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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Goodenough, Ward Hunt
The tribal teachings of the Chagga
Published By: Original publisher
München: C. H. Beck'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung. 1932. HRAF
ms: xv, 404 p. [Original: xvi, 671 p.] [incomplete]
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Puberty and initiation (881);
Techniques of socialization (861);
Body alterations (304);
Instigation of war (721);
Hunting and trapping (224);
Verbal arts (5310);
Sex training (864);
Gender status (562);
Ceremonial during infancy and childhood (852);
Grandparents and grandchildren (603);
Community heads (622);
Visiting and hospitality (574);
Basis of marriage (581);
Family relationships (593);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This source, written by a missionary living in the Chagga
country, consists primarily of lectures delivered to the young people by their elders.
These lectures stress the expected behavior for various situations. Most of them deal with
behavior toward primary and secondary relatives, and a number with behavior toward
chieftains, neighbors, sib-mates, blood-brothers, fellow soldiers, dependents, and so
forth. The last quarter of the source gives a detailed description of a group of age-mates
undergoing a circumcision ceremony. The researcher should note that these texts refer to
idealized patterns of social behavior rather than an objective description. The other two
volumes of this work have not been processed for this file.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Component part(s), monograph
Language: Language that the document is written in
English translation from German
Translation of: [Die Stammeslehren der Dschagga]
Translated for the HRAF files by Ward Goodenough and Dorothy Crawford in 1958|Omitted from
the Files: various sections not dealing with the Chagga
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
James R. Leary ; 1958 : Teferi Abate Adem; 2010
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Chaga (African people)//Chaga language--Texts