Anonymous. Data for a description of Korea

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

Title: Data for a description of Korea

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Vsesoiuznoe Geograficheskoe Obshchestvo, Izviestiia -- Vol. 2, no. 2

Published By: Original publisher Vsesoiuznoe Geograficheskoe Obshchestvo, Izviestiia -- Vol. 2, no. 2 1866. 31-41 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication an anonymous document ; translated into English by Leo Bromwhich

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 1998. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Korea (AA01)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Accumulation of wealth (556); Classes (565); Education system (871);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This document contains some interesting information on upper-class styles of life and characteristic privileges. Further data on the integration of ancestor worship and the class structure is included. The over-all treatment is sketchy, yet the information, in most respects, agrees with other sources and in some areas extends the range of information on the yangban class in Korea. A brief discussion of the examination system, educational practices, and talent mobility is also interwoven into the text.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 47

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. aa01-047

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 translation from Russian

Note: This is an English translation of 'Materialy dlia opisaniia Korei' a portion of a Russian translation by the Russian sinologist, Archimandrite Paladii, of an unknown Chinese source published in Peking around 1850.|The original Russian text is not included Translated from the Russian for HRAF by Leo Bromwhich

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document No date

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 Unknown-3

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. ER ; 1951 ; MStJ ; 1952

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

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Koreans

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