Hallpike, C. R. (Christopher Robert). Konso agriculture

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

Title: Konso agriculture

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of Ethiopian studies -- Vol. 8, no. 1

Published By: Original publisher Journal of Ethiopian studies -- Vol. 8, no. 1 Addis Ababa: Haile Sellassie I University, Institute of Ethiopian Studies. 1970. 31-43 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by C. R. Hallpike

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. Konso (MP17)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Tillage (241); Cereal agriculture (243); Vegetable production (244); Arboriculture (245); Domesticated animals (231); Agricultural science (242); Land use (311); Climate (132); Topography and geology (133); Water supply (312); Soil (134); Diet (262); Labor supply and employment (464); Functional and adaptational interpretations (182);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article argues that Konso agriculture constitutes a unique set of land use and labor exchange practices well-suited to the area’s mountainous terrain, water scarcity and depleted soils. Included are descriptions of the construction of erosion-protecting stone terraces following the contours of hillsides, conservation of rainwater with wells and reservoirs, applications of manure, and mixed cultivation of a wide variety of cereal, root and tree crops.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

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. mp17-003

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

Note: Includes bibliographical reference (p. 41)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1965-1967

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 Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1965-1967

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Konso Special Woreda, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region, Ethiopia

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


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