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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Moore, Grace W.
The Wolof of the Bas-Ferlo
Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph
Les Cahiers d'Outre-Mer -- Vol. 14
Published By: Original publisher
Les Cahiers d'Outre-Mer -- Vol. 14
Bordeaux: L'Institut de Géographie de la Faculté des
Lettres de Bordeaux avec le concours de L'Institut de la France d'Outre-Mer de Bordeaux
de la Société de Géographie de Bordeaux et du Centre National de la Recherche
Scientifique. 1961. HRAF MS: 38 p. ill. maps
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
Settlement patterns (361);
Internal migration (166);
Standard of living (511);
External relations (648);
Extended families (596);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This article is primarily concerned with the economic
conditions of the Wolof in the Lower Ferlo region of Senegal. Also discussed are the
environment, settlement patterns, agriculture, fishing, internal migration and social
organization. This region has an almost equal number of Peul inhabitants, who are
pastoralists. (Information on this group has been marked for the Fulani file: MS11.) The
Lower Ferlo is a poor country and the differing ways of life present problems of social and
economic relations. The author concludes by considering recent attempts at change in the
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.
Language: Language that the document is written in
English translation from French
Translation of: Les Ouolof du Bas-Ferlo|The original
French text is not included Translated for the HRAF files by Grace W. Moore
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.
Joan Steffens ; 1963
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)
Lower Ferlo region, Senegal
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Wolof (African people)