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Alum, Rolando A., II – 1976
This paper presents an anthropological description of "compadrazgo" (cogodparenthood) as a sociocultural institution in a state owned sugar cane plantation in the southeastern part of the Dominican Republic. The enthnohistory of the compadrazgo cultural complex is outlined and the institution's roots in ancient Europe before its…
Descriptors: Cultural Traits, Ethnic Relations, Extended Family, Family Characteristics