Abwa, Daniel. The Banen and slavery

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

Title: The Banen and slavery

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Paideuma: Mitteilungen zur Kulturkunde -- bd. 41

Published By: Original publisher Paideuma: Mitteilungen zur Kulturkunde -- bd. 41 Frankfurt am Main: Frobenius Institute. 1995. 107-125 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Daniel Abwa ; translated from the original French version by John Bime

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2021. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Banen (FH26)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Accumulation of wealth (556); Classes (565); Slavery (567); Sanctions (681); Aftermath of combat (727);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this article the author discusses the institution of slavery among the Banen, who recognized three social levels: original settlers, recent immigrants, and slaves. Slaves were prisoners of war, kidnapped travelers, or violators of Banen law and customs. They were identified by special tattoos and were bought and sold in markets. Slaves could marry and have children.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. fh26-004

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. 124-125)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1976-1977, 1981-1982

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 Ethnologist, 4-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Ian Skoggard; 2020

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1883-1953

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Ndikiniméki and Bokito subdivisions, Mbam-et-Inoubou, Centre Region, Cameroon

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


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