Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. The Nuer: age-sets

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

Title: The Nuer: age-sets

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Sudan notes and record -- Vol. 19

Published By: Original publisher Sudan notes and record -- Vol. 19 Khartoum: [s.n.]. 1936. 233-269 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By E. E. Evans-Pritchard

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Nuer (FJ22)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Age stratification (561); Puberty and initiation (881);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a description of the functions of the age-set system in Nuer life. Particular emphasis is placed upon the influence of age-sets on kinship ties and on the regulation of marriage. Information on initiation, significance of cattle, raids on the Dinka, and sexual activities and restrictions is also included. Evans-Pritchard makes the point that the Nuer age-set system is an egalitarian type of social integration.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 9

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. fj22-009

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1931, 1936

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 Social Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Arthur Fields ; 1956

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1930-1936

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Sobat and Jonglei Provinces, Sudan

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

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