Fortes, Meyer. Social and psychological aspects of education in Taleland

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

Title: Social and psychological aspects of education in Taleland

Published By: Original publisher London: Oxford University Press for the International Institute of African Languages and Cultures. 1938. 64 p., 4 plates

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Meyer Fortes

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tallensi (FE11)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Ethos (181); Cultural participation (184); Classes (565); Modification of behavior (153); Personality development (155); Smiths and their crafts (326); Occupational specialization (463); Transmission of cultural norms (867); Transmission of skills (868); Techniques of socialization (861); Independence training (866); Childhood activities (857); Ethnopsychology (828); Games (524); Conception (842);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source gives a summary description of the ways in which the norms of Tallensi culture are inculcated in the Tale child, and a brief portrayal of the fundamental learning processes involved. Also included are statements on attitudes toward education, and the social sphere of the child, and a synopsis of the stages of the educational development of the child. Fortes was educated at Capetown and London where he received his degree in psychology. He is currently William Wyse Professor of Social Anthropology a the University of Cambridge.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. fe11-005

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Supplement to AFRICA Vol. 11, no. 4 Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1934-1937

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 Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Timothy J. O'Leary ; 1957

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1934-1938

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Tongo village, Ghana

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tallensi (African people)

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