Swayne, H[arald] G[eorge] C[arlos]. Seventeen trips through Somaliland and a visit to Abyssinia: a record of exploration and big game shooting, with descriptive notes on the fauna of the country

Table of Contents

Publication Information

Paragraph Subjects (OCM)

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

Title: Seventeen trips through Somaliland and a visit to Abyssinia: a record of exploration and big game shooting, with descriptive notes on the fauna of the country

Published By: Original publisher London: R. Ward. 1900. xxii, 365 p., plates maps [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Major H. G. C. Swayne, R. E.

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1997. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Somali (MO04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Between the years 1884-1893, Swayne, then an officer in the British Army, undertook several journeys in (mainly British) Somaliland. This source is a record of his observations gained in these trips. It is useful for its descriptions of geography, nomadic life, settlement patterns, and material culture.

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. mo04-005

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

Note: Chapters III to XII (pages 43-353) that are devoted to Swayne's hunting and exploratory activities are not included

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1885-1897

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 Government Official-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Robert Lee ; 1959

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1883-1892

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Somalia, Djibouti, and southeastern Ethiopia

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Somalis

Cite

Copy and paste a formatted citation or use one of the links below to export the citation to your chosen bibliographic manager.

Export a Citation