Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. Marriage customs of the Luo of Kenya

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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: Marriage customs of the Luo of Kenya

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Africa -- Vol. 20

Published By: Original publisher Africa -- Vol. 20 London: Oxford University Press. 1950. 132-142 p.

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

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 Mode of marriage (583); Arranging a marriage (584); Nuptials (585); Gift giving (431); Premarital sex relations (836); Residence (591); Termination of marriage (586); (587606); Crime (674); Family relationships (593);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author, a professional anthropologist, obtained his information for this article mostly from the Alego tribe of Central Kavirondo. It contains descriptions of pre-marital love-making (codo), marriage ceremonies, bridewealth, divorce, and in-law avoidance.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

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. fl11-003

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 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 Ethnolgoist-5

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). 1936-1950

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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