Anderson, William. A journal of a voyage made in His Majesty's sloop RESOLUTION May 16th 1777

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

Title: A journal of a voyage made in His Majesty's sloop RESOLUTION May 16th 1777

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery -- Vol. 3. The voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780, edited by J. C. Beaglehole

Published By: Original publisher The Journals of Captain James Cook on his voyages of discovery -- Vol. 3. The voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780, edited by J. C. Beaglehole Cambridge: Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press. 1967. 860-966 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication William Anderson

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2006. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tongans (OU09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF REVIEWS AND CRITIQUES (114); CLIMATE (132); TOPOGRAPHY AND GEOLOGY (133); TILLAGE (241); Diet (262); External trade (439); Athletic sports (526); Music (533); Dance (535); Districts (634); Chief executive (643); Executive household (644); External relations (648);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source is the journal of the surgeon aboard the RESOLUTION, one of the ships of Captain James Cook. The journal covers approximately two months in 1777 spent at Tonga, principally at the islands of Tongatapu, Nomuka, and Eua. Anderson seems to have been a very careful and accurate observer. In addition to the accounts of daily activities, there are quite detailed observations on a number of topics, such as geography, flora, fauna, physical anthropology, diseases, dress, domestic life, architecture, canoes, material culture, food, relationships between the sexes, funeral customs, religion, political structure, international relations, and language.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 55

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. ou09-055

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references Although this document is concerned with the period before 1800, the subject HISTORY (175) was not used in the indexing

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1777

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 Physician, Explorer-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Marlene Martin; 1978

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1777

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Islands of Tongatapu, Nomuka, and Eua, Tonga

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tongans

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