Schuster, Meinhard. The sociology of the Waica

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

Title: The sociology of the Waica

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Proceedings of the International Congress of Americanists -- No. 32

Published By: Original publisher Proceedings of the International Congress of Americanists -- No. 32 Copenhagen: Munksgaard. 1958. 114-122 p. [HRAF ms.: 1-11 p.]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Meinhard Schuster

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1995. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Yanoama (SQ18)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Social relationships and groups (571); Ingroup antagonisms (578);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This study, based on the author's field experience, discusses antagonistic and friendly inter-community relationships, as well as social groups within the village community. The latter are observed during a gift-giving ceremony, family groups during internal migrations, and in case of establishment of a new village community.

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. sq18-001

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English translation from German

Note: Translation of: Die Soziologie der Waika. The original German text is not included Translated from the German for the Human Relations Area Files by Shelton Hicock

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1954-1955

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. Sigrid Khera

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1954-1955

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Waica, Venezuela

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Yanoama Indians

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