book chapter

Ethnographic setting: the major socio-cultural forms of the Black Carib of Punta Gorda, British Honduras

Couvade practices of the Black Carib: a psychological study[Cambridge, Mass.] • Published In 1964 • Pages: 22-83

By: Munroe, Robert L..

Abstract
This is a chapter form a Harvard Ph.D. dissertation, describing the ethnography of a town in Belize. Munroe discusses the history, physical setting, language, material culture, subsistence, social structure, and religion, circa 1950s of the town. A long section is devoted to the socialization of children and youth. He also discusses in length subsistence activities from household chores to rice planting and wager labor.
Subjects
Culture summary
Production and supply
Socialization
Elementary education
culture
Garifuna
HRAF PubDate
2005
Region
Middle America and the Caribbean
Sub Region
Central America
Document Type
book chapter
Evaluation
Ethnologist-5
Analyst
Ian Skoggard ; 2003
Coverage Date
1950-1963
Coverage Place
Punta Gorda, Belize
Notes
by Robert Leon Munroe
Includes bibliographical references (p. 84-89)
Thesis (Ph.D.) -- Harvard University, 1964
LCSH
Garifuna (Caribbean people)