- The Fula transhumance cycle meant that entire Fula tribes would spend seasons living in Bambara communities, creating formalized relationships called " Cousinage ".
- The 18th-century Low Country elite was " a vast cousinage, " one prominent historian has written, a hugely prosperous extended family.
- Most other lines of this family ( cousinage proven by DNA ) now use " Slayton " or " Slaton " as name spelling, though a few " Slayden " s are still found in parts of Tennessee and Florida.
- The study marks the bicentenary of Nathan Rothschild's arrival in London, where N . M . Rothschild & Sons of New Court was to become the most famous of all the branches of the great cousinage and whose archives were opened to the author.