Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978. The role of the individual in Samaon culture

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

Title: The role of the individual in Samaon culture

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of the Royal Anthropological institute of Great Britain & Ireland -- Vol. 58

Published By: Original publisher Journal of the Royal Anthropological institute of Great Britain & Ireland -- Vol. 58 London: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. 1928. 481-495 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Margaret Mead

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Samoans (OU08)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Functional and adaptational interpretations (182); Community structure (621); Status, role, and prestige (554); Property system (421); Personality development (155); Community heads (622); Household (592); Transmission of skills (868); Classes (565); Social relationships and groups (571);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document is a brief sketch of Samoan ethos. The author outlines her characterization of Samoan culture against a background of Samoan social structure. Some emphasis is placed upon personality development.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 11

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. ou08-011

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

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 1925-1926

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. William W. Stein ; 1956

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1920-1928

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Samoa

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