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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Adanson, M[ichel], 1727-1806
A voyage to Senegal, the isle of Goree, and the river
Published By: Original publisher
London: J. Nourse [etc.]. 1759. xiii, 337 p. map
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
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.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Normal garb (291);
Community heads (622);
Settlement patterns (361);
Descriptive somatology (142);
Visiting and hospitality (574);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
A translation of a French work, this is one of the earliest
accounts of the Wolof. As might be expected, the author gives only a cursory description of
the native houses, physical traits, clothing, food, etiquette, and agriculture as seen by a
traveler two centuries ago.
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
Only pp. 35-41, 48-58, and 262-264 are included
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.
Robert Lee ; 1959
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
not specified; 1749-1754
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Isle of Goree, Senegal
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Wolof (African people)