Malinowski, Bronislaw, 1884-1942. Stone implements in eastern New Guinea

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

Title: Stone implements in eastern New Guinea

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Essays presented to C. G. Seligman

Published By: Original publisher Essays presented to C. G. Seligman London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.. 1934. 189-196 p., 2 plates ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication [by] Bronislaw Malinowski

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Trobriands (OL06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Mining and quarrying (316); Lithic industries (324); General tools (412);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This brief essay is concerned with stone ax and adze blades made and used in the Massim Archipelago and particularly in the Trobriand Islands. Subjects included are quarrying and importation into the Trobriands of the raw materials, shaping and polishing of the implements, technical utilization of these tools, the blades as tokens of value, and their role in the political and social life of the Trobrianders.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 10

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. ol06-010

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1914-1920

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. Eugene Lerner

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

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Papua New Guinea

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Trobriand Islanders

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