Bohannan, Paul. Concepts of time among the Tiv of Nigeria

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

Title: Concepts of time among the Tiv of Nigeria

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Southwestern journal of anthropology

Published By: Original publisher Southwestern journal of anthropology Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 1953. 251-262 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Paul Bohannan

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1998. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tiv (FF57)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Ordering of time (805);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The way Tiv indicate time over short periods and long periods, including the words for these periods, is discussed by the author within the context of the fact that time is indicated but not measured in this culture. The relation to time concepts to the basic agricultural cycle, and to Tiv market patterns is indicated. The problem of establishing exact geneologies is also discussed.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 27

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. ff57-027

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1949-1953

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

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Leslie L. Clark ; 1958

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

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

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

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