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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Murdock, George Peter, 1897-1985
The Crows of the western plains
Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph
Our primitive contemporaries
Published By: Original publisher
Our primitive contemporaries
New York: The Macmillan Company. 1934. 264-290 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
George Peter Murdock
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2014. 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
Cultural identity and pride (186);
Community structure (621);
Settlement patterns (361);
Topography and geology (133);
Environmental quality (318);
Community heads (622);
External relations (648);
Research and development (654);
War veterans (729);
Inter-ethnic relations (629);
General character of religion (771);
Real property (423);
Annual cycle (221);
Hunting and trapping (224);
Acculturation and culture contact (177);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This general introduction to Crow culture and history has
been drawn from the works of various authorities.
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
Monograph Chapter Includes bibliographical references
9p. 288-290) This document has been filed in category 105 only
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.
Mary L. Bartlett ; 1954
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)
northern Great Plains, United States
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings