Watson, James B. (James Bennett), 1918-. Historic influences and change in the economy of a southern Mato Grosso tribe

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

Title: Historic influences and change in the economy of a southern Mato Grosso tribe

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Acta Americana -- Vol. 1, no. 3

Published By: Original publisher Acta Americana -- Vol. 1, no. 3 México, D.F. ; Los Angeles, Calif.: Inter-American Society of Anthropology and Geography. 1945. 3-25 p. map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication James B. Watson

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1998. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Guaraní (SM04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Location (131); Population (161); History (175); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Sociocultural trends (178); Hunting and trapping (224); Fishing (226); Tillage (241); External relations (648); Missions (797);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Watson briefly discusses the available historical sources on the Cayuá. No precise material on the period of Jesuit missions in the area exists. Only since the beginning of the 20th century do ethnographically useful data occur. The Cayuá have expanded their agricultural activities due to the loss of territory in which game animals and fish occur, and due to the introduction of metal tools which make work in the fields easier. At the same time they have taken up employment as agricultural laborers with Neo-Brazilians. This has led to the introduction of many industrially manufactured goods, and also to an individualization of the production and consumption pattern.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 6

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. sm04-006

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 July-November 1943

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-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sigrid Khera ; Dubravka Schmalzbauer ; 1971-1973

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). Seventeenth century - 1943

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Cayuá Indians, village of Taquapirí, Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Guarani Indians

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