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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Cox, D. Tayler
The Andaman islanders
Published By: Original publisher
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, Inc.. 1966. xiv, 159 p.,
12 plates ill., map
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by Lidio Cipriani ; edited and translated by D. Tayler Cox
assisted by Linda Cole
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 1995. 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
Culture summary (105);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
After a review of the history of contacts between the
Andaman islanders and outside peoples Cipriani gives a lengthy and detailed description of
the topography, flora, and fauna of the islands. The book contains only a modest amount of
data on physical anthropology and archaeology, few and very generalized data on the culture
and society of the Andamanese, but many conjectural statements. Most of the firsthand
material on the Andamanese here refers to the Onge of Little Andaman, since Cipriani was
unable to visit the Jarawa of Great Andaman.
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 Italian(?)
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.
Sigrid Khera ; 1967
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)
mostly Onge, Andaman Islands, India
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Andamanese (Indic people)