

N.B. — Standard works of a general character such as those of Prof. Tylor and Lord Avebury (Sir John Lubbock) are not included.

Hartland (E. S.) Folk-Lore: What is it and what is the good of It? 1900. Nutt. 6d.

Lang (Andrew) Custom ajid Myth. 1884. Longmans, 3s. 6d.

.•. Although Mr. Lang's work is concerned rather with the folk-lore basis of belief and story he also examines the primitive elements of rites and customs.

Gomme (G. L.) Folk-lore Relics of Early Village Life. 1883. Elliot Stock. 7s. 6d. . *, Mr. Gomme's conclusions rest in the main upon a comparison of English and Hindu practices, but the book is rather a study of a hypothetical stage of early institutions generally, than a definite historical study of the institutions of certain races.

EARLY SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS.

These have been chiefly studied in connection with the less advanced races. The subjects which have attracted most attention are : —

{a) The Marriage System and the organisation of kindred connected therewith :

Bachofen. Das Mictterrecht. 1862 (reprinted 1897). i8s.

. •. The chief repertory of facts concerning the matriarchal stage of social organisation.

M'Lennan (J. F.) The Patriarchal Theory. 1884. Macmillan. 14s.

Studies i7i Ancient History. 1876. Macmillan. i6s.

Morgan (Lewis) Ancient Society. 1877. Macmillan. i6s. Lang (Andrew) Social Origins. 1903. Longmans. los. 6d.