Rouse, Irving, 1913-. The Carib

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

Title: The Carib

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 4. The circum-Caribbean tribes

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of South American Indians, edited by Julian H. Steward -- v. 4. The circum-Caribbean tribes Washington: G.P.O.. 1948. 547-565 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Irving Rouse

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2005. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Island Carib (ST13)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article from the HANDBOOK OF SOUTH AMERICAN INDIANS is a summary based on several primary sources, and written by an author who himself has done field research in the area and published several articles on the Carib. No single aspect of the culture is treated extensively, but a fairly well-rounded ethnography id presented. In addition, a brief history of early European contacts and comments on earlier writers are given. The list of sources on page 565 refers to a complete bibliography for the volume which appears on pages 567-609 pf the original which has not been included in the file.

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. st13-005

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 565)

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

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-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. George R. Bedell ; 1958

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1650-1700

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Dominica, Martinique, and St. Vincent

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Black Carib Indians


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