Provides a cross-cultural database of information on all aspects of cultural and social life, organized into cultures and ethnic groups.
HRAF is an internationally recognized organization in the field of cultural anthropology. Its mission is to provide information that facilitates the cross-cultural study of human behavior, society and culture. As a multicultural database, eHRAF appeals to many academic disciplines in the social sciences, humanities, medicine, parks and recreation, and any other area with an interest in cultural diversity. This multi-cultural database provides you with in-depth information on all aspects of cultural and social life. Each culture or ethnic group contains a variety of source documents (books, articles, and dissertations) that have been indexed and organized.
Follow this tutorial http://www.yale.edu/hraf/tutorial_intro.htm which was designed to address the most frequenely asked questions about the eHRAF databases.
Human Relations Area Files Inc.