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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Lagae, C. R.
The Azande or Niam-Niam: Zande organizations, religious and
magical beliefs, family customs
Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph
Bibliotheque-Congo -- Vol. 18
Published By: Original publisher
Bibliotheque-Congo -- Vol. 18
Bruxelles: Vromant and Co.. 1926. 224 p., plates
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
C. R. Lagae
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Localized kin groups (618);
Revelation and divination (787);
Magicians and diviners (791);
Chief executive (643);
Mode of marriage (583);
Arranging a marriage (584);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
An excellent work, especially on general social
organization, ceremonies surrounding the individual's life crises, and secret societies.
Material on religion is subject to highly theoretical interpretation. The section on
religion and magic has been utilized by Evans-Pritchard and compared with his own data
(source number 2), where it is best consulted.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
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 translation from French
Translation of: Les Azande ou Niam-Niam :
L'organisation Zande, croyances religieuses et magiques, coutumes familiales|The original
French text is not included|This document consists of excerpts Translated for the HRAF
files by JMA and MC
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
JMA ; 1950
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and
Central African Republic; Africa
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Zande (African people)