Gulliver, P. H.. The family herds: a study of two pastoral tribes in East Africa, the Jie and Turkana

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

Title: The family herds: a study of two pastoral tribes in East Africa, the Jie and Turkana

Published By: Original publisher London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. 1955. i-xvi, 1-48, and 124-271 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by P. H. Gulliver

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. Turkana (FL17)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Pastoral activities (233); Annual cycle (221); Comparative evidence (171); Social relationships and groups (571); Household (592); Settlement patterns (361); Basis of marriage (581); Family relationships (593); Lineages (613); Kin relationships (602); Mode of marriage (583);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source is an analysis of regulations governing herds and flocks of animals as property and the interrelationship of these with the kinship system among the Jie of Uganda and the Turkana of Kenya. Information on the Jie contained in the pages of this source that have been processed have been filed in Categories 17 and 171. The topics discussed with regard to the Turkana include the ecology of Turkanaland, animal husbandry, the nuclear family and property, the extended family and property, stock association relationships between kin and bond-friends, and marriage and bridewealth.

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. fl17-002

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references Only pages i-xvi, 1-48, and 124-271 have been processed for the FL17 Turkana file

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1948-1950

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-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Gerald Reid ; 1988

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1940-1955

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

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


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