Greenberg, Joseph Harold, 1915-. Islam and clan organization among the Hausa

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

Title: Islam and clan organization among the Hausa

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Southwestern journal of anthropology -- Vol. 3

Published By: Original publisher Southwestern journal of anthropology -- Vol. 3 Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press. 1947. 193-211 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Joseph H. Greenberg

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. Hausa (MS12)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Kin groups (610); General character of religion (771);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article is concerned with Hausa clan and related social organization and practices, and the changes in these subsequent to the introduction of Islam to the Hausa region. After a brief introduction, Greenberg treats the pagan Hausa clan in its various aspects: family, household, inter-clan and political relationships, labor division and organization for cooperative agricultural and other pursuits, clan names, totems, taboos, deities, political offices, and titles. In the second section of his work, Greenberg discusses the effects of the recent conversion to Islam on the clan organization and the related economic and social aspects of the culture.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 8

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. ms12-008

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 1938-1939

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-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. George R. Bedell ; 1959

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

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

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

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