Durham, M. E. (Mary Edith), 1863-1944. High Albania and its customs in 1908

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

Title: High Albania and its customs in 1908

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of the Royal Anthropological institute of Great Britain & Ireland -- Vol. 40

Published By: Original publisher Journal of the Royal Anthropological institute of Great Britain & Ireland -- Vol. 40 London: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. 1910. 453-472 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication M. Edith Durham

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Albanians (EG01)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Tribe and nation (619); Traditional history (173); Gender status (562); Regulation of marriage (582); Secondary marriages (587); Dwellings (342); Inter-community relations (628); Household (592); Religious denominations (795); Clans (614);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This study presents a general survey of Albanian etnography as it existed in 1908 in the High Albanian region in the Northwest corner of Turkey. Data deal with traditional history, sex status, marriage, house types, households, religion, and kinship.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 17

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. eg01-017

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 1908

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 Traveller, Folklorist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle; 2011

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1908

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) southern Montenegro, northern Albania, and southwestern Serbia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Albanians


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