Hambly, Wilfrid Dyson, 1886-. Occupational ritual, belief, and custom among the Ovimbundu

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

Title: Occupational ritual, belief, and custom among the Ovimbundu

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph American anthropologist -- Vol. 35

Published By: Original publisher American anthropologist -- Vol. 35 Washington, etc.: American Anthropological Association, etc.. 1934. 157-167 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Wilfrid Dyson Hambly

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Ovimbundu (FP13)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Hunting and trapping (224); Domesticated animals (231); Smiths and their crafts (326); Music (533); Musical instruments (534); Medical personnel (759); Revelation and divination (787); Ethnobotany (824); Ethnozoology (825);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source deals with the relation between spiritual beliefs and magical acts and the various economic occupations of the Ovimbundu of Angola, with particular reference to the regions of Bailundu, Elende near Cuma, and Ngalangi. The data are classified by the author under food supply (including data on ethno-botany and -zoology), handicrafts, medical and magical practices and practitioners, and children's activities. Incidental data on division of labor along sex and age lines are included. The text includes two plates which have been reproduced.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. fp13-005

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 1929-1930

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. Eugene Lerner ; 1956

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1929-1930

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

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


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