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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Ifaluk Atoll: an ethnographic account
Published By: Original publisher
New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2005. 33 p.: ill.,
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
HRAF, 2000. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Woleai Region (OR21)
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Composition of population (162);
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Sociocultural trends (178);
Fishing gear (227);
Alcoholic beverages (273);
Forest products (314);
Settlement patterns (361);
Real property (423);
Gift giving (431);
Status, role, and prestige (554);
Regulation of marriage (582);
Kin relationships (602);
Community heads (622);
Education system (871);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This article provides a picture of life on Ifaluk
in the 1990s. The focus is on male labor and subsistence patterns as reflected
in house building, fishing and inter-household cooperation. It argues life on
this attol remains very traditional, despite long years of administration under
Yapese, Spanish, German, Japanese and American control.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
This essay was commissioned
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Teferi A. Adem ;
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Ifaluk, Woleai Region,
Federated States of
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Ifaluk Atoll (Micronesia)