La Barre, Weston, 1911-. The Aymara Indians of the Lake Titicaca Plateau

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Introduction

I. The Country And The People

Geography

Climate

Fauna

Flora

Former Distribution Of The Aymara

Early History Of The Collao

Early Relations With The Incas

The Colla And The Inca

Historical Location

The Spanish Conquest

The Aymara Under The Reepublic

Modern Location

Demography

Present Condition Of The Aymara

Temperament

Physical Anthropology

Anthropometry

Physical Description

Pathology

Sorroche

Motor Habits

Ii. Food, Clothing, Shelter, And The Material Arts

Food And Its Preparation

Drinks And Narcotics

Coca

Animal Husbandry

Fishing

Hunting

Agriculture

Clothing

Houses

Fire Making And Fuels

Metallurgy

Wooden Articles, Etc.

Pottery

Tanning

Basketry, Etc.

Balsa

Textiles

Musical Instruments

Weapons

Measures

Mnemonic System, Etc.

Iii. Social, Economic, And Political Organization

Birth

Childhood

Courtship

Marriage

Death

Kinship System

Social Organization

Games

Economic Organization

Transportation And Travel

Trade

Political Organization

Law

War

Cannibalism

Suicide

Salutations And Interjections

Iv. Magic And Religion

General Concepts: Place Deities

Gods And Demons

Rites And Worship

Omens And Divination

Dreams

Amulets And Fetishes

Agricultural Magic

Fishing, Hunting, And Animal Magic

House Magic

Dances And Fiestas

Alasitas

V. Native Knowledge, Or Folk Sciences

Ethnometeorology

Ethnohistory

Ethnobotany

Ethnoanatomy And Ethnophysiology

Ethnoanthropology

Ethnopsychology

Ethnoethnology

Ethnogeography

Vi. Medicine

Diseases And Pathology

Ethnoanatomy

Medical Practices And Practitioners

Medicines

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

Title: The Aymara Indians of the Lake Titicaca Plateau

Published By: Original publisher Menasha, Wis.: American Anthropological Association. 1948. 250 p., plates

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Weston La Barre

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Aymara (SF05)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a comprehensive anthropological study of the Aymara Indians. There are chapters on physical environment, material culture, social, political and economic organization, magical and religious practices, and various branches of folk knowledge. La Barre has given special attention to the historical contacts between the Inca and the Aymara which are important to the understanding of the development of Andean cultures.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

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. sf05-003

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Bibliography p. 228. Includes index

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1937-1938

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. Robert Lee

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

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Aymara Indians

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