Cazes, Marie-Hélène. Endogamy among the Dogon of Boni, Mali

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

Title: Endogamy among the Dogon of Boni, Mali

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of biosocial science -- Vol. 22, no. 1

Published By: Original publisher Journal of biosocial science -- Vol. 22, no. 1 Oxford: Published for the Galton Foundation by Blackwell Scientific Publications. 1990. 85-99 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication M. H. Cazes

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Dogon (FA16)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Regulation of marriage (582); Lineages (613); Community structure (621);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a quantitative study of endogamy among 15 villages on four massifs. Cazes examines the extent to which the Dogon practice endogamy within the i) lineage, ii) village, and iii) massif. Cazes concludes that geographical distances between villages and population sizes of villages influence marriage choice more than marriage rules.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 36

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. fa16-036

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 references (p. 99)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1983

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 Demographer-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard ; 1999

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1983

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

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


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