Léry, Jean de. Extracts out of the Historie of John Lerius a Frenchman who lived in Brazil with mons. Villagagnon, ann. 1557- and 58

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

Title: Extracts out of the Historie of John Lerius a Frenchman who lived in Brazil with mons. Villagagnon, ann. 1557- and 58

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Hakluytus posthumus -- Vol. 16, edited by Samuel Purchas

Published By: Original publisher Hakluytus posthumus -- Vol. 16, edited by Samuel Purchas Glasgow: MacLehose and Sons. 1906. 518-579 p. [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Jean de Léry

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2003. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tupinamba (SO09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Fauna (136); Flora (137); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Domesticated animals (231); Diet (262); External trade (439); Visiting and hospitality (574); Warfare (726); Spirits and gods (776); Ecstatic religious practices (786); Magicians and diviners (791); Reproduction (840);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The original edition appeared in 1576. Léry went to Rio de Janeiro in 1557 with a Protestant group to establish a French settlement in Brazil. His work, written many years after his return, is the classic source on the Tupinamba. He describes their culture as he observed it himself during a short stay with them. His information is generally exact, but does not go beyond the obvious aspects of the Tupinamba civilization.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. so09-005

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1557-1558

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-3

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Alfred Métraux ; 1971

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1557

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tupinamba Indians


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