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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Smith, Edwin William, 1876-1957
Addendum to the 'Ila-speaking peoples of Northern
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,
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.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Cultural identity and pride (186);
Traditional history (173);
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Community structure (621);
Domesticated animals (231);
Pastoral activities (233);
General character of religion (771);
Education system (871);
Labor supply and employment (464);
Medium of exchange (436);
Exchange transactions (437);
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
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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
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
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LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Ila (African people)