Lambert, Bernd. The economic activities of a Gilbertese chief

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

Title: The economic activities of a Gilbertese chief

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Political anthropology, edited by Marc J. Swartz, Victor W. Turner and Arthur Tuden

Published By: Original publisher Political anthropology, edited by Marc J. Swartz, Victor W. Turner and Arthur Tuden Chicago: Aldine Publishing Company. 1966. 155-172 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Berndt Lambert

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2018. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Kiribati (OR06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Chief executive (643); Community heads (622); Status, role, and prestige (554); Accumulation of wealth (556); External trade (439); Gift giving (431); Taxation and public income (651); Acculturation and culture contact (177);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document discusses the economic activities of Kiribati chiefs. In addition to the culturally expected duty of collecting valued foodstuffs for redistribution, chiefs played other roles. The most important included sponsoring public projects (notably canoe building) and facilitating external trade. In doing so, chiefs accumulated wealth and prestige greater than that of ordinary people.

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. or06-002

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-172)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1959-1961

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 Anthropologist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem ; 2016

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1860-1961

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Makin and Butaritari, Northern Kiribati Islands, Republic of Kiribati

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Kiribati


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