Kaufmann, Hans. The ?Auin: a contribution to the study of the Bushmen

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

Title: The ?Auin: a contribution to the study of the Bushmen

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Mitteilungen aus den deutschen Schutzgebieten -- Vol. 23

Published By: Original publisher Mitteilungen aus den deutschen Schutzgebieten -- Vol. 23 Berlin: [s.n.]. 1910. HRAF ms: 1-75 p. [Original: 135-160 p.] ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Hans Kaufmann

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2005. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. San (FX10)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Hunting and trapping (224); Diet (262); Normal garb (291); Ornament (301); Personal grooming (302); Body alterations (304); Dwellings (342); Weapons (411); Internal trade (438); Games (524); Music (533); Inter-community relations (628); General character of religion (771); Burial practices and funerals (764); ; Numeration (802); Ordering of time (805); Childbirth (844);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This account is a general source on San culture. The author, a government official stationed in the territory, has attempted to cover a wide range of culture elements and although the detail offered is slight, the number of aspects of San life gone into is considerable. There are data on material culture, economic life and property, marriage, law, war, chieftainship, games, puberty rites, childbirth, sickness and death, medical practices, etc.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 2

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. fx10-002

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 translation from German

Note: Translation of: [Die Auin. Ein Beitrag zur Buschmannforschung]|The original German text is not included Translated for the HRAF files by Richard Neuse in 1961

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1908

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 Government Official-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Betty Potash ; 1961

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

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Auen San, Namibia and Botswana

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings San (African people)


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