Huntingford, George Wynn Brereton. The economic life of the Dorobo

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

Title: The economic life of the Dorobo

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Anthropos -- Vol. 50

Published By: Original publisher Anthropos -- Vol. 50 Freiburg in der Schweiz: Druck und Kommissionsverlag: Paulusdruckerei. 1955. 602-634 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication G. W. B. Huntingford

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2014. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Okiek (FL20)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Domesticated animals (231); Collecting (222); Hunting and trapping (224); Routes (487); External trade (439); Diet (262); Division of labor by gender (462); Ethnozoology (825); Tillage (241); Real property (423); Clans (614);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this paper the author discusses diet and economic activities. He includes the use of wild plants, hunting, trapping, trade, sexual division of labor, bee-keeping, agriculture, domestic animals, concepts of the ownership and use of real property, and a general discussion of the exploitation of the forest habitat.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 6

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. fl20-006

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 1938-1939

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. Robert J. Theodoratus ; 1962

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1938-1939

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Northern Tinderet Forest Reserve, west-central Kenya

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Okiek (African people)//Dorobo (African people)


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