Carucci, Laurence Marshall, 1949-. Conceptions of maturing and dying in the 'middle of heaven'

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

Title: Conceptions of maturing and dying in the 'middle of heaven'

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Aging and its transformations : moving toward death in pacific societies, edited by Dorothy Ayers Counts, David R. Counts

Published By: Original publisher Aging and its transformations : moving toward death in pacific societies, edited by Dorothy Ayers Counts, David R. Counts Lanham, MD: University Press of America. 1985. 107-129, 275-313 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Laurence Marshall Carucci

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Marshallese (OR11)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Conception (842); Childbirth (844); Pregnancy (843); Difficult and unusual births (845); Life and death (761); Dying (763); Ceremonial during infancy and childhood (852); Development and maturation (856); Spirits and gods (776); Status of adolescents (882); Status and treatment of the aged (888); Social personality (156); Life history materials (159); Celibacy (589); Ethnosociology (829); Family relationships (593); Status, role, and prestige (554); Gender status (562); Animism (774); Cult of the dead (769); Gender roles and issues (890);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document, which was originally published a chapter in an edited volume, discusses concepts of maturing and dying among the Enewetak people of Ujelang Atoll, Marshall Islands. It does so based on ethnographic information relating to cultural defined behaviors expected of Enewetak men and women as they undergo through childhood, adolescent, adulthood and old age stages.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 29

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. or11-029

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. 275-313)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1976-1978

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-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2009

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1976-1985

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Marshallese


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