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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Hewitt, B. George
Culture summary: Abkhazians
Published By: Original publisher
New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area
Files. 2009. online document
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
B. George Hewitt
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2009. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Culture summary (105);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is a culture summary of the Abkhazians.
Information is presented on major aspects of Abkhazian culture.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
This culture summary is based on the article
"Abkhazians" in the Encyclopedia of World Cultures, Vol. 6, Russia and
Eurasia/China, Paul Friedrich and Norma Diamond, eds. Boston, Mass.: G. K.
Hall & Co. 1994. The original article was revised by B. George Hewitt in
June, 2008. Includes bibliographical references.
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
John Beierle; 2007
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
900 BC-AD 2008
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings