Courlander, Harold, 1908-1996. The drum and the hoe: life and lore of the Haitian people

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

Title: The drum and the hoe: life and lore of the Haitian people

Published By: Original publisher Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 1960. xvi, 1-202, 314-371 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Harold Courlander

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2012. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Haitians (SV03)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Tillage (241); Settlement patterns (361); Routes (487); Ethos (181); Slavery (567); History (175); Functional and adaptational interpretations (182); Priesthood (793); Congregations (794); Spirits and gods (776); Music (533); Organized ceremonial (796); Prayers and sacrifices (782); Etiquette (576); Chief executive (643); Public finance (652); Political movements (668); Sodalities (575);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document After an account of Haitian history the author brings a detailed description of Haitian religion and folklore, pointing out elements which he considers to have originated in a particular African region. Social organization and economy are discussed in a generalized way.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. sv03-002

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: Includes bibliographical references and discography(p. 363-366) Only introductory material and pages 1-202, 314-371 have been processed for the Haiti File

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1937-1955

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 Folklorist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sigrid Khera ; 1967

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1930-1960

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Folklore--Haiti//Folk songs--Haiti//Haiti--Social life and customs


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