Price, David, 1940-1999. Nambiquara geopolitical organisation

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

Title: Nambiquara geopolitical organisation

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Man (N.S.) -- Vol. 22, no. 1

Published By: Original publisher Man (N.S.) -- Vol. 22, no. 1 [London]: [Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, etc.]. 1987. 1-24 p. maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication David Price

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Nambicuara (SP17)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Settlement patterns (361); Dwellings (342); Kin relationships (602); Family relationships (593); Community structure (621); Inter-community relations (628); Cultural identity and pride (186); Community heads (622); Research and development (654); Topography and geology (133); Environmental quality (318); Hunting and trapping (224); Collecting (222); Tillage (241); Burial practices and funerals (764); Visiting and hospitality (574);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article is concerned with the distribution of villages and inter-village relations among the Nambiquara Indians of Brazil. It shows that traditional Nambiquara villages housed closely related agnates with a wide variety of duties and privileges to one another. The author argues against the use of concepts of 'tribe' and 'band' for understanding the dynamics of these duties and privileges among villagers.

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. sp17-012

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

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 23-24)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1967-1970

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 Anthropologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Teferi Abate Adem; 2008

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1908-1987

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Mato Grosso and southern Rondonia states, Brazil

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Nambicuara Indians


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