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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961
Published By: Original publisher
New York city: The Trustees. 1928. 81-392 p ill.,
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by Leslie Spier
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2010. 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
Cereal agriculture (243);
Preservation and storage of food (251);
Food preparation (252);
Mats and basketry (285);
Magical and mental therapy (755);
Shamans and psychotherapists (756);
Comparative evidence (171);
Literary texts (539);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This account of the Havasupai is based on field work
undertaken in 1918, 1919 and 1921 by the author, a trained ethnologist. It is a
comprehensive monograph covering all aspects of culture with a particularly strong
treatment of material culture. In addition to Havasupai materials there is considerable
distributional data covering the Southwest, the Basin and Plains and California. Havasupai
are compared with groups in these areas and the presence or absence of traits, their
similarities, etc. are noted. The author attempts some reconstruction based on
distributional evidence. A number of maps are provided which are useful in this
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. 381-392) and
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.
Betty Potash ; 1960:John Beierle; 2010
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)
north-central Arizona, United States
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings