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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Social and psychological aspects of education in
Published By: Original publisher
London: Oxford University Press for the International
Institute of African Languages and Cultures. 1938. 64 p., 4 plates
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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.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Cultural participation (184);
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);
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
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
Supplement to AFRICA Vol. 11, no. 4 Includes
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.
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).
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)