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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Goodale, Jane C. (Jane Carter), 1926-
Tiwi wives: a study of the women of Melville Island, North
Published By: Original publisher
Seattle: University of Washington Press. . xxiv, 368
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
[by] Jane C. Goodale
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2009. 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
Gender status (562);
Age stratification (561);
Burial practices and funerals (764);
Puberty and initiation (881);
Kin relationships (602);
Localized kin groups (618);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This book discusses Tiwi social organization through the
life cycles of individual men and women. It does this by providing detailed exposition of
social groups, marriage arrangments, puverty rites and funeral ceremonies in which
culturally expected duties and obligations of men and women come to live. The book views
Tiwi culture and soceity as fluid and flexible.
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. 351-357)
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
1953-1954, and 1962
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.
Teferi Abate Adem; 2007
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)
Melville Island, Australia
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Women, Tiwi (Australia) Tiwi (Australian people)--Social life