Adams, Kathleen J.. The Barama River Caribs of Guyana restudied: forty years of cultural adaptation and population change

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

Title: The Barama River Caribs of Guyana restudied: forty years of cultural adaptation and population change

Published By: Original publisher Ann Arbor: University Microfilms. 1973. 4, 7, 155 l. ill.

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

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Barama River Carib (SR09)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF History (175); Composition of population (162); Acculturation and culture contact (177); Tillage (241); Kinship (600); Settlement patterns (361); External trade (439); Labor supply and employment (464); Sociocultural trends (178);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a restudy of the same people studied in 1: Gillin. It is based largely on secondary data, e.g., general archival data and government census reports, supplemented by field work. The purpose is to study the history of forty years of cultural change, '…from the perspective of the regional influences upon a local population.' (p. 144) Particular emphasis is given to changes in demography and settlement patterns. One chapter is devoted to changes in social organization. Footnotes are located at the end of each chapter.

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. sr09-002

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: UM73-6371 Thesis (Ph.D.)--Case Western University, 1972 Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-155) Data which refer to 1: Gillin have been indexed for History (175)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1970-1971

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. Marlene Martin ; John Beierle ; 1974

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1930-1972

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Upper Barama River; Baramita Air Strip; Guyana

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Carib Indians/Indians of South America--Guyana


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