Lévi-Strauss, Claude. Contribution to the study of the social organization of the Bororo Indians

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

Title: Contribution to the study of the social organization of the Bororo Indians

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal de la Société des Américanistes -- n.s., Vol. 28

Published By: Original publisher Journal de la Société des Américanistes -- n.s., Vol. 28 Paris: [s.n.]. 1938. 269-304 p., 4 plates ill., [HRAF MS: pp. 1-48a, including 4 plates and caption]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Claude Lévi-Strauss

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1996. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Bororo (SP08)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Community structure (621);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this article, Lévi-Strauss presents a detailed analysis of the social organization of Kejara, a Bororo village located on the Rio Vermelho. The analysis focuses on the structure and interrelations of kin groups, and on the spatial and material expression or symbolization of structural differentiations.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. sp08-001

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 translation from French

Note: Translation of: Contribution a l'étude de l'Organisation sociale des Indiens Bororo.|The original French text is not included. Bibliographical references are in foreign text only (p. 303-304) Translated from the French for HRAF by Priscilla Reynolds

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1936

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-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Robert O. Lagacé ; 1966-1967

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

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Bororo Indians


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