Ottenberg, Phoebe. The Afikpo Ibo of eastern Nigeria

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

Title: The Afikpo Ibo of eastern Nigeria

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Peoples of Africa, edited by James L. Gibbs, Jr.

Published By: Original publisher Peoples of Africa, edited by James L. Gibbs, Jr. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 1965. [title p. 1-title p. 2], 1-39 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Phoebe Ottenberg

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 Acculturation and culture contact (177); Sociocultural trends (178); Settlement patterns (361); Status, role, and prestige (554); Age stratification (561); Lineages (613); Clans (614); Cult of the dead (769); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source provides general data on the Afikpo Igbo. Its topics include: settlement patterns, economic activity, family and household, kinship, social organization and stratification, and religious beliefs. Some limited comparisons are made with other Igbo peoples.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. ff26-002

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. 37-39)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1951-1953, 1959-1960

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-4, 5

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

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

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

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

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