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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Marsh, Gordon H.
Human anatomical terms among the Aleutian Islanders
Published By: Original publisher
[s.l.]: [s.n.]. [n.d.]. [n.p.] [incomplete]
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
Gordon H. Marsh
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2007. 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
Burial practices and funerals (764);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
The author was the linguist on the Harvard Peabody Museum
Aleutian Expedition of 1949. This excellent paper on Aleut knowledge of human anatomy
includes a discussion of the sources of this knowledge and lists of Aleut anatomical terms.
These lists are not included.
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Component part(s), monograph
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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.
LSS ; 1950-1956
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Aleutian Islands, Alaska, United
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