Colson, Audrey Butt. The Luo of Kenya

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

Title: The Luo of Kenya

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Nilotes of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Uganda

Published By: Original publisher The Nilotes of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Uganda London: International African Institute. 1952. 108-118 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Audrey Butt

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. Luo (FL11)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Lineages (613); Clans (614); Territorial hierarchy (631); Tribe and nation (619); Offenses against life (682); (836582); Mode of marriage (583); Ingroup antagonisms (578); (592881); Burial practices and funerals (764); Cult of the dead (769);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This brief secondary survey of Luo culture by an anthropologist is based mostly upon original work by Evans-Pritchard. It includes information on social organization, marriage ceremonies, religious beliefs and life cycle of the Luo.

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. fl11-001

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

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 Ethnologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Robert Lee ; 1959

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1932-1952

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Luo (Kenyan and Tanzanian people)

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