Davenport, William. Social structure of Santa Cruz

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

Title: Social structure of Santa Cruz

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Explorations in cultural anthropology ; essays in honor of George Peter Murdock, edited by Ward W. Goodenough

Published By: Original publisher Explorations in cultural anthropology ; essays in honor of George Peter Murdock, edited by Ward W. Goodenough New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co.. [1964]. 57-93 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication William Davenport

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2003. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Santa Cruz Islanders (ON13)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this article William Davenport presents a brief account of Santa Cruz ethnography with an emphasis on socio-political organization. Major topics discussed in this work are: culture history, geography, economic specialization and trade, settlements and domestic groupings, the significance of men's houses in the community, households and extended families, marriage and kinship, descent and filiation, and political associations -- particularly the men's associations and their leadership. The study concludes with a list of kinship terms employed by the inhabitants of Graciosa Bay and Cape Mendaña.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 8

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. on13-008

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 93)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document October 1958-October 1960

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. John Beierle ; 2001

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1595-1960s

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Santa Cruz Islands (Solomon Islands)

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