Forbidden relatives : the American myth of cousin marriage

Forbidden Relatives challenges the belief - widely held in the United States - that legislation against marriage between first cousins is based on a biological risk to offspring. In fact, its author maintains, the U.S. prohibition against such unions originated largely because of the belief that it...

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Main Author: Ottenheimer, Martin
Format: Book
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1996.

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Call Number: GN 560 .U6 O77 1996
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