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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Freeman, Thomas Walter
Inishbofin: an Atlantic island
Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph
Economic Geography -- Vol. 34
Published By: Original publisher
Economic Geography -- Vol. 34
Worcester, Mass: Clark University. 1958. 202-209 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
T. W. Freeman
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Rural Irish (ER06)
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Land use (311);
Public welfare (657);
Settlement patterns (361);
External migration (167);
Domesticated animals (231);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is a brief examination of the economic geography of an
island off the northwest coast of County Galway. The focus is on fishing and potato
farming, the landscape, and the settlement pattern and population. The author notes that
the relative comfort of the population was made possible only by government assistance; the
island is not self-supporting under modern economic conditions.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Timothy J. O'Leary; 1960
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Inishbofin, County Galway, Connacht,
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Country life--Ireland//Ireland--Social life and customs