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

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

Title: The Lolo of Liang-shan

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

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. Yi (AE04)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Slavery (567); Regulation of marriage (582); Kinship terminology (601); Clans (614); 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 1

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. ae04-001

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

Language: Language that the document is written in 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: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1943

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. 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). 1943

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


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