Beidelman, T. O. (Thomas O.), 1931-. Luguru

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

Title: Luguru

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Matrilineal peoples of eastern Tanzania

Published By: Original publisher Matrilineal peoples of eastern Tanzania London: International African Institute. 1967. 26-34 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By T. O. Beidelman

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2020. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Luguru (FN32)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Location (131); Climate (132); Topography and geology (133); Cultural identity and pride (186); Settlement patterns (361); Lineages (613); Clans (614); Rule of descent (611); Inter-community relations (628); Inter-ethnic relations (629); Form and rules of government (642); Real property (423); Inheritance (428); Regulation of marriage (582); Mode of marriage (583); Arranging a marriage (584); Family relationships (593); Cereal agriculture (243); Diet (262); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is an ethnographic sketch of Luguru culture and society as described in extant literature and official government reports. Themes covered include traditional history of lineages and clans, settlement patterns, political organization, land tenure, marriage customs and family life, and aspects of change and continuity since the 1920s.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 1

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. fn32-001

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 English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document No date given

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 Anthropologist-4/5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2020

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1910-1963

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Uluguru Mountains, Morogoro Region, Tanzania

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


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