also known as bride token, is money, property, or other form of wealth paid by a groom or his family to the parents of the woman he has just married or is just about to marry.Bride price can be compared to dowry, which is paid to the groom, or used by the bride to help establish the new household and dower, which is property settled on the bride herself by the groom at the time of marriage.
Bridewealth is commonly paid in a currency that is not generally used for other types of exchange.
According to French anthropologist Philippe Rospabé, its payment does therefore not entail the purchase of a woman, as was thought in the early twentieth century.
They do not cover themselves in layers of make-up and are very low maintenance.
They spend a minimal amount of time on their appearance because they are naturally beautiful. Indian women today can have equal status as a man however in some regions that is not the case, so it is important to mind this fact.
The Soviets, in an effort to divide the Turkic people into more easily governable subdivisions, labeled Turks, Tajiks, Sarts, Qipchaqs, Khojas, and others as Uzbek, doubling the size of the ethnicity to four million in 1924.