Origin of bride price
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The bride-price came to be the most usual custom, gradually displacing the others.The Truth About Woman|C. Gasquoine Hartley
In this tribe, as in Homer's time, the lover offers a bride-price to the father of the girl.
Divorce may be obtained by either party at pleasure on payment of double the bride-price, which is usually Rs.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
In the Australian tribes, the bride-price is simply another girl.
The payment of a bride-price was claimed, and an act of purchase was accounted essential.The Position of Woman in Primitive Society|C. Gasquoine Hartley