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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Cole, C. W.
Report on land tenure Zaria Province
Published By: Original publisher
Kaduna, Nigeria: Government Printer. 1949. 6-32, 58-63 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
C. W. Cole
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2015. 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
Territorial hierarchy (631);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This source by a British colonial official is a discussion
of land tenure in what was then Zaria province, involving some Katab subgroups,
particularly the Jaba and the Kagoro. Materials include: summaries of population and
resources; native perspectives on land tenure; settlement patterns; and local history.
Change in native forms as a result of British and Hausa administration is emphasized.
Appendices detail population statistics for recognized tribes and chart Kagoro social
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.
Component part(s), monograph
Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references
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)
Kaduna state, Nigeria
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Katab (African people)