Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. Notes on some animals in Zandeland

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Title: Notes on some animals in Zandeland

Published in: Man -- Vol. 63, Article No. 173

Published By: Man -- Vol. 63, Article No. 173 London: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, etc., 1963. 139-142 p.

By line: E. E. Evans-Pritchard

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Azande (FO07)

Subjects: Ethnozoology (825); Literary texts (539); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: The material for this brief article is mostly drawn from the author’s field research among the Azande. Herein is information on Azande ethnozoological concepts, including traditional views, attitudes and ideas about the fauna in the Azande habitat. The article treats how the Azande classify animals taxonomically, food taboos and avoidances regarding animals, mythical, magical and sacred significance of animals, and ideas about animal behavior patterns. The method of presentation is wholly descriptive (in recording the textual statements of the informant) with no interpretive analysis.

Document Number: 63

Document ID: fo07-063

Document Type: journal article

Language: English

Field Date: 1927-1930

Evaluation: Social Anthropologist-5

Analyst: Gilbert Winer; Robert O. Lagacé; 1968-1969

Coverage Date: ca. 1927-1930

Coverage Place: Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Central African Republic

LCSH: Zande (African people)

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