Keane, A. H. (Augustus Henry), 1833-1912. On the Botocudos

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

Title: On the Botocudos

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland -- Vol. 13

Published By: Original publisher Journal of the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland -- Vol. 13 London: Published for the Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland by Trübner & Co.. 1884. 199-213 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By A. H. Keane

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Botocudo (SN02)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Descriptive somatology (142); Vocabulary (192); Body alterations (304); Burial practices and funerals (764); Cosmology (772); Spirits and gods (776);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This highly prejudicial account covers the more sensational cultural practices of the Botocudo, such as a relatively extensive description of lip plugs. Nevertheless, it provides an adequate treatment of their language, and religious beliefs and practices.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. sn02-002

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date given

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 Linguist, Journalist-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2019

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1820-1885

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) southeastern Bahia, Espirito Santo, and central-eastern Minas Gerais, Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Botocudo Indians


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