Baldus, Herbert, 1899-1970. The Tapirapé: a Tupí tribe of central Brazil

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

Title: The Tapirapé: a Tupí tribe of central Brazil

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Revista do Arquivo Municipal -- Vols. 96-105, 107-124, 127

Published By: Original publisher Revista do Arquivo Municipal -- Vols. 96-105, 107-124, 127 São Paulo: Companhia Editôra Nacional. 1970. 183 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Herbert Baldus

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tapirapé (SP22)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF History (175); Personal grooming (302); Body alterations (304); Ornament (301); Food quest (220); Weapons (411); Tillage (241); Fauna (136); Diet (262);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document is compiled from a number of issues of the Revisto do Arquivo Municipal. The author, an ethnologist, deals with various aspects of Tapirapé culture including diet, dress, ornamentation and body designs, village size and settlement pattern, economic activities, ethnozoology, contacts with other tribes and with Europeans, culture history and change, and child rearing. The distributions of certain traits are traced and the author makes frequent reference to the literature on Tapirapé and neighboring groups. No information is included on social relationships, kinship, political organization and religious beliefs. The data on economic activities is extremely limited. The account is based on fieldwork undertaken in 1935 and 1947.

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. sp22-001

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 Portuguese

Note: Translation of: [Os Tapirapé, tribo tupí no Brasil central]|The original Portuguese text is included in this database but it is not indexed for subjects Includes bibliographical references Translated from the Portuguese for the HRAF files by Ariane Brunel in 1960|The foreign text has been repaginated consecutively

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1935, 1947

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. Betty Potash; 1960

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1900-1935

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Tapirapé river area, far northeastern Mato Grosso state, Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tapirapé Indians


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