Aspelin, Paul Leslie, 1945-. Nambicuara economic dualism: Lévi-Strauss in the garden, once again

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

Title: Nambicuara economic dualism: Lévi-Strauss in the garden, once again

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde -- Vol. 132

Published By: Original publisher Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde -- Vol. 132 S'Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff. 1976. 1-32 p. maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Paul L. Aspelin

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Nambicuara (SP17)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Settlement patterns (361); Annual cycle (221); Tillage (241); Vegetable production (244); Arboriculture (245); Land use (311); Dwellings (342); Community structure (621); Travel (484); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Research and development (654); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article discuss the dynamics of agriculture, seasonality and settlement patterns among the Nambicuara of Brazil. The author strongly disagrees with Levi-Straus who, based on brief fieldwork conducted in 1938, described the Nambicuara as nomadic people primarily subsisting on gathering and hunting and only secondarily on cultivation.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 13

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. sp17-013

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 30-31)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1968-1971

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 Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2008

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1900-1976

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Mato Grosso and southern Rondonia states, Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Nambicuara Indians


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