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Human Relations Area Files (HRAF):(ceased publication 1994)

  • The information in HRAF is organized by ethnic and political units. The primary objective in the selection of these societies has been to build an adequate sample of the world's cultures for comparative research. Includes published sources, unpublished manuscripts, results of fieldwork, etc. The collection also includes a Guideand Bibliography.
  • See also eHRAF World Cultures. eHRAF online is an extension of the HRAF collection on microfiche. Combined they cover nearly 400 cultures altogether.