Dupire, Marguerite, 1920-. Trade and markets in the economy of the nomadic Fulani of Niger (Bororo)

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

Title: Trade and markets in the economy of the nomadic Fulani of Niger (Bororo)

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Markets in Africa, edited by Paul Bohannan and George Dalton

Published By: Original publisher Markets in Africa, edited by Paul Bohannan and George Dalton Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press. 1962. 335-362 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Marguerite Dupire

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2020. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Fulani (MS11)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Domesticated animals (231); Dairying (234); Property in movables (422); Borrowing and lending (426); Exchange transactions (437); Internal trade (438); External trade (439); Mercantile business (441); Wholesale marketing (442); Retail marketing (443); Routes (487);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The nomadic people studied herein have a mostly closed pastoral economy, with only a few items produced to trade for outside goods. Cattle, the main source of capital, are primarily property of the lineage, and are exchanged at birth and marriage, both within and between lineages. Women sell milk to buy millet and men sell cattle to pay taxes.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. ms11-004

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

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 1951

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-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2020

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1951

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Tahoua and Zinder regions, Niger

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


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