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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Richards, Audrey Isabel, 1899-
Land, labour and diet in Northern Rhodesia: an economic study of the Bemba tribe
Published By: Original publisher
London, New York [etc.]: Pub. for the International Institute of African Languages & Cultures by the Oxford University Press, 1939. xvi, 424 p., plates: ill., maps
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by Audrey I. Richards
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
HRAF, 1997. 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
Production and supply (433);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This monograph, written by a social anthropologist who was at that time a Research Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge, is a thorough functional study of the economics of the Bemba. The interrelations are shown between the diet and food-gathering practices of the people, and their kinship system, political organization, ceremonial life, and values. Full descriptive material is given on agriculture, hunting, fishing, collecting, etc. and the associated practices and beliefs.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 Leary ; 1958
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LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Bemba (African people)