Du Toit, Brian M., 1935-. Religious revivalism among urban Zulu

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

Title: Religious revivalism among urban Zulu

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Man: anthropological essays presented to O. F. Raum, edited by E. J. De Jager

Published By: Original publisher Man: anthropological essays presented to O. F. Raum, edited by E. J. De Jager Cape Town: C. Struik. 1971. 80-103 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Brian M. Du Toit

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2005. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Zulu (FX20)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Political movements (668); Magical and mental therapy (755); Shamans and psychotherapists (756); General character of religion (771); Revelation and divination (787); Prophets and ascetics (792); Congregations (794); Organized ceremonial (796);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source deals with the development of a revivalist religious cult among Zulu near Durban -- its antecedents, its leadership, its role in a society much altered since the 19th century peak of its military power. The revivalism includes many aspects of traditional Zulu culture, and the cult has a predominately religious character. The author was a professional anthropologist who did field research.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 34

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. fx20-034

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references The cult itself has been indexed for SECTS (794), and the leaders for PROPHETS AND ASCETICS (792).

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1969

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 Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Jan Simpson ; John Beierle ; 1979

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1969

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Kwa Mashu urban complex, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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


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