Adanson, M[ichel], 1727-1806. A voyage to Senegal, the isle of Goree, and the river Gambia

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

Title: A voyage to Senegal, the isle of Goree, and the river Gambia

Published By: Original publisher London: J. Nourse [etc.]. 1759. xiii, 337 p. map [incomplete]

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication M. Adanson

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1999. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Wolof (MS30)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Dwellings (342); Normal garb (291); Community heads (622); Settlement patterns (361); Descriptive somatology (142); Eating (264); Tillage (241); Visiting and hospitality (574); Etiquette (576);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document A translation of a French work, this is one of the earliest accounts of the Wolof. As might be expected, the author gives only a cursory description of the native houses, physical traits, clothing, food, etiquette, and agriculture as seen by a traveler two centuries ago.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 13

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. ms30-013

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Only pp. 35-41, 48-58, and 262-264 are included

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1749-1754

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 Natural Scientist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Robert Lee ; 1959

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). not specified; 1749-1754

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Isle of Goree, Senegal

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


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