Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan), 1902-1973. The Nuer of the Southern Sudan

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

Title: The Nuer of the Southern Sudan

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph African political systems, edited by Meyer Fortes and E. E. Evans-Pritchard

Published By: Original publisher African political systems, edited by Meyer Fortes and E. E. Evans-Pritchard London: Oxford University Press. 1940. 272-296 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By E. E. Evans-Pritchard

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Nuer (FJ22)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105); Age stratification (561); Lineages (613); Tribe and nation (619);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article briefly summarizes Nuer culture and emphasizes the political functions of its social systems. Tribal system, lineage system, age-system, and the settling of feuds and disputes are described and analyzed. No new information is presented beyond that to be found in greater detail in 1: Evans-Pritchard, The Nuer.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 10

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. fj22-010

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

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 1931-1936

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 Social Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Louise E. Sweet ; 1957

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1930-1936

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Sobat and Jonglei Provinces, Sudan

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

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