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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Morgan, Lewis Henry
Lloyd, Herbert M.
League of the Ho-De'-No-Sau-Nee or Iroquois. Vol. I.
Published By: Original publisher
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company. 1901. 338 p. ill.,
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
by Lewis Henry Morgan ; edited and annotated by Herbert M.
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 1996. 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
Territorial hierarchy (631);
General character of religion (771);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
Morgan's extended personal contact with the Iroquois
enabled him to produce this work that many regard the first true ethnography. Book I,
entitled 'Structure of the League,' discusses Iroquois life prior to and during the
American Revolution, the formation of the League, the structure of government, and a
comparison of this government with the nations of antiquity. In Book II, 'Spirit of the
League,' Morgan describes the religious beliefs, burial customs, games, dances, marriage,
war customs, etc., of the tribes comprising the League. The prophet, Handsome Lake, and his
successor, Sose-há-wä, are discussed. Volume II is included in this file as document no.
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Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Alice McCloskey ; 1954-1956
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New York State, United States
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