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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Barnett, James F., 1950-
The Natchez Indians: a history to 1735
Published By: Original publisher
Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. 2007. xviii, 185 p. maps
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
James F. Barnett, Jr.
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2019. 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
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Real property (423);
External trade (439);
Territorial hierarchy (631);
Chief executive (643);
External relations (648);
Military installations (712);
Naval vessels (716);
Instigation of war (721);
Aftermath of combat (727);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is a thorough history of the Natchez from the time they first enter the historical record in the chronicles of the mid-sixteenth century Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto up to their destruction as an independent polity following the Natchez Rebellion and dispersal to Georgia, the Carolinas, and Oklahoma.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references (p. 164-173) and index
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Ian Skoggard; 2019
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
lower Mississippi Valley, United States
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Natchez Indians--First contact with Europeans//Natchez Indians--Government relations//Natchez Indians--Wars, 1716