Lane, Robert B.. The Melanesians of South Pentecost, New Hebrides

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

Title: The Melanesians of South Pentecost, New Hebrides

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Gods ghosts and men in Melanesia; some religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides, edited by P. Lawrence and M.J. Meggitt

Published By: Original publisher Gods ghosts and men in Melanesia; some religions of Australian New Guinea and the New Hebrides, edited by P. Lawrence and M.J. Meggitt Melbourne: Oxford University Press. 1965. 250-279 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication R. B. Lane

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Sa (OO17)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Domesticated animals (231); Real property (423); Leisure time activities (517); Status, role, and prestige (554); Age stratification (561); Clans (614); Sorcery (754); Life and death (761); General character of religion (771); Cosmology (772); Mythology (773); Animism (774); Spirits and gods (776); Sacred objects and places (778); Magic (789); Missions (797);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document focuses on the religious beliefs and practices of the Sa and their connection to pigs, social organization (sibs and age-grade societies), and property.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. oo17-002

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 1953-1954, 1957-1958

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. Ian Skoggard ; 2019

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1953-1958

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) south Pentecost, Penama, Vanuatu

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Sa//South Pentecost Island (Vanuatu)

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