Lin, Yaohua, 1910-2000. The Lolo of Liang-shan

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Title: The Lolo of Liang-shan

Published By: Shanghai, China: The Commercial Press, 1947. 134 p.: ill.

By line: [by] Yueh-hwa Lin ; translated by Ju Shu Pan

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: HRAF, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Yi (AE04)

Subjects: Slavery (567); Regulation of marriage (582); Kinship terminology (601); Clans (614); Community structure (621); Inter-community relations (628); Territorial hierarchy (631);

Abstract: This source is a general account of the Lolo by a renown Chinese anthropologist. The author describes class organization, economic activities and labor division, marriage and kinship systems, political organization and religious beliefs. A considerable portion of the book is devoted to clan feuds, slave raids, and warfare. The book is based on fieldwork undertaken by the author.

Document Number: 1

Document ID: ae04-001

Document Type: Monograph

Language: English translation from Chinese

Note: Translation of: Liang-shan Yi jia. The original Chinese text is available in paper and fiche collections but is not indexed for subjects. Translated from the Chinese for the Human Relations Area Files by Ju Shu Pan.

Field Date: 1943

Evaluation: Ethnologist-5

Analyst: Betty Potash; 1960 ; Ian Skoggard; 2010

Coverage Date: 1943

Coverage Place: Liang Shan, Sichuan Province, China

LCSH: Yi (Chinese people)/Ethnology--China


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