Barton, Roy Franklin, 1883-1947. The use of myth as magic among the mountain tribes of the Philippines

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

Title: The use of myth as magic among the mountain tribes of the Philippines

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Sovetskaëiìa çetnografiëiìa -- No. 3

Published By: Original publisher Sovetskaëiìa çetnografiëiìa -- No. 3 Moskova: Izd-vo Akademii nauk. 1935. 77-95 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication R. F. Barton

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1998. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Ifugao (OA19)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Literature (538); Magic (789); Mythology (773); Magic (789); Priesthood (793); Organized ceremonial (796);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source contains the texts of a considerable body of Ifugao myths. Barton demonstrates the Ifugao use of these myths in sympathetic magic. The author attempts to correlate different types of magic with social organization. Accordingly, the Ifugao are supposed to be moving from tribal society to class society as indicated by their magical forms which are in transition from sympathetic magic to word and name magic.

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. oa19-004

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 translation from Russian

Note: Translation of: Ispol'zovanie mifov kak magii u gornykh plemen filippin|The original Russian text is not included Translated for the HRAF files by Joshua Kunitz

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1908-1914

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. Frank W. Moore ; Samuel C. Chu ; 1956

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1908-1914

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Kiangan, Bitu, Ligauwe areas, northern Luzon, Philippines

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Ifugao (Philippine people)


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