Du Bois, Cora Alice, 1903-. How they pay their debts

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Title: How they pay their debts

Published in: Asia -- Vol. 40

Published By: Asia -- Vol. 40 New York: [s. n.], 1940. 482-486 p.: ill.

By line: By Cora Du Bois

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2003. Computer File

Culture: Alorese (OF05)

Subjects: Renting and leasing (427);

Abstract: This article is concerned with financial and exchange transactions among the Alor. The author describes the major activities for which wealth is expended including funerals, marriages and the building of lineage houses. Most of this material appears also in her book 'The People of Alor' where the descriptions are somewhat more detailed.

Document Number: 3

Document ID: of05-003

Document Type: Journal Article

Language: English

Field Date: 1938-1939

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Betty Potash ; 1961

Coverage Date: 1938-1939

Coverage Place: Atimelang village, Alor Island, Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia

LCSH: Alor (Indonesia)


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