Richards, Audrey I. (Audrey Isabel), 1899-1984. A modern movement of witch-finders

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

Title: A modern movement of witch-finders

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Africa -- Vol. 8

Published By: Original publisher Africa -- Vol. 8 London, England: Oxford University Press. 1935. 448-460 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Audrey I. Richards

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1997. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Bemba (FQ05)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Acculturation and culture contact (177); Sorcery (754); Shamans and psychotherapists (756);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a descriptive and analytical study of the BAMUCAPI, or witch-finders movement among the Bemba tribes. The author believes that the movement was the result of changes introduced into tribal society through contacts with Europeans. The resultant sense of insecurity heightened the fear of witchcraft which in turn promoted the activities of witch-finders. The author has placed her study in the general framework of the function of witchcraft in primitive societies.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 9

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. fq05-009

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 1930-1934

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. Timothy J. O'Leary ; 1958

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

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

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

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