Man, Edward Horace, 1846-1929. The Nicobar Islanders: part 1

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

Title: The Nicobar Islanders: part 1

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland -- Vol. 18

Published By: Original publisher The Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland -- Vol. 18 London: Published for the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland by Trübner & Co.. 1889. 354-394 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Edward Horace Man

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Nicobarese (AZ07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Anthropometry (141); Descriptive somatology (142); Physiological data (147); Population (161); Morbidity (164); History (175);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is ethnography of the Nicobar Islands is by the British government official, Edward Horace Mann, who conducted several tours of duty there between 1871 and 1875, with additional trips in 1879, 1885, 1888, and 1894. The author discusses the geography, history (including origins), and demography of the Islands, but mostly focuses on biological anthropology: specific topics covered include physical descriptions, anthropometry down to length of fingers, sensory acuity, pulse and respiration rates, posture, gait, agility, endurance, attitudes towards labor, and pathologies.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. az07-004

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1871-1887

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 Government official-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2014

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1871-1887

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Nicobar Islands, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Nicobarese (Indic people)


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