Freeman, Thomas Walter. Inishbofin: an Atlantic island

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

Title: Inishbofin: an Atlantic island

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Economic Geography -- Vol. 34

Published By: Original publisher Economic Geography -- Vol. 34 Worcester, Mass: Clark University. 1958. 202-209 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication T. W. Freeman

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Rural Irish (ER06)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Land use (311); Public welfare (657); Settlement patterns (361); External migration (167); Domesticated animals (231);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a brief examination of the economic geography of an island off the northwest coast of County Galway. The focus is on fishing and potato farming, the landscape, and the settlement pattern and population. The author notes that the relative comfort of the population was made possible only by government assistance; the island is not self-supporting under modern economic conditions.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

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. er06-012

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1954

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 Geographer-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Timothy J. O'Leary; 1960

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1890-1954

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Inishbofin, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Country life--Ireland//Ireland--Social life and customs

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