Anderson, Douglas D.. Prehistory of north Alaska

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Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

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

Title: Prehistory of north Alaska

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Handbook of North American Indians. Arctic. Vol. 5, edited by David Damas

Published By: Original publisher Handbook of North American Indians. Arctic. Vol. 5, edited by David Damas Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution: For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O.. 1984. 80-93 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Douglas D. Anderson

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. Paleo-Arctic (ND60)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Anderson summarizes Alaska prehistory/archaeology from 20,000 BP to 1920 AD, describing the sites and archaeological material from each period. Only the data that pertain to the Paleo-Arctic tradition from 11,000 BP to 6,000 BP were indexed for OCM (Outline of Material Cultures)subjects .

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. nd60-004

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not specified

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 Archaeologist-4

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2007

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). earler than 11,000 BP-6000 BP (earlier than 9000 B.C.-4000 B.C.)

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Paleo-Indians


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