Smith, Edwin William, 1876-1957. Addendum to the 'Ila-speaking peoples of Northern Rhodesia'

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

Title: Addendum to the 'Ila-speaking peoples of Northern Rhodesia'

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

Published By: Original publisher African studies -- Vol. 8 Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press. 1949. 1-9, 53-61 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Edwin W. Smith

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2015. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Ila (FQ06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Cultural identity and pride (186); Traditional history (173); History (175); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Community structure (621); Domesticated animals (231); Pastoral activities (233); Tillage (241); General character of religion (771); Missions (797); Education system (871); Labor supply and employment (464); Medium of exchange (436); Exchange transactions (437); Morbidity (164);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document After an absence of thirty years, Smith (see Smith and Dale 1920) returned for a brief visit to Ila territory. In the first part of this article he describes the changes that had taken place in Ila society during the intervening years as a result of external influences. In the second part, he presents some new material on sib and lineage composition.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

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. fq06-003

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 1902-1914, 1947

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 Missionary, Government Official-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. James R. Leary ; 1961

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1902-1947

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

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


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