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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
The Carolines Island Yap
Published By: Original publisher
Berlin: Wilhelm Süsserot. 1906. HRAF ms: x, 1-197 p.
[original: x, 173 p.] ill., map
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Culture summary (105);
Topography and geology (133);
Drives and emotions (152);
Modification of behavior (153);
Adjustment processes (154);
Personality traits (157);
Special garments (292);
Body alterations (304);
Medium of exchange (436);
Labor and leisure (461);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is a general ethnographic account of Yap culture.
Clothing and adornment, behavior and personality, the economy and geography are covered in
more detail than social and political organization and recreation. Religion is briefly
mentioned. Some information is given about foreign populations on Yap, including
missionaries. (The author was a member of the Capuchin Order).
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
English translation from German
Translation of: [Die Karolinen-Insel Jap] |The
original German text is included Translated from the German in 1942 for the Yale
Cross-Cultural Survey in connection with the Navy Pacific Islands Handbook Project
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.
Joan Steffens ; 1963
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)
Yap State, Federated States of
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Yapese (Micronesian people)/Yap (Micronesia)