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It is everywhere set aside, to a greater or less extent, in favour of the two forms of polygamy—polygyny and polyandry.
Hence the original form of polygamy was probably not polygyny—the only form, practically, that later occurs—but polyandry.
Indeed, this is what has almost universally happened wherever pure polygyny prevails.
In the northerly regions, where immigration and racial fusion have played a greater rle, both monogamy and polygyny may be found.
The same is true of America and of Africa, monogamy decidedly predominating in the former and polygyny in the latter.
The toleration of polygyny, or common polygamy, is a vexed question everywhere.
GREATER BRITAINCHARLES WENTWORTH DILKE
Neither polygyny nor polyandry were universal, even where they were a frequent practice.
SOCIETYHENRY KALLOCH ROWE
Polyandry prevails among one people or at one time, polygyny prevails among another people or at another time.
This polygyny, in turn, also finally recedes in favour of monogamy.
It is obviously nothing but a combination of polyandry and polygyny.

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