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Westermarck lays stress upon the fact that polyandry prevails chiefly in sterile countries.Influences of Geographic Environment|Ellen Churchill Semple
The works of Hobhouse, Sumner, Westermarck contain copious references to the original sources.Ethics|John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
Here we may briefly advert to Dr. Westermarck's theory of exogamy, though it interrupts the harmonious issue of our speculations.
No attempt seems to have been made to study feud and litigation comparatively, as Westermarck has studied marriage institutions.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
As to exogamy, Dr. Westermarck explains it by 'an instinct' against marriage of near kin.