Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.
Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Turnbull, Colin M.
Wayward servants: the two worlds of the African
Published By: Original publisher
Garden City, N.Y.: The Natural History Press. 1965. 14,
391 p. ill., maps
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
Colin M. Turnbull
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 1995. 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
Tribe and nation (619);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
On the basis of an extensive and close association with a
band of the Epulu net-hunters, Colin Turnbull examines the cultural factors contributing to
the cohesiveness of the Mbuti bands and their independence of villager control. Turnbull
rests the weight of his proof on examination of the puberty initiation and death rituals as
practiced in the band. Turnbull concludes that the Mbuti Pygmies are quite self-reliant and
have a value system which distinctly separates them fron the neighboring
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
Includes bibliography.|Includes index
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
1951, 1957, 1958
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.
Adolph Hoehling ; John Beierle
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)
Ituri Forest, Democratic Republic of the
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings