Scheerder. Les Wa lu guru

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

Title: Les Wa lu guru

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Anthropos -- Vol. 45, no. 1/3

Published By: Original publisher Anthropos -- Vol. 45, no. 1/3 Freiburg, Switzerland: Anthropos Institute, Paulsdruckerei. 1950. 241-286 p. map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Par les RR. PP. Scheerder et Tastevin C.S. Sp.

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2020. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Luguru (FN32)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Traditional history (173); Eating (264); Dwellings (342); Real property (423); Personal names (551); Mode of marriage (583); Kinship terminology (601); Clans (614); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); Cult of the dead (769); Spirits and gods (776); Revelation and divination (787); Magicians and diviners (791); Childbirth (844); Difficult and unusual births (845); Puberty and initiation (881);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a concise ethnography by a Dutch missionary who lived among the Luguru over a nine-year period between the two World Wars. It briefly covers a wide range of topics, including clan organization, traditional history, birth, naming, puberty rites, daily routine, inheritance, religion, and divination practices.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 14

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. fn32-014

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 French

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not specified

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 Missionaries-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2020

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1930-1950

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Uluguru Mountains, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

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

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