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SCCS Books—Purchased from Barry Isaac - the Sale List was prepared and paid for by Douglas R. White Z-0005Protected backup, the School for Advanced Research - McElvain Library, Santa Fe, and the Santa Fe Institute (mentored by C.C. Wood, SFI).

A. Edited Collections (Each includes 1 or more chapters on SCCS units.)=

1. Bascom, William & M. J. Herskovits, eds. (1970) Continuity and Change in African Cultures. U Chicago. cloth. 309 pp. [Lystad on Ashanti, Ames on Wolof]

2. Colson, Elizabeth, and Max Gluckman, eds. (1959) Seven Tribes of British Central Africa. Manchester Univ. cloth. dj. 409pp. [Gluckman on Lozi, Richards on Bemba, Wilson on Nyakyusa]

3. Forde, Daryll, ed. (1965) African Worlds. Oxford U. paper. 243 pp. [Little on Mende, Lienhardt on Shilluk, Busia on Ashanti, Mercier on Dahomey]

4. Fortes, Meyer & E. E. Evans-Pritchard, eds. (1950) African Political Systems. Oxford U. cloth. dj (torn at top). 302 pp. A BIG FOXED BUT TEXT CLEAN. [Richards on Bemba]

5. Fortes, Meyer & G. Dieterlen, eds. (1966) African Systems of Thought. Oxford U. cloth. dj. 392 pp. [Lewis on Somali]

6. Gray, Robert F., and Philip H. Gulliver, eds. (1964) The Family Estate in Africa. Boston Univ. cloth. dj. 265pp. [Kopytoff on Suku]

7. Middleton, John, and David Tait, eds. (1967), Tribes without Rulers. Routledge & Kegan Paul. Cloth. dj (torn). 234pp. INK UNDERLINING ON THE FIRST FIVE PAGES. [Bohannan on Tiv]

8. Radcliffe-Brown, A. R., and Daryll Forde, eds. (1958) African Systems of Kinship and Marriage. Oxford Univ. cloth. 399pp. COVER FADED. [Wilson on Nyakyusa, Gluckman on Lozi, Fortes on Ashanti]

B. Ethnographies (SCCS # in parenthesis)

I. Africa

Thonga (#3)

9. Junod, H. A. (1962) The Life of a South African Tribe. 2 volumes. University. Book reprint of the 1927 ed. Cloth. 559pp, 660p.

Lozi (#4)

10. Gluckman, Max (1955) The Judicial Process among the Barotse. Manchester U. cloth. 386pp + 2 fold-out end-maps. EX-LIBRIS.

Mbundo (#5)

11. McCulloch, Merram (1952) The Ovimbundu of Angola. International African Institute (London). Paper. 50pp. + fold-out end-map.

12. Childs, G. M. (1940) Umbundu Kinship and Character. Oxford U. cloth. 245pp.

13. Edwards, A. C. (1962) The Ovimbundu Under Two Sovereignties. Oxford U. cloth. dj. 169pp.

14. Birmingham, David (1966) Trade and Conflict in Angola: The Mbundu and Their Neighbors Under the Influence of the Portuguese, 1483-1790. Oxford U. cloth. dj. 178pp.

Bemba (#7)

15. Richards, Audrey I. (1982) Chisungu: A Girl’s Initiation Ceremony among the Bemba of Zambia. Tavistock. Paper. 224 pp. (reprinting of the 1956 ed.)0

16. Roberts, Andrew Dunlop (1973) A History of the Bemba. U. Wisconsin. Cloth. 420pp.

Nyakyusa (#8)

17. Wilson, Monica (1977) For Men and Elders. Africana Publ. Co. cloth. dj. 209pp. + 5 fold-out sheets of genealogies in end-pocket.

18. Wilson, Monica (1970) Communal Rituals of the Nyakyusa. Oxford U. cloth. 228pp. (reprint of 1959 ed.)

19. Charsley, S. R. (1969) The Princes of Nyakyusa. East African Publ House (Nairobi). Paper. 125pp.

Kikuyu (#11)

20. Leakey, L. S. B. (1952) Mau Mau and the Kikuyu. Metheun. Cloth. 115pp.

21. Lambert, H. E. (1956) Kikuyu Social and Political Institutions. Oxford U. cloth. 149pp.

22. Lambert, H. E. (1963) The Systems of Land Tenure in the Kikuyu Land Unit. Cape Town Univ. Paper. 183pp. (reprint of 1949 ed.; mimeographed on slick paper)

Ganda (#12)

23. Roscoe, J. (1965) The Baganda. Cass (London) reprinting of 1911 ed. Cloth. dj. 547pp.

24. Fallers, Margaret C. (1968) The Eastern Lacustrine Bantu (Ganda, Soga). Internat’l African Inst. (London). Paper. 87pp + fold-out end-map.

25. Gutkind, Peter C. W. (1963) The Royal Capital of Buganda: A Study of Internal Conflict and External Ambiguity. Mouton. cloth. dj. 330pp. + fold-out “Glossary”, 7 maps (5 fold-out), 9 plates, and fold-out of “Officers Connected with the Administration of the Kibuga 1909-1958” (inside back cover).

26. Low, D. A., and R. C. Pratt (1960) Baganda and British Overrule: Two Studies. Oxford U. cloth. dj. 373 pp.

27. Low, D. A. (1971) The Mind of Buganda: Documents of the Modern History of an African Kingdom. U. California. cloth. dj. 234 pp.

28. Richards, Audrey I. (1966) The Changing Structure of a Ganda Village. East African Publ. House (Nairobi). Paper. 116 pp.

Tiv (#16)

29. Bohannan, Paul (1957) Justice and Judgment among the Tiv. Oxford U. cloth.221 pp. .

30. Bohannan, Paul & Laura (1969) The Tiv of Central Nigeria. International African Institute (London). Paper. 103pp + end-map.

31. East, Rupert (1965) Akiga’s Story: The Tiv Tribe as Seen by One of Its Members. 2nd ed. Oxford U. cloth. 444pp.

32. Keil, Charles (1979) Tiv Song. U. Chicago. Paper. 301pp.

Katab of the Jos Plateau (#16 SCCS alternative unit)

33. Meek, C. K. (1931) Tribal Studies in Northern Nigeria. 2 volumes. Kegan Paul. Cloth. Vol. I = 582 pp + 60 pl + end-map; Vol. II = 633 pp + 48 pl. VOL. 2 IS EX-LIBRIS, WITH LOOSE FRONT HINGE.

Ibo (#17)

34. Forde, Daryll, and G. I. Jones (1967) The Ibo and Ibibio-Speaking Peoples of South-Eastern Nigeria. International African Institute (London). Re-issue of 1950 ed. Paper. 94pp + fold-out end-map.

35. Meek, C. K. (1970) Law and Authority in a Nigerian Tribe. Barnes & Noble. (reprint of 1937 ed.) cloth. 372 pp + fold-out end-map. TEAR IN BACK COVER (1” x ½ ”), but otherwise fine.

36. Green, M. M. (1964) Ibo Village Affairs. Cass. 2nd ed. Cloth. dj. 262 pp + fold-out end-map.

Dahomey (#18)

37. Herskovits, M. J. & F. S. (1933) An Outline of Dahomean Religious Belief. American Anthro Assoc Memoir 41. paper. 77pp. COVER REPAIRED WITH BLACK TAPE AT TOP & BOTTOM.

38. Herskovits, M. J. & F. S. (1970) Dahomean Narrative. 3rd printing. Northwestern U. cloth. 490 pp.

Ashanti (#19)

39. Lewin, T. J. (1978) Asante before the British. U. Kansas. Cloth. dj. 312pp.

40. Busia, K. A. (1958) The Position of the Chief in the Modern Political Systems of Ashanti. Oxford U. cloth. dj—torn. 233 pp.

41. Danqua, J. B. (1968) The Akan Doctrine of God. 2nd ed. Cass. Cloth. 206pp. EX-LIBRIS.

42. Manoukian, Madenline (1950) Akan and Ga-Adangme Peoples of the Gold Coast. International African Instit. (London). Paper. 112 pp. + fold-out end-map.

43. Rattray, R. S. (1959) Religion and Art in Ashanti. Oxford U. cloth. dj—torn. 414 pp.

44. Rattray, R. S. (1969) Ashanti Law and Constitution. Negro U. Press. (reprint of 1911 ed.) cloth. 420pp.

45. Meyerowitz, Eva L. R. (1958) The Akan of Ghana. Faber & Faber. Cloth. —torn. 164 pp.

Mende (#20)

46. Reeck, Darrell (1976) Deep Mende: Religious Interactions in a Changing African Rural Society. Leiden: Brill. cloth. 102pp.

47. Harris, W. T., and Harry Sawyerr (1968) The Springs of Mende Belief and Conduct. Freetown: Univ Sierra Leone. cloth. dj. 152pp.

48. Kilson, Marion (1976) Royal Antelope and Spider: West African Mende Tales. Cambridge, MA: Langdom Assoc. paper. 374pp.

49. McCulloch, Merram (1950) Peoples of the Sierra Leone Protectorate. London: International African Institute. paper. 102pp + end-map.

Wolof (#21)

50. Gamble, David (1967) The Wolof of Senegambia. Internat’l African Inst (London). Paper. 110pp + end-map.

Bambara (#22)

51. Dieterlen, G., and Y. Cisse (1972) Les fondements de la societe d’initiation du Komo. Mouton. Paper. 326pp.

52. Courlander, Harold, with Ousame Sako (1982) The Heart of the Ngoni. Crown Publ. (N.Y.) cloth. dj. 178pp.

Songhai (#24)

53. Rouche, Jean (1954) Les Songhay. Presses Univ de France. Paper. 100pp + end-map.

Wodaabe Fulani (#25)

54. Stenning, D. J. (1964) Savannah Nomads. Oxford U. cloth. dj. 266pp.

Hausa (#26)

55. Smith, M. G. (1978) The Affairs of Daura: History & Change in a Hausa State,

1800-1958. U. California. cloth.  dj.  532pp.

56. Smith, Mary (1955) Baba of Karo: A Woman of the Moslem Hausa. Philosophical Libr. (N.Y.). cloth. dj—torn. 299pp. + end-map.

57. Greenberg, Joseph (1946) The Influence of Islam on a Sudanese Religion. Am Ethnol Soc Mngr #10. cloth. 73pp.

58. Besmer, Fremont E. (1983) Horses, Musicians and Gods. Zaria: Ahmadu Bello U. cloth. 290 pp.

Massa (#27)

59. Garine, Igor de (1964) Les Massa du Cameroun. Presses Univ. de France. Paper. 250pp + 8 b/w photos.

Azande (#28)

60. Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (1968) Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic among the Azande. Oxford U. cloth. dj. 558 pp + 34 plates.

61. Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (1974) Man and Woman among the Azande. Faber & Faber. cloth. dj. 197pp.

62. Singer, André, and Brian V. Street (1972) Zande Themes: Essays Presented to Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard. Rowan & Littlefield (N.J.). cloth. dj. 188pp.

Shilluk (#31)

63. Westermann, Diedrich (1970) The Shilluk People. Negro Univ Press (reprint of 1912 ed.). cloth. 312pp.

64. Seligman, C. G. & Brenda Z. (1965) Pagan Tribes of the Nilotic Sudan. Routledge & Kegan Paul (reprint of 1932 ed.). cloth. dj—torn. 565pp + 40 plates + end-map.

Somali (#36)

65. Lewis, I. M. (1955) Peoples of the Horn of Africa. Internat’l African Inst (London). paper. 200pp + fold-out end-map.

66. Lewis, I. M. (1965) The Modern History of Somaliland. Weidenfeld & Nicolson (London). cloth. dj (fair). 234pp.

67. Lewis, I. M. (1961) A Pastoral Democracy. Oxford U. cloth. 320pp + 2 fold-out genealogies. EX-LIBRIS but clean.

68. Abokor, Axmed Cali (1987) The Camel in Somali Oral Traditions. Scandinavian Inst of African Studies. Cloth. dj. 95pp.

69. Cassanelli, Lee V. (1982) The Shaping of Somali Society. U. Penn. cloth. dj. 311pp.

Amhara (#37)

70. Levine, Donald (1970) Wax and Gold.

71. Hoben, Allan (1973) Land Tenure among the Amhara of Ethiopia. U. Chicago. cloth. 273pp. COVER DIRTY (but not too bad).

Kenuzi Nubians (#39)

72. Herzog, Rolf (1957) Die Nubier. Akademie-Verlag (Berlin). cloth. dj—torn.

218pp + 36 photos & end-map.

Teda (#40)

73. Cline, Walter (1950) The Teda of Tibesti, Borku and Kawar in the Eastern Sahara. Geo Banta Publ Co (Wisc.). boards. 52pp.

74. Briggs, Lloyd Cabot (1960) Tribes of the Sahara. Harvard U. cloth. dj. 295pp.

75. Briggs, Lloyd Cabot (1958) The Living Races of the Sahara Desert. Harvard/Peabody Museum. paper. 217pp + 64 photos.

Tuareg (#41)

76. Keenan, Jeremy (1977) The Tuareg: People of Ahaggar. Allen Lane (London). cloth. Dj. 385pp.

Riffians (#42)

77. Coon, Carleton S. (1931) Tribes of the Rif. Harvard U. boards. 417pp + 67 plates.

II. Near East and Europe

Rwala Bedouin (#46)

78. Musil, Alois (1928) The Manners and Customs of the Rwala Bedouins. Am Geogr Soc. cloth. 712 pp. SMALL TEAR IN TOP OF SPINE, but overall GOOD.

Yurak Samoyed (#53)

79. Donner, Kai (1954) Among the Samoyed in Siberia. AES/HRAF. paper. 176 pp

III. Asia

Toda (#61)

80. Emeneau, M. B. (1974) Ritual Structure and Language Structure of the Todas. Am Phil Soc, Trans (n.s.), Vol 64, Pt 4. paper. 103 pp.

Santal (#62)

81. Somers, George E. (1977) The Dynamics of Santal Traditions in a Peasant Society. Schenkman. cloth. dj. 253pp. TEAR IN P. 39, TAPED.

82. Culshaw, W. J. (1949) Tribal heritage: A Study of the Santals. Lutterworth (UK). cloth. dj (worn/taped). 211 pp.

83. Orans, Martin (1965) The Santal: A Tribe in Search of a Great Tradition. Wayne St U. cloth. dj. 154pp.

84. Archer, W. G. (1974) The Hill of Flutes. U Pitt. cloth. dj. 375 pp.

Kazak (#65)

85. Hudson, Alfred E. (1938) Kazak Social Structure. Yale Univ Publ in Anth #20. paper. 109 pp. SPINE TAPED AT TOP & BOTTOM.

Burmese (#71)

86. Shway Yoe (J. G. Scott) (1963) The Burman: His Life and Notions. Norton.

paper. 609pp.

North Vietnamese (#73)

87. Hickey, Gerald C. (1968) Village in Vietnam. Yale. paper. 325 pp.

Andamanese (#79)

88. Cipriani, Lidio (1966) The Andaman Islanders. Praeger. cloth. dj. 159 pp + 19 b/w photos. EX-LIBRIS BUT VERY GOOD.

Forest Vedda (#80)

89. Seligman, C. G. & Brenda Z. (1911) The Veddas. Cambridge. cloth. 463pp + 71 plates. VERY WORN and END-POCKET EMPTY, but good reading copy.

Negri Sembilan (#82)

90. Josselin de Jong, P. E. de (1952) Minangkabau and Negri Sembilan: Socio-Political Structure in Indonesia. The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff. paper. 206pp. 91. Dewey, Alice G. (1962) Peasant Marketing in Java. Free Press. cloth. dj.


Javanese (#83)

92. Koentjaraningrat, R. M. (1957) Preliminary Description of the Javanese Kinship

System. Yale S-E Asia Studies. paper. 106 pp.

Balinese (#84)

93. Covarrubias, Miguel (1965) Island of Bali. Knopf. cloth. 417pp + frontispiece

map + 30pp photos. EX-LIBRIS but excellent.

Iban (#85)

94. Freeman, Derek (1970) Report on the Iban of Sarawak. LSE Monographs in Social Anth #41. cloth. 317 pp.

95. Gomes, Edwin H. (1911) Seventeen Years among the Sea Dyaks of Borneo. Seeley & Co, UK. cloth. 343 pp + 31 photo plates. A FEW UNOBTRUSIVE MARKINGS.

96. Sandin, Benedict (1968) The Sea Dayaks of Borneo. Michigan St U. cloth. dj. 134 pp + 16 photo plates.

IV. Pacific

Alorese (#89)

97. DuBois, Cora (1969) The People of Alor. 2 volumes (bound together in

this reissue of the 1944 classic). Harvard. cloth. dj. 654 pp.

Aranda (#91)

98. Strehlow, T. G. H. (1947) Aranda Traditions. Melbourne Univ. cloth. 181pp + fold-out end-map. SPINE FADED & WORN. VERY SCARCE.

Orokaiva (#92)

99. Schwimmer, Erik (1973) Exchange in the Social Structure of the Orokaiva.

 St. Martin’s. cloth. dj  244 pp.

Kapauku (#94)

100. Pospisil, Leopold (1958) Kapauku Papuans and Their Law. Yale Publ in Anth

#54. paper. 294 + 8 plates.

101. Pospisil, Leopold (1963) Kapauku Papuan Economy. Yale Univ Publ in Anth

  1. 67. paper. 502pp.

Kwoma (#95)

102. Whiting, J. W. M. (1941) Becoming a Kwoma. Yale. cloth . dj. 226 pp.

Manus (#96)

103. Mead, Margaret (1968) Growing Up in New Guinea. Apollo. paper. 384 pp.

104. Mead, Margaret (1975) New Lives for Old. Morrow. paper. 548 pp.

105. Fortune, Reo F. (1969) Manus Religion. Bison Books. paper. 391 pp.

106. Romanucci-Ross, Lola (1985) Mead’s Other Manus. Bergin & Garvey. cloth. 230pp.

New Irelanders (#97)

107. Powdermaker, Hortense (1971) Life in Lesu. Norton. paper. 352 pp.

Trobrianders (#98)

108. Malinowski, B. (1965) Coral Gardens and Their Magic. 2 volumes. Indiana

Univ. cloth. 500pp & 350pp.

109. Weiner, Annette (1976) Women of Value, Men of Renown. Texas. cloth. 299pp.

110. Hutchins, Wdwin (1980) Culture and Inference: A Trobriand Case Study.

Harvard. cloth. dj. 143pp.

Siuai (#99)

111. Oliver, Douglas, 1955, A Solomon Island Society. Harvard. cloth. dj. 533pp.

Tikopia (#100)

112. Hooper, Anthony (1981) Why Tikopia Has Four Clans. Royal Anth Inst, Occ Paper No. 38. paper. 70 pp.

Fijians (#102)

113. Williams, Thomas & James Calvert (1859) Fiji and the Fijians. D. Appleton & Co. cloth. 551 pp. EX-LIBRIS & REBOUND, but clean and usable.

Maori (#104)

114. Maning, F. E. (1922) Old New Zealand (with “Introduction” by T. M. Hocken).

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd, Melbourne.  cloth.  386 pp.  

115. Cowan, James (1930) Tales of the Maori Coast. Fie Arts Ltd, Wellington. cloth. 197 pp.

116. Best, Elsdon (1952) The Maori As He Was. Govt Priter, Wellington. cloth. dj (with tears). 296 pp.

117. Best, Elsdon (1954) Some Aspects of Maori Myth and Religion. Dominion Museum Monograph #1. paper. 43 pp.

118. Ausubel, David P. (1965) Maori Youth. Holt. paper. 221 pp.

119. Firth, Raymond (1959) Economics of the New Zealand Maori. 2nd edition. Wellington: R. E. Owen. 519pp + plates & foldl-in map.

120. Hawthorn, H. B. (1944) The Maori: A Study in Acculturation. Am Anth Assoc Memoir #64. paper. 130 pp.

121. Simmons, D. R. (1976) The Great New Zealand Myth. Reed. cloth. dj. 504 pp.

122. Hanson, F. Allan & Louise (1983) Counterpoint in Maori Culture. Routledge.

 paper.  dj.  232 pp.

123. Vayda, A. P. (1960) Maori Warfare. Wellington: The Polynesian Society, Maori Monograph #2. cloth. dj. 141pp.

Marquesans (#105)

124. Thomas, Rev. Robert (1980) The Marquesas Islands: Their Description and Early History. Brigham Young U. paper. 83 pp.

125. Suggs, Robert C. (1966) Marquesan Sexual Behavior. Harcourt, Brace & World.

cloth. dj. 251pp.

Samoans (#106)

126. Mead, Margaret (1969) Social Organization of Manu’a. Bishop Museum Reprint, Bulletin 76. paper. 237 pp.

Trukese (#109)

127. Goodenough, Ward H. (1951) Property, Kin and Community on Truk. Yale Publ in Anth #46. paper. 192 pp + 22 kinship charts.

128. Goodenough, Ward H. (1953) Native Astronomy in the Central Carolines.

Univ Penn Museum Monographs.  paper. 46 pp.

129. Gladwin, Thomas, and Seymour B. Sarason (1953) Truk: Man in Paradise. Viking Fund Publ in Anth #23. paper. 655 pp + 8 plates.

130. LeBar, Frank W. (1964) The Material Culture of Truk. Yale Publ in Anth #68. paper. 185 pp.

Yapese (#110)

131. Labby, David (1976) The Dymystification of Yap. U Chicago. cloth. dj. 144 pp.

Palauans (#111)

132. Force, Roland W. (1960) Leadership and Cultural Change in Palau. Fieldiana, Anthro Vol 50. paper. 211 pp.

133. Smith, DeVerne Reed (1983) Palauan Social Structure. Rutgers. cloth. dj. 348 pp.

134. Ferreira, Celio (1987) Palauan Cosmology: Dominance in a Traditional

Micronesian Society. Gothenburg Studies in Social Anthropology 
  1. 11. paper. 303 pp.

Ifugao (#112)

135. Barton, R. F. (1938) Philippine Pagans: The Autobiographies of Three Ifugaos. Geo Routledge & Sons. Cloth. 271 pp + 24 plates + 2 maps. EX-LIBRIS; COVER WORN BUT TEXT PERFECT.

136. Barton, R. F. (1963) Autobiographies of Three Pagans in the Philippines. University Books, NY. cloth dj 271 pp + 22 plates (reprint of 1938 ed., with “Introduction” by Nancy O. Lurie).

137. Barton, R. F. (1919) Ifugao Law. U. Cal. Publ. in Am. Arch. & Ethnol. 15:1. paper. 127pp + 33 photo plates.

138. Barton, R. F. (1922) Ifugao Economics. U.Cal. Publ. in Am. Arch. & Ethnol. paper. 15:5:385-446 (+ 8 plates). paper.

139. Barton, R. F. (1946) The Religion of the Ifugaos. Am. Anth. Assoc., Memoir 65. paper. 219pp.

140. Barton, R. F. (1956) The Mythology of the Ifugaos. Am. Folklore Soc., Memoirs, Vol. 46. paper. 244pp.

141. Barton, R. F. (1930) The Half Way Sun. NY: Brewer & Warren. cloth. 315pp. TOP OF SPINE WORN.

V. South America

Saramacca (#165)

142. Kahn, Morton C. (1931) Djuka: The Bush Negroes of Dutch Guiana. Viking Pr. cloth. 233 p + 37 plates.

143. Herskovits, Melville & Frances (1936) Suriname Folk-Lore. Columbia U. cloth. 766 pp + 27 plates. EX-LIBRIS BUT GOOD.

Examples of Checking Pinpoint dates for SCCS and the Ethnographic Atlas

Your confusion is legitimate. Although sharing foci in space/group the objective in SCCS was always to take best described EARLIEST societies, so someone should check all 186 to see how often this occurs. The transfer in the dataset from EA to the 186 was done after the 1969 article was published and sofar as I know there was no accompanying publication to explain the temporal differences.

how do I know if this applies to the focal community in the SCCS as well as the EA?

You don't, without checking the earlier sources.

Sometimes a quick Google check (here: 4th item) tells you on what page to look http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=Cushing,+Stevenson+Zuni+inheritance&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 and if you have the SAR bibliography at http://intersci.ss.uci.edu/wiki/index.php/72_Society_SCCS_book_collection_at_the_School_for_Advanced_Research,_Santa_Fe and one or both sources are there (other books for SCCS are in their catalog) you can visit their library

-- Doug White http://intersci.ss.uci.edu/wiki/index.php/DW_home

On 5/7/12 11:09 AM, Laura Fortunato wrote:

Hi Doug,
Thanks for this, but I am still confused. For example, I have been looking at the inheritance data for Zuni. 

This is the relevant entry in Murdock & White (1969):

149. Zuni (Nh4: 183) of Province 162 (Pueblo-Navaho). Language: Zunian. Economy: A. Organization: I, M. Focus: The village of Zuni (35˚ to 35˚30'N, 108˚30' to 109˚W) in 1880, approximately the beginning of the field work of both Cushing and Stevenson. HRAF: NT23 (a). Authorities: Cushing, Stevenson.

Here is the corresponding entry from the relevant installment of the EA:

Nh4: Zuni. L: 35N, 109W. T: 1910. P: 2,250 in 1941.
Eggan, F. 1950. Social Organization of the Western Pueblos. Chicago.
Kroeber, A. L. 1917. Zuni Kin and Clan. Anth. Pap. Amer. Mus. Nat. Hist. 18: 39-204.
Stevenson, M. C. 1904. The Zuni Indians. Ann. Rep. Bur. Amer. Ethn. 23: 233-608.
Smith, W., and J. M. Roberts. 1954. Zuni Law. Pap. Peabody Mus. Amer. Arch. Ethn., Harvard Univ. 43: 1-175.

So it seems that this particular society is pinpointed in space but not in time (1880 in the SCCS vs. 1910 in the EA). The reason this seems relevant is that there is a comment in another installment of the EA that "A man's land is inherited by his daughters". Now, how do I know if this applies to the focal community in the SCCS as well as the EA?

Many thanks,
On May 7, 2012, at 10:53 AM, Doug White wrote:
And so, yes, the pinpointed inheritance data do exist for the SCCS communities from most of those EA codings.

On 5/7/12 9:19 AM, Laura Fortunato wrote:

Hi Doug,

I have a question abou the SCCS inheritance codes (variables 278 and 279).

If I understand correctly, these data were coded for the societies in the EA, which means that they are not necessarily pinpointed to the communities in the SCCS.

Could you please confirm whether this is correct? If so, do pinpointed inheritance data exist for the SCCS communities?

Many thanks, Laura