Musters, George Chaworth, 1841-1879. On the races of Patagonia

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

Title: On the races of Patagonia

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland -Vol. 1

Published By: Original publisher Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland -Vol. 1 London: Trübner & Co.. 1872. 193-207 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By George Chaworth Musters

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. Tehuelche (SH05)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Location (131); Topography and geology (133); Fauna (136); Descriptive somatology (142); Normal garb (291); Ornament (301); Personal grooming (302); Dwellings (342); Locomotion (481); Athletic sports (526); Regulation of marriage (582); Mode of marriage (583); Arranging a marriage (584); Nuptials (585); Polygamy (595); Burial practices and funerals (764); Mourning (765); Spirits and gods (776); Luck and chance (777); Prayers and sacrifices (782); Revelation and divination (787); Magicians and diviners (791); Ethnozoology (825); Childbirth (844); Ethnozoology (825); Puberty and initiation (881);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article is a traveler's account of the Tehuelche, and includes a summary of the various aspects of their culture as observed by the author. Very brief cultural summaries are given for the Araucanians (SG4) and Puelche (SI10). For a fuller account of the author's travels see 2: Musters, this file.

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. sh05-003

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 1869-1870

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 Traveler-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. James Leary ; 1958

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1869-1870

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tehuelche Indians


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