Czekanowski, Jan, 1882-1965. Investigations in the area between the Nile and the Congo: First volume: ethnography, the interlacustrine region of Mporo and Ruanda

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

Title: Investigations in the area between the Nile and the Congo: First volume: ethnography, the interlacustrine region of Mporo and Ruanda

Published By: Original publisher Leipzig: Klinkhardt & Biermann. 1917. HRAF ms: ix, 285 p. [Original: xvi, 412, 14 p., 4 plates] [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Jan Czkanowski ; musical appendix by E. M. Hornbostel

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Rwandans (FO57)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Cultural identity and pride (186); Ethnic stratification (563); Domesticated animals (231); Tillage (241); Diet (262); Disasters (731); Linguistic identification (197); Etiquette (576); Status, role, and prestige (554); Behavior toward non-relatives (609); Ethos (181); Ingroup antagonisms (578); Settlement patterns (361); Community structure (621); Internal trade (438); External trade (439); Slavery (567); Normal garb (291); Special garments (292); Recreational and non-therapeutic drugs (276); Ceramic technology (323); Weapons (411); Furniture (352); Utensils (415); Clans (614); Inter-community relations (628); Real property (423); Territorial hierarchy (631); Form and rules of government (642); Litigation (691); Traditional history (173); Eschatology (775); Spirits and gods (776); Prayers and sacrifices (782); Visual arts (5311); Verbal arts (5310);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This work is a general ethnography of the Rundi. While not exhaustive in treatment, it nevertheless presents a wide range of information on various aspects of the culture. The detailed table of contents (pages i-iv of the translated text) give the researcher an indication of the subjects treated. The sections which have not been translated discuss the organization of the expedition, the history of the region, the Mpororo, vocabulary and music; these sections are included in the complete original German text in category 116. The author, trained in Zurich, has held positions at ethnographic museums in Berlin and St. Petersburg, and teaching positions at the Universities of Lvov, Lublin, and Poznan.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. fo57-004

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 German

Note: Translation of: Forschungen im Nil-Kongo-Zwischengebiet, Erster Band: Ethnographie; Zwischenseengebiet Mpororo: Ruanda Translated for the HRAF files by Frieda Schütze in 1959

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1907-1909

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. George R. Bedell ; 1959

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1907-1917

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Rwanda

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Ethnology Rwanda


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