Huntingford, George Wynn Brereton. The Kingdom of Kafa

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

Title: The Kingdom of Kafa

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Galla of Ethiopia: the Kingdoms of Kafa and Janjero

Published By: Original publisher The Galla of Ethiopia: the Kingdoms of Kafa and Janjero London: International African Institute. 1955. 102-136, 145-146 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by G. W. B. Huntingford

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Kaffa (MP14)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Cultural identity and pride (186); Identification (101); Historical reconstruction (174); Traditional history (173); Linguistic identification (197); Ceramic technology (323); Community structure (621); Classes (565); Congregations (794); Form and rules of government (642); Chief executive (643); Inter-ethnic relations (629); Warfare (726); Aftermath of combat (727); Tillage (241); Domesticated animals (231); Vegetable production (244); Special crops (249); Deliberative councils (646); Administrative agencies (647); Castes (564); Labor supply and employment (464); Internal trade (438); Real property (423); Family relationships (593); Extended families (596); Kin relationships (602); Marriage (580); Gender status (562); Slavery (567); Status, role, and prestige (554); Normal garb (291); Special garments (292); Dwellings (342); Polygamy (595); Cosmology (772); Mythology (773);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document is a general ethnographic survery, broadly introducing Kaffa culture and society based on the author's review of available written sources. Topics covered include traditional history, economic activities, marriage system, kinship rules, political organization, and religious life.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. mp14-002

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-146)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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 Anthropologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2012

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1390-1955

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Kaffa (African people)--History


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