Mluanda, Martin. Traditional practices among the Luguru in eastern Tanzania

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

Title: Traditional practices among the Luguru in eastern Tanzania

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Bulletin of the International Committee on Urgent Anthropological and Ethnological Research -- No. 13

Published By: Original publisher Bulletin of the International Committee on Urgent Anthropological and Ethnological Research -- No. 13 Vienna, Austria: Published by the Committee's Secretariat. 1971. 57-65 p. map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Martin Mluanda

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 General character of religion (771); Cult of the dead (769); Organized ceremonial (796); Puberty and initiation (881); Techniques of socialization (861); Spirits and gods (776); Animism (774); Avoidance and taboo (784); Purification and atonement (783); Menstruation (841); Childbirth (844); Missions (797);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a brief description of aspects of traditional Luguru religion, with particular focus on collectively-enforced norms and moralistic restrictions related to puberty/menarche, first pregnancy, childbirth, and sexual intercourse. The main concern of the discussion is to determine whether these customary practices can be of some help in trying to expand Christianity at the lineage and community levels.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. fn32-005

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1964-1968

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 Native clergy-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). 1964-1968

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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