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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Schebesta, Paul, 1887-1967
The Negritos of Asia; vol. 2, ethnography of the Negritos:
half-vol. 1, religion and mythology
Published By: Original publisher
Wien-Mödling: St. -Gabriel-Verlag. 1957. HRAF ms: vi, 405
p. [original: xiv, 336 p.] ill.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2000. 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
Descriptive somatology (142);
Mats and basketry (285);
Building interiors and arrangement (353);
External trade (439);
Division of labor by gender (462);
Representative art (532);
Burial practices and funerals (764);
Sacred objects and places (778);
Organized ceremonial (796);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is the second half-volume on the ethnography of the
Negritos of Asia(see Schebesta, 1954, no. 1). It deals with the religion, mythology and art
of the Semang. (Material on the religion of the Aeta and the Andamanese has not been
translated.)The author's field work includes the periods of 1924-1925, 1938-1939, and
January - February 1952.
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 German
Translation of: [Die Negrito Asiens; II. Band,
Ethnographie der Negrito; 1. Halbband, Wirtschaft und Soziologie] Includes bibliographical
references Translated from the German for Human Relations Area Files by Frieda Schütze ca.
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
1924-1925, 1938-1939 and Jan. û Feb. 1952
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, Teferi Abate Adem ; 2006
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)
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Batek (Malaysian people)/Semang (Malaysian people)