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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Williams, F. E. (Francis Edgar)
Published By: Original publisher
London: Oxford University Press. 1930. xxiii, 335 p.,
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by F.E. Williams … with an introduction by Sir Hubert
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2004. 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
Production and supply (433);
Daily routine (512);
Mode of marriage (583);
Magical and mental therapy (755);
Sacred objects and places (778);
Puberty and initiation (881);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
Williams, as in his previously published book entitled
Orokaiva Magic, (document 2:Williams) compiled the material for this volume while serving
in his official capacity as Anthropologist for the Papuan government. The book originally
appeared as Anthropological Report No. 10 of the Papuan Government. During his field trips,
Williams visited most of the Orokaiva area, but concentrated his attention primarily on the
Aigá tribe, and secondarily on the Binandele and Wasida. He visited all the other Orokaiva
tribes during his two field trips, and has incorporated the information into 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
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.
John Beierle ; 1960
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)
Northern District, Papua New Guinea
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Orokaiva (Papua New Guinea people)