Holmberg, Allan R.. Nomads of the long bow: the Siriono of eastern Bolivia

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

Title: Nomads of the long bow: the Siriono of eastern Bolivia

Published By: Original publisher Washington: U.S. Govt. Print. Off.. 1950. iv,104 p. plates map ; [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Allan R. Holmberg ; prepared in cooperation with the U.S. Dept. of State as a project of the Interdepartmental Committee on Scientific and Cultural Cooperation

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. Sirionó (SF21)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Food quest (220); Food preparation (252); Diet (262); Division of labor by gender (462); Kinship terminology (601); Suicide (762); Reproduction (840);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source contains almost all that is known about the Sirionó. It is an excellent study, carefully done and well presented. The section on sex, pages 63-65, has been omitted because it contains no information that is not more fully presented in 2:Holmberg. There are no other omissions from this source.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. sf21-001

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: This document consists of excerpts 'The data in slightly different form were presented to the Graduate School of Yale University in partial fulfillment for the degree of doctor of philosophy.'| Includes bibliographical references (p. 100) Pages 63-65 are not included

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1940-1941

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. MPK ; 1950-1956; JB 8/25/05

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1940-1941

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Siriono Indians


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