Smets, George. The structure of the Barundi community: (Ruanda-Urundi Territory, Central Africa)

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

Title: The structure of the Barundi community: (Ruanda-Urundi Territory, Central Africa)

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Man -- Vol. 46

Published By: Original publisher Man -- Vol. 46 London: [Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, etc.]. 1946. 12-16 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication George Smets

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. Barundi (FO58)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Ethnic stratification (563); Topography and geology (133); Land use (311); Retail marketing (443); Dance (535); Hunting and trapping (224); Fishing (226); Domesticated animals (231); Division of labor by gender (462); Organized ceremonial (796); Territorial hierarchy (631); Chief executive (643); Exploitation (661); Real property (423); Occupational specialization (463); Medium of exchange (436);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author treats ethnic divisions of the Rundi, geography, the community settlement pattern with respect to the peculiar lack of markets, the economic importance of agriculture and cattle-breeding, political and social hierarchy, and the relationships among various social groupings. In his summary he emphasizes the importance of personal relationships and the impact of foreign influence in changing many traditional institutions. At the time of publication the author was Professor in the UniversitT Libre de Bruxelles and Head of the Institut de Sociologie Solvay.

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. fo58-002

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

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

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. George R. Bedell ; 1959

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1935-1946

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Rundi (African people)


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