Barton, Roy Franklin, 1883-1947. The half-way sun: life among the headhunters of the Philippines

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: The half-way sun: life among the headhunters of the Philippines

Published By: Original publisher New York: Brewer & Warren, Inc.. 1930. xx, 316 p., plates ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication R. F. Franklin

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Ifugao (OA19)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Land use (311); Borrowing and lending (426); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Community structure (621); Liability (672); Trial procedure (695); Legal and judicial personnel (693); Instigation of war (721); Warfare (726); Aftermath of combat (727); Magical and mental therapy (755); Magic (789);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source deals mainly with the experiences of the author while teaching school in the pagan districts of Northern Luzon. Barton, while not yet a trained ethnologist, was a gifted observer of native peoples and has written extensively on the pagan groups of the Philippines. Native custom which underlies their law is discussed in some detail. Ifugao religion is also described at length. Short sections on the Kalinga and Bontoc follow the much more lengthy description of his experiences among the Ifugao. Very little space is devoted to material culture and kinship patterns.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

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. oa19-012

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-309) and index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1937

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 Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Frank W. Moore ; 1956, 1971

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1908-1914

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Mountain Province, northern Luzon, Philippines

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Ifugao (Philippine people)


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