Linton, Ralph, 1893-1953. Marquesan culture

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

Title: Marquesan culture

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The individual and his society: the psychodynamics of primitive social organization, by Abram Kardiner

Published By: Original publisher The individual and his society: the psychodynamics of primitive social organization, by Abram Kardiner New York: Columbia University Press. 1939. 138-196 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Ralph Linton

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. Marquesas (OX06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Geography (130); Occupational specialization (463); Names of animals and things (552); Sacred objects and places (778); Tribe and nation (619); Household (592); Status, role, and prestige (554); Priesthood (793); Eschatology (775); Warfare (726); Sex (830);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a descriptive summary of Marquesan culture by a well known professional anthropologist, similar to a standard ethnographic treatment but with emphasis on data significant to the psychological analysis which accompanies it in the original book. The author presents sections on environment and economy, master craftsmen, distribution, attitude toward objects, social and tribal organization, the household, sex, social grading, the individual life cycle, war, religion, and folklore and legends.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 10

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. ox06-010

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1920-1921

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. George R. Bedell ; 1959: John Beierle; 2010

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1850s - 1922

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia, South Pacific

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Marquesans


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