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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Lin, Yaohua, 1910-2000
Pan, Ju Shu
The Lolo of Liang-shan
Published By: Original publisher
Shanghai, China: The Commercial Press. 1947. 134 p.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
[by] Yueh-hwa Lin ; translated by Ju Shu Pan
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.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Regulation of marriage (582);
Kinship terminology (601);
Community structure (621);
Inter-community relations (628);
Territorial hierarchy (631);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
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: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
English translation from Chinese
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: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
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
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
Betty Potash; 1960 ; Ian Skoggard; 2010
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Liang Shan, Sichuan Province, China
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Yi (Chinese people)/Ethnology--China