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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Barton, Roy Franklin, 1883-1947
The mythology of the Ifugaos
Published By: Original publisher
Philadelphia: American Folklore Society. 1955. x, 244 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
R. F. Barton. Foreword by Alfred L. Kroeber
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Literary texts (539);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
In this source, Barton analyzes various aspects of Ifugao
mythology. In Part I, he discusses the function of myth in Ifugao ritual, the form, style
and literary attributes of the myth and the classification and affiliations of principal
Ifugao myth motifs. Part II consists of the English texts of 30 Ifugao myths and TULUD
along with synopses and notes for each. The Ifugao text of four of the myths is also
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
English and Ifugao
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-244)
Footnotes appearing at the end of the book.
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.
Helen Gunsher Bornstein ; Dubravka Schmalzbauer ;
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)
Kiangan, Bitu, Ligauwe areas, northern Luzon,
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Ifugao (Philippine people)