Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.
Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Colson, Audrey Butt
The Nilotes of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Uganda
Published By: Original publisher
London: International African Institute. 1952. 45-67 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2010. 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
Cultural identity and pride (186);
Community structure (621);
Territorial hierarchy (631);
Chief executive (643);
General character of religion (771);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This account by a professional anthropologist, provides a
convenient summary of materials found elsewhere in the file on the social, political and
religious organization of the Shilluk. While the treatment is necessarily summary and brief
it covers adequately the information found in the published accounts of Shilluk.
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
First ed. published in 1952 under title: The Nilotes
of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and Uganda Includes bibliographical references(p. 182-198) Only
pages 45-67 are included in the Shilluk collection
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.
Betty Potash ; 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)
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Shilluk (African people)