Latcham, Richard E.. Ethnology of the Araucanos

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

Title: Ethnology of the Araucanos

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of the Royal Institute of Great Britain and Ireland -- Vol. 39

Published By: Original publisher Journal of the Royal Institute of Great Britain and Ireland -- Vol. 39 London: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. 1909. 334-370 p., 2 plates

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Richard E. Latcham

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. Mapuche (SG04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Acculturation and culture contact (177); General character of religion (771); Spirits and gods (776); Kinship terminology (601); Sorcery (754); Revelation and divination (787); Burial practices and funerals (764);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This account of the Araucanians by a foreign resident gives detailed descriptions of various customs, beliefs, economic details, etc. as they existed among the group in the last century. The organization is a bit uneven, but much useful information is contained in the document. Latcham was a civil engineer who went to Chile in 1888 and spent the rest of his life there. He wrote many papers on the Araucanians.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. sg04-004

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 1888-1893

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 Foreign resident-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. James Leary ; 1957

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1880-1899

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Mapuche Indians

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