Forde, Cyril Daryll, 1902-. Ibo (Igbo)

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Ibo (igbo)

Part I. General

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Nomenclature

Grouping

Density Of Population

History And Traditions Of Origin

Language

Physical Environment

Climate

Vegetation

Main Features Of Economy

Agriculture

Palm Products

Livestock And Fishing

Trade: Local, Internal And External

Currencies

Technology

Social Organization And Political Structure

Local And Kinship Grouping

Forms Of Settlement: House Types

Marriage

Age Sets

Associations: Title Societies 2

Organs Of Local Government

Legal Procedure

Inheritance

Land Tenure

Slavery

Pawning

Status Of Women

Some Other Cultural Features

Characteristic Values

Appearance And Dress

Birth

Religious Beliefs And Cults

Witchcraft And Sorcery

Burial

Part Ii

I. Northern Ibo

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Language

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

(c) Onitsha Town

Distinctive Features

2. Southern Ibo

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Density

History And Traditions Of Origin

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

History And Traditions Of Origin

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

3. Western Ibo

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Language

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

4. Eastern Ibo (cross River)

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

Distinctive Features

5. North-eastern Ibo (ogu Uku)

Tribal And Sub-tribal Groupings And Demography

Location

Distinctive Features

Social Structure

Religious Beliefs And Cults

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Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

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

Title: Ibo (Igbo)

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Ibo and Ibibio-speaking peoples of south-eastern Nigeria, by Daryll Forde and G. I. Jones

Published By: Original publisher The Ibo and Ibibio-speaking peoples of south-eastern Nigeria, by Daryll Forde and G. I. Jones London, New York: Published for the International African Institute by Oxford University Press. 1950. 9-65 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Daryll Forde and G. I. Jones

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2003. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Igbo (FF26)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105); Tribe and nation (619); Identification (101); Linguistic identification (197); Settlement patterns (361); Lineages (613); Status, role, and prestige (554);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source identifies the various Igbo sub-groups and situates them spatially. The authors illustrate the diversity in the Igbo population by outlining salient characteristic forms of kinship, social organization, religiopus beliefs, economic activity, and material culture. In addition, population fugures and material on origins and migration patterns of the subgroups are included.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. ff26-001

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 61-65)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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 Ethnologists-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Jan Simpson ; 1980

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

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) south-eastern Nigeria -- all IIbo groups; provinces of Onitsha, Owerri, Rivers, Ogoja, Benin and Warri -- now East Central State of the Republic of Nigeria

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

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