Opler, Morris Edward, 1907-1996. Two villages of eastern Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), India: an analysis of similarities and differences

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Two villages of eastern Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), India: an analysis of similarities and differences

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph American Anthropologist -- Vol. 54

Published By: Original publisher American Anthropologist -- Vol. 54 Menasha: American Anthropological Association. 1952. 179-190 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication By Morris E. Opler and Rudra Datt Singh

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Uttar Pradesh (AW19)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Community structure (621); Castes (564); Occupational specialization (463); Real property (423); Social control (626); Status, role, and prestige (554); Citizenship (641); Settlement patterns (361); Sacred objects and places (778); Labor and leisure (461); Priesthood (793);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This study, based on field work, describes the Indian villages of Ramapur and Madhopur. The economic, political and social structure of each village is briefly discussed. There is considerable information on the ranking and powers of the various castes in each village. A final section points out the similarities and differences between the villages in such matters as caste constitution, land area, population, land ownership patterns, degree of isolation and tradition.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. aw19-003

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document none

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Ethnologist-5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Beverly Calsoyas; 1956

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1900-1952

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) State of Uttar Pradesh, India

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Uttar Pradesh (India)


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