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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Cole, Michael, 1938-
Glick, Joseph A.
Sharp, Donald W.
Lancy, David F.
The cultural context of learning and thinking: an exploration
in experimental anthropology
Published By: Original publisher
New York: Basic Books, Inc.. 1971. 20, 304 p., 9 plates
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by Michael Cole, John Gay, Joseph A. Glick, and Donald W.
Sharp in association with Thomas Ciborowski, Frederick Frankel, John Kellemu, and David F.
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2019. 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
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This document presents the results of intensive observation
and experimental testing of Kpelle mathematical and logical skills. The research was
stimulated by the idea of culture-specific abilities and tasks, and questioned the
assumption that 'psychological tasks…evoke the same kinds of behaviors in subjects from
different cultures' (pp. xii-xiii).
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
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.
M. A. Marcus ; 1986
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
Kpelle (African people)