Category Archives: eHRAF Highlights

West African burial practices: using eHRAF’s Advanced Search

The couple of steps show you how you can search for “West African burial practices” using HRAF’s online ethnographic database. STEP 1. Cultures and Topics Covered in eHRAF World Cultures First become familiar with the…

Refining Searches by Subsistence Type

If you want to focus your research on cultures grouped by similar subsistence patterns, eHRAF now makes this process easy. We have categorized all the cultures in eHRAF by major subsistence types such as primarily…

A Cross-Cultural Search for Edible Insects

This image of an Advanced Search in the eHRAF World Cultures database shows a combination of OCM subjects and keywords that can be used in a cross-cultural study to find ethnographic texts on eating insects, and…