Price, David, 1940-1999. Real toads in imaginary gardens: Aspelin vs. Lévi-Strauss on Nambiquara nomadism

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

Title: Real toads in imaginary gardens: Aspelin vs. Lévi-Strauss on Nambiquara nomadism

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde -- Vol. 134

Published By: Original publisher Bijdragen tot de taal-, land- en volkenkunde -- Vol. 134 S'Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff. 1978. 149-161 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication P. 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 Tillage (241); (31); ; Settlement patterns (361); Inter-community relations (628); Diet (262); Arboriculture (245); Vegetable production (244); Annual cycle (221); Dwellings (342); Community structure (621);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This article revisits the controversy between Levi-Strauss and David Aspelin on dynamics of subsitence and settlment among the Nambiquara of Brazil. The author takes side with Aspelin to argue that Levi-Strauss's description underestimates the role of agriculture in Nambiquara culture and society.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 14

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. sp17-014

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. 155-156)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1967-1970, 1973-1976

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). 1900-1978

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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