Database of places, language, culture and environment: D-PLACE

D-PLACE contains cultural, linguistic, environmental and geographic information for over 1400 human ‘societies’. A ‘society’ in D-PLACE represents a group of people in a particular locality, who often share a language and cultural identity. All cultural descriptions are tagged with the date to which...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Format: Electronic | Database Research Data
Language:English
Check availability: HBZ Gateway
Published: Munich Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History [2016?]-
Further subjects:B Research data
B Database
Online Access: Free Access
Description
Summary:D-PLACE contains cultural, linguistic, environmental and geographic information for over 1400 human ‘societies’. A ‘society’ in D-PLACE represents a group of people in a particular locality, who often share a language and cultural identity. All cultural descriptions are tagged with the date to which they refer and with the ethnographic sources that provided the descriptions. The majority of the cultural descriptions in D-PLACE are based on ethnographic work carried out in the 19th and early-20th centuries (pre-1950)
Item Description:Gesehen am 15.01.2018