Cerulli, Enrico. The dancing of the Somali

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

Title: The dancing of the Somali

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Somalia, scritti vari editi ed inediti, Vol. 3, edited by Enrico Cerulli

Published By: Original publisher Somalia, scritti vari editi ed inediti, Vol. 3, edited by Enrico Cerulli Roma: Ministero degli Affari Esteri ; Instituto poligrafico dello Stato P.V.. 1964. HRAF Ms: 11 p. [original: 41-44 p.] ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Enrico Cerulli

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 Dance (535);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In addition to a brief discussion of some of the named dances performed by various Somali subgroups, and their functional value to the society as a whole, the greater part of this source deals in some detail with the various dance movements of a DAB-SID or Somali New Year's Day ceremony personally observed by the author at Mahaddäy on the Webi in August 1919.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 26

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. mo04-026

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 translation from Italian

Note: Translation of: La danza dei Somali.|The original Italian text is not included Includes bibliographical references Translated for the HRAF files by Piero Biancani

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1919

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 Lawyer, Social Scientist-4,5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. John Beierle ; Sigrid Khera ; 1972

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1919

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

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