Krauss, Ferdinand, 1812-1890. The Zulu

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

Title: The Zulu

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Africana notes and news -- Vol. 18, no. 5

Published By: Original publisher Africana notes and news -- Vol. 18, no. 5 [Johannesburg]: Africana Society. 1969. 201-220 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Ferdinand Krauss

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 Hunting and trapping (224); Tillage (241); Food preparation (252); Diet (262); Normal garb (291); Division of labor by gender (462); Dance (535); Chief executive (643); Executive household (644); Military organization (701); Military installations (712); Warfare (726); Theory of disease (753); Burial practices and funerals (764);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This source is the work of a naturalist who recorded his observations as he pursued his own work in Africa. It briefly surveys the development of Zulu political, military, and legal organization of the period, emphasizing the power of the king. Note is also taken of a wide variety of other aspects of Zulu life, including: sex roles, physical characteristics, dress, cooking methods, diet, crops cultivated and gathered, hunting techniques, beliefs about illness and burial practices.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 44

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. fx20-044

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 1839-1840

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 Natural scientist-3

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). 1800-1840

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

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


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