LeBar, Frank M.. A household survey of economic goods on Romonum Island, Truk

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Title: A household survey of economic goods on Romonum Island, Truk

Published in: Explorations in cultural anthropology, edited by Ward H. Goodenough

Published By: Explorations in cultural anthropology, edited by Ward H. Goodenough New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1964. 335-349 p.: ill.

By line: Frank M. LeBar

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

Culture: Chuuk (OR19)

Subjects: Acculturation and culture contact (177); General tools (412); Utensils (415); Standard of living (511); Occupational specialization (463); Mutual aid (476);

Abstract: After an analysis of the ownership and distribution of household goods and objects among 53 households on Romonum Island, LeBar presents information on culture change, the standard of living, craft specialization, and the effect of kinship on the distribution of manufactured products. The methodology of collecting and analyzing the material is also discussed.

Document Number: 19

Document ID: or19-019

Document Type: essay

Language: English

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 349)

Field Date: 1947-1948

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Joan Steffens; 1964

Coverage Date: 1947-1948

Coverage Place: Romonum Island, Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia

LCSH: Trukese (Micronesian people)

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