Paulitschke, Philipp Viktor, 1854-1899. Contributions to the ethnography and anthropology of the Somali, Galla, and Harari

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

Title: Contributions to the ethnography and anthropology of the Somali, Galla, and Harari

Published By: Original publisher Leipzig: Eduard Baldamus. 1888. HRAF Ms: 1-95 p. [original: viii, 105 p.] ill., map [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Philipp Paulitschke

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. Somali (MO04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The Somali tribes described here are the Ejssa, Gadaburssi, Habr Aual, Bertirri, Girri, Bersub, Babilli, and Ogaden of British Somaliland. Paulitschke is at his best describing the physical environment and material culture of the tribesmen. However, there is also information on social and religious institutions.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 15

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. mo04-015

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: Beitrage zur ethnographie und anthropologie der Somal, Galla und Harari.|The original German text is not included Translated for the HRAF files by Richard Neuse.|Only pp. 13-40, 98-99, and plates 1-16, and the end map are included The tribal sub-groups have been indexed for Clans (614) and the FAKIDE for Lineages (613).

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document ca. 1880

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 Natural Scientist, Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Robert Lee ; 1960

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). ca. 1880

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Ejssa, Gadaburssi, Habr Aual, Bertirri, Girri, Bersub, Babilli, and Ogaden of Somalia, Djibouti, and southeastern Ethiopia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Somalis


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