Anonymous. Information on Brazil and of its leaders

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

Title: Information on Brazil and of its leaders

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Revista trimensal de historia e geographia -- Vol. 6

Published By: Original publisher Revista trimensal de historia e geographia -- Vol. 6 Rio de Janeiro: J.M. Nunes Garcia. 1844. 412-443 p. [incomplete]

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

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2003. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Tupinamba (SO09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Linguistic identification (197); Alcoholic beverages (273); Mode of marriage (583); Instigation of war (721); Aftermath of combat (727); Magicians and diviners (791);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author of this report was an anonymous Jesuit. The report contains only a few pages on the Indians but they give us some data which confirm other statements on important matters, like preferential marriage and revitalism.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 18

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. so09-018

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 translation from Portuguese

Note: This document consists of excerpts|Translation of: [Enformacao do Brazil, e de suas Capitanias]|The original Portuguese text is not included Translated for the HRAF files by Alfred Métraux prior to 1956 ; additional translation by Gary S. Vescelius ca. 1970

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1584

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 Missionary-3, 4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Alfred Métraux ; Gary Vescelius ; 1971

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1584

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Tupinamba Indians


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