Kubary, J. S. (Jan Stanislaw), 1846-1896. Crime and criminal actions in the Palau Islands:

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Title: Crime and criminal actions in the Palau Islands:

Published By: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2009. 1-31 p.

By line: J. S. Kubary

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Belau (OR15)

Subjects: Cultural identity and pride (186); Form and rules of government (642); Chief executive (643); Legal norms (671); Crime (674); Inter-community relations (628); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Sex and marital offenses (684); Offenses against life (682); Suicide (762); Execution of justice (696); Gender status (562); Sexuality (831); (836848); Status, role, and prestige (554); (428685);

Abstract: This document discusses Belauan culture and society as observed by the author in the early 1880s. Themes covered include traditional history, status and role of chiefs, kinship stem, family life, gender and sexuality, property inheritance, and crime and social control. Originally published in Die Mikronesian Kolonien aus ethnologischen Gesichtspunken in 1900, the document was translated to English for HRAF.

Document Number: 27

Document ID: or15-027

Document Type: Essay

Language: English

Note: Translation of: [Die Verbrechen und das Strafverfahren auf den Palau-Inseln]. Originally published in Die Mikronesian Kolonien aus ethnologischen Gesichtspunken. A. Bastian, ed. 2: 1-36. Berlin. 1900.

Field Date: 1882

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Teferi Abate Adem; 2009

Coverage Date: 1882-1900

Coverage Place: Belau

LCSH: Palauans

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